Monthly Archives: June 2014

Enjoy Your Holiday

Enjoy Your Holiday

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As our students and teachers start their summer holiday I would encourage them to take the time to read Anne Murphy Paul’s blog. She has an article called “Leisure is the new productivity.” She has a review of a book...

Disappointed with your A level results?

Disappointed with your A level results?

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In August we will join with many of our students who are celebrating their success in the A level examinations and confirming their place at University. Yet we will meet many others over this summer from other schools that are...

Open Evening

Open Evening

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Thursday 19th June, 5.15-7.15pm Thank you to Hannah, Javier and all our talented students for an amazing Art & Photography exhibition.

The implication of unconditional A level offers

The implication of unconditional A level offers

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Competition for universities to attract strong candidates is fierce. They have revived the practice of offering unconditional offers to strong candidates. Birmingham started this trend last year when it gave out around 1,000 unconditional offers across 12 courses, and for...

The Successful Student

The Successful Student

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I was intrigued by the blog by Gretchen Gavett When We Learn From failure . She refers to a recent HBS working paper, by Christopher G. Myers, Bradley R. Staats, and Francesca Gino, who identify what they call an ambiguity...

Changes to the GCSE English Literature Syllabus

Changes to the GCSE English Literature Syllabus

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There has been much conversation and speculation in the press over the last week regarding proposed changes to the GCSE English literature syllabus. Michael Gove’s comments are published here: www.telegraph.co.uk Brampton College’s Head of English Martyn Crucefix, published poet, translator...