Secondary School

Is the teaching of politics important enough in our schools?

The lack of young voter engagement in politics is one of the country’s greatest issues – and considering these challenging times, is it time schools took this more seriously? WORDS: Freya Millard In the 2015 generation election, the BBC reported that voter turnout for people aged 18-24 was 43 per cent compared to 63 per […]

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Entrance exam preparation course: Gabbitas Education's Summer Holiday 11+ Preparation Course, London

Gabbitas Education’s Autumn Holiday 11+ Preparation Course

Gabbitas Education, which has a long and rich history of preparing students for entrance exams, has pioneered computer-based entrance tests for leading schools. So who else would you turn to for an Autumn Holiday 11+ Preparation Course? Running from 22-26 October 2018, Gabbitas Education’s Autumn Holiday 11+ Preparation Course prepares students for entrance exams with specialist tutors […]

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Sherfield School in Hampshire & Reading on the importance of all-through school and mixed age learning

The Advantages of an All-Through School Education

Advertising Promotion Greg Meakin, Head of Prep at Sherfield School, looks at the advantages of an all-through school education, from familiarity with staff to the logistics of dealing with siblings and a seamless curriculum… All-through schools combine at least two stages of a child’s education. Within the independent sector this typically involves a combination of Pre-Prep […]

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Getting the basics of revision right

GETTING THE BASICS OF REVISION RIGHT

With changes to GCSEs and extra pressure at A level, why it’s key to get the basics of revision right WORDS Bella Audsley While exams test your knowledge and understanding, revision tests your organisation and planning. Although the revision period presents different challenges for different learners, we often find that families seek support with similar […]

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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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The power of positive thinking

THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING IN THE CLASSROOM

Why we cannot underestimate the impact positive thinking has on our children’s education Words: Kate Shand ‘It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.’ George Eliot A new year saw renewed energy and focus at the Enjoy Education offices. As a team, we sat down to look […]

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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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Moat School celebrates one year at its Lower School

THE MOAT SCHOOL, FULHAM, CELEBRATES LOWER SCHOOL’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY

ADVERTISING PROMOTION The Moat School, Fulham, has celebrated the first year of its Lower School programme, offering high quality education to students with different learning abilities… The Moat School, based in Bishop’s Park, Fulham, has celebrated the first year of its Lower School programme. This independent school specialises in providing a mainstream education for pupils […]

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St James is an all girls independent day school

WHY ST JAMES GIRLS’ SCHOOL PUTS STUDENT WELLBEING FIRST

ADVERTISING PROMOTION St James Senior Girls’ School is an independent day school for girls aged 11-18, located in Kensington Olympia. From its foundation, there has been a philosophical and spiritual element at the heart of the school and this aspect is as relevant and important today when young people’s emotional well-being is increasingly difficult to […]

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Alleyn's Junior School: why the best education transcends the classroom

What are co-curricular activities and how do they complement the formal curriculum?

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Simon Severino, Headmaster at Alleyn’s Junior School and Neil Green, Head of Co-Curricular and Partnerships at Alleyn’s School on why the best education transcends the classroom Excellence is about opening doors, having a vision of possibilities, experiencing breadth and being challenged and inspired. For many children, co-curricular activity enhances and complements the formal […]

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