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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Dr. Pamela Edmonds & ‘The Hampshire School, Chelsea’

Dr. Pamela Edmonds & ‘The Hampshire School, Chelsea’

Dr. Pamela Edmonds has enjoyed her first 6 months as the new head of the Hampshire School, Chelsea. An extensive academic background backed up with a huge amount of ambition and passion for the school. We talked with her about her passion for providing an exemplary arts education for the...

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Ashbourne College exhibit students art in evening of creativity

Ashbourne College exhibit students art in evening of creativity

The Creative Arts event, hosted by Ashbourne College exhibited pupils work on the 26th March, displaying everything from fashion and textiles to  graphics and fine art. The students, who have been working on these projects for the whole year, proudly showed off their hard work to over 150 guests. Those...

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Inspiring Achievement with values

Inspiring Achievement with values

Set in beautiful parkland in Reading, just outside London, we are a school that inspires Achievement with Values, Character and Community. Leighton Park is known for excellence in Creative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), coming runner up in the national STEM Innovation Awards. Music is a longstanding strength, reflected...

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Share your passion for music and drama at Olympia London

Share your passion for music and drama at Olympia London

Offering over 70 workshops, seminars and debates from leading teachers, academics and practitioners, Music & Drama Education Expo is the place to be for all your musical and theatrical needs. Across the two days, you’ll have the opportunity to share the best practice, learn from expert speakers and get on...

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Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Nestled in the heart of Kensington, a stone’s throw from some of London’s most acclaimed institutions, is Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School, for children 3-11, due to open its doors in September 2020. Jill Walker, Headmistress, enthused about their exciting plans to renovate four Georgian townhouses at 10-13 Prince’s Gate. State-of-the-art science...

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Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

New statistics reveal there is a worrying shortage of teachers across the country, as the uncertainty of Brexit deters European teachers from working in the UK. With 57% of British schools historically relying on European teachers, data from the 2017/18 Education Policy Institute report found that there has been a...

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Students call for more financial transparency from universities

A call for more transparency regarding university expenditure, comes as reports claim students do not feel they are getting very good value for money. The Department of Education’s 2018 report claimed that only 38% of British university students felt they were getting their money’s worth and that a lack of...

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