Private Schools

Private Schools:- Cheshire families can choose from some of the country’s top performing private schools. Here we offer information and advice designed to assist you in selecting the private schools offering the best options to match your child’s needs and expectations.

Seven year-old pianist charms hearts at top festival

The creative keyboard skills of seven-year-old King’s pupil and star pianist Harriet Bright charmed hearts at the Alderley Edge Festival finale. Harriet, who is in Year 3 and from Prestbury, says “I practise every day and twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays.” She gave a virtuoso performance with her own choice of music, Mozart’s […]

Team GB Olympiads Successes for Two Withington Girls’ School Students

Withington Girls’ School sixth formers, Sasha Geim and Eleanor Edwards, have been selected to represent the UK in this year’s International Science Olympiads after being ranked among the country’s top young scientists in their fields. Following a rigorous selection process, which included written tests and academically-challenging residential training camps, Sasha was chosen for both the […]

Abbey College Manchester Celebrates Exceptional Year

Students at Abbey College Manchester celebrated a year of outstanding achievements at its annual awards ceremony, held at the iconic Radisson Blu Hotel recently. In recognition of the students’ success, they were each presented with their ‘completion of studies’ certificates by the honoured ‘Friends of Abbey College’, including former staff; alumni and other supporters of the college. […]

Simon Smith on the importance of wellbeing and parkruns

Simon Smith arrived at Rydal Penrhos in January 2017 following six years at Haileybury as deputy head (Academic), where he taught History and was also a senior boarding house tutor, Year 7 tutor and refereed many football and rugby matches. Prior to Haileybury, Simon was at Worth School in Sussex for 11 years where he […]

Abbey College Manchester Students Showcase Artistic Talents

Talented students at Abbey College Manchester have been recognised for their artistic abilities, following a creative competition. Art and Photography students from the leading independent college entered the challenge by submitting one image which they captured during a recent trip to Madrid. The students were given the invaluable opportunity to be inspired by the sights and sounds of […]

Academic Teaching

In my last article on “The 4th R in Education – Relationships” I noted that a headmaster I had previously worked with defined teaching as being fundamentally about “communication and relationships.” Whilst I agreed with him I believe it missed a third, vital, component – a teacher’s subject knowledge, writes Simon Smith. This may seem […]

Tennis players at Manchester High get Royal Seal of Approval

A group of young tennis players from Manchester High School for Girls got the Royal seal of approval from HRH The Earl of Wessex as they showcased their skills as part of a campaign to generate support for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at the Manchester Tennis & Racquet Club recently. The students were […]

Abbey College Manchester’s Model UN Summit Success

Budding diplomats from Abbey College Manchester battled it out in a high-pressure United Nations summit recently, to win the much-coveted Geographical Association debate trophy. Intelligent students at the city-centre based college, went head to head with teams from other top schools in the North West to debate the topic of ‘Sustainable Energy for All’. The […]

Crewe UTC welcomes Laura Smith MP

Laura Smith, MP for Crewe and Nantwich recently visited Crewe UTC for a tour of the school’s high tech facilities and equipment including the workshop, virtual reality engineering, mechatronics and the new Joseph Locke building. David Terry, Principal of Crewe UTC, said: “Crewe UTC has already demonstrated great success. Since we opened our new Joseph […]

The 4th R’ in education – relationships

Simon Smith arrived at Rydal Penrhos in January 2017 following six years at Haileybury as deputy head (Academic), where he taught History and was also a senior boarding house tutor, Year 7 tutor and refereed many football and rugby matches. Prior to Haileybury, Simon was at Worth School in Sussex for 11 years where he […]

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