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Best London Schools 2021

Find the list for the Best London schools 2021 below. London schools are prominent in the Parent Power rankings for state and independent secondary schools, with 86 of the top 500 state secondaries and 65 of the best independents located within Greater London. The capital’s presence at the secondary school level is far less marked…

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Cultivating Self-Belief in Your Child

Tennis player turned executive performance coach, Marius Barnard discusses what broader life lessons young players can learn through their participation in sport. How their self-belief can be built through their participation in sport. Coaches, parents and players often overlook character building and individual development when assessing the benefits of sport and what it can teach…

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Virtual Sixth Form Open Days

Times have changed. You can no longer just phone up a chosen school or attend a few different Sixth Forms that seem of interest. As most of the world has moved online, so has school applications. This, of course, includes open days turning into virtual open evenings and virtual video tours. This is not all…

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Data Challenge For Girls

Girls in Data and Pioneer launched some amazing initiatives over this summer and through the lockdown. They have been working hard at bridging the gap between commercial business problems and education. With a mission of helping girls become aware of the many opportunities in data, they created a platform to not only talk about it…

11+ English Practice and 11+ English Tips

Our focus in this week’s blog is on 11+ English Papers Practice Tips. 11+ English Practice / 11+ English Tips  Your understanding will be tested in many different ways, including: Presenting the same information in a different way Identifying the key points Distinguishing between what is portrayed as fact and fiction Inferences Deductions There are…

Are my 11 Plus results good enough?

Welcome to our 11+ blog titled, When is 11 Plus results day?. * * * CONTENT UPDATED NOVEMBER 2020 * * * Welcome to our 11+ blog entry called ‘When is 11 Plus results day?’. Our other 11+ blog entries are listed at the bottom of this page.   When is our county’s 11 plus…

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Online learning through video courses

Education is changing. Technology continues to have an increasingly significant impact on education. Technology does this as it affects the form and distribution of learning materials. Books have become e-books (and/or PDFs) and in-person tutors have become online tutors. This year, many teachers became online teachers. Learning live online is now a better experience than…

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Support Student Wellbeing

It is safe to say that the Coronavirus pandemic brought a host of unexpected challenges to our everyday lives. Not least to our mental and specifically student wellbeing.  Effect of School Closure on Student Wellbeing On the 20th of March, schools in England were closed indefinitely to most students and learning was moved online. Being…

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3 Steps to Prepare Children for Future Jobs

The world is evolving and we all hear the words “digital”, “technology”, “edtech” and “STEAM” more each day. In this process of drastic changes, we are sure that the jobs of the future will not be the same as today. While it is expected that 40% of the current jobs will disappear in the following…

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Working in Information and Data Management

Inspiring answers by Nora Kensington, one of our STEM Ambassadors on her life and working in Information and Data Management. Name and job role Nora Kensington, Manager Information and Data Management What is something about you people might not know? I dropped out of high school. In my teens, I identified as a member of…

International School Placement

International School Placement

Have you ever imagined what it must be like to be sent away to boarding school in a different country? Coping with being away from childhood friends. Separated from family. Perhaps speaking and learning in a new language? Really tough, without a doubt. Yet parents from all over the world consider a UK independent boarding…

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Online English Teacher Career

In times of a pandemic starting an online English teacher career is a covenient career option. It gives you the chance to work in stunning locations, experience different cultures, and travel to your heart’s content. Online English Teacher English teaching online takes all those benefits and throws another huge one on top. As long as…