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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… 

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

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

Education and the General Election

WHAT THE ELECTION MEANS FOR EDUCATION

If you haven’t yet decided how to vote as the General Election approaches, here’s a summary of the different parties’ plans for your children’s education

NEW SECONDARY & SIXTH FORM SCHOOL IN ISLINGTON

Schools often focus on one unique selling point, but at North Bridge House Senior School and Sixth Form in Canonbury, it’s impossible to narrow that down to a single stand out aspect. From its Grade II-listed building, formerly the home of Thomas Cromwell (very in thanks to Wolf Hall), through to their refreshing focus on […]

The adventure of two teenagers who cycled the length of Africa, from Egypt to South Africa

TEENAGERS WHO CYCLED THE LENGTH OF AFRICA

John Farley and Ben Watson left Monkton Combe School in 2013. As with many teenagers they were a little unsure as to what to do next? They had several options, one of which was to take a gap year. But what does one do with a gap year? Get a job? Go on holiday? Or […]

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