The importance of music in schools

Nearly everyone enjoys music, whether by listening to it, singing, or playing an instrument. Read on to learn why music education is so important, and how it offers benefits even beyond itself. 1. Musical training helps develop language and reasoning: Students who have early musical training will develop the areas …

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Claire goes to The Surrey Hills Forest School Open Morning

I feel so privileged to have been a spectator of such an organic project from start to finish. As I mentioned a few months ago I used to work with Lee, and he had a dream of one day running his very own Outdoor Pre-school. Today that dream is a …

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Trinity School pupils no longer lost for words!

On Monday 18th November 2019, Leatherhead Rotary Club was delighted to present around 50 copies of the Usborne Illustrated Dictionary to Year 6 pupils at Leatherhead Trinity School to assist them with their studies during their final year at the school as well as their future secondary education. ‘Dictionary 4 …

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Defend yourself from being the victim of a scam!

Scam Prevention and Fraud A very informative and useful seminar was held at Milner House Care home last Tuesday afternoon – giving guests a better understanding of scams and fraud prevention. Roy Booth Milner House Customer Relations Manager,  for the home and ‘Scam Champion’ presented the information in the home …

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Host Families needed in Godalming and Farncombe

UK2Learn are an international education company based in Surrey and they are looking for host families in the Farncombe and Godalming area to host a group of 14/15 year old Spanish students. The students will be studying at Broadwater School for three weeks this autumn from Sunday 23rd September – Monday …

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Surrey Hills Forest School

Surrey Hills Forest School A good number of years ago I worked alongside Lee for 3 years at a pre-school in Guildford, and in that time we both tried to get as many qualifications under our belts as we could. Lee was always very vocal about the end goal for …

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Is home-schooling right for my child and my family?

As the end of the school year approaches, many parents will be wondering if their children’s education is on the right path. Might they be happier and do better with home schooling? It’s an enormous step to take, but former primary school teacher Catherine Lynch of PlanBee knows the advantages …

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Citizens Advice can help you to apply for Universal Credit to help with your living and housing costs

Don’t know how to apply for Universal Credit to help with your living and housing costs? Citizens Advice can help you with your initial online claim. Alex* contacted Citizens Advice in distress because she didn’t know how to start making a claim for Universal Credit (UC) and was worried that …

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“I don’t want to go to school” – every parent’s nightmare

”I don’t want to go to school today.” These are the words that every parent dreads hearing, especially in the fraught chaos that usually accompanies the morning routine of most families, says Paul Crisell, acting headmaster of Barrow Hills School in Witley, nr Godalming. But before the panic sets in, …

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