Eltham College Scholars Programme

As part of their course on critical thinking, pupils in the Year 9 Athenaeum this week have been examining the validity of claims; having looked at various claims about the legacy of President Trump they have been discussing Scottish Independence. The above article on how voters behave in the “real” election as opposed to the views expressed in opinion polls was being subjected to critical scrutiny. The students then went into break out rooms to exam a series of arguments (claims) both for and against Scottish Independence in general, to critically examine both the significance and validity of those claims.

The lesson forms part of the Scholars Programme which includes workshops and lectures overseen by our Head of Academic Scholarship, Mr Cavendish.