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NEWS EDUCATION Academic updates PREP AND SENIOR SCHOOLS Pupils excelling, heads moving and schools expanding

AND VIEWS FIRST WORD What’s the prognosis for this summer’s exams? Professor Geraint Jones ponders potential answers SENIOR HEAD Dr Anthony Wallersteiner explains the benefits of school collaborations PREP HEAD The arts are invaluable, argues Fr Everson of Farleigh Prep COVER STORY Magnus Bashaarat of Bedales is letting his pupils sleep in

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EDUCATION HEADS OF SCHOOL Marlborough College, Wiltshire SCHOOLS PROFILE London schools are getting cosier. Eleanor Doughty snuggles up ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ME Singular sports are giving pupils good fitness for life skills, says Victoria Lambert GREEN ACTIVISM Sally Jones finds out how proactive schools are addressing eco-anxiety ROUND PEG, SQUARE HOLE Annabel Heseltine talks to schools about how they are teaching to the child ’s needs FOCUS: A WORLD IN FLUX Changing curricula in the 21st century

REGULARS INSIDE STORY Confessions of a headmaster TEEN SPIRIT Ailbe Bartlett of Millfield enters the Dragons’ Den BEST OF... Historical buildings ON THE SOFA Victoria Lambert talks to Libbla Kelly about some good old-fashioned values

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UNIVERSITY FRESHER NEWS Key information for savvy students LATERAL THINKING Annabel Heseltine roots out a couple of enterprising gap year companies STEPPING STONES Emma Love evaluates the merits of foundation courses and graduate diplomas CASH IN A CASHLESS SOCIETY How to manage your finances is a crucial lesson to learn

SCHOOL’S OUT WHAT’S ON Ideas for the holidays LIBRARY Books and apps THE COUNTRY CALLS rural homes with mod cons by Anna Tyzack WALKING WITH INTENT Guy Hayward takes us on pilgrimage HOT WINTERS, CHILLED SUMMERS Cornwall has it all, says Catherine Fairweather SCHOOL MEMORIES Actress Susannah Fielding remembers Christ’s Hospital

DIRECTORY LONDON SCHOOLS COUNTRY SCHOOLS SCHOOLS’ LISTINGS

ON THE COVER: Bedales School, Hampshire. Photography by Hugo Burnand

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