Joining Matthew this week is Stuart Douch and David Buckingham from Sompting Abbotts Prep School in West Sussex. We discuss how spending time learning about wildlife can be hugely beneficial for children, not just as a learning opportunity but also to help boost pupil wellbeing.
Joining Matthew this week is Emma Goldsmith of The Dragon School and Kate Reynolds of the Royal High School Bath GDST. We discuss school communications – how to ensure parents are always in the loop but don't feel overwhelmed by the quantity of information coming home.
Headmistress of Francis Holland Sloane Square Lucy Elpinstone has been announced as winner of the Tatler Schools 2021 'Best Head of a Public School' Award. "Joy, laughter, courage and compassion, this is the atmosphere in Francis Holland," she said.
Godstowe's Headmistress, Sophie Green, has been named as 'Best Head of a Prep School' at the Tatler Schools Awards. Sophie was nominated for the second year running with the results unveiled at an awards ceremony on the Tatler Schools Instagram feed.
More House School in Knightsbridge and St Paul's Cathedral School have launched the London Heads' Dance Society to raise money for charity, icandance. Heads are invited to don their sequins to dazzle on the dance floor for an event in June 2022.
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Are schools doing enough to promote diversity, tolerance and equality? Jason Whiskerd, Headmaster of Brentwood Preparatory School, explores what is being done to make sure the lessons learnt in school last a lifetime.
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Ensuring the governing body of a school is diverse, inclusive and reflective of pupils is increasingly important for schools. Ceri Jones, Headmaster of Caterham School, outlines why his school has created a Shadow Board of ten alumni, aged under 30.
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A bursary can completely change a disadvantaged young person's life. John Towers, Headmaster of Homefield Preparatory School in Sutton, explains how his school set up a programme to help children in care – and how other schools can do the same.