The New Beacon – Mike Piercy, Headmaster

How involved should the child be in the choice of upper school? 

Involved yes, but not the ultimate decision-maker. Often, a child will be influenced by where his/her friends are going, which again should not be the determining factor.  

10 things I wish I’d known when my kids were young…

With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom

6th form – ask the experts

Invaluable advice from experienced teachers for every stage of education. Here we talk about Sixth Form, when important decisions have to be made. Frewen College – Hazel Lawrence, Head of Sixth Form  At this stage our kids are young adults –...

A Love of Reading Starts at Home

The team here has a look getting children into reading...