All posts tagged: academic

Disruptive technology

The term ‘disruptive technology’ was coined in 1997 by Harvard professor Clayton M Christensen, who categorised new technologies as either ‘sustaining’ (those that rely on incremental changes to existing technology) or ‘disruptive’ – brand new, untried technologies that completely alter the way entire industries or […]

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Modern Languages – Getting Parents Involved

As exam season approaches, the Modern Languages Department share 12 tips on how parents can offer help with Languages homework. Modern Languages is a subject area which many conscientious parents fret about. At Parents’ Evenings we, the teachers, regularly hear things like, “I worry because I just […]

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Charlie Troup, Class of 2012 – Finding Your Spark

Charlie Troup, Class of 2012 is currently studying a Masters in British and European History at The Queen’s College, Oxford. Here, Charlie shares his passion for learning, his thoughts on how today’s politics become tomorrow’s history and advice for young people looking for their ‘spark’. […]

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Women in Data – Leisha Morrison, Class of 2001

Leisha Morrison, Class of 2001 is a Data Analytics Recruitment Consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Outside of her day-job with Precision Sourcing, she helps to promote STEM subjects to girls and encourage more women to take up Data Analytics roles through the networking group she set-up, […]

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The Power of Reading: The CHS Big Read 2017

English Teacher, Mrs Catherine Gregory explains how we can all benefit from the power of reading, at the launch of the inaugural CHS Big Read 2017. ‘A room without books is a body without a soul.’ – Cicero There are few activities that receive such relentless […]

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