All posts tagged: success

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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Measure for Measure: Finding the Happy Ending in Education

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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Swimming: A Life Skill

What lesson could be more important than one which could save your life? The report released last year by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), which revealed that one in three children can’t swim when leaving primary school, was simply startling.  Contrary to National Curriculum targets, […]

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Academic Results: Delving Deeper

Parents know that no two children are the same. So why is it that for so long schools have treated students with the same academic results as essentially being the same, when experience tells us this is simply not true? At this time of the […]

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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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Making Mistakes

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 […]

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