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International GCSE languages
International GCSE languages - why study them?

If your child has enjoyed learning languages in Key Stage 3, taking a language in Year 10 is the logical next step. Pearson Edexcel International GCSE languages courses are a fantastic option. In this blog, we’ll explain what these courses involve, and the benefits of studying languages at this

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Creative learning with Dekko Comics - Q&A

The beauty of creative learning is that it can take so many different forms, depending on the learner. Last week, we had the pleasure of having Rossie Stone, creator and founder of Dekko Comics, give a talk at our school assembly. As a young person who struggled academically, drawing

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Mind of My Own: allowing young voices to be heard

As a 21st century school, allowing young voices to be heard is integral to what we do. With this in mind, we are delighted to be partnering with Mind of My Own, an organisation dedicated to providing young people with a voice and a platform to have their views and feelings heard. Mind

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Coping as a family in lockdown

Are you finding it difficult to cope as a family in lockdown? You’re not alone. The current COVID-19 pandemic has plunged us all headfirst in to a new, more restricted way of living. While we are all rightly staying at home to protect ourselves and others around us, you’ve had

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Online education for children in Australia

With the current global coronavirus pandemic, a lot of things may feel uncertain – your child’s education being one of them. Many Australian families are being faced with the possibility of schools closing down at the time of writing this. So how do you go about ensuring your child still

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The impact of COVID-19 on those with health anxiety and OCD

The current global pandemic is enough to make anyone feel worried and anxious about their own health, and the health of their loved ones. Uncertainty, disruption and unsettling news stories can cause those even without any pre-existing mental health conditions to experience poor mental health, particularly in the instance of

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Our top 5 exhibitors at the Bett show 2020

The Bett show is the world’s largest education event. It hosts over 800 leading companies in the education technology world, and brings people together from all corners of the global education community. Whether you’re a child, parent, or education professional, the Bett show will open your eyes to some

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Building resilience as a young person

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week this week, and this year’s theme is ‘Find Your Brave’. As a young person, building resilience is a huge aspect of bravery. The two go hand in hand; it takes resilience to be brave, and bravery to stay resilient. Resilience isn’t just something you’re

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Why study International GCSEs?

Why choose to study International GCSEs? If you live in the UK, you’ll most likely know of GCSEs. They’re the standard school qualifications most pupils sit exams for when they’re around 16. Now, though, more schools around the world as well as independent schools in the UK have introduced

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South African vs UK Education Systems

Are you a family thinking of moving to the UK from South Africa? If you have school-age children, there are some key differences between the South African and UK education systems that you’ll need to be aware of. But don’t worry – we’re here to help. In this blog,

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