How schools are making lessons relevant

Many of today’s independent schools are using cutting edge technology and other techniques to make lessons relevant to contemporary life.

The Telegraph, 6 April 2015  reports on how Malvern St James Girls’ School students who are studying for public exams have been challenged with current-day tasks such as designing a car and developing a business plan.

At Putney High  girls from Year 4 onwards are able to use an iPad in what is a movement to make sure students have up-to-date technology and adopt innovative ways of using it.

Meanwhile the ‘4D room’ at Croydon High School in Surrey brings together light, sound and projection in a total immersion experience that transports students to a variety of times and places, enabling them to inhabit the world of their latest novel.

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