Halfway There

Well here we are, officially halfway through our academic year!  At this point it may be worth taking a minute to reflect on the year so far… What have been your strengths and achievements?Is there anything you think you could improve on for the rest of the year?  It’s not too late to pick up those resolutions you might have made at New Year! For some of you there may be the prospects of exams...

Tropical Week in Year 5!

It’s a bit chilly in the UK at the moment, but last week was Tropical Week in Year 5!  Here’s an insight to what they studied from their teacher, Mrs Buchanan; “In our Extreme Earth Geography topic, we looked at the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, and the storms that are created there. We learnt about the grades of tropical storm, and that hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are the same kind of storm, but have...

Spanish Speaking Club Update!

So today at Spanish speaking club we had the best turn out yet!  In each of our 2 groups (IGCSE and years 7-9) we spent well over 20 minutes talking animatedly in Spanish about our favourite bands and singers, the instruments we play and our general views on music.  Justin Bieber copped a bit of flak but how fantastic to hear about what music everyone listens to and plays in their free time.  We also...

It's not all work, work, work!

At Net School we believe that having time to pursue our hobbies and interests is just as important as our academic studies because it is enjoyable and beause it contributes to our lifelong learning.  We offer many extra curricular clubs at Net School, recent and current groups being chess and puzzles, coding, Spanish speaking and creative writing. Of course our students also have many exciting offline hobbies! Three of our students have shared their passions...

G'Day from Australia!

Net School provides our students not only with a first-class English education but also with the time and flexibility to pursue paths they might not be able to otherwise. One of our Year 7 students had the opportunity to travel to Australia with his family recently, here are some words from Caleb, “It’s amazing to be able to go where ever you want and to still be able to attend class. Even if you miss...

A levels with Net School from September 2018!

Why Study A Levels with Net School? At Net School we pride ourselves on offering student centred tuition. We are well aware that every student is different and our small class sizes coupled with our dedicated teachers and pastoral support means that each and every student is treated as an individual. Our staff are all experts in their fields and the quality of their teaching is excellent. This is demonstrated by the IGCSE results that...

New Year, New Outlook?

We are a week into our first term of 2018 - did you make any resolutions?  Have you broken any already?! It doesn’t have to be new year to make a fresh start: any day, any week and any lesson you can decide to change the way you work.  You might decide to be more efficient with doing your homework the day you get it or to look through lesson slides the evening before your...

Pastoral Support at Net School

Any positive learning environment should have the well-being of students at its’ heart, and Net School is no different.  We offer specialist pastoral support to all our students, which they can access on an individual basis, as much or as little as they like.  This includes access to an online weekly ‘drop-in’ session with Pastoral Tutor Chloë Bullock, in one of our virtual classrooms, where students can chat through any worries or get practical advice...