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So far Deborah McKenzie has created 6 blog entries.

Are you utilising your parents, when it comes to promoting your Open Day?

Outdoor banners in the right locations can work effectively to raise awareness of your schools Open Days but finding a suitable location, that doesn't offend the local council can be tricky. We know, from working with over 180,000 independent school parents that the key lifestyle groups for independent education are located on "Super Streets", "High [...]

October 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

New school year, new challenges

Every year brings new challenges to the independent schools sector, with the threat of VAT the most topical. Whilst all schools should of course be aware of the potential implications, I believe the introduction of VAT on fees to be unlikely. The recent article in The Guardian stating that ‘Private schools save £522million in tax [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

A vision for success

I recall that as a young, rookie Head, I was frequently asked about my vision for the school to which I had been appointed. Indeed, I was asked before I was appointed! Answers would trip off my tongue and I could talk with passion about the future and how we would get there, but at [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Strengthening Alumni Relations

Utilising Alumni to Develop a Strong and Enduring Institution If you’re lucky enough to grow up in a developed country, formal education is a defining experience in the passage from childhood into adulthood. The highs and lows, challenges and accomplishments of school build character, define a path forward and grow invaluable skills to make one’s [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Deborah McKenzie joins the MTM team

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Deborah McKenzie, our Head of Marketing and Business Development. Deborah's impressive marketing career saw her working with Bentley Motors, ODEON and Puddle Ducks, to name but a few. She specialised in the independent sector when she joined Terra Nova School in Cheshire, where she was able to [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments