BrainCanDo: Dyslexia Symposium

Join BrainCanDo on Thursday 12 October at Queen Anne’s to hear Professor John Stein’s ‘Wobbles, Warbles, and Fish – the neural basis of Dyslexia’ talk.

Students Visit the Reading University Neuroscience Centre

Yesterday was an exciting day for multiple Queen Anne’s students as they visited Reading University’s research centre. This is all part of opting in to our BrainCanDo research project investigating the dynamics of pupil interactions and the spread of motivation through peer groups.

How Can Music Make You Smart?

The benefits of active music – playing a musical instrument or singing – and seeing the positive results of practice have been shown to have a link to academic performance and could have implications for future teaching interventions. Results from a new research project indicate that there is a chain of relationships that connect academic […]

Queen Anne's Feature In the Independent School Parent Magazine

An article, written by Queen Anne’s Headmistress, Mrs Julia Harrington, features in the Independent School Parent Magazine. The article, “How the Teenage Brain Behaves”, focuses on the BrainCanDo research that the school is undertaking alongside Goldsmiths and Oxford Universities, helping teenage pupils understand why they feel and behave the way they do. Click here to […]

Music Lessons With A Difference

At the start of the Trinity Term, we were delighted to welcome ITV Meridian to Queen Anne’s to film a short news piece with our pupils, following our articles in The Sunday Times. The news piece focused on how our teaching staff use music within lessons to effectively harness the girls’ knowledge, in order to […]

Queen Anne's Feature Twice In The Sunday Times

Following on from the success of our BrainCanDo Conferences in March, we are delighted to announce that Queen Anne’s have been featured in last weekend’s edition of The Sunday Times, not once but twice! The first article, “Let it rock, girls, and fine-tune your learning”, focuses on the innovative ways that our pupils use music […]