Recommendations

by Neil Anderson, Head of School Great children’s literature is not easy to come by. At TCS, we are committed to the classics, but age appropriate classics do not exist in abundance for children who are consuming literature rapidly. It is fairly easy to get through the major body of classic children’s literature during the grammar years, leaving children to …

Grades

by Neil Anderson, Head of School Grades can be tricky. It doesn’t matter if our child is five or fifteen, we want them to do well. We want them to do better than well. What follows is an attempt to explain a bit of the philosophy behind grading at TCS. Hopefully this will help us not make too much or …

Rock of Ages

by Neil Anderson, Head of School I don’t know if you realize it, but your children are singing about blood and wrath and nakedness and death every morning at TCS, the very things we normally try to keep from their eyes and ears at this age. It’s really very strange when you think about it objectively. We’re used to it, but …