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BrainCanDo & Queen Anne’s School feature in Absolutely Education

BrainCanDo and Queen Anne’s School features in Absolutely Education in its Hong Kong and UK editions. Mrs Harrington, founder of BrainCanDo,  was featured talking about the role of neuroscience in understanding teenage behaviour and how, at Queen Anne’s, we encourage our staff and girls to understand the teenage brain, how they work and why they […]

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Queen Anne’s School & BrainCanDo Win TES Award for ‘Outstanding Post-16 Innovative Provision’ in a Secondary School

Queen Anne’s School has won the 2016 TES Independent Schools Award for ‘outstanding post-16 innovative provision’ for its new sixth-form centre which was designed to fulfil the philosophy behind its BrainCanDo educational neuroscience project. Found by the judges to be ‘A superb project to help pupils bridge the gap between being a child and an […]

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Performing Under Stress with Charlotte Tomlinson

Queen Anne’s School L5 (Year 10)  Music GCSE students were given a wonderful opportunity recently to learn about performance under stress by professional pianist and performance coach Charlotte Tomlinson. They were introduced to a number of different topics, including information about nerves, how to manage them, how they show themselves, and how to understand how […]

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BrainCanDo: Music is Instrumental Conference

A Day Exploring Music and Learning On Tuesday 14 June 2016, BrainCanDo hosted its second annual conference at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, a stunning venue in Central London. The day was targeted at Music and Psychology professionals as we explored music and learning, more specifically what happens to our brain when we create music.   It […]

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BrainCanDo Workshops Helping to Ward Off Exam Stress

On Sunday 17 April 2016, the BrainCanDo programme featured prominently in The Sunday Times in an article discussing the effectiveness of attempting to control the inevitable stress and anxiety that surrounds exam season via some of the techniques that have been embedded into the culture of Queen Anne’s School. It is no wonder that in […]