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“Flexi-boarding means I get the best of both worlds”

Flexi-boarding has become a modern solution to striking the perfect school/home balance for many pupils over recent years. In providing a behind-the-scenes look at all boarding options across Oakham School, Form 5 (Year 11) pupil Eric has shared his story of becoming a flexi-boarder in the latest Boarding Bios interview.

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“Boarding here is giving me so many experiences I never would’ve had back home in Nigeria”

Oakham School is providing a behind-the-scenes look at a UK boarding school with its interview series, The Boarding Bios.

Iwinosa, Form 3, joined this academic year having previously been at school in her home country of Nigeria. Whilst boarding wasn’t a new concept to her, there were many changes for her to adapt to when she moved to Oakham School.

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The evolution of the school dinner: How Oakham’s Catering team feed up to 1,500 mouths a day

Since it was first introduced in the UK in 1906, the school dinner has played an important part in the school day for a long time, with many children and adults across the UK remembering theirs well.  

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The Teenage Brain: Understanding Mental Health, Navigating Adolescence and Self-Regulating Emotions

Scientific understanding about how the brain rewires during the teenage years and the implications for that on how teenagers think, learn and function has come on in leaps and bounds over the last 10 years or so - though there is still so much we don’t completely understand.

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Crafting a political essay: how FOSIL has helped

In the lead up to Friday’s Tes Awards evening, where FOSIL and the FOSIL Group have been shortlisted for the ‘Strategic Education Award Initiative’, Joseph Sanders, teacher of Politics, gives an insight into how FOSIL has been used to help Oakahamians craft their political essays to satisfy the success criteria of the exam board

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Uncovering FOSIL ahead of the Tes Awards night

In the lead up to Friday’s Tes Awards evening, where FOSIL and the FOSIL Group have been shortlisted for the ‘Strategic Education Award Initiative’, this week we’ll be uncovering FOSIL for those who want to know more, as well as showcasing and celebrating its developments and successes that have led to this exciting award shortlisting.

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