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Gardner’s 8 Intelligences?

Posted on 16 Mar 2015 by School2

At the beginning of March, a visiting prospective parent asked me to explain the term “curriculum” to him. My first attempt ran along conventional lines: the curriculum is all the planned activities that are organised within the school which promote personal development and learning.  Not a bad effort, I thought! This led to a discussion about the narrowness of the curriculum in some schools – those schools [...]

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Mr Hammond (Deputy Head): Go Green

Posted on 12 Feb 2015 by School2 | Category: General

The school has enjoyed a fabulous ‘Go Green’ week to finish off the first half-term of 2015, culminating in our Woodland Explorers Day. The children looked great in their winter garb and wellies as they set off to explore Shackleton’s base camp, coppice the hazel trees, rig shelters and test out different fire sets. There’s nothing better than taking our learning into the ‘classroom [...]

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Heroes and Heroines

Posted on 21 Jan 2015 by School2

  Heroes and Heroines Since the news of my retirement went viral last week, I have been inundated by kind sentiments and notes of appreciation past and present which brought me to thinking about a headmaster’s relationship to his school, which became quite a humbling experience! A school is based on its ethos – its guiding beliefs and ideals that were laid down by the founders, the Ward [...]

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