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'Mind and Matter' the MHS Blog

Welcome to the MHS Blog - a little corner of the digital world where teachers and children are able to share what they are thinking about each month.  Everyone has a view, an idea and a story to tell so in a busy world of work and play, 'Mind and Matter' is a special place where  hopefully we all get a chance to listen and be heard ...

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  • It's a Frame of Mind ...

    Published 11/10/18

    Year 2 Teacher, Kate Herbert ponders the role of schools in promoting positive mental health ...

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  • Let's go Outside...

    Published 01/10/18

    Head of Year 3 and 4, Sarah Dodds reflects on the myriad of learning opportunities in the great outdoors ...

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  • On the Subject of Maths... by Brian Judd

    Published 06/09/18

    The Wealden Times asks Head of Mathematics, Brian Judd why so many children are put off Maths so young and what teachers can do to help.  

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  • Fortune Favours the Brave

    Published 01/05/18

    Head of Year 3 and 4,  Sarah Dodds ponders the role of schools in encouraging girls to be braver ...

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  • The Life Scientific ...

    Published 21/03/18

    Mr Payne-Cook reflects on a week of wonder at the MHS Science Festival ...

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  • Another Date for the Diary?

    Published 15/03/18

    History teacher, Claire Searle asks if commemorations could sometimes be missed learning opportunities. ..

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  • I Did It My Way 

    Published 20/02/18

    Head of Pre-Prep, Rebecca Reid explains what can happen when children are in charge...

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  • Passing the Test of Time

    Published 10/01/18

    Head of Year 5 and 6, Jessica Andrews, believes that when children are happy, they are capable of so much more in the classroom ...

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  • Two Sides to Every Story ...

    Published 18/10/17

    The Middle East, a war ground littered with civil wars and rebellions. Or the perfect walking holiday for you and your friend?  Following adventurer, Leon McCarron's recent Outreach Lecture at MHS,  one of our Year 8 pupils reacts to this heart warming tale from a far away land ....

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  • diu vivere Latine! 

    Published 12/10/17

    Tina Budd argues the case for Latin on every school curriculum ...

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  • A Walk on the Weald Side

    Published 11/09/17

    Having walked to Bodiam Castle from Marlborough House our School Secretary, Margaret McTrusty  pauses for thought ...

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  • With Music in Mind

    Published 17/08/17

    MHS Director of Music, Diane Day, explains  the role of Music in helping children to achieve their potential in the classroom ...

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