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CH&Co Group retains ISO certifications across estate

The Brookwood Partnership and ABsolutely Catering are now also included in the Group's certifi...

CH&Co Group gets Gold for health and safety

This is CH&Co Group's first year of entry into the RoSPA?s scheme

State-of-the-art school catering with Brookwood

Sue Parfett, Managing Partner of The Brookwood Partnership, discusses time-saving modern appli...

How to keep oily fish on the school menu

Balancing cost with compliance: How to keep oily fish on the school menu

Food for thought: what is a school lunch like today?

Steve Wright rounds up the key trends and innovations across independent school catering

Don't bottle it up

Stephen Charles, MD at BRITA Vivreau, explains why independent schools should take advantage o...

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

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

Events View all

Meet six-time Paralympic Champion David Weir CBE

Starting Blocks are giving one lucky school the chance to win a visit from David Weir CBE

Fight back against budget cuts: attend the Education Forum

The Education Forum is a special event that will address managing finance and funding under bu...

Dinosaurs in the Wild: an out-of-this-world school trip

Lucinda Reid talks to Tim Haines, Creative Director of Dinosaurs in the Wild, about why his la...

UB June issue out now!

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

Bestselling children's author visits Kingham Hill School

Children's author Tanya Landman inspired the pupils with her experiences

The workplace of tomorrow

Lucinda Reid discovers Workplace Hub, a new product from Konica Minolta that promises to trans...

May issue of Independent Education Today is out now!

In this issue, Independent Education Today prepares for the future with a technology special

Box Hill School pupils 'Make a Difference'

The school's annual charity day raised money for a variety of charities 

Facilities & buildings View all

Altro's harmonious ranges strike the right chord

Altro has launched three new complimentary flooring ranges

New investment safeguards the future for Bedstone College

There will be little, if any, change in day-to-day management of the school, promises the Head...

Making a splash

Melanie Warnes, Principal at The British School of Brussels (BSB), discusses the school's inno...

New £5.5m boarding house for Stowe School

Stepnell will begin work on the new boarding house, which is the latest stage in a major devel...

A sixth form fit for a king

The new facility at Kings Monkton School will accommodate growing pupil numbers and 17 new A-l...

Redevelopment to start at historic Wolverhampton school

Tettenhall College will have a new sixth form centre, a modernised library, upgraded boarding ...

Why schools need Low Surface Temperature Radiators

Phil Mangnall, from Jaga Heating Products UK, explains how risk of injury can be minimised thr...

Cundall Manor School begins work on a 10-year development

An extension, accommodating four innovative new classrooms, will be built at Cundall Manor Sch...

Health & wellbeing View all

Malvern College to host 2nd Mental Health conference

This September, the College will host the second annual conference on Mental Health in 7-13 ye...

Mud, glorious mud!

Forest Schools and outdoor learning are a vital part of the planned curriculum

Why wooden playground equipment is superior

Craig Boyle from Infinite Playgrounds says that wooden playground is safer and more comfortabl...

Staying safe in the sun

Skincare product provider Deb has launched an education programme to warn children and parents...

Indoor air pollution more harmful than outdoor

Pollutant levels indoors in the US are typically two to five times higher than outdoors, the E...

A lesson in affordable, cleaner heating

Remeha's James Porter looks at how ultra-low NOx condensing boilers can help schools protect t...

Don't run away from mental health issues - just run!

John Aguilar, Principal at Padworth College, discusses how a running club offers the school a...

The bigger picture: a holistic approach to education

Dr. Lim Lai Cheng, former Principal of Singapore's Raffles Institution, looks at why schools ...

International View all

Palaces, mosques and paella: pupils get a taste of Spain

Oundle School treats a group of year 9s to a trip to Granada

Geneva English School receives an 'Excellent' rating by ISI

Geneva English School becomes first international school in Switzerland to receive an 'Excelle...

Which is more important: high grades or high values?

Chris Jeffery, Head of Bootham School, compares Singapore's education system with the UK's

The importance of guardianship in independent schools

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, highlights the importance o...

Taking testing seriously

Alastair Montgomery, Director of UKiset, reflects on how schools and families benefit from ad...

Going global at Brighton College

Ian McIntyre, Director of International Schools at Brighton College, discusses ambitious progr...

Kings College, Taunton climb Mount Kenya

King's College, Taunton recount their journey to Mount Kenya and their community work in local...

How pencils are helping to change children's lives

Evan Lewis, Founder of Hope, asks: if you had a million spare pencils, what would you do with ...

Law, finance, HR View all

UWC Atlantic launches scholarships for Dutch students

Willem-Alexander Scholarship Fund will enable Dutch students to receive a world-leading educat...

Keeping your school safe online

Andrew Gallie explores some of the steps that schools should be taking to manage cyber securit...

Children think money grows on trees, new research finds

New research has found that children as old as 12 have little understanding of money

Private schooling for a 4-year-old could be just £72 a week

Real cost of private schooling is lower when savings in childcare are factored in, a new infog...

Introducing the Elliston Award at Ipswich High

Rob Hastings, Director of Sixth Form at Ipswich High, explains how the Elliston Award will hel...

How to make the most of your school catering

VWV's Ed Rimmell looks at how to create a positive relationship with your catering provider

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...

People, policy, politics View all

Jersey College for Girls joins Girls' Schools Association

Carl Howarth is the latest school leader to join the GSA

The future of Key Stage 2 tests

Do SATS 'turn schools into test factories'? Frances Mwale, Prep Headmistress at Farlington Sch...

Hipperholme Grammar appoints new head and moves to one site

Jackie Griffiths will be the new head of the Grammar School Foundation as of September

General Election candidates visit Brentwood School

Representatives from five parties visited Brentwood School to encourage pupils to vote

Girls' Schools Association appoints new chief executive

Vivienne Durham will join GSA as its new chief executive from August 2017

Excellent result for Shrewsbury School

The school is celebrating their inspection results, having been assessed as 'excellent'

Independent and state school partnerships reach new high

175,000 state pupils are currently benefiting from 10,000 different partnerships reveals Indep...

Wellingborough appoints new Headmaster

Andrew Holman will take on his new role in January 2018

School life View all

Milton Abbey pupils eat 'Hunger Lunch' for World Hunger Day

Students swapped their usual midday meal for a simple soup and roll to raise awareness of glob...

Harrogate Ladies' College Family of Schools 'Excellent'

The Independent Schools Inspectorate rated all three schools in the Harrogate Ladies' College ...

Happy little ducklings

Barnard Castle School students help renovate the Ducklings Day Nursery's outdoor play area

Taunton School students reach Young Enterprise County finals

The students have been selling their charity bracelet to fellow students and star cricketers M...

The irony of Sats week falling into line with Mental Health

Tracy Gladman, Education and Business Manager with the Worrinots discusses the cost of Sats we...

Kids don hats to raise money for charity

Barnard Castle Preparatory School raised more than £200 at their recent Wear A Hat Day

An egg-cellent Easter

St Anthony's School for Girls celebrate Easter in style

Rydal Penrhos announce new course to inspire future leaders

The RPL Course will prepare pupils for the challenges of university and working life

Sports & Leisure View all

UWC Atlantic College unveils £4.5 m sports facility

The facility has been part funded by the Moondance Foundation

Karters keep Regional Champions crown for third year running

Brentwood School's A Karting Team are BSKC South East of England Regional Champions

Derby High School teacher represents Team GB in duathlon

Sarah Martin-Smith ran 5km, cycled 20km and finished with a 2.5km run in the ETU Sprint Distan...

King's College, Taunton Girls retain ISFA U18 title

King's have become the first ever Independent Schools' Football Association girls team to reta...

A trio of golds for Plymouth College fencers

Three pupils from Plymouth College Fencing were victorious at the National Championships

All six Canford hockey teams are county champions

Canford's six eligible hockey teams have taken titles at the County championships

Q&A: Laura Tomlinson MBE

Lucinda Reid talks to Laura Tomlinson MBE about how education played an important part in her...

Ashville College claims European swimming title  

The 12 Ashville swimmers won a total of 45 medals between them

Sustainability View all

Prep School Warriors

Students from Rydal Penrhos designed and built eco-friendly upcycled items for the school gard...

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

Teaching View all

New partnership sparks foreign language speaker drive

Foreign language speakers are being offered a career change in a unique partnership between th...

Let's bake!

James Allen, Headmaster at Beech Hall, explains the importance of cooking following the launch...

Supporting a nutritious education

The importance of educating pupils on healthy eating

The impact of parental pressure on schools

Patricia McQuade, Deputy Principal at Abbey College Manchester, discusses the impact of parent...

Can a virtual reality environment work in the classroom?

Paul Dredge, EasiPC & Microsoft Innovative Education Expert, reveals the magic of Microsoft's ...

Et nova et vetera: technology at Bryanston School

Lucinda Reid visits Bryanston School to find out how they are embracing new technology with o...

Challenging stereotypes

Lynne Horner, Principal at Westholme School, explains why STEM subjects play a significant ro...

Noteworthy

Hilary Moriarty asks whether schools are alive with the sound of music

Technology View all

Kensington Prep unveils interactive 'Explore Floor'

The space allows pupils to integrate tech into their learning in a new and unique way

School children call for virtual engineering work experience

Pupils attending the Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Junior Board have said ...

How risk-proof are your school's IT systems?

Kevin Robinson, Services Consultant at RM Education, explores the risks to school IT systems, ...

Keeping up with technology

Mark House, Senior Product Manager at RM Education, explores the technology gap between life ...

Can mobile technology enhance the school day?

Mobile technology can help schools become safer, more supportive and happier places to teach a...

How secure are your school's IT systems?

Kat Howard, Senior Educational Consultant and Online Safety Lead at RM Education, explains how...

Reviewing the success of the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Cloud not only creates marketable skills for students it is also a great tool for fa...

Tackling the skills gap in the classroom

Ash Merchant, Education Director at Fujitsu, looks at the digital skills tomorrow's workers sh...