Archive for Sands School News

South Koreans look to Sands for ideas…

As young people in South Korea struggle with the consequences of their ultra high pressure education system Sean goes to Seoul to share how Sands treats social development, emotional literacy and academic progress as an inseparable whole. This is his account of his trip…. I have just returned from a South Korean Education Conference hosted […]

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Sands School camp 2014 – Bryher

We finished the term with a wonderful week camping on Bryher, one the Scillies’ “off” islands. After a lively crossing on the notorious ‘cork-screwing’ Scillonian III and arrival in pouring rain, 65 students and adults had a really chilled-out week of walking around the island, swimming and lunging in the sun. Read on…. 

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School Uniform – a dialogue with parents

The latest in Sean’s series of articles about education is on school uniform. Does having a compulsory uniform policy free our children and teenagers from the tyranny of the media/fashion/consumption hegemony? Or it more a case of reducing our children to mannequins projecting a school’s ‘corporate image’?  To read more, visit the Dialogue with Parents […]

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