Charlotte Avery, Headmistress of St Mary’s School, Cambridge, and GSA President, reflects on a study highlighting how children as young as six can be influenced by stereotypes such as the idea that brilliance or giftedness is more common in men.
'Schools need to redouble their efforts to deliver some "tough love" early so that pupils can develop into confident and resilient young people'
Hilary French, Headmistress of Newcastle High School for Girls, considers the issues of a recent report which states more can be done to prepare young people for university.
Robin Wilson, Head of Sixth Form at The Queen’s School, Chester, outlines approaches schools can take to enable pupils to thrive when they go on to university.
Preparing students for university is not just about finding the right course and producing a good application
Alastair Dougall Head of Sixth Form at Godolphin School, argues it is vital that students are taught to rise to the challenges of university life with resilience and self-confidence.
Charlotte Avery, Headmistress at St Mary's Cambridge, responds to recent reports that new students are 'unprepared for university' and details what her school is doing to better equip students for life beyond school.