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Listicle: The 100 greatest novels of all time

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

At Waypoints, we are big fans of reading and reading lists!  Earlier this month, we were trawling the papers and stumbled on The Telegraph’s

Avoiding a repeat of the 2020 Exam Grading Debacle

Date Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2021

Controversial grading systems led to widespread anger and spectacular U-turns in last summer’s GCSE, A level and IB exams.  Amid protests from students, teachers

BESSA’s February Newsletter

Date Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2021

In this edition:
~ Happy Lunar New Year as we usher in the Year of the Ox!
~ The UK government’s Covid guidance and re-opening of

BESSA’s January Newsletter

Date Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2021

In this edition,
~ BESSA launches its “Ask the Head” series, interviewing top UK School Heads at Radley, Headington and St Swithun’s
~ Advice from Keystone

Opportunities in education arising out of the pandemic

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

In an article published by Absolutely Education, BESSA’s founder Stephanie Cheah discovers opportunities in education that have arisen out of the Covid-19 pandemic situation

Summer Reading Lists

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Why not use the last two weeks of the summer catching up on some reading? If you need inspiration on what to

BESSA Live: Meet top UK boarding schools from the comfort of your home

Date Posted: Saturday, June 20th, 2020

BESSA has moved online! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit schools in the UK this June… all from the comfort of your home.

COVID Series: Top Ten Tips to Boost Your Immunity and Beat the Virus

Date Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Case studies are showing that Covid-19 can be spread by asymptomatic carriers through our communities without us even knowing.  Without a vaccine or cure

COVID series: How will GCSEs and A levels in June 2020 be awarded?

Date Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Editor: This article was updated on 16 May 2020 with updated and more recent information.

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