Education News & Features

Sydenham High School

SOFT SKILLS HELP SYDENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TOUGHEN UP

There’s no question that schools play an important role in promoting good mental wellbeing. Now the high levels of mental toughness delivered by Sydenham High School GDST’s tailored soft skills student development programmes have been confirmed by new independent research. The research was conducted by leading psychometric test publisher AQR International for the Independent Schools […]

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St Augustine's Priory has been rated Outstanding

ST AUGUSTINE’S PRIORY, EALING, RATED OUTSTANDING BY ISS

ADVERTISING PROMOTION St Augustine’s Priory, a leading Catholic Independent Day School for girls aged 3-18 located in Ealing, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, and here’s why… Exceptional teachers The Nursery & Preps Department of St Augustine’s Priory is a key entry point for pupils joining Ealing’s top performing GCSE school (DfE 2015 […]

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Bishop Challoner School has a New Outdoor Learning Environment

THE BENEFITS OF OUTDOOR LEARNING AND PLAY

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Bishop Challoner School has introduced a new infant playground this academic year. Completed in October 2016, the safe, fenced area contains various play equipment and educational games, all specifically designed for younger pupils to foster and enhance their learning. Outdoor play provides an important environment to foster brain development, motor skills, and social […]

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Grace, Dallington School

WHY LEARNING MUST BE IN SYNC WITH A CHILD’S DEVELOPMENT

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Mogg Hercules, Headteacher, Proprietor and Founder of Dallington School, on why learning must be in sync with a child’s developmental journey I sat beside a boy, who had been invited to spend the day with the children in Year 3, to have a chat, about how he felt about the possibility of being […]

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Maple Walk School

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE FOR THEIR FIRST DAY AT SCHOOL

ADVERTISING PROMOTION As a parent, have you ever wondered whether feeding the ducks should play second fiddle to fluency in Mandarin? Or is your child’s ability to count peas on a plate more important than the peas actually being eaten. If this sounds familiar then you could be suffering from PPS – Pushy Parent Syndrome… Being a […]

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The DNA of the Dragon sees a first-class academic curriculum interwoven with a programme of social and emotional learning

THE DRAGON SCHOOL, OXFORD: ROOM FOR EVERY CHILD’S ORIGINALITY

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Ask a parent what they want for their children, in a day and age where the pressure to live in a virtual world is unrelenting, and you will find that their message is simple: A safe haven where children have time and space to learn, to play, to be themselves. The Dragon Preparatory School, […]

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The King’s School is reputedly the oldest school in the world

THE KING’S SCHOOL, CANTERBURY: WHERE HISTORY MEETS THE FUTURE

ADVERTISING PROMOTION With origins dating back to 597AD, The King’s School, Canterbury, is reputedly the oldest school in the world. It is also one of the country’s leading co-educational boarding schools located in the historic surroundings of the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral, just one hour from Central London. The Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral are designated […]

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Sinclair House ensures that its pupils are well education in food and nutrition

THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

The diet of young children has received increasing media scrutiny over the last few years, and with recent studies highlighting the correlation between nutrition and academic performance, its more important than ever to ensure our children are eating well at school With a growing childhood obesity rate, the diet of young children has received increasing […]

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Trinity School pupils in rehearsal for their Christmas production of Oliver!

Trinity School Pupils to Deliver Festive Production of Oliver!

Pupils at Trinity School, Croydon, are hard at work preparing for their Christmas production of Oliver! Featuring favourites including Pick A Pocket Or Two, As Long As He Needs Me, Oom Pah Pah and Food, Glorious Food, the show is a whole-school production where over 90 pupils are taking part. With fantastic technical production, including […]

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Why the school nativity play is still important at Christmas

WHY THE TRADITIONAL NATIVITY PLAY IS STILL GOING STRONG

Most of us have fond memories of our first performances on the stage in the nativity play. Full of ad libs and charming mishaps after what seemed like never-ending hours of rehearsals, it was all part of the magic and sparkle of Christmas. Words: Madeleine Howell Whether you were lucky enough to play Mary or […]

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