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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 […]

How to keep your children safe online

HOW TO KEEP YOUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

FEATURED PROMOTION With the ever-increasing use of digital media in society, it’s hard to know how to ensure that our children interact positively and stay safe online. Craig Batty, Assistant Head of Sydenham High School GDST, offers some advice How many of us would describe ourselves as digital natives? Our children certainly are and, increasingly, […]

How to get girls to embrace STEM subjects

HOW TO GET GIRLS TO EMBRACE STEM SUBJECTS

In a world obsessed with examination results and a quest for perfection, there may be the temptation to pursue a limited curriculum. Not so at Bromley High School GDST… Headmistress Angela Drew writes about the importance of STEM subjects and how to pique a girl’s interest My school is one of those increasingly rare institutions: […]

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF GIFTED PUPILS

Bromley High School GDST is well-known for its academic success, but how do they ensure their most gifted pupils are stretched and challenged? Headmistress Angela Drew explains their approach to a well-rounded education My school is full of academically gifted girls, but to some degree this creates a difficulty. In a school where many girls […]

Gabbitas Managing Director Ian Hunt on changes in education

GABBITAS MD IAN HUNT ON EDUCATION’S EVOLUTION

With over 25 years experience in the education sector, Gabbitas Managing Director Ian Hunt is well placed to look at what’s changed in schools – and what remains resolutely the same – as he spends time with School Report editor Mark Kebble Let’s start at the beginning Ian – how did you come into teaching […]

SCHOOLS AND THE LANGUAGE BARRIER

How do you integrate children who speak little or no English into a school? It’s not as challenging to break down the language barrier as you may think. Laidlaw Education’s Natalie Vamvadelis shows how One of the more significant changes to the school population in recent years has been the increase in the number of […]

A-LEVELS, PRE-U OR THE IB: WHAT’S BEST?

Paul Kelly of Gabbitas Education Consultants weighs up the pros and cons of A-levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate

HOW TO ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILD TO BE CREATIVE

Diana Thompson looks at the ways you can bring out a talent in your child by helping them to overcome a hurdle and enjoy learning to write stories

GIRLS’ DAY SCHOOL TRUST’S HELEN FRASER ON AIMING HIGH

Changes in society means girls should not put any limitations on what they can achieve. After all, says the GDST Chief Executive Helen Fraser, ‘having it all’ is now the norm

Technology and concentration levels in the classroom

HOW TECHNOLOGY AFFECTS CONCENTRATION

The onset of technology has undoubtedly aided teaching in schools – but, as Alexandra Haddow discovers, the grass is not always greener is it may actually be to the detriment of a child’s concentration level Writing the introduction of this article took me slightly longer than anticipated. I checked my Facebook, my email, and had […]

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