Education News & Features

Felsted's new Headmaster on the school's history

FELSTED’S NEW HEADMASTER ON THE SCHOOL’S HISTORY

Felsted school has quite a story to tell and, with new Headmaster Chris Townsend now in place, expect more excitement to come Here’s one for a school quiz: what connects the Queen, one of the oldest classrooms in the UK and an orphanage in Malawi? ‘There aren’t many schools that are as old as us,’ […]

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WIMBLEDON HIGH SCHOOL PUPIL MAKES GB CLIMBING TEAM

Wimbledon High School pupil Alexia Basch, who won a place on the GB Climbing Team, tells School Report Online about combing her commitment to sport with school life  I started climbing around eight years ago. It was something I got into when I went to a really small centre most Saturdays. It just felt right to me […]

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Inside Wetherby Senior School

INSIDE THE NEW WETHERBY SENIOR SCHOOL

Wetherby Pre-Prep and Prep schools are already stars of the education industry, so can their new Senior school follow the trend? Strolling towards the new Wetherby Senior School on Marylebone Lane, I have to do a double take as I am sure I see Headmaster Nick Baker cycle past me. ‘Working between two schools is […]

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WHY WELLBEING IS SO IMPORTANT AT WELLINGTON COLLEGE

Wellington College has been offering lessons in wellbeing for a decade – but why? Ian Morris, Head of the department, explains… How forward-thinking was Wellington College when it launched a course in happiness and wellbeing back in 2006? It depends who you talk to! Some commentators saw it as ground-breaking, but I suspect that might have […]

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Enjoy Education look at whether or not GCSEs are outdated

ARE GCSES OUTDATED?

In our ever-changing world, do GCSEs really prepare the younger generation for the future? We all want the best for our children and to ensure that the exams they take whilst at school will best equip them for university and working life. However, with shake ups in schools and the ever-changing tech and industry landscape, […]

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TOM HIDDLESTON: FROM ETON TO HOLLYWOOD

Hollywood icon Tom Hiddleston, who spent his formative years at Eton, on how the renowned Windsor institution inspired him to dream big During his formative years boarding at Eton, Tom Hiddleston was simply known by his surname. A singular, emphatic moniker. ‘It was always “Hiddleston this, Hiddleston that. Hiddleston, are you coming to class. Hiddleston, […]

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What's on your education Christmas wishlist?

WHAT’S ON YOUR EDUCATION CHRISTMAS WISHLIST?

If it were possible to wrap up the UK education system, what would parents, pupils and teachers wish for in 2016? One education expert found out It has, as ever, been a busy year in the world of education with plenty of change occurring and developments unfolding. Everyone within education, as well as most parents […]

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girls at bromley high

BROMLEY HIGH: HAPPY TO EXCEL

FEATURED PROMOTION At Bromley High, girls are happy to speak up and stand out. Whether that is on the Sports field – this month, the U16A Hockey team added the Kent County Indoor Championships to their outdoor County title – or in the classroom – this summer, our A level results placed us 44th nationally […]

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stowe school

MUSIC THE SOURCE OF LOVE AT STOWE

Known for its stunning historical buildings, Stowe School isn’t afraid to move with the times too. They recently opened a Sixth Form Boarding House, which was a refurbishment of some former staff housing, and have started work on a new Science Centre, a £6.5m project that will be completed by September 2016. However, already unveiled […]

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handwriting

THE IMPORTANCE OF HANDWRITING

With mobile phones and laptops at our fingertips, are we forgetting the art of good handwriting? Bromley High School GDST certainly aren’t… In recent years, technology has significantly altered the way we communicate through writing. At Bromley High Junior School, we know that our girls have grown up with a wealth of technology. As part […]

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