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Facilities & buildings

How to create a positive learning environment

Bruce Evershed, Business Development Manager at Envoplan, discusses how small changes can make...

Teaching

What does the future hold for independent schools?

Paul Norton, Kings Monkton School Principal, looks at how thematic teaching and new technologi...

People, policy, politics

Present perfect?

Steve Wright asks five key figures from the independent school sector for their thoughts on th...

Teaching

Spotting the tutored child

Ben Evans, Edge Grove Head, discusses how some schools are changing the assessment process ens...

People, policy, politics

The world of HMC

Mike Buchanan, HMC Chair & Headmaster of Ashford School, discusses what is currently happening...

Technology

Technology and the collaborative learning model

Dick de Vaal, founder of wePresent, looks at why it is important to make education a tailored...

International

International colleges and English language education

By Juliette Calow, Head of English, Bellerbys Oxford

Technology

Printing progression

The emergence of simple software packages and tutorials have greatly improved accessibility to...

Technology

Building your digital school

Geoff Millington discusses how schools can make their websites more engaging and search-engine...

Technology

How Gaming is changing the way pupils learn

By Ian Kay, Head of Technology at Edge Grove School

Technology

How to wake up your class

Thompson Paine at Quizlet looks at new tech in the classroom

Sports & Leisure

From Bath to Oundle

We talk to Danny Grewcock MBE, former Bath Rugby player, about his new role as Director of Spo...

School life

What do parents look for in a good school?

Julie Booth, Director of SIMS services at Capita Independent, explains how schools can ensure ...

Technology

Youngsters can bridge edtech skills gap

Today's tech-savvy youth could plug a widening skills gap, if industry lets it, new research f...

Law, finance, HR

Your Obligations for Transgender Pupils

VWV's Tracey Eldridge-Hinmers looks at the issues of protection within gender reassignment in ...

Law, finance, HR

Schools that work for everyone? The independent dimension

Stephen Ravenscroft at Stone King LLP looks at how schools can work for everyone

Teaching

'We want to be accessible'

Headmistress at Exeter's leading all girls' school talks about the moral obligation to provide...

Teaching

Advice for new teachers

New to teaching? Don't panic! We have some tips to get you started...

Teaching

Is there a right way to teach reading and writing?

From the use of phonics to 'mark making', are some methods better than others?

School life

Threat? What threat?

Hilary Moriarty reflects on the imminent revival of the grammar school system

Technology

The politics of paying for IT in education

Bill Champness, Managing Director at Hardware Associates, looks at the issues

Health & wellbeing

Is boarding good for pupils' wellbeing?

Deputy Head Pastoral, Andrea Saxel explains Cranleigh School's approach to mental health and p...

Facilities & buildings

Head outdoors

Making more use of outdoor space to stimulate kinaesthetic learning

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts

Does Generation Z have a different relationship with food to earlier generations? Brookwood's ...

Technology

Reaping the benefits of 3D printing

The schools that have invested in 3D printers are now reaping the benefits right across the cu...

Technology

Building the engineers of the future

LEGO Education offers advice on how to encourage creative young minds and how to introduce eng...

People, policy, politics

Why it's time to stop worrying about the oil and gas slump

International schools need to look to the positives, says Carolyn Savage

Catering & hospitality

How school children become food explorers

Independent school caterer Holroyd Howe is introducing pupils to new foods, prepared in a vari...

Technology

1:1 e-learning in schools boosts academic skills

Findings of a recent survey suggest structured use of technology by all pupils in a school off...

Catering & hospitality

HOT TOPIC: cutting back on sugar

Amanda Ursell, Consultant Nutritionist, CH&Co Group, looks at sugar in school catering

Sports & Leisure

Should tackling be allowed in school rugby?

Stadia Sports manager Daniel Goddard takes a look at the dangers of school rugby and discusses...

Technology

Inspiring a generation

3D printers are giving young people hands-on experience and invaluable insight into the proces...

Facilities & buildings

SURFACING SPECIAL: Nova Sport

Play on: renewed identity and focus for sports surfacing experts

Technology

Without infrastructure, vision is nothing

Being as good as the rest simply isn't enough, says Andrew Howard

Sports & Leisure

SURFACING SPECIAL: Charles Lawrence

We speak to surfacing experts Charles Lawrence about what to consider when installing a new sp...

People, policy, politics

Why we need to save the Art History A-Level

Penny Huntsman tells us why she's joining the fight to save the Art History A-Level

Teaching

Moving away from CE: a fresh approach to languages

Teachers Koko Mookherjee and Sophie Aravinthan explain how their teaching of MFL has changed H...

Sports & Leisure

SURFACING SPECIAL: S&C Slatter Ltd.

Schools continue to invest with S&C Slatter

Technology

The 3D revolution

With 3D printing becoming more accessible, there is no reason schools can't have access to 3D ...

Technology

Painting pictures with data

Paul Dredge explains how Power BI makes data interactive and brings your information to life