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  • SAM

    “Bryanston Square helped us realise what we didn’t know we wanted.”

    Sister Anne Marie Niblock – Notre Dame RC Secondary Girls’ School

  • "Unlock helped me become more confident, more positive about my future and reaching my goals"

    “I’ve learnt that I can do stuff on my own without having to rely on others. Now I can even be the leader of a group, instead of saying ‘I don’t know what to do!”

    Unlock student, year 9

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    “Bryanston Square gave the students the first taste of success.”

    Headteacher, London

  • Photos of Don valley School BSF discussion for Lauren Haslehurst

    “This programme has been pushing me, helping me to get better with my fears and my confidence.”

    Unlock student, Year 8

Our blog

Manor Fields Challenge Day (16)

Jen’s reflection: Giving students freedom and trust

The other day I found myself discussing the detailed timing of a particularly long Unlock session we were preparing to run for a new school. Before I realised it, we were allocating activities to 10 or 20 minute slots. Whilst I understood that this planning would help us deliver what we needed to cover during […]

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Jen’s thoughts on Summer Schools

        As the weather starts to get warmer and it feels like summer is finally arriving, once again I find myself amazed that another academic year is almost over.  The exam period is creeping up and along with it comes a sense of tension and anticipation.  Before we know it it’ll be […]

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Jen’s reflections: ‘challenging’ students – what do we really mean?

In an earlier blog I touched upon challenging students. Schools give us their ‘challenging’ students to work with all the time.  But what do we really mean by ‘challenging’?  Is it becoming an overused (or too readily used) word to describe someone who can behave in a way that is not accepted in the situation […]

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TEDx Vilnius

Marcus’ reflection: Do we give students enough?

A couple of weeks ago I found myself giving the opening keynote at the Association of Graduate Recruiters development conference as a TEDx style talk (ie around 18 minutes).  Held in London and at a rather swish conference centre there were about 200 delegates.   It was all about how one develops the skills in […]

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