21st September 2023
The Evening Standard recently published an article featuring our very own Head of Sixth Form, Mr Ian Peel. They compare the differences between Sixth Form in both the state and independent sector and the pros and cons of each. Naturally, Mr Peel, championed the King Edward’s Witley approach and highlighted the many advantages and opportunities available at our Sixth Form.
“I think parents are realising that if their kids are smart, they will still get top grades regardless, and they want that more holistic approach,” he says. “With such small classes we can differentiate the curriculum to ensure those kids are stretched. Conversely we still love the kid who gets three Cs, especially when, for that child, it is a massive triumph. We just don’t care about the graph; it’s not how we think.” – Mr Ian Peel.
You can read the full article here.