Category Archives: School News

Education, School News

Why learning a foreign language is more important than ever

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Français? Español?  We hear from Jane Basnett, Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Downe House on the importance of learning another language for… Read More

Posted on 17 September 2020

School News, People

‘First day back at a new school’ by 3 Headmasters!

There’s nothing more exciting than the first day back at school.  What with new classmates and dorm members, freshly labelled uniforms and pristine pencil cases, the… Read More

Posted on 10 September 2020

Education, School News

Reflections on the summer exams fiasco

Dr Timothy Hands, Headmaster of  Winchester College, reflects on the summer exams fiasco and why he believes it could have been handled differently Oh dear, what… Read More

Posted on 3 September 2020

Education, School News, What's on, Misc

Reading is Magic Festival with Cressida Cowell (27 Sept – 2 Oct 2020)

The Reading is Magic Festival (Sunday 27 September – Friday 2 October 2020) will be in lieu of this autumn’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival and is… Read More

Posted on 3 September 2020