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Winners Of The 'Thinking Beyond The Curriculum' Award

Published by Dean Close Preparatory School on Friday 22nd of September 2023

We are delighted to announce that Dean Close Schools have won the esteemed 'Thinking Beyond the Curriculum Award' at the Talk Education Awards 2023 for Innovation in Education.


Dean Close has once again underscored its dedication to pioneering innovation and progressive educational methodologies, and are delighted to be acknowledged with such an honour. The school's endeavors in championing the Skills Lab initiative and the introduction of a fresh Saturday curriculum within the prep school captured the attention of the discerning Talk Education Awards panel, culminating in this significant accolade.


Talk Education, a highly influential platform in the realm of education, aimed to identify institutions at the vanguard of novel ideas and initiatives. Departing from the conventional award categories, they set out to spotlight educational establishments leading the way with imaginative solutions. Dean Close's unwavering commitment to enriching the learning experience through innovative programs seamlessly aligned with the awards' overarching vision.


The Skills Lab initiative at Dean Close School has played a pivotal role in nurturing students' critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and practical skills, effectively equipping them to meet the challenges of the future. The introduction of a Saturday curriculum within Dean Close Prep School further underscores the institution's steadfast commitment to holistic development and ongoing enhancement.


Teddy Wolstenholme, the Editorial Director of Talk Education, conveyed his elation in selecting Dean Close as the recipient of the 'Thinking Beyond the Curriculum Award.' He lavished praise on the school's endeavors, remarking, "We were genuinely impressed by your Skills Lab initiative, along with your innovative Saturday curriculum within the prep school, and we are absolutely thrilled to be able to join in the celebration of these achievements."


This accolade stands as a resounding testament to Dean Close's resolute dedication to nurturing innovation and fostering excellence in the realm of education. The school's leadership, faculty, and student body can take immense pride in their unwavering commitment to shaping a brighter future through education.


Dean Close is now poised to revel in this accomplishment and steadfastly continue its journey of educational innovation.

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