Prep at Oakham School: Some of what the pupils think…

At my daughter’s primary school recently they carried out a survey into homework and perceptions of it by staff, teachers and students. The results were revealing and policies and practice have been adapted as a result. Inspired by this I ran a very informal (and admittedly unscientific) investigation of my own with upper school classes …

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The role of the maligned mobile in learning

A provocative look at a controversial topic… How many of you mark or plan lessons with a mobile phone nearby? Whether it is on hand for emergencies, research or just light relief, many adults are comfortable having their devices available whilst working. At Oakham, F4 and younger students are not allowed to bring phones to …

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