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  • Passionate King’s Ely Teacher recognised with national award

    A teacher at King’s Ely has been crowned a winner in this year’s Pearson National Teaching Awards. Esmeralda Salgado, who is Head of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at King’s Ely, has won Silver in the prestigious award scheme’s ‘Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School’ category. Esmeralda, who joined King’s Ely in 2009 and has been teaching languages for 20 years, is one of 80 Silver Pearson National Teaching Award winners in the UK. Esmeralda is now in the...

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  • Primary school pupils turn detectives in outreach CSI day

    Pocklington School recently welcomed 15 pupils from five local primary school to the inaugural Primary School CSI Science day. Teams were made up of three competitors from 5 primary schools from across the East Riding of Yorkshire. The children were welcomed and received their briefing, oulining the case which involved the murder of local Mayor Mr Stan Dupp, before donning the hazmat suits and lanyards which they wore for the duration of their investigations. Throughout the day, the pupils were...

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  • Bright future secured for Downe House Global Academy in Greater China

    Formal partnership agreement signed with EliteK12 The Downe House Global Academy is set to continue and expand its online super-curricular courses offered in the Greater China area with the formalising of our partnership agreement with the EliteK12 Education Group and its related super-curricular entity, Scientia Academy. With the agreement in place, DH Global Academy two-year diplomas and individual 10-week super-curricular courses will continue to be delivered, and the range of options expanded to give even more choice to intellectually curious...

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  • Downe House First School to introduce Virtual Reality and AI-Assisted technologies into its Sixth Form Interview Preparation Programme

    Downe House is proud to be the first school to be using VR (Virtual Reality) headsets to help our students become world ready. Our bank of VR headsets are proving to be a big hit with our Sixth Form students who have already started taking advantage of this new technologically advanced addition to their interview preparations. Almost all leading business surveys, such as the Harvard Business Review, put soft skills, such as leadership, communication, teamwork, and interpersonal awareness, at the...

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  • Dauntsey’s Third Formers Complete Week-Long Adventure

    Photograph shows: Dauntsey’s Third Formers during their Moonrakers Camp Dauntsey’s Third Formers have completed a week of adventure and personal development at the Aberdovey Centre in Wales, in the culmination of their annual Moonrakers programme. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the school working with the Outward Bound Trust centre. Moonrakers – now in its 51st year – is the largest initiative run by the school’s Adventure Education department, with all Third Formers taking part in 21 different activities...

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  • Forres Sandle Manor Wins Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Award 2022 for Most Inventive Sports Programme

    Forres Sandle Manor School in Fordingbridge is thrilled and excited to announce that they have won the highly acclaimed Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2022 category for Most Innovative Sports Programme. Director of Sport Mr Hancock said: "Amazing news. So proud of the team here and Forres Sandle Manor. It’s just great for the children to be recognised for their grit and determination for trying new activities. We are very excited about all the plans for the future too, watch...

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  • 12-year-old Badminton pupil to swim epic 10-miles for charity

    A pupil in Year 7 at Badminton School is swimming 10 miles in the onsite pool to raise money for Southmead Hospital Charity on Saturday 25 June. Ayushi Turner, 12, from Brentry in Bristol, was inspired to fundraise for the Hospital by her grandad, who is an outpatient at Southmead Hospital’s Bright Satellite Dialysis Unit. He has been receiving dialysis treatment three times a week for the last four years. Money raised by Ayushi will support the Renal Department at...

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  • 12-year-old Badminton pupil to swim epic 10-miles for charity

    A pupil in Year 7 at Badminton School is swimming 10 miles in the onsite pool to raise money for Southmead Hospital Charity on Saturday 25 June. Ayushi Turner, 12, from Brentry in Bristol, was inspired to fundraise for the Hospital by her grandad, who is an outpatient at Southmead Hospital’s Bright Satellite Dialysis Unit. He has been receiving dialysis treatment three times a week for the last four years. Money raised by Ayushi will support the Renal Department at...

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  • Mayfield girls take on the MCC

    On Saturday 11th June the Cricketers of Mayfield girls’ School were delighted to welcome the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) for just the second time in their history. The students, ranging in age from 11 to 18, played two T20 fixtures against a women's representative side from the MCC, containing two ex-international Cricketers. On both occasions the MCC won the toss and elected to bat first. On a warm and sunny day they were able to make the most of the...

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  • Head appointed at Fairstead House School and Nursery in Suffolk

    The Governors of Fairstead House School and Nursery in Newmarket, Suffolk, are delighted to confirm the appointment of Michael Radford as Head. Mr Radford, who was previously Deputy Head at Fairstead House, has been Acting Head since the beginning of the Summer Term 2021. He has been appointed with immediate effect following an open, competitive recruitment process. The appointment panel, which included Fairstead House Governors and Senior Leaders at King’s Ely in Cambridgeshire, whose Family of Schools Fairstead House recently...

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