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As pupils hit their teens parental engagement in their education can often start to drop off – so we asked schools what they do to keep their family on board…

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What you need to know about equestrian art, and 7 works that will make your jaw drop

There’s no denying that horses are beautiful creatures, that is partly why equestrians are crazy about them, and why horses have been a popular subject of artwork for centuries. So if you’re looking to indulge your passion for horses through a more creative channel, treat someone who is mad about horses, or are perhaps looking for an equestrian-related investment that doesn’t require feeding, buying a statement piece of horse art could be for you…

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World Mental Health Day: Is Oxbridge right for you?

It seems fitting to me that World Mental Health Day coincides with the first couple of weeks of the Oxbridge Michaelmas term. It’s the start of a new academic year, with bright eyed, busy-tailed freshers flooding the tradition-filled streets and buildings of those academically-hallowed buildings, and I can guarantee they are already struggling, physically from hangover, and mentally from being in a hormonal and intellectual hot house.

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Kenya 7: Kenya’s bizarre expat regime

In this age where the battle for equal rights across race and gender is highly topical, particularly in the Western world, Britain’s colonial past has of course caused a few controversies.  Yet while the future of the statues of Cecil Rhodes, who has become the symbolic epitome of everything wrong with Britain’s colonial past, expats in Kenya appear oblivious to what all the fuss is about.

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