Category: Headmaster’s Blog

What is Character Education?

20th March 2024

The measures of a quality education extend far beyond academic attainment and exam results. However, many schools often neglect Character Education as a vital part of a child’s educational experience. But what is Character Education and why is its importance greater than ever in our rapidly changing world? What is Character Education? Character Education refers… Read More »

Broadening Horizons and Raising Aspirations

5th December 2023

One of the key components of our school focus of Broadening Horizons and Raising Aspirations has been inspired by our Early Years philosophy, to create an environment in which learning is driven by a process of enquiry owned by the child. Mrs Pinny and Mrs Ward passionately believe in this, where Enquiry-Based Learning inspires children… Read More »

Why fit in when you are born to stand out?

8th June 2023

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? At Skippers we value the importance of the individual. One of the most exciting elements of being in education is recognising a child’s unique abilities and encouraging their growth and development. To help illustrate this we need to go back to the 1940s when the… Read More »