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Technology

Coding for children more important than learning a language

Parents happy to use the 'digital nanny' but still worry about the online risks

Sports & Leisure

Top 10 tips for planning a school sports tour

Gullivers Sports Travel reveals what schools should do before they start planning a sports tou...

Technology

Securing network needs

Shaun Phillips, Calibre Secured Networks, offers advice about secure education networks and ke...

Teaching

The importance of hands on learning in education

Alex Dalton, Managing Director of woodworking machinery specialists Daltons Wadkin, takes a lo...

Technology

This definitely wouldn't fit in my pocket

With the average age of a child getting their first phone falling from 12 to six in 10 years,...

Sports & Leisure

Q&A: Chris Eatough

The six-time Solo Mountain Bike World Champion talks to us about his incredible career and how...

People, policy, politics

Keeping up with Kyran

Kyran Bracken at St Albans School, discusses his new role and his hopes to have a positive imp...

Teaching

Viva la resolution!

Teaching is a new years resolution for many in the January jobs market, Google Trends data sho...

Sports & Leisure

Bucking the trend

Studies show the number of young women taking part in competitive sport has fallen, but Sally ...

Sports & Leisure

Test the waters

Ahead of the ISA Swimming Finals, Richard Stedeford, ISA National Sports, explains how London ...

School life

Join the club

Truro School Head, Andrew Gordon-Brown, illustrates how the school aids character development ...

Health & wellbeing

A breath of fresh air

We talk Stefan Griffiths, Headmaster at Norwich School, about promoting a better understanding...

Technology

Is VR the real deal?

Alan Parkinson, Head of Geography at King's Ely discusses whether VR can improve students' que...

School life

A uniformed approach

As Farlington School unveil their new look, Prep School Headmistress, Frances Mwale, looks at ...

People, policy, politics

It's not about the money

In a world run by money, Hilary Moriarty discusses how to keep talented teachers in the classr...

Law, finance, HR

No slipping!

VWV's Tabitha Cave discusses what should be considered when planning an educational visit or t...

Health & wellbeing

Should we teach primary school children about mental health?

Helen Jeys explains why it's important to help students cope with stressful situations from an...

Catering & hospitality

Food on the go

Sarah West, a nutritionist for Zebedees, explains why it is important for pupils to understand...

International

The way we live now

John Claughton delves into the world of the International Baccalaureate and its place in the i...

Facilities & buildings

Can the design of a school help to improve performance?

Andrew Sykes, Managing Director at Heckmondwike FB, discusses why it is what's inside that cou...

International

Magical Mandarin

Su Yen Hu, founder of Snowflake Books, discusses why more schools should teach Mandarin to eng...

Catering & hospitality

Eat well, live well

Phil Mann at Reigate Grammar School, explains why good nutrition is vital for athletes, but it...

Facilities & buildings

Full steam ahead

The preparations for the annual BSA Conference are underway, so BSA Chair, Leo Winkley, looks ...

Law, finance, HR

Are your staff and students ready for lockdown?

Richard Manby, MD, Bodet Class Change Systems, explains why it is important that schools are p...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts

With each new year, comes new challenges, so Brookwood's Sue Parfett looks at how politics is ...

Law, finance, HR

Best of British

Tim Wilbur, Gabbitas Education, discusses how to tackle the financial issues involved in susta...

People, policy, politics

Are Ofsted's recent safeguarding changes correct?

Barry Richardson, Creative Director at The Worrinots, analyses Ofsted's latest policies and pr...

School life

Rebranding Farlington

Louise Higson, Headmistress at Farlington School, introduces the school's new brand and how it...

Teaching

Here come the girls

In an all girls setting, no subject is subject to a gender stereotype, says Karl McCloskey, Pr...

Teaching

Top tips for managing devices in the classroom

The days of students secretly passing notes behind the teacher's back are in steady decline.

Sports & Leisure

The role of sports nutrition for students

Rick Hay, Anti-Ageing Food and Fitness Nutritionist, explains how to achieve the best sports p...

Sports & Leisure

Making a splash: The growing success of swimming

Tom Smith, Head of Swimming at St Albans School, discusses how the development of new faciliti...

Facilities & buildings

How to tackle low-level disruption in the classroom

Emma Dolman, Space Planning & Estimating Director at British Thornton, on changing the classro...

Facilities & buildings

How to meet Ofsted rules for security and access control

John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi, explains what security schools need to have in place t...

Technology

Technology in the classroom: friend or foe?

Helen Jeys reflects on whether technology has made a positive change to Alderley Edge School f...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts

What did you have for lunch at school today? Brookwood's Sue Parfett explains how caterers can...

Technology

In the digital age, what place does the pen have?

The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword. But is it mightier than the keyboard?

School life

Better together...

Katie Gedye, Head of Pre-Prep at Moor Park, explains why we should take every opportunity to d...

People, policy, politics

Uncertainty ahead

Matthew Burgess reviews how 2016 has impacted independent schools and what can be expected in ...

School life

How was it for you?

Hilary Moriarty asks how can schools really stand out from the competition