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Education

MARYMOUNT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL’S FAB LAB

There’s an extra reason to be excited about the turn of a new school year at Marymount International School: the opening of their Fab Lab. Headmistress Sarah Gallagher explains what to expect Marymount International School was the first all girls boarding school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in the UK, some 35 years […]

DISSECTING THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE

With changes being implemented to the Early Years Foundation Stage, what does it all mean for the children starting out on their educational journey, and how can parents help? Michelle Van Wyk shows how you can help those baby steps The day my third and last child started nursery marked a huge, but emotional milestone, […]

Kew Bookshop has launched a new award to celebrate World Book Day for local state-funded primary schools

READING SPONSORSHIP FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Kew Bookshop has launched a new award to celebrate World Book Day for local state-funded primary schools in Richmond, Ealing, Wandsworth, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham. The schools are being encouraged to enter the bookshop’s Achieving through Reading Sponsorship Award, to be in with the chance to win a year’s worth of literacy support between World Book […]

HARRY EASTWOOD ON HOW TANTE MARIE HELPED SHAPE HER CAREER

One of Tante Marie’s successful alumni, Harry Eastwood explains to Mark Kebble how the culinary academy shaped her career and why it’s set the standard for 60 years Oh how I wish I went to university with Harry Eastwood. ‘I was always pretty passionate about dinner parties,’ she recalls of her time at St Andrews. […]

The Barbican launch new collaboration with The Trampery

THE BARBICAN LAUNCH COLLABORATION WITH THE TRAMPERY

The Barbican is well-known for its arts and learning programmes, but their latest with The Trampery – in the shadow of the Olympic Stadium – may be the best yet. The Barbican’s Digital Content Producer Sidd Khajuria tells us more What inspired the Barbican to join forces with The Trampery? The Barbican is interested in […]

Indhu Rubasingham believes theatre is thriving in London, but sustaining it means that drama must not become a forgotten subject in our schools and beyond

INDHU RUBASINGHAM ON WHY THE ARTS CAN’T BE FORGOTTEN IN SCHOOLS

Indhu Rubasingham believes theatre is thriving in London, but sustaining it means that drama must not become a forgotten subject in our schools and beyond If I’d had to pay tuition fees at university, I’m pretty certain that my parents would not have been jumping for joy at my proposal to study drama. I now […]

Pixie Lott visits Greenwich primary school

PIXIE LOTT SURPRISES PUPILS IN GREENWICH

Children at Christ Church C of E Primary School, in Commerell Street, Greenwich, had a huge surprise last week when they were told Pixie Lott was going to sing at their school. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, whose hits include All About Tonight, is the niece of teaching assistant Vicky Bennett. She agreed to sing and answer […]

Children with a passion for books will love the 'Read in the Park' event

AUTHORS TO VISIT HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM

Three well known children’s authors will visit Hammersmith and Fulham to participate in the Read in the Park event  Giles Paley-Phillips (The Fearsome Beastie), Bethany Wivell (Sam and the very tall Sunflower) and Rob Sprackling (Born again Ben) will be reading from their books at the Read in the Park event being held on Wednesday […]

What difference will an independent education make for your child?

INDEPENDENT EDUCATION: MORE THAN AN ACADEMIC INVESTMENT

The new headmistress of Bromley High School, Angela Drew, describes why investing in an independent school for your child isn’t just an investment in their academic development but also their physical, cultural, social and moral character “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our […]

SW11 SCHOOL DONATES TO CROHN’S CHARITY

The Northcote Lodge Parents Association raised funds for charity Crohn’s and Colitis UK Mr John Hansford , Headmaster of Northcote Lodge, a preparatory school for boys aged 8 – 13 in South West London, presented a cheque to the charity Crohn’s and Colitis UK at the schools Sports Day on Tuesday 1 July at Trinity […]

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