It has been an honour to serve as the sixth Head of The Abbey School.
It seems quite remarkable that we are already 20 years out into the 21st century. What does this mean for our girls and indeed education in general?
In a busy world where multi-tasking is normal, it’s good to take time to ‘single-task’ too.
Read the Head's reflections on the recent HMC conference and the importance of being passionate about your subject, whatever you teach.
Read the Head's latest reflections about her weekend dropping her daughter at university for the first time.
This summer my daughter and I undertook our second road trip together, making the seven-hour drive up to the Lake District. For this Jess had prepared a playlist.
Having come from a family of engineers, my father among them, I have huge respect and support for what I sometimes think is a misunderstood opportunity.
Read the Head's reflections on the recent research from Cambridge neuroscientists on the age at which the brain matures.
The issue of universities offering unconditional offers is not going to go away anytime soon, especially in light of the latest research from UCAS which shows that some institutions are making up to 84 percent of their offers unconditional.
At the recent Girls’ School Association conference Professor Lord Robert Winston of Imperial College London gave a fabulous presentation. Amongst other things he explored the importance of scientific literacy and intellectual creativity.