Westminster POP UP

Westminster POP UP

Maximalism comes to Marylebone with the WESTMINSTER POP UP! A celebration of the creative arts, it brings together eight students and graduates and provides them with the unique opportunity to showcase their talents in the middle of Central London. A selling exhibition, the POP UP will encompass a curation of...

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The Power of Outdoor Learning

The Power of Outdoor Learning

By Donal Brennan, Headmaster of St Anthony’s School for Girls in Hampstead The world seems to be metamorphosing into one global metropolis with air-conditioned shopping complexes, vast leisure centres, and learning being driven down an interactive superhighway. Is this right? The natural world of wind, rain and sun is being...

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Tri-borough Music Hub

Tri-borough Music Hub

By Stuart Whatmore Did you know that there is an organisation in our area that exists just to make sure that children and young people have outstanding music education in and out of school? If not, well there is and they are called the Tri-borough Music Hub (TBMH). This article...

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The Artistry of Medicine

The Artistry of Medicine

Medical maverick Professor Roger Kneebone discusses the power of performance and how doctors can harness artistic talent in their work. What do surgeons have in common with close-up magicians, puppeteers and tailors? A lot, if you ask Professor Roger Kneebone. The unassuming former doctor has devoted the last 15 years...

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Wey Education: How online education is revolutionising modern schooling

Wey Education: How online education is revolutionising modern schooling

The virtual school When twelve year-old Lilian Hardy attended open auditions for the ensemble of Matilda, she never expected to be offered the lead role. Yet before she knew it she was walking out in front of hundreds of people in a West End theatre. Despite her success, however, Lilian...

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Improving your children’s science grades through creativity

Improving your children’s science grades through creativity

For years I have been tutoring the sciences to students. Time and time again I meet pupils who have no idea of their potential in this subject and this is often because they are not being taught in a way which inspires them. As a child I found it very...

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Free science shows for schoolchildren

Free science shows for schoolchildren

The Royal Institution has vowed to increase its education outreach by offering science shows to schoolchildren across the UK and doubling its STEM education grants. The science research organisation plans to deliver 250 science shows in primary and secondary schools over the next year, a quarter of which will be...

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Private schools call for universities to reduce amount of unconditional offers awarded.

Private schools call for universities to reduce amount of unconditional offers awarded.

Top private schools are increasingly worried that unconditional offers are being handed out by universities too effortlessly. Heads believe that A level students in receipt of this offer may be tempted to “take their foot off the gas” according to The Guardian. Out of 950,000 offers made this year, 7%...

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Cambridge University announces £500 million scheme to bring in poorer students

Cambridge University announces £500 million scheme to bring in poorer students

Cambridge University has launched a £500m fundraising campaign to pay for a new “transition programme” to encourage and support applications from talented students from disadvantaged backgrounds who might otherwise not get a place. The scheme will include an intensive three-week bridging programme plus an additional transition year before a degree,...

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Private school students dominate top graduate jobs

Private school students dominate top graduate jobs

Former private school students dominate the best UK graduate jobs, according to a survey by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE). The survey found that while 91 per cent of the population attended a state school, only 57 per cent of hired graduates were state educated. Almost all of the...

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