Archive for Sands School News

New Amnesty Youth Group at Sands

Respect is central to our ethos here at Sands; as a school, as a community and as individuals.  We feel that having an awareness of world issues is important as it helps us to grow as compassionate people and enables us to work together to make a difference. Amnesty International is a “group of ordinary […]

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EQ vs. IQ

Sean’s second article in the Dialogue with parents series is about the importance of developing emotional literacy and how this can be supported in school. Whilst it cannot be taught in the conventional sense, Sean argues that we should recognise the importance of emotional literacy and help to create the conditions for it’s expression and […]

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Alternative approaches to education – a dialogue with parents

Sean considers the  ‘method behind the madness’ that has gone into creating a school with such a unique identity as Sands through a new Dialogue with Parents page on our website. The topics cover issues such as uniform, punishment, emotional intelligence, becoming a learner, whether teenage brains explain teenage behaviour, the value of home education […]

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