In the Press | Portsmouth High School

In the Press

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

The Daily Telegraph

Headmistress Jane Prescott asks ‘Do we need GCSEs?” in her latest letter published in The Daily Telegraph.

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