All posts tagged: Sixth Form

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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The School Tour

Taking a tour during a regular working day is a vital ingredient in a family’s decision-making process when choosing a new school. If formal Open Days encourage schools to present themselves in a glossy, post make-over, pimped, Gok Wan-esque style, then the post-offer weekday tours […]

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The 11+ Interview: How To Impress

Assistant Head (Admissions), Mrs Sally Petrie gives tips on how to impress at your 11+ interview: “The 11+ interview can be a worry for families as they wrestle with how to impress senior schools which appear to have different expectations of the process.  Irrespective of […]

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Ten Tips for Choosing the Right School

Assistant Head (Admissions), Mrs Sally Petrie offers some tips on choosing the right school: “The process of choosing the right school for your child can be an anxious experience for parents and children. Having been involved in 11+ admissions for over twenty years (and having […]

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