Peak Performance

Prepare for Exams with a High Performance Mindset!

As we head into the November/ December exam period following a very unusual and challenging year, we wish all students the best for final exams. Understanding the influence of a person’s mindset on their actions,...
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The power of music

Emily Tarrant, Head of Jazz and Contemporary Studies, Genazzano FCJ College. Intrinsically, we all know the power of music. The emotions it evokes when we hear our favourite song, or sing in the new year with...
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Boosting Learning and Engagement through Exercise

The challenges of learning online during COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 meant that many students struggled to stay engaged. Genazzano teacher, Vanessa Frazer, used her knowledge of how students learn and the...
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Top Tips from Mr Wall to 'Train the Brain'

We asked Director of Sport, Mr Nick Wall, for his top tips to using exercise to boost brain function! As we head into summer holidays, Nick suggests the following key strategies to help keep your mind and body...
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What Drives a Champion?

To hear an expert's take on motivation, Natalie Di Battista and Amelia Grounds (2020 Captains of Learning and Brain Sciences) interviewed Olympian, World Champion swimmer and Genazzano's own Aquatics...
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Be Inspired and Motivated

For a daily dose of inspiration, there are many great clips and websites designed to inspire and encourage you to go after your goals. See speeches, stories of remarkable resilience, legendary champions,...
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Performance Psychology: Mindset for Success in School and Life

What are the keys to success?  We may look to successful people for some clues.  Accomplished musicians, top executives, inventors, great teachers, elite athletes, talented artists, leaders and innovative...
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Secrets from the experts: Deliberate practice

What does it take to be at the top of your game, a leader in your field?  Are some people just blessed with special talents? When we think of people like Mozart, Da Vinci, Bolt and others of extraordinary ability,...
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