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Catering & hospitality View all

It's a bug's life: Pestaurant opens up a world of flavour

Berwyn Evans, UK Product Manager at Rentokil Pest Control, explains why pupils need to learn ...

School caterers are 'art' your service, say Brookwood

For the love of food! Sue Parfett discusses the relationship between food and art...

Lifetime achievement award for Brookwood's founding partners

Founding partners of the Brookwood Partnership, Kate Martin and Sue Parfett, received the acco...

A taste of the future

From the conclusion of Brexit to organic foods, Sue Parfett discusses what 2018 will look lik...

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...

Events View all

Derby student's food for thought

Derby High School's Tanveer Sangra has been presented with a second British Nutrition Foundat...

Star attractions heading to Bett 2018

Bob Geldof, Lord Adonis and Helen Skelton will talk at the Bett Arena gathering, alongside a d...

End of the Pierglass at Bromsgrove School

A standing ovation from a capacity audience greeted the cast at the end of the school's final ...

Rydal Penrhos pupils deliver festive cheer in Colwyn Bay

The Year 7 group visited five Merton Place care home residents over a number of weeks

Breath of fresh Eyre: drama comes to Solihull School

It's been an autumn of arts at the school, with pupils staging two productions, including a be...

Break it down: King's Ely pupils learn Flawless street dance

Street dance aces Flawless put students through their paces during a high energy masterclass a...

Brexit is repeating Henry VIII's actions, says Starkey

There is a direct link between the actions of Henry VIII and Nigel Farage, historian David Sta...

St Margaret's School for Girls triumphs in debate

Pupils won the North of Scotland Schools Debating Tournament

Facilities & buildings View all

Robert Pearce House reopened after fire

Bishop's Stortford College's Robert Pearce Day and Boarding House has been restored to its for...

Sherborne Girls' creative arts centre begins construction

The school's new arts centre is due to be complete in spring 2019

Kelvinside Academy: For the love of nature

The institution is furthering its commitment to outdoor education with a new nursery

The advantages of heating and cooling from the same system

SPONSORED: By Roberto Mallozzi, MD, Gree UK, the British face of Gree, the world's largest air...

Big splash at Freemen's School with new timber pool

Designed by Hawkins\Brown, it's a 25m, six-lane competition pool, with changing facilities and...

14,500 more UK secondary school classrooms required by 2020

England alone will see more than 400,000 additional pupils enter the secondary school system i...

A new home away from home at Rugby School

Stepnell have been appointed to build a new boarding house at Rugby School which will be energ...

Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls is in it to win it!

Sponsored: School Fee Plan presents Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls with £1,000 for thei...

Health & wellbeing View all

Welsh independent school adopts mental health support scheme

Initiative at Kings Monkton School in Cardiff will see pupils engage in group discussion and p...

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...

International View all

Let's stick together, says Gabbitas' Chief Operating Officer

John Hutchison discusses the importance of partnerships in the UK and around the world

What can independent schools do to stay strong in 2018?

John Hutchison, Chief Operating Officer at Gabbitas Education, offers some suggestions

Merchiston School to open new school in China

The institution has announced the establishment of a new international school in Shenzhen

Carol Dweck and Vicky Colbert win largest education prize

Inaugural Yidan Prize Award was presented to Carol Dweck and Vicky Colbert for their outstandi...

Putting students in the driving seat of achievement

Barnaby Sandow, principal of Jerudong International School, outlines how his school encourages...

A place in the scrum

St Albans School discuss their unforgettable rugby tour to South America

Derby High pupil joins Adam Peaty for marathon challenge

The challenge was organised by the Perfect Day Foundation and raised thousands for young Zambi...

A postcard from Machu Picchu

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

Law, finance, HR View all

Education salaries rise for the first time in four years

Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director of CV-Library, comments on the recent increase in e...

Bursaries and scholarships: a win-win situation?

Simon Fry looks at how they're expanding the reach of independent education

New year, new job? How to land an exciting teaching role

SPONSORED: Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director of CV-Library, gives his top tips on how...

It's time to get serious, says VWV's Andrew Wherrett

The firm's Senior Associate looks at the duty to report serious incidents to the Charity Commi...

To invest, or not to invest?

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, looks at building new facilities i...

DLD College London students visit the Financial Times

The students discovered what it was like to work as a journalist for an international publicat...

New online learning portal for financial literacy launches

RedSTART aims to improve confidence in handing money for one million young people by 2025

Challenging gender segregation

Matthew Burgess considers the likely impact on independent schools after Ofsted's successful c...

People, policy, politics View all

Cranleigh Prep School announces new headmaster

Cranleigh's Board of Governors has announced that the Prep School's new Headmaster will be Mr ...

New building and new headmistress for Walthamstow Hall

The Sevenoaks school, celebrating its 180th anniversary, sees in the New Year by welcoming its...

Cheltenham College Preparatory School appoints new Head

The new Head will be taking up his new post from September 2018

Hallfield School announce appointment of new headmaster

Governors have announced Keith Morrow will take up the role in September 2018

A fresh start at Christ College, Brecon

New headteacher, Gareth Pearson, reveals his vision and why he is keen to develop the school's...

New Head for St Edmund's School Canterbury

The school's governors have announced the appointment of Mr Edward O'Connor as the new Head fr...

The diamond structure at Dame Allan's

Dr John Hind, Principal at Dame Allan's Schools, responds to the Al-Hijrah ruling

A prosperous future for all?

King Edward's School renews drive for accessibility

School life View all

Christ College Brecon celebrates excellent inspection report

The independent school has been judged as 'excellent' in all five inspection areas in its late...

Akeley Wood Junior School: Creating a child-centric culture

Headteacher, Clare Page, is committed to providing a community which nurtures individual self-...

Confidence for life, thanks to Durham School

Here, the school explains how it inspires performers throughout their education

Common courtesy isn't a rarity at Cumnor House

Daniel Cummings, Headmaster of Cumnor House School for Boys, explains why good manners are ess...

Fairytale unfurled at Truro School

The institution's production of The Snow Queen has been hailed a resounding, charming success ...

School uniform for all, thanks to Schoolblazer

Sponsored: The suppliers explain how, in a 'less gendered' age, school uniforms can adapt to p...

Hitting all the right notes at Queen Anne's School

The school has introduced 'BrainCanDo', a programme that proves music is good for the mind

New GSA President says social stereotypes help no-one

Gwen Byrom wants the independent education sector to be part of the solution to social mobilit...

Sports & Leisure View all

Net opportunity: new volleyball club for girls at Farlington

The club is open to all 12-18-year-old girls in the Horsham area, starting on Tuesday 16th Jan...

Cheltenham Ladies College offers a sporting chance

Ahead of its official opening, the college reveals its new health and fitness centre

Holding court with tennis ace Annabel Croft

The former British number one discusses school life, what she's learnt as a mother and the ten...

Tennis ace Andrew Castle recalls school life at Millfield

The former British number one talks candidly about Millfield School, falling in love and the W...

The future of sport

Neil Rollings explains why the future of school sport will have to be different from the past

Dive in at Wellington College

Dr Julian O'Loughlin, the college's Educational Visits Coordinator and Master in charge of scu...

Dulwich triumph in Champions Trophy Final

The college became the first side ever to have won both the Champions Trophy and the U18 Schoo...

St Andrew's Prep on the value of sport

Gareth Jones, Headmaster at the school, discusses how sport can impact all areas of school lif...

Sustainability View all

Eat, sleep, recycle!

St Mary's School, Colchester has decided to ban plastic water bottles, highlighting their comm...

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

Teaching View all

Becoming an Arts Award Adviser with Trinity College London

SPONSORED: Annabel Thomas explains how becoming an Arts Award Adviser benefits your students, ...

Combined Studies at Abbey College: Alternative to A-levels

Liz Elam, Principal at Abbey College Manchester, discusses the new Combined Studies Programme ...

Steiner Waldorf look to counter 'exam factory' culture

Ofsted's Amanda Spielman has criticised schools operating as 'exam factories' and obsessing ab...

St Anthony's School for Girls achieves 'Outstanding'

The quality of teaching, learning and assessment was one of the areas rated Outstanding

The spring 2018 issue of Independent School Sport is live!

What will 2018 hold for independent school sport? Six independent schools reveal their plans.....

Supporting primary schools with outreach boxes

Graeme Lawrie, Director of Innovation and Outreach at Sevenoaks School, discusses helping loca...

Banking on Barnard Castle: why a headmaster changed careers

Three months into his headship at Barnard Castle School, Tony Jackson describes the rich rewar...

King's Ely: Putting languages at the core

Stop treating learning languages as an 'intellectual pursuit' rather than the acquisition of ...

Technology View all

Glee extra visits Heathfield to discuss social media storm

Former Glee extra, Nicole Crowther, explained how one tweet ruined her career as she raises aw...

A new era for arts education

Fiona Lindsay, Creative Producer at DT+, examines the increasingly important role technology h...

YouTube educates Internet Citizens

The social network's education project empowers hundreds of UK teens to drive positive change ...

Get together and embrace education technology

To fully utilise technology in education, we need to share best practice and information with ...

Cyber Discovery programme launches

The new programme from the UK government has launched to unveil the undiscovered cyber securit...

Getting girls into STEM with DigiGirlz

Retraining respected arts teachers to provide computer science instruction is the way forward,...

Kelvinside Academy crowned as first secondary Digital School

The Glasgow school is the first secondary school to be given the title of Digital School in th...

Me, myself and AI: are robot teachers in our future?

Charley Rogers finds that artificial intelligence is well and truly here to stay