Category: SATIPS

24 November 2020
Prep School Magazine celebrates 100th edition

Prep School Magazine is about to celebrate its 100th edition. Published by SATIPS in partnership with publishers John Catt Ltd, Prep School Magazine is published three times a year. Read by heads, bursars, governors and teaching staff in over 1500 UK independent prep schools, it is packed with articles and comment on best practice taking […]

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6 September 2020
The SATIPS Challenge

The 2021 SATIPS Challenge has been postponed from original planned dates until further notice due to the current situation. Please watch the website and SATIPS social media for further updates. We hope to still run the challenge this year at a slightly later date. An update on the 2020 SATIPS Challenge from Harry Paget and […]

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3 September 2020
A letter from SATIPS President Richard Tovey

Many months ago, before the Covid19 reared its head, I was approached to consider becoming President of SATIPS. Having been a career long supporter of this great organisation it took very little to persuade me to attempt to fill this honourable role. Why? Because I have always believed that its great strength is that it […]

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10 August 2020
How much screen time is too much?

The school holidays are well underway, and after several months of home learning for many, families are no stranger to screen time. But how much is too much? Online tutoring platform MyTutor has offered some advice for parents who are worried about their child’s screen time, so we are sharing it here in case it […]

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9 July 2020
SATIPS National Handwriting Competition

The results are in! Very many congratulations to all the schools and pupils who took part in the SATIPS National Handwriting Competition this year. The winning school is The Gleddings Preparatory School, Halifax, who will receive the SATIPS Nexus Shield. Joint runners-up are: St Cedd’s, Chelmsford and Beechwood Park, Hertfordshire. This year’s prize winners are: […]

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7 July 2020
In Praise of Common Entrance

An article for Prep School Magazine by Will Orr-Ewing… “Ah, yes, the formidable CE.” I was sitting opposite a family in a hotel conference room in Kuala Lumpur. They had never been to the UK before, needed help locating London on a map of the country, and their English was hesitant. Yet when it came […]

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2 July 2020
Newsletter from General Secretary Bill Ibbetson-Price

I have lost count of the occasions when people have said to me that we are living in interesting times! Very few of us will have experienced anything like the last three months, but I have always had faith in human resilience and the maxim ‘necessity is the mother of invention’ has certainly held true […]

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21 January 2020
SATIPS Art Exhibition 2020

The Royal Masonic School, Rickmansworth  April 25th – 28th. This is an ideal opportunity for member schools to exhibit up to eight pieces of pupils’ work selected from Years 3-8. The art will be on show in Cadogan House for different groups from 25th to 28th April 2020. The exhibition will be officially opened in […]

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