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Kestrel, in partnership with the University of Exeter,

is the only UK organisation offering a whole-school approach to the teaching of thinking.

Read Exeter University’s study into the impact of a whole-school approach here.


A Whole-School Approach to the Teaching of Thinking

Kestrel is a founding partner of
Thinking Schools International

  • Our work has expanded internationally and for more information about a whole school approach to the teaching of thinking, for both UK and overseas organisations, please visit our partner website

Our International Thinking Skills Conference will take place on
Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th June 2017 at
Alexandra House Conference Centre, Swindon.  
Further details will be released shortly. Contact us for further information.
See the photo montage from the 2016 conference and a sample programme here.

  • Teaching Opportunities at Amnuay Silpa School, Bangkok (Asia's first Accredited Thinking School). Amnuay Silpa is the leading bilingual school in Thailand. Providing high quality education to over 1000 pupils aged 3-18, Amnuay Silpa is an exciting and dynamic place to teach. For more information regarding the latest teaching opportunities please click here
  • Growing Thinking Students in Thinking Schools LumiBook - A UNIQUE and ESSENTIAL resource- produced on the award winning cloud platform (LumiBook) this multi-media resource contains everything you need to know to become a Thinking School ..indivdual licence only £40.00 or £799.00 for a school-wide licence....Order resource and find out more
  • *Thinking School Accreditation* Congratulations to the following schools on recently gaining Thinking School Accreditation from the University of Exeter
    - Portsmouth Academy for Girls
    - The James Hornsby School, Basildon
    - St. James Catholic Primary School, Twickenham
    - Danescourt Primary School, Cardiff
    - Whiteheath Infant & Nursery School,Ruislip (re-accredited)
    and the following schools have recently achieved ADVANCED Thinking School Accreditation
    - Barbara Priestman Academy, Sunderland
    - The Rochester Grammar School (re-accredited)
    - Sedgefield Community College, Co. Durham
    - Monnow Primary School, Newport
    - Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
  • For further information on Kestrel Consultancy and Training click here.
  • To join (at no cost) the Network of Schools Working towards becoming a Thinking School click here.