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Why a love of reading is vital for children to succeed during remote learning – Dr Sarah McGeown

Why a love of reading is vital for children to succeed during remote learning – Dr Sarah McGeown

This article was published by Independent Education Today, on 3rd March 2021 [caption...

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Independent Schools Association Awards celebrate successes in a difficult year for all

After a challenging year for all – schools, pupils and parents included – the Independent Schools Association (ISA) celebrated the successes of its Members’ schools with the ISA Awards 2020. Outstanding local...

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Young children need more time to play, now more than ever, Jutta Hepworth, The German School, London

Young children need more time to play, now more than ever, Jutta Hepworth, The German School, London

Kindergarten manager Jutta Hepworth hopes the lockdown might lead UK education leaders to...

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GCSE Choice is Pivotal to Pupils Finding Their Voice, by Bridget Wright,  Director of Studies,  Leehurst Swan

GCSE Choice is Pivotal to Pupils Finding Their Voice, by Bridget Wright, Director of Studies, Leehurst Swan

Choosing GCSE options should be an exciting stage in a teenager’s life: a...

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To Meet or to Zoom: should that be the question? – John Jones, Director of Innovation at RGS Worcester

To Meet or to Zoom: should that be the question? – John Jones, Director of Innovation at RGS Worcester

Debates over which platform is best for remote learning miss the point that...

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Making sure girls learn to love physics at school by Dorothy MacGinty, Headmistress of Kilgraston School

Making sure girls learn to love physics at school by Dorothy MacGinty, Headmistress of Kilgraston School

Evidence from international studies, supported in part by research in the UK, has...

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Developing thinking skills across the curriculum, by Dr Lorraine Earps, Head Teacher of Queen’s College, Taunton

For the first time as educationalists, we are attempting to prepare young people for a future we do not recognise. A pupil moving into Year 7 this year is likely to enter...

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The benefits of boys-only boarding,  by John Moule, Warden of Radley College

I am not a single-sex zealot. That might seem odd coming from the Warden of Radley College, one of the great bastions of boys-only boarding, but...

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The importance of the creative arts – by Liz Laybourn, Head of Burgess Hill Girls School

A boarding environment gives children and young people an unrivalled opportunity to develop their creative talents to the full. Whether it’s fine art, design and technology, textiles or graphics, music and drama...

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