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Facilities & buildings

In the zone at Edge Grove School

Ben Evans, Headmaster at Edge Grove School, discusses their preschool's new purpose-built faci...

Technology

How to broadcast lessons

Dr Simon Orchard, Headmaster at Our Lady of Sion School, reveals how he is using YouTube to e...

Sustainability

The environment: we're aware but are we proactive?

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, explains how schools can better invo...

Sports & Leisure

How to avoid sports injuries

Mr Chinmay Gupte, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Portland Hospital, discusse...

Sports & Leisure

Why modernising school sports kits is vital

Will Potterton, Director at Leavers Hoodies Company, explains why a modern focus can ensure pu...

International

Why we must recognise the importance of cultural learning

Mary Memarzia, Director of Student Services at Bellerbys College, acknowledges the cultural di...

Sports & Leisure

Not just for boys: making sport co-educational

Peter Middleton, Deputy Head Co-Curricular at Shrewsbury School, discusses the school's evolvi...

Sports & Leisure

Why teaching children basic swimming skills is vital

'Any good PE curriculum should ensure that all children have water confidence'

Teaching

Why multi-cultural schools stop ignorance breeding hate

Warren Honey, Headmaster at Hydesville Tower School, explains why schools are key in developin...

School life

Tomorrow's leaders are ready and waiting

Shaun Fenton, Headteacher of Reigate Grammar School, reveals why he is proud of today's childr...

School life

5 lessons in developing a new uniform

In the last 10 years, over 100 schools have used Schoolblazer to redesign their uniform. Here ...

Sports & Leisure

A call to armbands

Dr Helen Stringer, Headmistress of Northampton High School, reveals how independent schools ca...

People, policy, politics

Is education the solution to social mobility?

John Claughton, IBSCA Development Manager, discusses how independent schools can help to make...

Facilities & buildings

Influencing student behaviour with interior design

Suhayl Laher, from Tiles Direct, explains how the science behind design can impact students

Catering & hospitality

Brookwood on how catering can play a vital role in boarding

Sue Parfett, from The Brookwood Partnership, discusses how catering plays a vital role in 21st...

Health & wellbeing

What every Head should be told before they're appointed

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, reveals her personal experience of being a headteach...

Catering & hospitality

Keeping it in-house

Thomas's London Day Schools explain why they decided to move from contract catering to in-hous...

People, policy, politics

The best of both worlds with Cambridge IGCSE

Peter Monteath, of Cambridge Assessment International Education, on how to switch to 9-1 gradi...

Law, finance, HR

How to get the most out of new recruits

Alice Reeve reveals the secret to getting the most out of new employees

Health & wellbeing

Why school leader wellbeing must be made a priority

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, asks why is duty of care not shown towards headteach...

Technology

Solihull School Head warns of social media dangers

David EJJ Lloyd, Headmaster of Solihull School, is concerned about the rising number of pre-te...

Facilities & buildings

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how to make your Forest Schools sess...

Teaching

The attraction of leadership

Tim Wilbur, Director of School Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, explains why we need to enco...

Teaching

What every headteacher should know about overcoming stress

Viv Grant, founder of Integrity Coaching, explains how and when it is time to drop the leaders...

Facilities & buildings

How to improve learning with air conditioning

The first in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can ...

Technology

What students and teachers go through when IT doesn't work

A stable infrastructure & consistent network monitoring is ever more important if students & t...

Events

Combat gender inequality with International Day of the Girl

Nikki Giant, Founder of Full Circle Education and Girls Circle, explains the key role schools ...

Technology

How to engage your students through mobile apps

Paul Swaddle, Co-founder and Chairman of Pocket App, talks immersion in the digital age, and h...

Law, finance, HR

How to challenge Ofsted reports

What can a school do to prevent publication of an Ofsted report? Liz Timmins, an associate at ...

Teaching

Sowing the seeds for STEM success

Daljit Kaur, Head of STEM Innovation at Loughborough Grammar School, on how STEM projects can ...

Teaching

Paving a pathway to higher achievement

Christopher King, Headmaster at Leicester Grammar School, explains how staff can make informed...

Teaching

Top of the world at Sevenoaks School

Tim Jones, Deputy Head at Sevenoaks School, explains the International Baccalaureate's positiv...

People, policy, politics

Anything is possible at London Academy of Excellence

Richard Cairns, Brighton College Headmaster, reflects on the success of the London Academy of ...

Teaching

4 ways to achieve Chinese GCSE success

Alice Webb, Head of Mandarin at Benenden School, explains the value of teenagers learning Chin...

School life

The 21st-century boarding experience

Mark Venn-Dunn, Head of Boarding at ACS Cobham International School, reveals the secrets to mo...

People, policy, politics

Putting children first

Fiona Carnie, an educationalist, writer and adviser to the European Forum for Freedom in Educa...

People, policy, politics

Speech day: mark my words

Hilary Moriarty explains why schools need to shake-up Speech Day

Technology

Effective edtech needs to facilitate high-quality teaching

Edtech is one of the fastest growing areas of the digital economy, but is it being used in the...

People, policy, politics

The rise of home schooling: What can independent schools do?

Ben Evans, Headmaster at Edge Grove School, explains why home schooling is not a long-term sol...

People, policy, politics

How to deal with unreasonable complaints

James Garside addresses the persistent challenge of complaints in school