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Marion Bennathan Obituary

Marion Bennathan Obituary

Marion Bennathan, a revered educational psychologist and former colleague of mine, passed away at the age of 90. She was a staunch advocate for nurture groups in schools, which were designed by psychologists to support vulnerable children and help them …

School Sixth Forms: An Outdated Luxury

School Sixth Forms: An Outdated Luxury

English education has long revered the sixth form, dating back to Thomas Arnold’s decision to entrust sixth formers with the running of Rugby School. The value of sixth forms was reiterated in the 1938 report on secondary education by Sir …