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Learn to swim with Mark Foster and Swimming Nature

LEARN TO SWIM WITH MARK FOSTER

Champion swimmer Mark Foster has put his name to a new way to teach us all to swim – and reveals to Mark Kebble the role Millfield School played in his career

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 […]

How dance can aid a child's learning

HOW DANCE CAN AID A CHILD’S LEARNING

Cassandra Rei of Laidlaw Hall examines the importance of music and dance in the learning development of children

How to survive the school holidays, tips and ideas for children

HOW TO SURVIVE THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

For many parents, images of sugar plum fairies are far from their minds as they ponder how they will manage a week (or more!) with their children at home for the school holidays. Temper tantrums, mealtime squabbles and endless days with nothing to do, are all common challenges for parents with young children.  St. Nicholas Preparatory […]

Southbank International School on the IB Diploma

BENEFITS OF THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Southbank International School is one of the leaders when it comes to the IB Diploma, but what does it offer students? A way to receive a rounded education and be admitted to a top university, writes Southbank International School Executive Principal, Graham Lacey Question: Why, as recent research suggests, are proportionately more IB Diploma applicants […]

Bromley High School GDST's new era

BROMLEY HIGH SCHOOL GDST’S NEW ERA

We are three months into a new era at Bromley High School GDST as September saw a new Headmistress start her reign. Angela Drew talks to Mark Kebble about tradition, success and the joys of bringing the very best out of her students Bromley High School is a school with 130 years of tradition, where […]

Lancing College holds celebrity concert

LANCING COLLEGE HOLDS CELEBRITY CONCERT

Lancing College has long been renowned for being the perfect setting for chamber music – as we all found out at a celebrity concert on 4 November This special concert featured two sensational talents. Guy Johnston, a Classical Brit award winner and former BBC Young Musician of the Year, is one of the most exciting […]

Celebrating a decade of success at Shiplake College

A DECADE OF SUCCESS AT SHIPLAKE COLLEGE

Gregg Davies is celebrating a decade as Headteacher of Shiplake College and he tells Mark Kebble about changes made – and the ways they have remained resolutely the same In this age of league tables and demands on examination results, talking to Gregg Davies is really rather refreshing. ‘I like someone to come to Shiplake […]

St James's Senior Girls School Kensington London

MEET THE HEAD: ST JAMES SENIOR GIRLS’ SCHOOL

St James Senior Girls’ School in Kensington combines holistic practices with modern teaching. As a result the pupils at this independent school are well-rounded, confident and calm – quite a feat for a school full of teenage girls! Here Jemima Boost speaks to the new Headmistress of St James Senior Girls’ School, Sarah Labram. Congratulations […]

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