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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.

Senior Articles

Team sport | Why parents and schools should work together

Nicola Huggett, Head of Cheltenham College, says it's crucial that parents and schools work together... And here's why

Quiet time | The importance of silence

Maria Young is the Headmistress of St Mary's Shaftesbury. Here, she talks about the importance of silence in young people's lives

Superhero science | The card game encouraging interest in STEM subjects

The Remarkablz is a card game with a twist. It's designed to help children, especially girls, envisage careers in STEM subjects

Mastering our minds | Growth mindset in a state school

The Headmaster of Churchill Academy, a state school in north Somerset, on the challenges of introducing a Growth Mindset ethos in his school

Time to TY | A look at the Irish education system

Transition Year is the Irish schools' system's USP, and Glenstal Abbey knows how to do it right, discovers Absolutely Education

60 seconds with Sam Antrobus | Founder of Wishford Schools

An interview with the founder of Wishford Schools, a group of independent prep and senior schools, Sam Antrobus

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