You can listen to the Education Corner podcast to hear from some of the top headteachers in the country. They give us a wonderful insight into the many aspects of school life and work taking place at their respective schools.
We interviewed Mr Bart Wielenga about the academics at Blundell's, their main entry points and their wonderful location in Tiverton, Devon. Be sure to listen in for information about their extracurriculars, their ethos, scholarships and bursaries.
“Of course, getting a good set of grades matters, as grades open up opportunities, but really, it’s the other skills that are developed at school that are important, as these are the skills that students need to be successful in society" - Mr Bart Wielenga
More House offers specialist support for boys with specific learning and language-based difficulties. We spoke to the Headmaster about the support they offer, their mainstream curriculum and their BTEC options.
“every single one of our teachers has a very keen awareness of what the potential barriers are for our sorts of pupils and they deliver in a way that supports neurodiversity.”
The Headmaster of Saint Christina's (3-11) discusses their location in Central London, their forward facing perspective and their environmental initiatives.
“We are looking to grow children who are resilient, children who are robust, children who know the difference between right and wrong, children who have compassion.”
Bruern Abbey is a school that specialises in preparing boys aged 8-13 with
learning difficulties for Common Entrance. We spoke to the Headmaster about their learning support, flexible boarding and the boys' secondary school destinations.
“Their self-confidence and self-belief increases, they get a better understanding of themselves both in terms of their strength and weaknesses,”
Edgeborough Headmaster talks about the upcoming merge with Charterhouse, the outdoor learning and the main entry points.
“We try to have the children really being children, getting stuck into stuff, enjoying their childhood.”
The Headmistress of Sutton High GDST discusses Sutton's academic results and destinations, the benefits of a single sex education and a typical Sutton girl. Listen in for more.
“Our three values are courage, truth and joy and they are a part of absolutely everything that we do!”
Mr Simon Williams, Headmaster of Churcher's College, discusses the benefits of a school in the countryside, the COVID learning gap and a classic Churcher's pupil.
Mr James Dahl, 15th Master of Wellington College talks to us about being a Headmaster during COVID, their work with local state schools and the fizz of Wellington.
Mrs Joanna Hubbard discusses her move from the Rowans School to become Head of Shrewsbury House School.