I have taught at university for almost a decade now, and yet I still recall my first seminar. I was teaching in the English department, on the first-year...

How do you get boys to read? It’s a difficult question, and there isn’t an immediate answer. In the face of fierce competition from tablet games, consoles,...

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! That’s certainly the view of most teachers and educators. Everyone can see that the majority of children play games, and indeed, obsess over...

English is often criticised as a degree choice. Accused of failing to teach transferable skills that will benefit students when they are searching for a...

 

 

 

 

 

I used to love going to school. I loved to glide across fresh white paper like newly-fallen snow. I...

I was home-schooled until I was almost eight, and I really cannot emphasise enough what a positive...

We’re big fans of the National Geographic magazines here at Winterwood, and advise all our students...

  A common creative writing task on all entrance exams, is to write a short story or descriptive...