The Importance of the Arts in Education

The Importance of the Arts in Education

Music, dance, theatre, poetry and the visual arts must be seen as fundamental to the education process and should always be at the forefront of educational planning.  An arts-based education is integral to human development, speaking to what cannot be effectively put into words, making us complete as individuals and...

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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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Tri-borough Music Hub put on a spectacle at the Royal Albert Hall

Tri-borough Music Hub put on a spectacle at the Royal Albert Hall

The Tri-borough Music Hub facilitates a musical education for the pupils who live in the Borough of Kensington, Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham. It collaborates with over 50 schools working with more than 500 pupils, including those from Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) schools. They provide instruments, funding...

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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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Lady Ogden opens new physics lab at her old primary school thanks to her family trust

Lady Ogden opens new physics lab at her old primary school thanks to her family trust

Lady Ogden officially opened an Ogden Trust ‘Phiz Lab’ at Avonmore Primary School in west London during the week. She was accompanied by her husband, Sir Peter Ogden, and family members – all trustees of the family charitable trust which promotes the teaching and learning of physics. Pupils were excited...

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Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, London tuition agency and education consultancy, Simply Learning Tuition (SLT), have partnered with Shivia, a UK-registered charity working in north West India. Simply Learning Tuition Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh explains, “At SLT, we are firm believers that education goes beyond the classroom, and are proud...

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A Mindful Education

A Mindful Education

Schools should, unquestionably, be sanctuaries of empathy where heart-felt, non-judgmental,present moment awareness is witnessed in the interactions between adults and children.Working with an attitude of mindfulness for best practice in schools should be at the forefront of all education policy, planning and curriculum delivery. Children should inhabit learning spaces which...

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New Local Charity Supporting Children and Young People with Complex Educational Needs and Disabilities

New Local Charity Supporting Children and Young People with Complex Educational Needs and Disabilities

Children and young people at the Federation of Westminster Special Schools (FWSS) are set to benefit from a new local charity. The FWSS Charity Fund has been established to raise funds to enhance the education of children and young people at the Federation’s special schools: College Park School (for children...

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Kindness leads to success at Papplewick School

Kindness leads to success at Papplewick School

“Kindness is at the very heart of our school,” says Tom Bunbury, Headmaster of Papplewick School, a boys’ preparatory school in Ascot, Berkshire. “It’s even more important than exam results.”  Indeed the most coveted prize on Speech Day goes to the pupil who has shown the greatest enthusiasm for life,...

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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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