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For parents of children coming up to senior school age, or who are already currently in the 11-18 year old bracket. Helping you navigate you and your child’s way through the secondary schooling system, in this section you’ll find articles providing myriad of information, from insight and advice, to features, news and lifestyle articles.

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Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Among the many touching tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was the outpouring of warmth and positivity about the DofE Award scheme, which began life in 1956. It continues to give opportunities that change lives, and…

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Diana Cree, Director External Relations and Communications at Lancing College, discusses how to support young people in a challenging jobs market and enhance their career opportunities

Acting up – Cranleigh School on the value of arts events

Acting up – Cranleigh School on the value of arts events

The Director of Drama at Cranleigh talks about the broader value of producing plays and arts events at all times, and especially during lockdown

Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages

Hay Festival’s Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages

Hay Festival's Programme for Schools, running from 24th May, offers rich pickings – and a whole host of amazing authors and creatives are there to inspire young people

Day in the life: Joint Head Girls of Queens Gate School

Day in the life: Joint Head Girls of Queens Gate School

Luna and Maria, joint Head Girls of Queens Gate School in South Kensington, talk us through a day in their lives

Fresh start – new beginnings at Maida Vale School

Fresh start – new beginnings at Maida Vale School

Steven Winter, the Headmaster of recently opened Maida Vale School discusses how its approach enables trust and community spirit in extraordinary times

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Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme
Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market
Acting up – Cranleigh School on the value of arts events
Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages
Day in the life: Joint Head Girls of Queens Gate School
Fresh start – new beginnings at Maida Vale School
Sporting chances – Gordon's School on developing soft skills
Day in the Life: Joint School Captains of Latymer Upper School
Young gamblers – what parents and educators need to know
Going higher at The Moat Sixth Form
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