Winning at Sport – 17.7.18

  With the Football World Cup and Wimbledon just finished, one could forgive sports fans for being couch potatoes over the past couple of weeks. During the early part of the World Cup there were up to three matches a day for the true football fanatic to enjoy. As the stakes got higher (knockout stages)…

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How do you start your day? 21.06.18

How do you start your day? Every morning I take our dog Dexter out for a walk at 6.30am into the Dorset countryside. Knighton is surrounded by fields of cows and sheep as well as acres of agricultural crops in every direction. There are a number of favourite walks depending on the mood and whether…

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Knowledge v Skills at school 10.4.18

Listening to the radio recently, there was a discussion about Spotify and how people who are signed up to it don’t need to have significant musical knowledge because they can simply ask Spotify to search for the particular track they want to listen to. Nothing wrong with this; that’s the beauty and convenience of Spotify…

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Guest Blog – Miss Charlotte Weatherley – from ISC website

This blog was published on 5th April 2018 on the Independent Schools Council Website   https://www.isc.co.uk/media-enquiries/isc-blogs/emotions-in-fiction/   Does children’s fiction cover all emotions and are young adults convinced by the written portrayal?   Charlotte Weatherley, assistant head at Knighton House School, discusses her debate with pupils about the range of emotions covered in children’s fiction and…

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End of term blog – March 2018

I look back at the past eleven weeks and simply wonder how the children fit it all in and do it so well!  When I started to think about writing this close to the end of the Spring term, I thought about some of the amazing feedback we have received recently from parents, the children and reviewers.  Like all good businesses,…

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Why choose Knighton? – 22/02/2018

Why choose Knighton? “It’s a place where my daughter can enjoy her childhood without sacrificing a first class education and where she can get a first class education without sacrificing her childhood” A parent. Having just returned from exhibiting at the Boarding Schools Fair for services families at Shrivenham on Tuesday and being reviewed for…

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