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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

While revision is vital for exam preparation, it shouldn’t be all hard graft for teenagers. Lisa Salmon looks at how playing games could help studying too

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Dorset

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Magnus Bashaarat, head of Milton Abbey School, reveals the importance of team work and gaining practical experience outside the classroom on the school’s pheasant shoot. Photo by Sukey Fenwick

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Academic excellence and the opportunity to shine in extra-curricular achievements is the magic elixir behind every Leweston girl says its head, Kate Reynolds

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Set in a 100 glorious acres of Capability Brown designed grounds Milton Abbey gives its pupils a well rounded education that plays to their strengths, as its head master Magnus Bashaarat reveals

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Dr Bryce Dyer of Bournemouth University has combined his experience as a competitive cyclist with his expertise in product design to create a specialist prosthetic limb for Paralympic cyclist Colin Lynch

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Stephen Ilett reflects on his first year as Headmaster of Port Regis and how the school’s caring staff, extensive facilities and rolling parkland help its pupils to thrive in the Dorset countryside

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Professor Tim Rees of Bournemouth University considers what it takes to become an elite athlete

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Cartwheels, tree climbing and cultivating confidence. Sarah Wicks, Headmistress at Knighton House School wants her pupils to have a proper carefree childhood

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

As Talbot Heath School gets ready to host Modernism on Sea, a festival celebrating the art and culture of the 1930s, its Head, Angharad Holloway explains the inspiration behind the event

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Mary Arnal, the new head at St Mary’s Shaftesbury, is relishing taking the school to a more global level and inspiring its pupils to aim high, be creative and make a real difference in the world

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Angharad Holloway, head of Talbot Heath School, reflects on a trip to New York which opened her eyes to the empowering role girls’ education plays in communities around the world

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Jenny Dwyer, head at Sherborne Girls, believes that her girls’ great successes are due to studying in a happy, inclusive and kind environment

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

As the new headmaster at Sherborne School, Dr Dominic Luckett is looking forward to inspiring his pupils to even greater success and, when time allows, walking or paragliding on the Dorset hills

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Friday, March 11, 2016

British public schools reveal 6 things every parent should know before choosing an independent school for your child

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Professor Edwin van Teijlingen talks about Bournemouth University’s latest project in Nepal, training healthcare workers to identify and support mental health issues in pregnant women

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Monday, October 26, 2015

The first day at a new school can be an anxious time for a child but it is also a challenge for parents as Angharad Holloway, headteacher at Talbot Heath School, explains

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

School Reviewer has launched a new website to help parents rate and review and uniquely ask other parents questions about all education institutions within the UK.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Resounding support from the area’s key businesses has secured a full schedule of speakers for Bournemouth University’s inaugural ‘Enterprise Café’ at the Festival of Enterprise on Saturday 18 July from 10am to 3pm.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Dr Julie Kirkby, a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University, reveals how innovative eye-tracking technology could help children who struggle with dyslexia

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

David Osselton, a forensic toxicologist at Bournemouth University, explains how cutting edge technology is helping scientists to understand ever more complex illegal drugs

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The arrival of the Harry Potter books over ten years ago piqued the public’s curiosity in boarding schools but does life compare with fiction? Deputy head of external relations at Sherborne Girls, Fiona Clapp, explains

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Success continues at Bournemouth’s leading independent school for girls

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Giving your child the best education possible doesn’t always have to come at a price writes Merry Arnold of the Independent Schools Council

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Monday, April 7, 2014

A good education is priceless. Few would disagree with this but trying to identify what makes a good education is much harder.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Open days are a great way of finding out about a school you may be considering sending your son or daughter to, but what questions should you be asking to get the most your of your visit

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Sherborne Girls in Dorset has delved into its 115-year archives to launch an exhibition entitled “Inspiring Women” in tribute to its most illustrious old girls.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Have you ever thought about learning new skills or sharing new experiences without the pressure of qualifications? Then the University of the Third Age could be for you

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dumpton School is a co-educational day school for boys and girls aged 2½ to 13 that was rated “Outstanding” in an Ofsted inspection.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Buckholme Towers School nestles in the heart of Ashley Cross, Lower Parkstone and draws pupils from the Purbecks and across Bournemouth and Poole.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Placing ‘community’ at the heart of schooling has proved to be a rewarding lesson for pupils at Buckholme Towers as its headmaster Iain Robertson explains

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Even if A-Level results don't bring the news you or your child is after, there are always other options...

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Monday, July 30, 2012

One of the largest colleges in Somerset is under the leadership of a new team.

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Twenty four students at Bridgwater College are celebrating the news that they have all passed the International Baccalaureate Diploma, while the College is celebrating the news that it has scored well above the world average.

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Bridgwater College is delighted to announce that its Childcare Centre has been graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted – and achieved 'Outstanding' in each and every one of the 17 categories used by inspectors to judge the quality of the provision.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

An exciting season finale saw Chilton Cantelo School's Ist XI U16 Football Team return home from the Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) Cup final, carrying the winners' shield.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

There was great excitement at Hazlegrove as Grand National winner Neptune Collanges paid a visit to the school.

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Sunday evening saw the first Milton Abbey Choral Society concert performed in the school's atmospheric Abbey church.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

An exciting season finale awaits the Chilton Cantelo School Under 16 Football Team, who, for the second year in a row, have progressed to the final of the Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) Cup.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Bridgwater College is preparing to open its doors to employers, school leavers and their families for the second year running, with its annual Apprenticeship Open Evening being held at the College on Thursday 15 March between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

As committed, professional, educators we believe that within any learning community there should be a continuous search for development and growth.

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Since the inaugural event in 1974, Marlborough College Summer School has gone from strength to strength continuing to develop and attract popular support from a wide audience.<br/><br/>The Summer School formula makes for a perfect family holiday

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Sunninghill Preparatory School, Press Release

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Friday, December 16, 2011

This year's school musical production in the Layard Theatre was a premiere of a production entirely written by Canford's Director of Music, Christopher Sparkhall, and Classics master Maurice Walters.

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Monday, November 7, 2011

Badminton School, in Westbury-on-Trym, hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 4 November 2011 to encourage students to engage more with the political and parliamentary process.

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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Following a hugely successful fundraising campaign, construction to build three new boarding houses at prestigious Milton Abbey School in Dorset

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Following a hugely successful fundraising campaign, construction to build three new boarding houses at prestigious Milton Abbey School in Dorset

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Senior members of RICS visited West Buckland School, Barnstaple this week to present the South West 2011 Sustainability Award to the team responsible for the new Art, Design and Technology and Drama Building.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Cheers and applause drew coaches and parents away from watching their own teams at the Ibstock Place Invitational Six-A-Side Tournament in London to watch a spectacular performance by the U16 Chilton Cantelo School Football Team.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Our guide to education in the South West Region

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