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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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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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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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BARONESS GREENFIELD ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Baroness Susan Greenfield, on a visit to mark the opening of Marymount International School London’s Fab Lab, explains why she believes women in science face banana skins, bottle necks and elephant traps Women in science today face many challenges compared with their male counterparts. That’s the view of Baroness Susan Greenfield, the British scientist known […]

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BENEFITS OF THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Southbank International School is one of the leaders when it comes to the IB Diploma, but what does it offer students? A way to receive a rounded education and be admitted to a top university, writes Southbank International School Executive Principal, Graham Lacey Question: Why, as recent research suggests, are proportionately more IB Diploma applicants […]

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MARYMOUNT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL’S FAB LAB

There’s an extra reason to be excited about the turn of a new school year at Marymount International School: the opening of their Fab Lab. Headmistress Sarah Gallagher explains what to expect Marymount International School was the first all girls boarding school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in the UK, some 35 years […]

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La Petite Anglais Francaise

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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