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London Home Tutors provide academic assessment services to tell whether your child is suitable for a selective school

Ad Feature How Do I Know If My Child Is Suitable For A Selective School?

With an increasing number of education options out there, how do you know which direction your child should take? Should you look at selective schools? Should you consider private tutoring to tackle the entrance exams? Mary Lonsdale of London Home Tutors answers some of your most frequently asked questions

Cambridge

PRINCE GEORGE’S NEW HEADMASTER BEN THOMAS ON INSPIRING PUPILS

Ben Thomas, Headmaster at Thomas’s Battersea, Prince George’s £6,000-a-term private preparatory school, discusses the importance of a broad curriculum… 

Camp Suisse, Montreux

Ad Feature WHY SUMMER CAMP IS A POSITIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Learning outside the classroom is not a new concept, but is one that has gained momentum in the last decade. It is now widely accepted that experiencing the world outside the classroom is a key part of a rounded education for young people. Here are six reasons why summer camp is a positive learning experience

Little Angel Theatre launches Creative Learning Centre

LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE’S CREATIVE LEARNING

Here’s why the whole of London (and beyond) should rejoice as the Little Angel Theatre unveils their new Creative Learning Centre

Millfield School: Building an e-safety culture

BUILDING AN E-SAFETY CULTURE

Millfield School’s Deputy Head (Pastoral) talks about the school’s forward-thinking approach to e-safety, managing online risks and informing pupils and parents in order to protect E-safety has been an issue at the forefront of education since the rise of social media about a decade ago.  Over that time the message to pupils, parents and staff […]

Hashtag is children's most popular word

HASHTAG IS CHILDREN’S WORD OF THE YEAR

Analysis by the Oxford University Press of the words submitted by children for the BBC’s 500 Words competition has uncovered ‘hashtag’ to the the “children’s word of the year” Experts at OUP (Oxford University Press) analysed more than 120,421 short stories by children between the ages of five and 13, who submitted entries for the BBC’s […]

HOW TO EXPAND KIDS’ HORIZONS

A group of South West London mums are teaching children how to apply school education to real-life situations, boosting the confidence of young learners and expanding their horizons in the process

Competition in schools: a good or bad thing?

COMPETITION IN SCHOOLS: GOOD OR BAD?

Is winning the be all and end all? Or should schools temper ambitions to be the best? One education expert analyses the pros and cons of competition in schools

Sport: the importance of B & C teams in schools

SPORT: IMPORTANCE OF B & C TEAMS IN SCHOOLS

It’s all about being in the school A team isn’t it? Millfield School’s Director of Sport disagrees

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SOUTH LONDON URGED TO GET POLITICAL

Ahead of the General Election on 7 May, South London Gallery hosts a weekend of free events to encourage young people to engage with politics

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