Europe’s first Anglo-Chinese Prep School Given Top Marks by Ofsted

Europe’s first Anglo-Chinese Prep School Given Top Marks by Ofsted

Kensington Wade Prep school, situated in the heart of Kensington, opened in September 2017 and has already been rated outstanding by Ofsted. Following a full inspection, Ofsted described the school as ‘unique and inspirational’. It is unusual for a new school to be given the highest possible inspection rating, but...

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Faith & grammar schools get green light

Faith & grammar schools get green light

The government has announced that grammar schools will be given the chance to make thousands of new places for pupils as part of a trimmed down expansion scheme. Grammar schools are controversial since they select pupils based on there results of the 11-plus given to 10 and 11-year olds. This,...

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Early years minister visits Busy Bees nursery

Early years minister visits Busy Bees nursery

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families Nadhim Zahawi MP visited local nursery Busy Bees Westminster to discuss important challenges affected the early years sector with staff. During the tour, Mr Zahawi witnessed how the Busy Bees children are encouraged to learn through play activities. These included bespoke learning...

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School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

The number of referrals by schools in London and the south east seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has increased by a fifth in the last three years, the NSPCC reveals today.   In a Freedom of Information request to NHS Trusts in England, the National Society for the Prevention...

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A first-class education and activities galore at Papplewick School, Ascot

A first-class education and activities galore at Papplewick School, Ascot

New boarding house for Year 8 boys and third daily transport service from London from September London families are fortunate in having the option to send their boys to a top preparatory school with 15 acres of land in Ascot, Berkshire. Facilities at this outstanding school include a swimming pool,...

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New figures show that 93% of London’s students suffer from poor sleep

New figures show that 93% of London’s students suffer from poor sleep

Run as part of The Student Housing Company’s wellbeing programme, the findings of a new survey have revealed that 93% of students in London claim to suffer from poor sleep at university, with stress cited as the biggest contributing factor. Whilst students have always had a poor reputation for sleeping...

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The UK and USA refuse to adopt the new PISA ‘tolerance test’

The UK and USA refuse to adopt the new PISA ‘tolerance test’

Schools in England and the United States will not be taking the new international Pisa test designed to assess respect for other cultures, challenge extremism and help identify fake news. The new “global competences” test will be carried out alongside maths, reading and science, as part of the Organisation for...

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Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

As the competition for London school places heats up, Kensington Park School, a new independent school for boys and girls aged 11-18, provides a much needed additional choice for parents Kensington Park School is already attracting a lot of attention and quite rightly so. Not only does the school have...

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Learning Science through Slime

Learning Science through Slime

Pupils at St James Senior Girls’ School (www.stjamesgirls.co.uk) have been taking their slime-making skills to another level by conducting individual scientific research projects into slime as part of a Year 7 science competition. Each pupil was given their own independent investigation to carry out in order to explore a feature...

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Mayoress of Hammersmith & Fulham visits St James Senior Girls’ School

Mayoress of Hammersmith & Fulham visits St James Senior Girls’ School

Pupils at St James Senior Girls’ School (www.stjamesgirls.co.uk) were delighted to welcome the Mayoress of Hammersmith & Fulham, Rosemary Pettit, to their morning assembly on Monday 29th January. Mrs Pettit spoke to the girls about her duties as Mayoress as well as those of the Mayor. She also explained the...

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