As CHS prepares to launch it’s new Sixth Form Pathways, CHS Head, Lucy Pearson considers what awaits Year 13 school leavers, the true meaning of what it is to be ‘qualified’ and how today’s students can best prepare themselves for what lies ahead.
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 […]
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’. […]
At what point is it the more admirable thing to do, to acknowledge that you are not up to something or to clench your teeth and suffer in the name of grit? In sport, it is often the case that we laud those who can […]
The Year 11 exam season is in full swing and whilst students are studiously revising for this crucial time in their educational journey, thoughts begin to wonder to the next stage of that journey; where will they study at Sixth Form? Included in the process […]
Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is one of my favourite plays to teach; often referred to as one of the ‘problem’ plays, it challenges an audience’s liking for complete resolution, posing questions that remain fundamentally unanswered in the final moments. There …
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‘Value Added’ is a measure of the progress students make between different stages of education. The following extract from ‘Ed.’, the Cheadle Hulme School magazine, explores the ways in which we evaluate student potential and monitor performance over time: From the first day at CHS, […]
Junior School Head, Mrs Barbara Bottoms discusses how we can learn from our mistakes: “Some of the most important inventions have been discovered by mistake; penicillin was the result of someone not cleaning up after themselves, pacemakers came about when the wrong thing was taken […]
Education is an all-consuming passion. And whilst passion is a good thing – wonderful even – it must be handled wisely. Left to fend for itself, passion never lasts – not unless you give it cause. You have to work …