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In the Press

A selection of articles published in the local and wider press.

Independent School e-magazine

Headmistress Jane Prescott writes on an emotional return to school for pupils after lockdown restrictions are eased.

http://createsend.com/t/i-91DF569B370FCB9A2540EF23F30FEDED

The Daily Telegraph

Headmistress Jane Prescott contributes to the discussion ‘Are single-sex schools finished?’

24 March 2020 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education-and-careers/2020/03/24/single-sex-schools-finished/

Evening Standard

Headmistress Jane Prescott contributes to the discussion surrounding the need to give children breaks during Guided Home Learning during lockdown.

8 April 2020 https://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/heads-overhaul-homeschool-timetables-coronavirus-lockdown-a4410031.html

Independent Education Today

Headmistress Jane Prescott comments on the importance of limiting screen time for children.

27 April 2020 https://ie-today.co.uk/Article/doctor-says-children-should-limit-time-spent-looking-at-screens/

Independent School Parent

Headmistress Jane Prescott looks at the complexities of reopening schools as lockdown is eased.

29 April 2020 https://www.independentschoolparent.com/covid19/coronavirus-reopening-schools-the-issues-to-be-considered/

The Times

Headmistress Jane Prescott writes in The Times today about the future of examinations for teenagers.

Headmistress Jane Prescott – Letter to The Times

The Telegraph

Headmistress Jane Prescott looks at the value of banning mathematics textbooks to boost attainment.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/08/02/maths-textbooks-should-banned-intimidate-pupils-headteacher/

The Times Educational Supplement

Reply by Bernard Trafford in TES https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/idea-banning-mobiles-schools-daft-canute-attempting-hold-back-tide

The Telegraph

Article by Headmistress Jane Prescott http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/01/08/attempts-pull-children-ever-deeper-world-social-media-should2/

Independent School Parent

February 2018 http://www.independentschoolparent.com/school/senior/creative-writing/

BBC Culture

24 February 2018  http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180207-how-americans-preserved-british-english?ocid=ww.social.link.twitter

GSA website

https://gsa.uk.com/2018/02/sleep-soundly-perform-best/

https://gsa.uk.com/2018/03/millennials-not-snowflake-generation/

Times Educational Supplement

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/can-a-language-be-sexist-a-question-we-should-encourage-our-mfl

Girls’ School Association Blog

Wednesday 4 April 2018 https://gsa.uk.com/heads-blog/

The Debrief 6 April 2018

https://thedebrief.co.uk/news/real-life/how-to-cope-with-setbacks-according-to-the-experts/

Times Educational Supplement

Saturday 21 April 2018 https://www.tes.com/news/what-you-need-know-about-memory-aid-your-pupils-revision

The Spectator

Thursday 19 April 2018 https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/04/university-challenge-2/

The Daily Telegraph

Headmistress Jane Prescott writes in The Daily Telegraph on 17 October 2017.

The controversy over an all-male University Challenge team shows female equality is still some way off.

The full article can be read at The Head’s Blog