WELCOME FROM THE HEADMASTER

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Schooldays are a time of self-discovery and growth, when we begin to learn more about our skills, talents and interests and forge relationships that endure. Yet learning is a life-long skill because we never stop adapting and undertaking new challenges, so it is easy to forget that the business of learning can involve a lot of effort, not to mention a bit of risk.

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HEADMASTER’S BLOG

Preparing for the Future with Higher Order Thinking

As a head teacher, I’m acutely aware of the fact we’re preparing children to go out and work in jobs that probably don’t even exist yet, which is why I believe the education we provide should be as much about encouraging creative and evaluative thinking as about learning facts.
The best way to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s workplace is by embedding the skills they need to think independently and to instil the confidence to draw on their foundation of knowledge in order to form and apply new ideas.

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