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HOW MILTON ABBEY AND CATH KIDSTON JOINED FORCES

Schools are creating a host of ingenious ways to draw out the entrepreneurs of the future, highlighted perfectly by Cath Kidston’s involvement with co-educational boarding school Milton Abbey in Dorset. Paul Kelly takes a closer look at that and how other schools are drawing out the entrepreneurs of the future Richard Branson and Alan Sugar […]

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KEW HOUSE SCHOOL’S REMARKABLE FIRST YEAR

September marks Kew House School’s first anniversary and already it has come far. From extended class times to tables turning into art canvases, Mark Kebble looks at a pioneering approach to secondary education Take a moment to think about everything you disliked at school. Dull science labs, long queues for a disappointing lunch, waiting outside […]

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INDEPENDENT EDUCATION: MORE THAN AN ACADEMIC INVESTMENT

The new headmistress of Bromley High School, Angela Drew, describes why investing in an independent school for your child isn’t just an investment in their academic development but also their physical, cultural, social and moral character “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our […]

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ENCOURAGING GIRLS TO TAKE UP SPORT

On the eve of the World Cup, Kathryn Pullen, Head of Sydenham High – an independent day school for girls – emphasises the importance of sport in developing mind, body and inner resilience Research shows girls are far less likely than boys to be physically active – so it’s very important for schools to encourage […]

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EDUCATION AT LA PETITE ECOLE FRANCAISE

We have looked at the benefits of a bilingual education from an English speaking point of view, but what of the the many thousands of French nationals who settle in London? Devika Malik, owner of La Petite Ecole Francaise, takes us behind the scenes How long has your school been in existence for now? La […]

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SINCLAIR HOUSE, FULHAM

Supporting academic excellence through individualised teaching, Sinclair House’s educational ethos is based around nurturing each child’s academic achievements and personal development

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WHAT DIFFERENCE WILL AN INDEPENDENT EDUCATION MAKE?

There is no doubt that choosing a school is daunting; and choosing an independent education can seem more so. It is an investment in your child’s future and not an insignificant one, says head teacher of Bromley High School Louise Simpson

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