Monday 28 July 2014


Curriculum

A selection of articles from previous issues of Attain which look at curriculum issues.

Is Religion Dying?
Is Religion Dying?

In today's world, can we afford to drop religious studies as a key examinable subject? Steve Arman, Religious Studies Subject Leader for IAPS, explains why it is so important.

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Why Poetry is Good for You
Why Poetry is Good for You

Learning poetry as a child should never be a chore.  If approached in the right way, explains Dr Heather Martin, Head of Modern Languages at St Faith's, it unlocks a magical world of verse.

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The Business of Prep Schools
The Business of Prep Schools

There are increasing calls to involve business in shaping the curriculum of schools. Chairman of Governors at Northwood Prep, Dr Oliver Bangham, outlines their approach to partnerships.

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Mind Tricks in the Classroom
Mind Tricks in the Classroom

The language used to motivate pupils can have a huge impact on their potential.  Jane Gandee, Headmistress of St Swithun's, studies the research being undertaken into language and the mind.

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