Four ways to prepare your child for boarding school

Four ways to prepare your child for boarding school

By Helen Lami, course director of Academic Summer Beautiful buildings, the chance to forge lifelong friendships and a varied curriculum – minus the charms and herbology lessons: some of the similarities that British boarding schools have with J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Unlike Harry’s journey to Hogwarts, getting ready...

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Academic Summer Camps: A smart blend of study and fun

Academic Summer Camps: A smart blend of study and fun

  Are you a busy London parent, wondering how to occupy your teen during the summer? Do you wish there was a painless way to help them get a head start for GSCEs or A Levels that are looming? Do you love the holidays but want to find more productive...

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Box Hill School: Q and A with their Head of Boarding

Box Hill School: Q and A with their Head of Boarding

Interview with Box Hill School’s Head of Boarding John Attewell. What is the day-to-day life of a boarder like? Although it is reasonably structured, we regard the boarding experience as ‘home from home’ and therefore try to mirror, as far as possible the post school experience of our day students....

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A state of the union for the gaming industry in 2019

A state of the union for the gaming industry in 2019

The video game industry made $108.9 billion in 2017, more than six times the profit turned by the music industry. In fact, in the UK, the BBC reports that gaming is “worth more than video and music combined” –despite the fact that it is the youngest of the three mediums. The UK is...

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Dine like royalty at the Royal Garden Hotel with their new Queen Victoria Afternoon Tea.

Dine like royalty at the Royal Garden Hotel with their new Queen Victoria Afternoon Tea.

Join the Royal Garden Hotel in commemorating the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with their spectacular new themed Afternoon Tea.Taking inspiration from Victoria’s very own eating habits you can indulge from just £38.00 per person in the elegant setting of Park Terrace. Park Terrace not only offers breath-taking views...

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Fulham Beach Bar Review

Fulham Beach Bar Review

The sun peeped its fingers and toes round the corner of the clouds for just enough time for us to properly enjoy this venue, before the crippling grey and cold returned, banishing us back inside. Set on the Thames, the Fulham bar is located right on the waters edge adding...

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Exhibition: Westminster Reference Library: Jean Davey Winter: ‘Dreaming in Cuban’

Exhibition: Westminster Reference Library: Jean Davey Winter: ‘Dreaming in Cuban’

Taking her inspiration from travel and journeys, the starting point for Jean Davey Winter’s mixed media paintings in this exhibition comes from a visit to Cuba in 2017. Westminster Reference Library, 35 St Martin’s Street WC2H 7HP, 14 – 25 May. Open 10am – 8pm weekdays, 10am – 5pm Saturday...

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