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Herpetology Club is one of Papplewick school's most popular extra-curricular activities

THE ASCOT SCHOOL WHERE BOYS CAN STILL BE BOYS

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Papplewick School in Ascot has 15 acres of land, opposite Royal Ascot Racecourse, where 200 boys have plenty of space to be boys and sport is an important part of daily life. The three main team sports are rugby, football and cricket, and inter-school matches are also played in tennis, hockey, swimming, athletics, […]

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Headmaster at Kew House School Mark Hudson on the importance of self discipline and why he’s pushing girls to go for STEM subjects

THE SCHOOL WHERE GIRLS AND STEM SUBJECTS GO HAND IN HAND

Headmaster at Kew House School Mark Hudson on the importance of self discipline and why he’s pushing girls to go for STEM subjects Words: Rachel Mantock With their brand new, multi use sixth form building set to launch in summer, the team at Kew House School are excited about the year ahead. Headmaster at the […]

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In a world of Trump and Brexit, is the IB more important than ever?

IN A WORLD OF TRUMP AND BREXIT, IS THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER?

With the world waking up to President Trump and Brexit, is the International Baccalaureate more important than ever before? Two years ago I interviewed Dr Katy Ricks, Head of Sevenoaks School, about the ever-growing swing British education was seeing towards the International Baccalaureate (IB). We were living very much in a global world, so the […]

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Royal Hospital School Greenwich upholds its maritime history with a RYA Training Academy for young sailors

THE ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL: CHALLENGING YOUNG PEOPLE & NAVIGATING SUCCESS

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Simon Lockyer, Headmaster at the Royal Hospital School, Suffolk, on challenging young people, upholding traditions and navigating success The Royal Hospital School was founded in 1712 in Greenwich to ‘improve navigation’ through education and, as it prepared boys for a life at sea, many went on to become explorers and pioneers of their […]

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Putney High School has launched a new lecture series

PUTNEY HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHES NEW LECTURE SERIES

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Putney High School is launching a new lecture series featuring a great line-up of thought leaders from the worlds of science, politics, business and education The series, PIE+, is open to the community as well as to current pupils and parents. It launches with a talk by renowned neuroscientist Henry Marsh CBE on […]

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Moat School celebrates one year at its Lower School

THE MOAT SCHOOL, FULHAM, CELEBRATES LOWER SCHOOL’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY

ADVERTISING PROMOTION The Moat School, Fulham, has celebrated the first year of its Lower School programme, offering high quality education to students with different learning abilities… The Moat School, based in Bishop’s Park, Fulham, has celebrated the first year of its Lower School programme. This independent school specialises in providing a mainstream education for pupils […]

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What to ask when visiting a school open day

6 THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR WHEN VISITING A SCHOOL

ADVERTISING PROMOTION This spring many parents will attend Open Mornings at Independent Senior Schools as part of the process of choosing a school for their child. In a recent survey of parents at Lancing College, 73% said that an Open Morning was the most important source of information when they considered different schools. If you […]

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Modern Boarding at Cranleigh Senior

A MODERN APPROACH TO BOARDING

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Traditional views of boarding are often guided by parents’ own spartan experiences decades previously or, for those new to the idea of boarding, by visions of Tom Brown’s Schooldays. Neither view bears remote resemblance to Modern Boarding – an environment that provides huge pastoral and academic advantages for young people. Boarding provides a […]

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Woodentops Kindergarten

WHY PLAY IS THE KEY TO EARLY EDUCATION

ADVERTISING PROMOTION ‘A worm, we found a worm!’ the children at The Woodentops Kindergarten shout. This is hardly surprising as it is ‘Muddy Monday’ and the children, aged 2-4 years old, are in the mud kitchen, baking mud pies and digging for mini-beasts, using giant magnifying glasses and torches to help with their search. This […]

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St James is an all girls independent day school

WHY ST JAMES GIRLS’ SCHOOL PUTS STUDENT WELLBEING FIRST

ADVERTISING PROMOTION St James Senior Girls’ School is an independent day school for girls aged 11-18, located in Kensington Olympia. From its foundation, there has been a philosophical and spiritual element at the heart of the school and this aspect is as relevant and important today when young people’s emotional well-being is increasingly difficult to […]

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