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Character Strengths in Education I was approached last week by a student who was looking to take an extra qualification to boost their university application. We discussed about their current subjects and how to demonstrate to universities that they are passionate about their subject and are much more than a set of grades. The student...
How to help your child manage their feelings and build resilience using Emotion Coaching How to become your child’s Emotional Coach? Children experience a wide range of emotions as they move through life, it can be challenging as a parent to know how best to help children through these emotions. Would you like to learn...
Positive Education = Positive Living Positive Education is not just a curriculum, a method of teaching & learning, it is in, the fact a way of life. This research-driven, evidence-based, approach is based on the development of human values, competencies, character strengths, and social/emotional well-being as being an integral part of a child’s learning and...
Off to the Races: Musings on the University Rankings system And we are off to the races again…. The college application cycle Fall 2022 has started.  We spend a lot of time having students identify which universities they want to go to, and inevitably, students and their parents turn to the university rankings when making decisions about where to apply.  ...
Supporting our children in finding purpose & meaning “Who am I?” and “What do I want to be when I grow up?” may be two of the most commonly asked questions of our children from when they begin to communicate with the world. And the answer can be complicated and change often as children grow...
Listening to be understood! Healthy communication is a two-way street – it takes active listening and using the right “language”. In today’s world of diversity and cultural differences connecting to others can become the deciding factor on whether your child has positive relationships with the people around them. Research has identified five main ways that...
Yeah, We Said That Last week, an interview panel and myself finished well over 60 mock job interviews for our graduating seniors.   I called it the “gift they’d appreciate later”.   They probably called it something else.   Hopefully something nice. The set up was easy:  have a CV, Cover Letter and mock job advert at the...
Are you familiar with the Career Rainbow? Oh to be young again! Place yourself on the Career Rainbow as a 15-year old and there you are, in the Age of Exploration: this critical time in a young person’s life when you begin to make choices about future direction. The Rainbow is the spectrum, the continuum...
Sunmarke School is recognised for its commitment to helping pupils stay safe online – again  Sunmarke School has been re-accredited a National Online Safety Certified School Sunmarke School has successfully completed a comprehensive online safety training programme for 2020-21, demonstrating its commitment to keeping children and young people safe online. The British A Level and IB...
Back To School – We Are Safe, Secure & Ready For You! We are eager and excited to welcome all our students back for the new Academic Year 2020-21. Over the past few weeks, Sunmarke School has implemented strict health and safety policies and procedures in line with the health guidelines laid down by the...
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