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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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Hurst College – shifting perspectives on higher-education choices

Hurst College – shifting perspectives on higher-education choices

Brian Schofield, Head of Upper Sixth at Hurst College, discusses the shifting post 18 landscape and what young people need to consider when it comes to university alternatives

Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction

Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction

Tim Peake is a hero to any UK boy or girl who dreams of space, and now he's branched out into children's fiction. Absolutely Education meets a real-life rocket man

Wells Cathedral School on how drama builds empathy

Wells Cathedral School on how drama builds empathy

Damian Todres, Wells Cathedral School Director of Drama and Head of Creative Arts Faculty, says that school drama may hold the key to unlocking both learners' empathy and their ability to rise to the challenges of…

St Margaret's School on keeping it real with role models

St Margaret’s School on keeping it real with role models

Lara Péchard, Head of St Margaret's School in Hertfordshire, discusses the value of presenting the right role models and reassuring young people that being 'ordinary' is enough

Eton signs Star Academies agreement to open sixth form colleges

Eton signs Star Academies agreement to open sixth form colleges

Eton College has signed an agreement with Star Academies to open three sixth form colleges

Merchiston Castle School on the next gamechanger

Merchiston Castle School on the next gamechanger

Fraser Newham, Assistant Head Academic at Merchiston Castle School, reflects on the value of Entrepreneurship teaching – both for developing skills and finding the next Steve Jobs

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Hurst College – shifting perspectives on higher-education choices
Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction
Wells Cathedral School on how drama builds empathy
St Margaret's School on keeping it real with role models
Eton signs Star Academies agreement to open sixth form colleges
Merchiston Castle School on the next gamechanger
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Oakham celebrates 50 years of co-education
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