Education Theatre 2016

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24:32
How to Begin - Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep Explained

How to Begin - Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep Explained

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Sebastian Hepher (Headmaster, Eaton Square School) and Kay King (Principle at Young England Kindergarten) discuss the complex entry points in British schooling.
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39:10
How to Value a Private Education

How to Value a Private Education

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Patrick Derham (Head Master at Westminster School) and Adam Pettitt (Head of Highgate School) enter conversation about how students can make the most of their education, chaired by Charles Bonas (Bonas MacFarlane).
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16:34
How to Combine State and Independent Education

How to Combine State and Independent Education

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Ralph Lucas (Editor-in-Chief at the Good Schools Guide) and Keith Budge (Headmaster of Bedales School) offer advice on how to combine Independent and State education if parents are considering both.
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22:00
Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness

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Sir Antony Seldon (Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham) advises parents on what they can do to ensure their child's happiness through their choice of school.
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26:54
How to Decipher the Great Co-Ed Debate

How to Decipher the Great Co-Ed Debate

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Sarah Thomas (Head of Bryanston) and Elizabeth Hewer (Headmistress of St. George's, Ascot) use their experience to give insight into single-sex and co-education.
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22:30
How to Access Independent Schools, Breaking Down the Financial Barriers to Entry

How to Access Independent Schools, Breaking Down the Financial Barriers to Entry

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Professor Mark Bailey (High Master of St. Paul's School) delivers an encouraging talk on the various ways Independent Schools can be accessed.
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35:31
Your changing child... providing support, learning to cope and nurturing achievement

Your changing child... providing support, learning to cope and nurturing achieve...

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Dr Sarah Wynick (Head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tavistock Clinic) and Laverne Antrobus (Child and Educational Psychologist, Tavistock Clinic) discuss the importance of recognising the pressures that your child faces and how to relieve this stress.
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26:47
How to Improve your Chances of Success

How to Improve your Chances of Success

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William Petty (Director of Bonas MacFarlane Education) and Lucy Elphinstone (Headmistress of Francis Holland School) discuss what parents can do, or not do, to help improve a students chance at success.
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17:32
How to Stand Out from the Crowd, Improving your University and Career Strategy

How to Stand Out from the Crowd, Improving your University and Career Strategy

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Julie Gottlieb (Career Development Manager of Berwin Leighton Paisner), Daniel De Witt (Managing Director of Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane) and Ralph Lucas (Editor-in-Chief of the Good Schools Guide) enter into discussion about University admissions and how a good application can help you stand out. They touch upon both UK and US universities.
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24:40
How to Choose the Right School for your Child

How to Choose the Right School for your Child

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Barnaby Lenon (Chairman of the Independent Schools Council) offers insight into how parents should choose the right school for their child.
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24:52
How to Decide if Boarding is the Right Option

How to Decide if Boarding is the Right Option

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Mike Buchanan (Head of Ashford School), Sid Inglis (Headmaster of Elstree School) and Marina Gardiner Legge (Headmistress of Heathfield School) help parents to decide whether boarding could be the right option for their children.
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35:22
How to Decipher Senior School Entrance

How to Decipher Senior School Entrance

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Ben Thomas (Headmaster of Thomas's Battersea) looks at the different school entry points (7/8/11/13+) and what to expect from each entrance assessment.
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26:49
How to Access Scholarships and Bursaries

How to Access Scholarships and Bursaries

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Susan Hamlyn (Director of the Good Schools Guide Education Consultants) and Ben Nicholls (Director of Social Responsibility at Charterhouse) offer guidance on what to look for when considering scholarships and bursaries.

All the talks were given as part of the Education Theatre Programme at the Independent Schools Show, 12-13 November 2016.