They’ll remember them decades on. Our Teachers. After parents, they’re probably the most influential people in any young person’s life. They’ve committed their time to encouraging, growing, and transforming the children you entrust to them – at whatever stage: Little or large.
At St Andrew’s College, we believe building character is just as important as developing intellect. Head of Positive Education and Well-being, Kerry Larby, discusses how students at St Andrew’s are supported to flourish, be who they are, and feel a sense of purpose and belonging, in a safe, engaging learning environment.
In a world where technology continues to be a force for change, students at St Andrew’s College are being prepared to control and create future technology, rather than simply being users of it. Head of Innovation and Information Services, Wilj Dekkers, discusses the ways in which students are learning to collaborate, share ideas, and work in teams, to create exciting digital products.
Assistant Head of Secondary School, Helaina Coote, explains how St Andrew’s College is harnessing the increasing body of research into what makes teaching and learning effective. With a diverse curriculum and programmes, and excellent support systems in place, students at St Andrew’s are able to maximise their learning potential, while maintaining a sense of belonging and purpose.
Sport is an integral part of life at St Andrew’s College. High Performance Sports Director, Rod McIntosh, explains how the College’s leading-edge, holistic programmes help our young sportspeople and athletes to be the best they can be, support their health and well-being, and develop character traits and strengths they will have for life.
Learning Enrichment is a key part of the programme in the St Andrew’s College Preparatory School, which provides students with opportunities outside the normal curriculum to find their creative talents and passions. Head of Learning Enrichment, Kelly McBride, discusses how students are encouraged and supported to give new things a try, in a fun environment where they feel confident, secure and happy.
The Music Department at St Andrew’s College supports the interests of all young musicians, with all genres equally respected and resourced. Head of Music, Duncan Ferguson, discusses how individual programmes, state-of-the-art music suites and recording studio, and the use of exciting technologies and innovative teaching programmes at St Andrew’s, helps students to reach their full potential.