Times newspaper features Kilgraston on its front page
"Phone ban helps school to best results in 5 years" - read The Times' front page headline on Boxing Day.
“An independent school has recorded its best exam results in five years after it banned mobile phones.
Kilgraston School in Bridge of Earn imposed the ban last year and said it had found an immediate improvement in pupils’ concentration. Kilgraston lifted its phone ban for a Christmas carol concert to help pupils with the lyrics, but it was only staff who were browsing social media because the pupils had “got out of the habit,” Ms MacGinty said. Pupils and parents said that have noticed better communication, a reduction in anxiety and a warmer atmosphere both at home and at school since the ban.”
Read full article in The Times
Head of Kilgraston School, Dorothy MacGinty, also featured in The Independent over the festive break, discussing the need to be discreet and mindful of others while sharing your Christmas presents on social media…