Boarding

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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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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WHY A GOOD TEACHER IS ONE WHO HAS THE TIME TO TALK

An education expert from Gabbitas explains why good teaching stems from having the time to talk to pupils WORDS Tim Wilbur At a recent Educational Awards dinner, I had the good fortune to be sitting next to a Headmistress of a school in Pakistan. She was in the UK to complete her second Masters’ degree […]

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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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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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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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What is the value of a British education?

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF A BRITISH EDUCATION?

Why British curriculum schools springing up the world over, the Managing Director of Enjoy Education asks how valuable a British education actually is? WORDS Kate Shand Boasting some of the oldest education institutions in the world, from Eton to Oxford, Winchester to Cambridge, the UK remains a key destination for students looking for the best […]

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Importance of the international classroom

IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CLASSROOM

The number of overseas parents sending their children to our boarding schools continues to rise, but what does this mean for UK-born students? At a time when the world seems ever more confused – with the events in Paris at the forefront of everyone’s minds, and a deepening refugee crisis – it is more important […]

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