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What’s happening with GCSE and A’ Level exams this year? – Kings Education

With GCSE and A levels exams cancelled in 2020, many questions have been raised about what exactly is happening.  Kings have been working closely with their students to support them through this...

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LORD WANDSWORTH COLLEGE’S PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMME

What is LWC's Parental Engagement Programme (PEP) Most schools involve parents via reports, emails, parents’ evenings and newsletters; all-important in their own right.  However, it is engagement that has produced the greatest effects on student outcomes,...

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What is CReSteD and how does it help boarding families? – by Brendan Wignall , Headmaster of Ellesmere College and Chair of CReSTeD

The Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic pupils (CReSTeD) is a charity set up in 1989 with the aim of helping parents and those who advise them to choose schools...

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Tips on choosing the best A-level subjects for you – Kings Colleges

One of the most difficult decisions students have to make to achieve their place at a top university is which subjects they should study at A-level....

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Why study A-level Maths and Further Maths? – Kings Colleges

Universities value Maths and it is a pre-requisite subject for a huge number of degrees. People who have studied Maths/ Further Maths have an excellent choice...

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What careers can a degree in Art and Design lead to? – Adam Whitbread, Principal, Kings London.

In short, when it comes to the world of work, there are endless opportunities for art and design graduates – both in terms of job roles and industries. Currently, it is estimated...

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Career Networking Event at Wellington College

On 22nd September, the Wellington Community held a career speed-networking event for all year groups, from the Third Form to the Upper Sixth. 90 students and 44 parents took part in an...

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Benefits of Independent Education from a young age – Chris Calvey, Headmaster Great Walstead School

With league tables an established part of our educational system, older children’s learning experience is very much focused on passing an exam with the best possible grade.  Indeed many schools now decide...

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