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27 Jul High Profile

Towards the end of the summer term we were able to publish our Summer 2013 edition of High Profile. Girls in the lower and upper 6th had been working on the design of the magazine for several months, researching articles and sourcing the art work....

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17 Mar History in the News

History is never far from making headlines; newspapers frequently refer to some of the latest academic research being undertaken. Over the weekend 'The Guardian' had as one of its banner headlines, 'Stonehenge remains a mystery as scientists ask: was it a health spa, or a cemetery?.'...

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21 Dec Festive Treats

We finished the Autumn term almost a week ago now with numerous festive treats and celebrations. Our Christmas Concerts were live streamed for the first time and led to family members being able to watch from the US, Canada, Switzerland, Poland and France as well...

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02 Dec My Best Teacher

Consultations are currently underway regarding possible changes to the GCSE examinations and one of those changes includes the proposal that teachers will only have limited access to mark schemes-a retrograde step in my view and one that will expose students to the very real probability...

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26 Sep Teachers are the Priority

At the recent Teaching Schools Induction conference in Nottingham David Hargreaves, Professor at Wolfson College Cambridge, spoke with great passion and insight about the importance of ˜building successful inter-school alliances that transform our education service into a high performing and self-improving system." In 2000 the...

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10 Sep New Beginnings

The long summer break over, we all returned to school last week looking forward to the new academic year. And there is indeed a great deal to look forward to: new classes and courses to teach, the History department has launched a new A level...

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10 Aug Online Resources

Over the last few weeks I have been investigating many of the free web materials that are available online, so I thought it would be a good idea to share some of my favourite resources-many of these have become apparent through using Twitter which really...

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