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Teaching stalwarts bid school farewell

Brentwood School bids fond farewell to six members of staff retiring after a collective 143 ye...

Entrepreneurs: born or created?

North East Education Forum rules that entrepreneurs can be 'created' by education system

New Chief Master for King Edward's

King Edward's School announces the appointment of Dr Mark Fenton as Chief Master from Septembe...

Nottingham High welcomes girls for first time

Forty-two girls will join the sixth form of Nottingham High School in September after attendin...

Blooming marvellous

Hilary Moriarty looks at the reasons behind the successes in the independent sector reported i...

New headmaster for Abingdon

Michael Windsor will become head of Abingdon School in September 2016 when current head Felici...

End of year report

As the school year closes, we ask key figures in the independent sector to reflect on 2014-15 ...

New headmaster for St Benedict's School

Andrew Johnson to lead Catholic co-educational school from September 2016

New foundation to develop school leadership

NAHT announce new organisation which will offer qualifications and standards for world-class p...

Greenhalgh welcomed to United Learning top grade

Richard Greenhalgh is set to join educational charity United Learning as its new Chairman

Educational charity looks to expand

The Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation is aiming to increase the number of its beneficia...

A question of character

A co-ed independent boarding school in north Hampshire is introducing a new scholarship based ...

Hands off education, head tells MPs

A Long Eaton headteacher is calling for a Royal Commission on Education to stop the politicisa...

School launches bursary campaign

Bolton School is aiming to increase its number of bursary pupils by raising £30 million over t...

ISC reports record pupil numbers

The Independent Schools Council's latest census reveals that 5,000 more places have been fille...

Former pupil returns as governor

UWC Atlantic College has appointed a University of Oxford professor and college president as c...

On the stump at Trent College

Sixth-form students invited local parliamentary candidates for an event designed to encourage ...

And the winner is ...

An award programme designed to offer a complementary alternative to Ofsted has made its first ...

Name change for Catholic school

St Leonards-Mayfield School in Sussex will be known simply as Mayfield School from now on, say...

New school partnership forged

An independent and a secondary school have formalised an agreement to work together on a range...

Getting off to the right start

A new book of essays concerning the considerations and issues involved in starting a new schoo...

Surrey independent schools merge

Barrow Hills and King Edward's Witley Schools have announced that they are to formalise their ...

Questions of governance

School governors need a good understanding of what their role entails, says Farlington School'...

GSA responds to OECD report

An all-girl environment can boost girls' self-confidence in maths and sciences, the Girls' Sch...

Goodbye paperwork!

Tony Reissner explains how and why school offices might set about switching to an electronic d...

New chair of governors for Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun's board of governors has announced that it has appointed Dr Eve Poole as its first...

Cooperation, not combat

Shrewsbury High School head Michael Getty on the importance of links between independent schoo...

Safety during a firefighters' strike

Schools and businesses should prepare for a firefighters' strike, advises health-and-safety co...

Fit to govern

Dr Tim Miller explains the importance of school governors and how governance systems work in t...

Praise the board!

Rebecca Tear, Head of Badminton School, looks at the role of school governors from a headteac...

Queen's artist is best in the UK

Queen's School pupil, Evei Whorrall-Campbell, is top performer in the UK in her Pre-U Fine Art...

School scheme promotes places for all

King Edward'€™s School, Birmingham, has launched a campaign to raise funds for one hundred mor...

What'€™s in a name?

Criminal record checks are rendered meaningless if a person obtains a false identity. Eamon Ju...

Crisis? What crisis?

Charlie Vavasour from Quantum Public Relations believes schools can do more to prepare for the...

All change

Independent schools need to ensure they don't fall foul of the new regulations governing the p...

New Head for Red Maids' Junior

Mrs Lisa Brown has been appointed headteacher of The Red Maids' Junior School (RMJS) in Bristo...

Lord Hunt visits Saint Martin's School

The school hosted a talk from the peer, aimed at encouraging students to engage more with the ...

US Ambassador visits Leicester school

Matthew Barzun, the US Ambassador to the United Kingdom, visited Leicester High School for Gir...

Passing the test

Valerie Dunsford and Nina Gunson report on Sheffield High's five-year plan to improve its rati...

Reading, writing, recession

Is independent schooling surviving the recession? In a special report for Independent Educatio...