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Empowering Young Minds: Setting Expectations for Success

Kieran Murphy | 1st March 2024

For the past two weeks I have had the privilege of working with nearly 70 6th form students as we've delivered a project to over 450 primary children equipping them to manage their emotions. I had high expectations of these sixth formers, they not only met these, but exceeded them. This got me thinking: A small sapling planted in fertile soil.

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In case of a global pandemic, break glass

Elizabeth Feltoe | 12th June 2020

Sam Hankin, Head of Computing at The Priory School in Hitchin, tells Phase how the school has adapted to home learning for studentsTwo weeks before Boris Johnson announced UK schools were to close indefinitely The Priory School had already begun to prepare for the worst-case scenario, along with pretty much every school across the country. We had p

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Grow Workshops

Emily Croucher | 27th March 2020

Guest blog from Olivia Truscott, a sixth form volunteer for Grow. Over the past term, we have started a year 5 workshop series called Grow, looking at building resilience, understanding emotions, and managing change and disappointment. We have had an amazing team of 6th form students from local Hitchin schools volunteering to help us run these work

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6th form survival

Sasha Austin-Seade | 17th August 2018

In the first week of July, we delivered sessions as part of the taster week for the Hitchin 6th Form Consortium. This article is a quick recap of some of the key points to help on the journey. We know that all of you haven’t moved on to 6th form so we thought we’d share it with you as we think they are a really good place to start building new rou

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6th form Introduction days

Paul Harris | 1st October 2015

It was an instant start to the school year as we were in Hitchin Girls' School straight away at the beginning of term this year helping lead some Introduction days for year 12 students and then year 13 the following day. With year 12 it was all about them getting to know each other, build relationships and helping them think about what they want to

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