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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Children entering UK Maths Nationals skyrockets

Children entering UK Maths Nationals skyrockets

Britain’s young mathematicians have raised their game with the National Awards competition attracting a record-breaking 1,200 entries this year. The top-ten scoring, Pythagoras problem-solvers have never been so hungry to reach the final of the National Young Mathematicians’ Awards with University Challenge’s Bobby Seagull, after battling it out in the...

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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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Interest in study abroad declining among UK students

Interest in study abroad declining among UK students

The number of British students studying abroad has plummeted, a British Council report has found. A reluctance to leave family and friends and a lack of foreign language skills have dampened the desire of UK students to venture overseas, according to a survey of more than 1,000 undergraduates. Just 18...

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International Mindedness – should you be part of the new trend?

International Mindedness – should you be part of the new trend?

A new trend among parents is for a ‘mix and match’ approach to education.  Starting perhaps with private nursery for the crucial early years; switching to state for primary where there’s a top church school or high performing local school on the doorstep, then switching back to private for secondary...

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Schools and colleges struggling to provide adequate time and resources for pupil’s well-being

Schools and Colleges are struggling to provide adequate time and resources for pupil’s well-being according to a joint report published by the Health and Education Committees. The committee report found that an increasing number of education providers were having to cut back on mental health services, such as school counsellors,...

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