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The Independent School Show 2019

The Independent Schools Show Returns to Battersea

The Independent Schools Show returns to Battersea this November with more than 240 schools exhibiting, from nurseries through to sixth form colleges Schools choices are one of the most difficult decisions for parents. In an effort to help you find out more about what the independent sector offers, the Independent School Show offers access to more leading educators than […]

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LGBT+ teaching in schools - how much progress has been made?

How Much Progress Has Been Made on Teaching LGBT+ Issues in Schools?

The history of the teaching of LGBT+ related issues within our schools has certainly been a tumultuous one – but where are we today? Words: Ellie Fells Lead image: Class 2E at the City of London School wearing rainbow laces ‘You don’t have to come out to come in’ is the very fitting mantra of City […]

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How hard are A Levels? Can you answer these A Level questions from past papers?

Can You Ace This A Level Quiz?

If it’s a while since you left school – perhaps A Level were O Levels back then? – let’s see if you’ve still got it… Can you answer these 5 questions from past A Level papers? Read more: A-LEVELS, PRE-U OR THE IB: WHAT’S BEST? WHAT CAN YOU DO IF YOU FAIL YOUR EXAMS?

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Leo Zhu is one fo the youngest associate members of Royal Schools of Music

Meet Leo Zhu, One of the Youngest Associate Members of the Royal Schools of Music

Leo Zhu – our youngest ever contributor – on how it feels, at 10 years of age, to be one of the youngest people in the world to become an associate member of the Royal Schools of Music I first started playing the violin when I was about two-years-old. My sister had started playing violin a […]

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How Storytelling Can Be Good For Children’s Learning & Mental Health

National Storytelling Week, which runs from 26 January to 2 February 2019, aims to show how this age-old tradition is as relevant now as ever, and can even benefit children’s learning and mental health Words: Ellie Fells Lead image: Mystic Art Design For many of us, the words ‘once upon a time’ will take us back […]

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How to teach children the value of kindness and charity in a cruel world: The Hampshire School, Chelsea

WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO TEACH OUR CHILDREN HOW TO HELP OTHERS

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Donal Brennan, Headmaster of The Hampshire School, Chelsea, on the importance of teaching children the value of kindness and charity as global citizens in a turbulent world… There is a great deal of suffering in our world. Sadly, this is something that our children are accustomed to; they are growing up exposed to […]

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Is a School Uniform Important? Not at St Christopher School

ADVERTISING PROMOTION St Christopher School in Letchworth Garden City has favoured a modern approach to education for over 100 years, confident that their forward-thinking methods and excellent results have stood the test of time. An independent day and boarding school for girls and boys aged from 3 to 18, St Chris is set on a […]

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Trinity Student Commissioned for Croydon BID Art Project

The work of Adam Cady, a student at Trinity School, Croydon, has been commissioned by Croydon BID as part of its Festive Fantasia project. Adam’s work, inspired by Croydon’s crocus-growing history, is being projected in Croydon’s town centre alongside other large scale animations. Using the colour purple, a predominant colour for crocuses, Adam created his […]

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Bishop Challoner celebrates excellent exam results in 2017

Bishop Challoner School Celebrates Excellent Exam Results

Bishop Challoner School in Bromley, south London, reflects on an excellent academic year with the 2017 exam results showing hard work and dedication from both students and teachers… Excellent A level results Bishop Challoner School once again celebrated excellent A level results maintaining its high standards for the second year running. This year students achieved […]

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Back to School: White House School, Balham, has a lot to celebrate this new school year

NEW ADDITIONS AT THE WHITE HOUSE ADD TO BACK TO SCHOOL EXCITEMENT

ADVERTISING PROMOTION The start of a new school year always brings lots of excitement, with new shoes to be bought and pencil cases to be filled. For The White House Prep pupils, heading back to school in September, the excitement is even greater… With their pencil cases newly stocked and shiny new shoes looking their […]

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