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Felsted Prep's Science Award

Published on : 
15/12/2015

Felsted Preparatory School’s Science Department is proud to have been awarded a Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award. According to the assessors, “the Science Department’s passion for teaching is very evident” and “the range of opportunities both within the school day and in…

4 Awards for Oakham

Published on : 
20/10/2015

We seem to be so often celebrating the many successes of the British boarding schools we are proud to recommend, you might think we’d be in danger of becoming blasé. No fear when we receive a rundown of annual achievements like the one we’ve just had from Oakham School. We are…

When should children start school?

Published on : 
23/09/2015

The UK’s Department for Education recently announced that admissions rules are to be changed so children born between 1st April and 31st August will be able to go into reception a year later than some of their pre-school peers. The news that summer babies are to be allowed to…

Taking school to the forest

Published on : 
17/09/2015

Forest School was developed as part of Scandinavian Early Years education in the 1950s and was introduced in the UK in the mid-1990s. Since then, many British schools have added time for Forest School into the curriculum, especially for younger children.Forest School offers…

Changing of the guard at Eton

Published on : 
07/01/2015

This month Tony Little retires as Head Master of Eton College after 13 years in the role there, and 26 years in total as a Head (at Chigwell School and Oakham School before Eton). He has poured all this educational experience into a book published to coincide with his retirement…