• Making the Most of School Open Days
    Making the Most of School Open Days

    The BBC Parents’ website offers advice for ‘Making the Most of School Open Days.’ Amongst the top ten tips are ‘Find out about the lunch’ and ‘Pay attention to the pupils.’ Wise advice, no doubt, but nowhere is there any mention of the curriculum. The curriculum matters. What is actually taught, day in day out, in the classrooms of independent schools is a much more significant differentiator from the education offered in the state sector than imposing buildings or broad acres of rugby and hockey pitches.

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  • Protecting What Matters Most
    Protecting What Matters Most

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    It’s not unusual for parents to begin the search for the perfect school even before their child is born. It may take them months, even years, of careful planning, visits and research to select the right place.

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  • Sport for all starts early at Croydon High
    Sport for all starts early at Croydon High

    There is an on-going debate amongst educationalists and in the media generally about young people’s participation in sport and whether or not schools do enough particularly to encourage girls to get active.

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  • Positive Pre Schooling
    Positive Pre Schooling

    Young children are like little sponges, every new word, every new action, every new little discovery enriches their lives for the future. Pre School is the time for your two year old to take their first steps into early years education, and a time where they are at their most impressionable.

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  • Children’s Grief Awareness Week                       –                 Facing The Inevitable
    Children’s Grief Awareness Week – Facing The Inevitable

    “Nothing is certain except death and taxes” is probably one of the most famous quotes in the world. Written by Benjamin Franklin in a letter back in 1789, it still rings true over 200 hundred years later. However, despite the fact we all know we are mortal, in many ways as a society we are becoming less able to talk about the prospect.

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