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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...

Education for the future

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

Independent school partnerships: a winning combination

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

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...

School life: lights, camera, action!

What happens when someone makes a film about your school? Dermot Dix, Headmaster at Headfort S...

Top marks for Truro

Truro School almost swept the board in GCSE Geology results, boasting five out of the top six ...

Why the co-ed system instils self-belief in girls

Roberta Keys, Deputy Head of Malvern College, explains why a co-ed system is crucial to prepar...

Fantastic Services partner with Boyan Maga School

4,000 high visibility vests donated to 17 London schools to improve road safety as part of com...

Alma matters

Former students are a resource schools can't afford to be without. Hannah Vickers finds out ho...

Special report: wearing it well

Hannah Vickers looks at the latest trends in school uniform and sports kit

Tomorrow's leaders are ready and waiting

Shaun Fenton, Headteacher of Reigate Grammar School, reveals why he is proud of today's childr...

A trip of a lifetime

Three independent schools reveal the schools trips that their pupils found unforgettable

5 lessons in developing a new uniform

In the last 10 years, over 100 schools have used Schoolblazer to redesign their uniform. Here ...

The importance of an off-site education

James Millichamp, of Wolverhampton Grammar School, explains how school trips can bring the cu...

New beginnings at Eaton Square Upper School

Lucinda Reid visits the school, part of the Minerva Education Group of Schools, to find out ho...

St Anthony's Girls celebrate expansion on first birthday

The school opened in September 2016 and recently welcomed their first cohort of Year 2 girls

In conversation with... Learning Ladders

Matt Koster-Marcon, Director of Learning Ladders, talks to BESA about solving problems in sch...

Adrenaline-fueled induction for Beech Hall senior prefects

Tytherington-based Beech Hall School put its new senior prefects through their paces with a st...

In with the new at Eaton Square Upper School

Perry Uniform reveals how it designed Eaton Square Upper School's uniform

Co-op sponsors Fairtrade Schools Awards

The Awards teach children about global issues and raise awareness of ethical trading

Idris Elba joins campaign to fight illiteracy

The actor has joined forces with formerly illiterate mother turned author

Rydal Penrhos named one of UK's top co-ed boarding schools

Recently published League Tables have placed the school 69th in the UK

A concrete contribution

Trent College pupils visited partner schools in Kenya to see how their fundraising built toile...

The 21st-century boarding experience

Mark Venn-Dunn, Head of Boarding at ACS Cobham International School, reveals the secrets to mo...

School pupils raise funds for Forces Charity SSAFA

The Forces charity supports veterans and their families

4 ways schools can create healthy competition

Deborah Fisher, Head of SIMS Independent, looks at how schools can create competition to prepa...

Solihull students show off artistic talents in exhibition

Local artist Fiona Payne came to check out the new talent

Beech Hall School is awash with colour during fundraiser

The school's latest fundraising event for the NSPCC saw pupils get paintbombed by their teache...

Bolton Junior Girls reveal photography competition winners

The overall winner of the competition was a tribute to the Manchester Arena bombing victims

Howell's School raise £6K for hospice charity

The pupils are the first to reach the £6,660 'Pay For a Day' target set by Marie Curie

St Edmund's School Canterbury breaks recruitment records

The school recruits its 600th pupil as it announces the building of a new academic hub to open...

Abbey Gate College celebrates 40 years

140 voices sang out as part of a special gala concert for the school's 40th anniversary

Benenden's first 13-year-old graduates make history

Benenden's new diploma encourages pupils to make the most of their first two years at the scho...

Rugby legend visits Solihull School

Jonathan Davies, who was awarded an OBE in 2015 for services to charity, was guest of honour a...

Edge Grove School wins award for school gardening

The Level 5 Award from the Royal Horticultural Society is only awarded to top 1% of schools in...

Farlington muggles get magical for Potter's 20th anniversary

Pupils celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter with a special assembly

Pupils bury time capsule to mark 125th Anniversary 

A fidget spinner and a minion were among the items buried for posterity!