Setting out educational ideas for high achieving girls

New Term, New Challenges

10 January 2014 Welcome to the New Year! I’ve had a number of requests to directly email to parents the Teaching and Learning bulletin – which goes on the ‘blog’ … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

End of Term Report

Teaching and Learning Update  End of Term Report  This has been a term of enormous successes, and while the teaching staff, the girls, and the parents all feel as if … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independent Girls

Independent Learning Thanks to Julie Taylor, Vicky Gaskin and Emma Heymans for this work In school, we are committed to encouraging the girls to become more independent in their learning … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Perfect 10

Top 10 tips for Independent Learning  This list is provided by some of Year 12 – a good collection. I love (as you may have spotted) top 10s – lists … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kagan – a way of learning

Kagan Learning  As part of our school focus on Independent Learning Emma Heymans gave us an excellent introduction to some of the ideas of Kagan Learning. A good cross section … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clever Girls

Clever Girls Those of you who are regular readers of my work will know that I am a disciple of the great American educationalist, Carol Dweck. What she tells us … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

E Safety Week

My thanks to the Head of Year 8, Mr James Sills, for providing us with this material: Next week, we will be discussing issues of e-safety in assemblies, form time … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment