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HOW TO MANAGE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR IN YOUNG CHILDREN

ADVERTISEMENT PROMOTION Parenting a child with challenging behaviour can be tough, but there are a number of things you can try to support them and create a happier atmosphere at home, say Mica Lawrence and Maryanne McGregor from Townmead Community Nursery in Fulham, part of the London Early Years Foundation It’s important to let your child […]

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SAINT CECILIA’S: WHERE MUSIC & MATHS MEET A CHRISTIAN ETHOS

ADVERTISEMENT PROMOTION Saint Cecilia’s in Southfields, London, is a vibrant Church of England school for pupils aged 11-18 years with a proven record of high academic standards, taught in a caring, supportive Christian environment The school first opened in September 2003 on the site of the old Wandsworth Boys School. It currently has over 950 […]

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How schools can truly add value

HOW SCHOOLS CAN REALLY ADD VALUE

New league tables may be out, but one education expert implores schools to do more to add value for parents It is about this time of the year that the Times and Telegraph league tables are published in the UK and there is no doubt that these publications are eagerly awaited by schools and parents […]

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Differentiating between international schools

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS

The Managing Director of Gabbitas Education Consultants tackles a prominent issue in the industry today: how do you differentiate between international schools? The world operates in cycles and today’s interior design world is certainly moving away from the old staple of magnolia. Indeed, for different reasons, overseas schools are also waking up to the fact […]

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COUNTRY EDUCATION OR CITY SCHOOLING?

What’s better for your child: a country or a city upbringing? Stop choosing, says one education expert, and make the most of both As a child, I was always fascinated by the tale of the ‘Town Mouse and the Country Mouse’. It wasn’t the story itself that interested me but the differences in their lives […]

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THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING CODING IN SCHOOLS

As we reach the end of the first year of the implementation of the new computing curriculum, one London Prep school shows the benefit of being switched on with it comes to computer coding

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9 IDEAS FOR A MEMORABLE GAP YEAR

More and more post-secondary school students are opting for a gap year before deciding on their next step. Here are nine ways to make the most of it

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HOW TO MAKE THE BOARDING SCHOOL TRANSITION EASY

Heading off to boarding school for the first time can be an unnerving experience for both children and their parents, but there are ways to make this life change as smooth as possible. Words: Katy Hall Boarding your child for the first time can be a daunting experience. The thought of your child being away […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FAITH IN EDUCATION

Faith in schools and education in general may be under the microscope, but there should always be a place for religion in education, writes the Headteacher of Stonyhurst College

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THE TRUTH BEHIND LEAGUE TABLES

Are school league tables a good indicator that your child will receive a quality education? Or are they merely an ego boost for those that come out on top?

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