education

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    Finding bursary pupils

    Headmistress, Jane Gandee, explains why St Swithun’s needed help from an external organisation to find bursary pupils Jane Gandee Private schools are often portrayed as bastions...

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    The Necessity of Free Schooling

    Simon Reid, of Christ’s Hospital School, calls on independent schools to create more free places for disadvantaged children Simon Reid The results of the most detailed study...

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    Fundamental Bursaries

    Bursaries are fundamental to the ethos of a modern school, says Simon Lerwill, foundation director for Marlborough College Simon Lerwill Theo, the recipient of one of...

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    Top Sports Scholarships

    Sports scholarships are vital for the success of British elite sport, says television sports presenter Sally Jones Millfield School Andrew Castle, the former tennis star and...

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    Joining Forces

    Education Charity School-Home Support and The Hampshire School Chelsea join forces to help disadvantage children thrive Students with their hands up responding to their teacher The...

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    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

    Annabel Heseltine, the School House editor, meets the students who used lockdown as an opportunity to hone their skills and make money for charity  Augusta...

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    RELOCATION

    Bart Wielenga, head of Blundell’s in Devon, weighs up the pros and cons of moving children to school in the country COVID-19 has given many...

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    CONFESSIONS OF A CAREERS ADVISOR

    Rugby School’s Debbie Horner navigates personal statements, psychometrics and panic while steering her students in the right direction Down a far-flung corridor was a cupboard...

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    GROWING TOGETHER

    Charterhouse headmaster, Dr Alex Peterken, explains why the school is going fully co-ed after four centuries The growing movement in independent schools towards co-education shows...

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    SNOWPLOUGHING PARENTS

    Children must be allowed to fail and to learn from their mistakes, says Neil Brooks, headmaster of Cranleigh Preparatory School The pandemic has been horrendous...

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    TAKE NOTE

    Sir Anthony Seldon, vice chancellor of Buckingham University, believes lessons learned during the pandemic lockdown can transform the future of education Independent schools will never...

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    PLEASE SIR, MAY I BOARD?

    Boarding prep schools are rewriting the rules and the pupils are loving it, says Victoria Lambert Oliver!, at Aysgarth School in Yorkshire As a new...

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    MUSIC TO MY EARS

    Former chorister, Eleanor Doughty, extols the goody box of musical options available at independent schools Wells Cathedral School, Somerset I have a few niche skills. I...

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    UNIFORM SUCCESS

    Eleanor Doughty explores how schools with historic military links have moved with the times while retaining their original traditions

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    BE WOKE

    Easier said than done, says Annabel Heseltine, who talks to independent schools about how they manage the sensitive issue of racial and cultural diversity UWC...

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    Exemplary Early Years

    The best start in life: five things to look for when choosing a nursery Nursery is not just an add on to our schools. It...

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