HMC Blog

Shche ne vmerla Ukrainas

28 February 2022

It was Martin Luther King who reminded us that whilst the arc of the moral universe is long, it bends towards justice. Throughout history that trajectory has rarely been uninterrupted… Find out more

Game on

7 February 2022

‘When they go low we go high’ has become an overused catchphrase, and I certainly don’t mean to try to take moral high ground in the latest attacks on independent… Find out more

The reform of assessment

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19 November 2021

At the height of the Blitz in 1941 a group of civil servants from the Board of Education gathered to write a blueprint for education after the war. Known to… Find out more

What goes up but never comes down?

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18 August 2021

This timeless childhood riddle is still circulating around school playgrounds, and the answer remains the same – your age.  A variant of this riddle appears every August amongst media commentators,… Find out more

HMC: Better results

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12 July 2021

As students, parents and teachers anticipate some hard-won grades this year, there is a general expectation that we will have much to celebrate. The causes of improved results are not… Find out more