24/06/2015

This week's highlights

Trio wins at TeenTech.
Congratulations to Jack, Laurence and Connor who have just won the Infrastucture category at the 2015 TeenTech awards. A brilliant win with a great concept.We will be featuring them in more detail in the next edition of Personal Best.

Park House win at TeenTech

Annual Art Exhibition
At last week's Annual Art Exhibition we enjoyed a much higher than expected turnout. Thank you to everyone who came along. Many of the visitors commented that they were amazed at the quality and diversity of the work. We will, of course, feature some of the great art and design in the next edition of Personal Best.

Art Exhibition 2015

Government think-tank on Character Education includes Park House Case Study
Our approach to Character Education and the promotion of vales-focused learning has been featured as a case study in the influential Report prepared for the Department for Education and Birmingham University Jubilee Centre for Character Education by leading cross-party think-tank Demos. www.demos.co.uk/files/476_1505_characternation_web.pdf#page=71

National Educational Excellence Award
On Thursday evening we received the national State-Independent School Partnership Award for our work with St.Gabriel's at the Education Excellence Awards at Wellington College. Alun Jones, Principal at St.Gabriel's, and Mr Peaple are delighted that this prestigious award reflects the benefits that our collaborative approach provides for our students both within and beyond the curriculum. It was an added bonus to be presented with the award by the legendary Johnny Ball, who we also hope will now provide a Mathematics Masterclass for our schools!

Alun Jones and Derek Peaple with Johnny Ball

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