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Old school ties

How schools across the country are building and maintaining an inspiring network of alumni

Paralympian medallist inspires St Mary's girls

Top Paralympic swimmer Liz Wright visits St Mary's Junior School in Cambridge

Globetrotters

We look at two institutions using overseas trips to help students develop a global mindset whi...

Chigwell School opens new sixth form centre

The Risham Sarao Sixth Form Centre opens at Chigwell as a memorial to former student

Lord Wandsworth cycle coast to coast for charity

Pupils and staff at Lord Wandsworth College complete challenging John O'Groats to Land's End c...

What happens when you send a teddy bear to space?

Pocklington School send stuffed toy to space with 'selfie cam' to record footage of its journe...

How to start the school year with a focus on student success

The definition of student success is changing; an updated perspective, fresh strategies and ne...

Does your school stand out?

By Anthony Buckland, Joint Managing Director at Price & Buckland

Wear next

From colour contrasts to performance-monitoring sportswear, Steve Wright surveys the latest tr...

Art awards for DLD students

Two students from DLD College London receive accolades at Kensington and Chelsea art awards

Benenden performs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Students from Benenden School take ancient Greek-style comedy show to the world-famous Edinbur...

Oundle's 'Big Give'

Philanthropic programme at Oundle School promotes benefits of charitable giving

Family forest fun at Oakwood

Oakwood School hosts outdoor education day for families to get an insight into school life

Children across the UK get ready to WOW

Everyday walking charity Living Streets tells us about their annual art competition

Any Questions? comes to Brentwood

Key political commentators attend BBC Any Questions? Panel at Brentwood School

Benenden School launches own Monopoly

A unique Benenden School edition of Monopoly has been produced and gone on sale thanks to the ...

All aboard

Royal Navy get on board with Epsom College pupils' attempt to cross the Atlantic

Learning in the forest...

Richard Dean from Barrow Hills School discusses the benefits of offering a Forest School and t...

Lockers Park pupils go unplugged

Visiting author promotes importance of tech-free time as part of National Unplugging Day

'Boxhilda' joins the herd

Box Hill students create decorative cow for world's largest public art event, CowParade Surrey...

The essential guide to building your brand and reputation

Deborah Fisher from SIMS Independent examines some of the steps schools can take to ensure the...

In the summertime

A number of independent schools are using the summer holidays to start work on new estates dev...

Cold Feet writer delivers workshop at Solihull

Solihull School alumni Mike Bullen returns to deliver screenwriting workshop

End of year report

As the academic year concludes, we ask five key figures from the independent sector to reflect...

Over a third of girls witness gender discrimination

New report from Young Enterprise examines the growing gender divide in secondary education

Milton Abbey appoints entrepreneur in residence

David Ross, co-founder of Carphone Warehouse, announced as Milton Abbey's next entrepreneur in...

St Mary's Calne twins win international science prize

IVF pupils win prize from University of Sheffield for 'Test Tube Babes' video

Book Corner: Magdalen College School

New release from Bloomsbury Publishing offers a new history of one of the UK's oldest independ...

Shining stars

Independent schools commemorate the diamond anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award

On boarding

As part of National Boarding Week, Paul Mitchell reflects on public perception of boarding sch...

Freedom without anarchy

King Alfred School's Village Project builds a community outdoors without mod cons

How do school uniforms affect student attitudes?

Schoolwear experts SWI say uniform empowers students to succeed

A war memorial for our times

In the last year, Cranleigh School has commissioned and developed a new war memorial

The value of grit

Angela Duckworth recently visited Wimbledon High to discuss resilience in schools

Barnard Castle welcomes back alumni of the 1940s

Around 90 Old Barnardians visits their alma mater for a long-overdue catch up

Skills for life

The Outward Bound Trust are offering 200 places on their Skills for Life Award Scholarship

Independent schools debate EU membership

Schools invite guest speakers and hold mock referendums to debate 'Brexit'

Nottingham High names first-ever head girl

Following its move to co-ed in 2015, Nottingham High School now has both male and female stude...

Failure: a valuable lesson for our young people

Dr John Hind reflects on the lessons learnt from a recent visiting STEM professional

Out of the ordinary

Exam season is looming. Paul Norton reveals his alternative revision tips