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Catering & hospitality View all

Forgive me for what I said when I was hungry...

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, looks at school dinners - p...

A healthy balance

Sutton Valence School reveal how they made their catering efficient and cost-effective by work...

Brookwood increases Habs Girls lunch uptake by 20%

Editor Lucinda Reid visited Haberdashers' Aske's School to find out how The Brookwood Partners...

Food glorious food

The Downs School explains how their new approach to food means that pupils always have an appe...

Lifting the lid on packed lunches

Amy Roberts, Director of Nutrition and Food Development at Holroyd Howe, discusses the importa...

How school caterers can help reduce children's sugar intake

Brookwood's Sue Parfett talks to Amanda Ursell about how school caterers can help parents to r...

Manchester High for Girls celebrate Founders' Day with cake

Over 900 pupils received a slice of birthday cake for the school's 143rd birthday

GBBO winner Candice Brown opens Wycombe Abbey café

The school was delighted to welcome the 2016 Great British Bake Off winner

Events View all

Holi Day comes to Wolverhampton

Tettenhall College held its first celebrations for the Hindu Festival Day, including a Bollywo...

Review: SIMS Independent and International Conference 2017

Deborah Fisher, Head of SIMS Independent, discusses how schools offer inspiration to deliver t...

Summer 2017 issue of ISS is now available online

The latest independent school sport magazine features exclusive interviews and a special repor...

April issue of Independent Education Today is out now!

This month, we are talking about school catering and how independent schools are transforming ...

Get set for education's Glastonbury

Shane Mann discusses the biggest education event of the year - the Festival of Education

Get inspired

The Education Forum 2017 returns with inspirational thought leadership

Annual conference to examine issues affecting independents

Pete Cohen will discuss pupil wellbeing at the SIMS Independent and International Annual Confe...

UB April issue out now!

The April edition of University Business magazine is now available to download

Facilities & buildings View all

Decorative, adhesive-free Altro Cantana hits the right notes

Altro has unveiled its latest innovation: decorative, adhesive-free Altro CantataTM flooring

School officially opens £8m expansion

Fairfield Preparatory School invited alumni and local VIPs to the opening ceremony

Donhead Preparatory School transformed by new refurbishment

Phillips Tracey Architects headed the project in Wimbledon, adding valuable teaching space and...

Kings Monkton school reveals pioneering new sixth form

The new facility will accommodate growing pupil numbers and 17 new A-Level subjects

Expona flooring helps school hall keep its traditional look

Wood effect luxury vinyl tiles from Polyflor's Expona Design PUR collection was a perfect choi...

Transforming school washrooms

Magdalen College School, Oxford transformed their washrooms with the help of Venesta

Eton reduces carbon footprint by 61% with new lighting

The refit saw the school replace more than 770 lamps and fixtures

Passivhaus for St. Benedict's new junior school

The new extension is for the nursery and pre-prep classes and will be energy efficient

Health & wellbeing View all

'Ability to be happy' is the only real measure of success

The head of BBC North reminded Manchester High School for Girls students to aim for happiness ...

Student mental health and its effect on learning

Student stress is rising and some turn to tech to help says Dr Andres Fonseca, Consultant Psyc...

Helping children deal with failure as well as success

Dr John Hind of Dame Allan's Schools looks at the importance of supporting pupils through fail...

Life Education Bus rolls into Hunter Hall

The Life Education Bus made a pit stop at Hunter Hall School last week

Pocklington School staff train in mental health first aid

Pastoral care staff at Pocklington School have received mental health first aid training as pa...

Parents learn about mental health first aid

The seminar is one of a series taking place at Solihull School

Team GB Brownlee Brothers & Aldi help young people eat fresh

1.2 million young people to improve eating habits via educational programme, Get Set to Eat Fr...

New initiative tackles childhood obesity

Braintree district Council launches 'Livewell Child' initiative to fight childhood obesity

International View all

Innovative prinicipal takes over UWC Atlantic College

Peter Howe joins UWC Atlantic College in Wales from Masstricht, The Netherlands with a wealth ...

Transformations: an international perspective

The 36th COBIS Annual Conference will bring together many key figures from international Briti...

Malvern College opens new school in Hong Kong

The new school will be located 20 minutes from the central business district

The next step

After 50 years of teaching primary, Geneva English School will introduce a new state-of-the-a...

Embracing internationalism

John Aguilar, Principal at Padworth College, explains why the college will continue to open th...

The green school of today

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, explains why sustainability...

Pupil from Falcons School for Boys to star in BBC drama

Toby Woolf will appear in six-part drama The Last Post

The way we live now

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

Law, finance, HR View all

Money matters

School Fee Plan, part of Premium Credit Limited, discuss the challenges that parents face with...

Dealing with unpaid school fees

Phil Roberts, Senior Associate & Debt Recovery Team Manager at Clarke Willmott LLP, looks at t...

The minefields of school uniforms

VWV's Tracey Eldridge-Hinmers looks at how schools can establish a school uniform policy that ...

Schools should feel empowered to provide financial education

Alison Pask, Managing Director, Financial Capability & Community Outreach at LIBF, stresses th...

Saint Martin's ranked 'top school' in Borough

Saint Martin's School excels in Department for Education's league tables for academic performa...

The Maynard tops the DfE Performance Tables

The Maynard School ranked leading independent school in Devon in key areas of the DfE's School...

No slipping!

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

Money management

Steve Wright examines some of the key financial challenges facing the independent school secto...

People, policy, politics View all

GDPR:  Are you ready?

The management of data and info in schools will change with the introduction of the General Da...

New Head of Dragon appointed

The Dragon School welcomes new headmaster, Crispin Hyde-Dunn

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

Dover College gets full marks in inspection

The headmaster says the school's 'root and branch' review of policy is to thank for the positi...

Oasis Academy and Colston pupil offered a place at Oxford

Weronika Razmus has been offered a place to study chemistry at Oxford University, only six yea...

Reigate Grammar headteacher named HMC chair for 2018-19

Shaun Fenton will be chair of the association after spending most of his career in the state s...

2017 Spring Budget and Education

This Budget goes some way to helping more young people find a way into the labour market, but ...

Trio of top appointments for Withington Girls' School

Withington Girls' School welcomes three new internal appointments to the school's management t...

School life View all

5 tips for encouraging ownership in the classroom

Tom Brialey, Managing Director of Action Storage, looks at the importance of encouraging child...

Drop everything and read! Pupils take up reading challenge

Children's author Lou Kuenzler visited the school to give the pupils some writing tips

Brighton rocks

After removing uniform gender labels at Brighton College, Richard Cairns explains why it was o...

Pupils raise £3,500 in Pyjama Readathon

The money raised will go to the school it sponsors in Cambodia

The perfect partnership

Three independent schools share their enriching experiences of working in partnership with oth...

Share a Pencil Day highlights educational inequity

The new initiative gives UK pupils the opportunity to help 124 million children not in school

Keeping up appearances

Hilary Moriarty reflects on whether schools are doing enough to look after their staff

Stoke students win Ipswich High School scholarship

The three students from Stoke High School will be joining Ipswich High School this September

Sports & Leisure View all

A new sporting future for The Grange School

The Grange School will begin construction work on a new £6m sports centre in 2017

Investing in sport

Tim Lambert, Account Director at Paragon Structures, discusses his passion for developing stat...

From Bulgaria to Britain

Truro School introduces a new fencing coach, Nikolay Dinev, who was previously an Assistant Na...

Ready, set, GO!

Richard Stedeford, Sports Coordinator at ISA National Sports, discusses how to successfully ho...

School's out?

Summer sports schools are growing in popularity. Steve Wright learns more...

Measurement rules

We talk to Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson about her passion for preventing a generation of inact...

Reach for the stars

Alison Venn at James Allen's Girls' School, explains how a visit from British Paralympian Kade...

Q&A: George Kruis

George Kruis, Rugby Union player for England & Saracens, reminisces about his school sporting ...

Sustainability View all

How to save energy in schools: a guide for school governors

Energys Group's Kevin Cox has some tips for school governors wanting to save energy

Green means go!

Steve Wright rounds up some of the most impressive green initiatives from across the UK indepe...

Renewables - a minor tragedy in the making?

Nigel Aylwin-Foster, Client Director at ReEnergise, discusses why independent schools should c...

How to turn your school into a unique learning resource

Bidwells' Ian Wakeling looks at what changes can be made to independent school buildings to he...

Solar energy solution for King Edward's Witley

The independent school is working with Spirit Solar to reduce their carbon footprint

St Mary's students help the community go green

Students speak at Colchester Council's Building Resilient Communities event

Sodexo expands waste prevention scheme

Sodexo rolls out SKOOL programme across Europe to prevent food waste

Kids to design energy-saving comic strip

Children across Britain have the chance to win an energy makeover worth up to £50,000 for thei...

Teaching View all

Pupils design living pods

Pocklington Prep School pupils take on a different kind of DT project 

DLD College London launches new scholarship scheme

The College says that students will learn how to lead in a global educational setting

Pupil wins Bronze iDEA award

HRH The Duke of York awards Bronze to Sevenoaks School student

Students cook with top chef Andy Sheridan

The food and nutrition pupils cooked pasta-based dishes with the Michelin trained chef

UWC Atlantic College top of the class

The college was praised for its 'sector-leading practice'

Spotlight on Cambridge Pre-U Mathematics

Three teachers of Cambridge Pre-U Mathematics share their experience of teaching the course

The Grange Sixth Form to launch new A Level curriculum

The new curriculum will offer extension activities and leadership opportunities

Negative perceptions

Accenture research finds that negative perceptions and poor understanding of career options le...

Technology View all

Tips for managing iPads in the classroom

As many teachers know, mobile devices are a staple in the modern classroom. One device, howeve...

Best practice application control, blocking doesn't conquer

We live in a world where young people and children are digital natives

Discovery Education helps schools to digitise lessons

Discovery Education's 'Spotlight on Strategies Challenge' aims to help schools make every less...

How tech can help schools address funding constraints

Schools should open their facilities for hire by the community, says Chris Smith of Kajima Par...

Take the VEX IQ Challenge

Chris Calver explains why schools should take STEM to the next level by participating in a rob...

ConquerComputing launched at Education Show

Online tuition service launched to help teach computing at primary school level

Future demand for social skills will be big, says new report

Report says kids must learn to think like a human in an increasingly digital world

Unit4 Business World saves two Essex colleges £80,000

In its first year Essex Shared Services saves two Essex colleges £80,000 with Unit4 Business W...