A group of Lead Teachers outside the Centre

  • Seeing Red 20 Apr 18

    The thing to appreciate about Sri Lanka is that, while it’s not very big, every journey is of epic proportions. A few kilometres might not sound like much, but on the country’s crowded roads... Read More

  • Look at Life: Adult Friendships 20 Apr 18

    When we were younger, friendships blossomed from a combination of proximity (living on the same street, being in the same class at school) and shared interests (going to ballet lessons, supporting the... Read More

  • Look At Life: Politically Incorrect Entertainment 6 Apr 18

    Bingeing on old 'Friends' episodes recently, I came across the one where Chandler’s colleagues assume he is gay, to his abject discomfort. It’s a typically comic set-up, which devoted fans will... Read More

  • Record Scholarships Achieved At Edge Grove School 27 Mar 18

    The senior school scholarships were awarded across many disciplines from major and all-rounder scholarships, to major academic, sports, drama, arts, music and a number of specialised scholarship... Read More

  • Look at Life: Giving Birth 23 Mar 18

    My first-born arrived six weeks early. I hadn’t even started my maternity leave. No coffee catch-ups with friends, or indulgent me-time. No last minute knitting. A few strange twinges meant I’d... Read More

  • Look At Life: Mothers-in-Law 9 Mar 18

    The jokes just keep on coming… ‘Do you know the punishment for bigamy? Two mothers-in-law...’ My mother-in-law and I were happy for twenty years – then we met each other...’ ‘My... Read More

  • Success at Charlotte House 26 Feb 18

    This year’s cohort has secured highly sought after places at schools including Wycombe Abbey, St Helen’s School, St Margaret’s School, Royal Masonic School, St Albans High School for Girls... Read More

  • Solving Sibling Strife 23 Feb 18

    ‘Hair ripped out and left in clumps like tumbleweed on the kitchen floor. A snail, stamped on in malice because Fiona had adopted it as a pet. After 16 years of sharing a house with my warring son... Read More

  • Scholarship Savvy 23 Feb 18

    Financial aid is on offer to standout individuals who have unusual talents or are keen to make a real difference in the world. European-funding-guide.eu, a European social start-up, is collaborating... Read More

  • Look at Life: Growing Up 23 Feb 18

    I’m an adult. I mean, of course I am. I’m 31, for crying out loud. I vote. I have a mortgage, a full time job. I pay taxes. I’m married. I spent last Saturday evening looking at Ikea... Read More

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