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Coronavirus – why the subjects we learn at school are so important: a blog for the pupils

2020-05-12 | General

This message is about the power of education and the impact that knowledge and skilled workers have had over the course of history. 100 years ago, the world was coming out of a pandemic known as the S...

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Solefield School, where it is "cool to be kind"

2020-04-20 | General

Our aim at Solefield is to nurture kind, honest, gentle young men with good manners and a strong sense of integrity. Our recent ISI report found that, “pupils have a strong understanding of mora...

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Why do we have a Fictional Reading Initiative at Solefield?

2020-04-13 | Academic

At Solefield, as well as having many instances where older children read with younger ones, a wonderful Book Week, visiting authors, reading cinemas, competitions and our fabulous library, we encourag...

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Northern Lights: 11 lessons we can take from Finnish schools

2020-04-06 | Academic

At this time of adapting our teaching and learning at Solefield to take our curriculum online, it pays to think about what really matters in education. In Finland, schools manage to get high achieveme...

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8 reasons why we teach Latin at Solefield

2020-04-03 | Academic

I have spent some time over “lockdown” teaching my daughters some rudimentary Latin. Like the vast majority of school pupils in 2020, they would not ordinarily get to learn it at school. W...

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Connected Learning for Parents

2020-03-25 | Academic

As we enter the second day of “lockdown”, I thought it might be useful for us to reflect on the best ways to help our young people through the strange and uncertain weeks ahead. Don&...

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Solefield Receives Outstanding ISI Inspection Report

2020-01-30 | General

The Independent Schools Inspectorate visited Solefield in December when Christmas preparations were in full swing. We received the top grades of 'Excellent' for both Pupils’ Achieve...

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Solefield Rugby Draw 2020

2020-01-24 | General

Click below to view the draw for the U11 Rugby Tournament on Saturday 1st February 2020 to see which teams are playing. All welcome - we would love to see as many of our Solefield families as poss...

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Solefield Art Exhibition

2020-01-16 | Art

Art Exhibition - 31st January, 6-8pm - All Welcome We're excited about our forthcoming Whole School Art Exhibition on Friday 31st January. The event will be held in our atrium and will be a cel...

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Remembrance Service

2019-11-11 | General

The whole school took part in a very poignant Remembrance Day service to remember those who have died for us to live in peace. Each one of our Year 8 boys read appropriate poetry before we held a two-...

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