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Looking beyond SATs

In September 2011 we introduced the Rose Hill Westonbirt Diploma at our school. This came out of our belief that SATs at age 11 are fundamentally flawed – they do not truly reflect the broad and balanced curriculum which we offer, they no longer cover science or any practical work and only single levels are awarded to pupils. …read more

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Meet Isabel Tobias, headmistress of The Red Maids’ School

Meet Isabel Tobias, headmistress of The Red Maids’ School

In interview with the head of The Red Maids' School …read more

Meet Mr Rod MacKinnon, headmaster of Bristol Grammar School

Meet Mr Rod MacKinnon, headmaster of Bristol Grammar School

An interview with the head of Bristol Grammar School …read more

 All Hallows headmaster Ian Murphy on striving for creative, cutting-edge education

All Hallows headmaster Ian Murphy on striving for creative, cutting-edge education

An interview with Ian Murphy, head of All Hallows …read more

Imagination station: Caroline Patterson from The Maynard School in Exeter on the importance of creativity in schools

Encouraging creativity in schools …read more

The moment Christmas begins: creating festive memories through timeless school traditions

Louise Whetstone, headmistress of Rookwood School in Andover, reflects on the importance of creating lasting Christmas memories through timeless school traditions …read more

Location, location...education? Finding a great school in a new area

Julia Acklam offers her expertise on choosing a new school …read more

Looking beyond SATs

In September 2011 we introduced the Rose Hill Westonbirt Diploma at our school. This came out of our belief that SATs at age 11 are fundamentally flawed – they do not truly reflect the broad and balanced curriculum which we offer, they no longer cover science or any practical work and only single levels are awarded to pupils. …read more

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