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School should be Enchanting? – Chris Calvey, Headmaster Great Walstead School

Chris Calvey Headmaster of Great Walstead School, West Sussex, talks about the balancing act of meeting academic rigor whilst maintaining pupils’ excitement and enthusiasm. School League tables are now very much a...

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Learning Should Be Magical – Chris Calvey, Headmaster Great Walstead School

Chris Calvey, Headmaster of Great Walstead School, West Sussex, talks about the importance of creating an engaging and stimulating learning environment which ensures young children maintain a genuine love of learning which...

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Successful university applications: more than just grades – Nigel Addison, Principal, Kings Brighton

Securing a university place is a landmark moment in any student’s life and one which therefore requires plenty of thought and preparation. University provides...

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St George’s School, Edinburgh – Bringing Outdoor Learning to Life

This article is published in the magazine Wood Wise, Woodland Conservation News, December 2017. Paula Sinclair is a P5 teacher and the curriculum leader of outdoor learning at St George’s School for...

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The Power of a Girls-only Education – by Mrs Alex Hems, Headmistress St George’s School Edinburgh

'I vividly remember, in the Christmas holidays of my final year at St Helen’s, going to a series of lectures and seminars in London designed...

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Why Making Mistakes is a Lesson for Life – Antonia Beary, Headmistress of Mayfield School, East Sussex.

Learning to pick yourself up after something has gone wrong is an integral part of any education Making mistakes...

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The Art of Learning, by bestselling British author R.J. Ellory*

The following is an excerpt from an article written by R.J. Ellory as a gift to Greenfields School (www.greenfieldsschool.com). Greenfields is the first UK school to implement the Study Technology** as part...

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The ‘CUPPA’ Book Series – developing a confident mindset in children aged 10-12+, written by Ross McWilliam

When his father died in 2012, followed by the untimely loss of his young niece three months later, Ross McWilliam just knew he had to use his 30 years educational experience to...

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