January Education News

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For the latest news from schools in London and beyond.

Our round-up of education news for our January Journal takes us from East London to Surrey via Finchley as we get the low down on school meals, art and open days.

Beach Vibes at Bede’s Prep

Bede’s Prep heads into the new year looking forward to more beach learning on the south coast. The natural setting provides pupils with real-life practical insight that they can apply to all their learning. For example, in science, when studying animals adapting to their environment, the beach provides the perfect place to analyse the birds and sea life. The beach is only a stone’s throw away from the school’s main site.

Read more about Bede’s Prep’s outdoor learning here.

High Tech Cranleigh Prep

At Cranleigh Prep a range of specialist technology subjects are equipping pupils with a raft of transferable skills to take with them into secondary school and beyond. Across design, music, computing and multi-media, students are equipped to embrace the ever-evolving world of technology and become innovators, leaders and changemakers of tomorrow.  

Read more here.

Maida Vale “One to Watch”

Part of the Gardener group, Maida Vale School, opened in 2020, has been included in Carfax Education’s Global Schools Index in the “Ones to Watch” Category. This new segment highlights 25 schools on the brink of joining the top 125 or possessing distinctive qualities, setting them apart from the mainstream. Maida Vale has been highlighted as offering a wide-ranging array of A levels and BTECs, with large outside playing areas. Employing a methodology similar to the renowned Global Schools Index, Carfax’s panel of consultants meticulously researched and handpicked these institutions, acknowledging their unique characteristics and notable contributions to the educational landscape.

Open Day Season Begins Again

The start of the new year brings with it the search for new schools and the open days to add to the spreadsheet. Find a comprehensive calendar of open events for schools in and around London – day and boarding.

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