Future Schools Trust Blog

Welcome to the Future Schools Trust blog page. Within this blog we aim to address the many different issues and problems surrounding the education sector. We wish to offer our views on topics whilst also explaining how we handle various complex issues within our Trust and schools.

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  • Published 20/04/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    Developing Resilience

    Life is full of challenges and whoever said that schooldays are the happiest days of your life wasn’t wrong – although most teens of today wouldn’t agree.
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  • Published 13/04/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    Careers of Tomorrow

    It’s well-documented that the majority of future jobs will be maths and science based.
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  • Published 23/03/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    Smart Phones and Sleep Deprivation

    Much research is going on to investigate the impact of smart phone technology on pupils’ wellbeing.
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  • Published 16/03/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    STEM

    It’s a daunting thought that the UK needs 100,000 new graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects every year until 2020 to maintain the current employment numbers – let alone expand upon them.
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  • Published 02/03/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    What Universities Want

    Future Schools Trust has been celebrating the fact that a record number of students from its Cornwallis Academy have applied to university this year – some of them to Russell Group universities too.
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  • Published 22/02/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    Children's Mental Health

    This month (FEB) we witnessed Children’s Mental Health Week 2018.
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  • Published 26/01/18, by Jamie Fitzgerald
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    Smartphones and Addiction 

    At Future Schools Trust, we embrace technology. Indeed, Cornwallis was at the forefront of the laptop revolution, when pupils starting in Y7 were given their own personal PC to assist with their research and studies – the first school in Maidstone to do so. However, advances in technology h...
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