Archives June 13, 2015

  • 13+ Common Entrance is over: Let summer begin!

    June 13, 2015.

    13+ Common Entrance is over but school is not quite out.

    Now that the dust has settled on the Common Entrance results, the Year 8 students are in a period of long awaited limbo land.  Mostly, they are in the final year of their Prep School and have licence to kick back and cruise towards the end of term.

    How do children cope without structure though?  For many, school becomes a stream of videos in class, an afternoon ‘on the fields’ and, best of all, no homework!  To start with, the freedom is great as no one is badgering anyone ...