Tag Archives: schools

October 16

Five things to do at Sherborne School

Sherborne offers a rich variety of activities for its pupils. Here are five things to do while attending the School Steeped in history but alive to the future. A vibrant all-boys educational experience with strong links to a local girls’ school. Fantastic sport, music, academic stretch and creative arts.  Sherborne offers a whole host of […]

June 13

5 things to do at JESS Dubai today

Schools around the world fundamentally do very similar things: they all teach lessons, they offer a range of extra-curricular activities (sport, music, drama and adventurous activities). However, some schools offer something a little bit special. Here’s 5 things to do at JESS Dubai. Mark S Steed, Director of JESS, Dubai JESS Dubai 1.      Experience the […]

February 11

5 things to know about Bolton School

1. Bolton School is situated in Greater Manchester, an all-through school, it is one of the largest independent day schools in the country with over 2,350 pupils 2. 1 in 5 Senior School pupils receives help with their fees 3. New Scholarships to study are now available at the School 4. Former pupils include Sir […]

November 12

Read about the ‘art of learning’ – The Lance King way

Last night we attended a talk by Lance King on the art of learning. This inspirational talk was aimed at parents with pupils in secondary school. Amongst other strategies Lance talked about how we can teach children to ‘fail well’. On Lance’s website Taolearn there is lots of information that can be downloaded as well […]

November 08

The Independent Schools Show at Evolution in Battersea Park

Today we went to the Independent Schools show at the Evolution exhibition centre in Battersea Park. This is a show case of Independent Schools and tutorial colleges in the UK. If you are facing the daunting task of choosing a school for your child then this is a very informative show to attend. We listened […]

October 28

Sign up for a free ticket to the Independent Schools Show London 2014

The longest running and most established exhibition of its type, it is a ‘must attend’ event for parents considering private education. The London Show takes place on the weekend of 8/9 November 2014, there is no better time or place to explore independent education. Tickets are free if you register in advance.