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Catering & hospitality View all

The recipe for future success

Marie Sidoli, Kings Monkton's new assistant head and food technology teacher, takes on the you...

Making a meal of it

Pupil expectations are rising as palates become sophisticated, and school caterers have to be ...

Brookwood and Our Lady's Abingdon: a perfect partnership

Lucinda Reid visits Our Lady's Abingdon to discover how they have embraced a café culture with...

How to balance food trends and pupil nutrition

Pelican Procurement explains how they show parents and pupils that school menus are nutritiona...

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...

Keeping it in-house

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

The place to eat

Catering Design Group reveal their redesign for The Beacon's catering facilities

The power of food

Holroyd Howe explains how to make sure pupils have a positive relationship with food in school...

Events View all

GSA Conference 2017: how should we reshape the curricula?

Charlotte Avery explained how schools can be at the cutting edge of education at the GSA Annua...

King Edward's Witley welcomes 151 new pupils 

Fur-trimmed robes and feathered hats, a beadle, gold mace and huge silver ceremonial sword are...

Beech Hall School wins national award

The school is celebrating after receiving the ISA Award for Excellence and Innovation in Partn...

The December issue of Independent Education Today is here!

What are your thoughts about 2017? Discover what independent school headteachers think about t...

Remembrance Day: UK independent schools remember

Remembrance Day is commemorated as independent schools take the time to remember those who hav...

Pocklington's revamped library opened by children's author

Pupils at Pocklington Prep School have a restocked and refurbished library to enjoy after Clem...

Eltham College students remember alumni who fell in WW1

The pair took a four-day trip across France and Belgium, visiting the graves of Old Elthamians...

Oundle School's French immersion in Nice

Over the October half-term, a group of 15 Oundle School fifth formers travelled to Nice for an...

Facilities & buildings View all

Education sector boosts growth for Watson Batty

Watson Batty Architects has announced strong growth following a significant boost in projects ...

£28m funding deal for King's High School for Girls' campus

The development finance package was arranged between HSBC and the Warwick Independent Schools ...

Bringing science to life at Bedford Modern School

Bedford Modern School explains why their science centre is the school's most significant capit...

Finding the right type of air conditioning for you

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

£25k refurbishment for historic Dollar Academy

Novus Property Solutions has redecorated five buildings at Scotland's oldest co-educational bo...

New Edge Grove Pre-School opens

The state-of-the-art facility provides cutting-edge 'learning zones'

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains the educational functions of outdoor...

In the zone at Edge Grove School

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

Health & wellbeing View all

Birmingham teachers tackle child anxiety

Teachers at Hallfield School in Edgbaston were recently educated on how to spot signs of anxie...

Putney High School reveals partnership with Positive Group

How can schools improve and maintain psychological health, wellbeing and resilience? Lucinda R...

What every Head should be told before they're appointed

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

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...

Sense of belonging directly related to tendency to self-harm

Research has found that young people are seven times more likely to self-harm if their sense o...

YMCA launch new health and well-being school programme

The new programme hopes to support the health and well-being of young people

Stop the bus! betty for schools has a fresh approach to PSHE

betty for schools is revolutionising PSHE education and normalising periods for both girls and...

How teachers can manage email overload and stress levels

An increasing source of stress for teachers is juggling email pressures and lesson preparatio...

International View all

A postcard from Machu Picchu

Sixth form pupils from Oundle School recently enjoyed a challenging trip to Peru

How globalisation will ensure independent schools thrive

Phil Hardaker, International Student Consultant, explains why a global approach can be benefic...

How to teach languages in a global world

Andre Chadwick, Head of Faculty at Bellerbys Cambridge, discusses teaching English to internat...

King's Ely climbers conquer new heights

Courageous King's Ely students put their climbing skills to the test on the beautiful cliffs o...

Why we must recognise the importance of cultural learning

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

Austrian music institutions in new partnership

St Gilgen International School and Mozarteum University Salzburg are combining to offer an Int...

Bellevue Education chooses AccountsIQ and iSAMS solution

International schools group opts for affordable middle market Cloud accounting platform to mee...

Wycombe Abbey to open second international school in China

The Hengqin Wycombe Abbey International School will open in September 2019

Law, finance, HR View all

It's all about the money

Have we arrived in a place where cash is king? Hilary Moriarty has her say?

Debt claims: follow the rules

James Garside discusses the new pre-action protocol for debt claims

How to get the most out of new recruits

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

84% of adults think primary pupils should learn about money

Money Advisor explains why primary schools should encourage a positive discussion about saving...

How to challenge Ofsted reports

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

How to reap the full benefit of edtech for your school

Chris Labrey, Managing Director UK & IRL, Econocom, talks digital transformation and the proce...

School trips: how to stay safe

Tilden Watson, Head of Education at Zurich Municipal, reveals the top tips for successful scho...

Crucial creativity: Why pupils need creative subjects

In an increasingly automated world with an uncertain future job market, it's more important th...

People, policy, politics View all

A prosperous future for all?

King Edward's School renews drive for accessibility

Let's not leave survival to just the fittest

Tim Wilbur, Director of School Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, explains why it's time to ad...

Good fortune: bursaries at JAGS

Sally-Anne Huang, Head of James Allen's Girls' School (JAGS), explains why she is determined t...

Prestigious award for Derby High School 6th former

Evie Miller gained a Young Darwin Scholarship thanks to a long-standing interest in studying t...

Dauntsey's appoints new Head of Lower School Boarding

Anne Sampson will be responsible for the day to day running of The Manor, Dauntsey's

BSA launch professional recognition scheme for staff

The BSA's Accredited Boarding Practitioner scheme is a world first

Akeley Wood School welcomes new Headteacher

The start of term also sees a new Deputy Head at the Milton Keynes establishment.

Is education the solution to social mobility?

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

School life View all

Positive, progressive schooling at Frensham Heights

Andrew Fisher, Headmaster of Frensham Heights School, reveals how they push the boundaries wit...

Should schools ban mobile phones?

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, tackles the mobile phones in schoo...

Joint art project by Hornsby House and Lark Hall

Hornsby House School and Lark Hall Primary School presented their completed Bigger Picture art...

Facing the facts

Warren Honey, Headmaster at Hydesville Tower School, explains why mental health must not be ig...

Independent school partnerships: a winning combination

Lucinda Reid talks to headteachers about how their independent schools are working in partners...

Education for the future

Joe Earley, Head of Design and Technology at Ipswich High School, looks at how the school has ...

Artist bringing inspiration to London students

The Gerald Moore Gallery in Mottingham is reaching out to Eltham College students and the wid...

A teacher's perspective on abandoning primary school testing

Lacy Chapman, Head of Lower School at ACS Cobham International School, explains why formal tes...

Sports & Leisure View all

Sport for all

Richard Stedeford, Sports Coordinator at ISA National Sports, looks at the importance of incre...

How to stay in the game

Julie Lodrick, Head at Kent College Pembury, introduces the school's new sport and wellbeing p...

Taunton School welcomes former rugby pro to coaching team

The Somerset institution has recruited Neil Clark as its rugby Forwards Coach

How to be part of the A-Team

What does it take to be part of an 'A-Team'? Kukri Sports says it starts with a bespoke, high-...

Taunton School appears on town's Monopoly game

The school says it is 'delighted to be part of the legendary family game, sharing it with othe...

Girls' international hockey masterclass

Bishop's Stortford College's top girls' hockey players recently spent the day at Bisham Abbey ...

Eastbourne College stages inaugural biathlon

More than 70 pupils competed in the testing combination of running and swimming

Magnificent moondance at UWC Atlantic College

Tom Partridge, Head of Atlantic Outdoors at UWC Atlantic College, discusses how the college pl...

Sustainability View all

Rydal Penrhos School wins eco award

Rydal Penrhos' Eco Committee achieved its Silver Award through the Green Tree Schools scheme, ...

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

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

Go green

BRITA Vivreau explains how independent schools can meet recycling targets and have fun with su...

Schoolhaus® at Holme Grange School

Holme Grange School now has two new energy-efficient Schoolhaus® buildings delivering ultra-lo...

Sustainability needs to be integral to education

Schools need to make sustainability education a key part of their curriculum if we want to bui...

Truro Prep 1st in Cornwall to get gold with Woodland Trust

Students from all year groups were involved in green activities, including tree planting and r...

Get involved: Ultimate STEM Challenge is back!

BP invites schools to build a more sustainable future by entering the Ultimate STEM Challenge

D-Tech International is Awarded CHAS Accreditation

Leading library security systems provider, D-Tech International, is delighted to announce it h...

Teaching View all

The future of female engineers

Anna Tomlinson, Head of St Margaret's School for Girls, discusses the school's work with the U...

Time to focus with BESA

Cleo Fatoorehchi, Communications Coordinator at BESA, explains how Focus Education is helping ...

The business of digital

The importance of LMS for a strong Digital Foundation

St Swithun's School introduces new maths scholarships

Successful candidates will have access to dedicated teaching sessions in addition to a reducti...

Testing times

Frances Mwale, Prep Headmistress at Farlington School, discusses Key Stage 1 testing

St Anthony's re-launches scholarship programme

School claims it 'offers children unrivalled opportunities for means-tested scholarships offer...

Academic reporting goes mobile

With a pre-launch at the HMC Annual Conference, iSAMS iReport App is now available to download...

Why multi-cultural schools stop ignorance breeding hate

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

Technology View all

Bridging the gap

ITSI explains how they are helping schools to address key challenges

BESA in conversation with WCBS

Ian Hunter, CCO at WCBS, talks to BESA about their new product and how it can future-proof ind...

Academia and the University of Westminster

Academia For Education recently deployed a new mobile learning project with the University of ...

Online portal set to transform communication

Sevenoaks Prep School is launching an online parent-teacher portal in a bid to transform commu...

Over half of 18-24 year olds wish they had learned coding

70% of recent school leavers aged 18 to 24 say they wish they had been taught coding while the...

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Headington School inspires pupils with BT STEM Crew

Anneka Streule explains why the BT STEM Crew resources have now become a staple in the classro...

On the record: video in the classroom

Howard Burton PhD, Founder and CEO of Open Agenda Publishing, talks about the use of video in ...