FOCUS ON EDUCATION

EDUCATION – Heads steering the way to bright futures

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 17 issue. The head of a school can be a key factor in how effective the school is. Cranleigh School Martin Reader has headed up Cranleigh School in Surrey since 2014. Brought up in Orpington, he attended St Olave’s Grammar School which he describes as, … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Single sex versus co-ed schools?

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 16 issue. There has been some debate as to which provides a better environment for learning but most agree that there are benefits to both FARNBOROUGH HILL, Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8AT T: 01252 545197 E: … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – How important are traditions in shaping a school’s ethos?

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 16 issue. CRANMORE SCHOOL  Epsom Road  West Horsley  Surrey KT24 6AT T: 01483 280340  E: admissions@cranmoreprep.co.uk  W: www.cranmoreprep.co.uk Several plays have been written about life in a school but perhaps one of the most enduring has been … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Physical Education and Sport in Schools

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 15 issue. Farnborough Hill Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8AT T: 01252 545197 E: admissions@farnborough-hill.org.uk W: www.farnborough-hill.org.uk At Farnborough Hill we want girls to enjoy their sport, whether they are elite sportswomen … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Single Sex or Co-Education?

Sir William Perkins’s School Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 9BN T: 01932 574 900 E: reg@swps.org.uk W: www.swps.org.uk Head: Mr Chris Muller BA Of the many questions which I am asked as a Head of a very successful all girls independent school, the most frequently raised by prospective … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – The positive impact of music and drama

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Winter 14 issue. Research reveals the positive impact of music and drama on a student's physical, emotional, social and cognitive development Farnborough Hill School Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8AT T: 01252 545197 E: … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Papplewick School

Papplewick School Windsor Rd, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7LH T: 01344 621488 E: registrar@papplewick.org.uk W: www.papplewick.org.uk Headmaster: Mr Tom Bunbury, BA PGCE Papplewick School, an independent boys-only preparatory school in Ascot, for boys aged 6-13, has an excellent record for … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Extra-curricular activities

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Autumn 14 issue. Cranmore School Epsom Road, West Horsley, Surrey KT24 6AT T: 01483 280340 E: office@cranmoreprep.co.uk W: www.cranmoreprep.co.uk Headmaster: Mr Michael Connolly BSc BA MA MEd Schools are increasingly aware that prospective parents and their … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Heads are key figures in guiding students future

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Summer 14 issue. Lancing College Lancing, West Sussex BN15 0RW T: 01273 465805 E: admissions@lancing.org.uk W: www.lancingcollege.co.uk Lancing College is a beacon, a beacon in two senses. High on the Downs above Shoreham-by-Sea, the school Chapel can be … [Read more...]

EDUCATION – Single Sex or Co-Education?

Article from FOCUS Magazine – Spring 14 issue. ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3BB T: 01483 880600 E: admissions@rgs-guildford.co.uk W: www.rgs-guildford.co.uk Headmaster: Dr J M Cox The RGS, founded in 1509, has evolved and developed through-out its distinguished … [Read more...]