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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

Learning by doing

Sue Freestone reflects on how school trips have changed over time

King Edward's Witley hosts children's charity event

HRH The Princess Royal meets inspirational pupils supported by children's charity at Surrey sc...

CCF success for Abingdon pupil

Abingdon School pupil recognised as top CCF (RAF) cadet in the country

Trent College votes 'in' at own EU referendum

Debating team at Trent College hosts mock 'Brexit' referendum where majority votes to stay

Bolton hosts gender-blind anniversary show

Bolton School produces Doctor Faustus, a play almost 500 years old, to celebrate their 500th a...

BMS entrepreneur launches pet bed business

Year seven student at Bedford Modern School pitches business idea to Pets at Home on BBC show

Hereford Cathedral pupils to perform on Songs of Praise

Forty children from Hereford junior school set to compete in the finals of Junior Choir of the...

Oakham performs on BBC Songs of Praise this Sunday

Chamber Choir to sing in semi-final of School Choir of the Year competition

Lockers Park featured on BBC School Report 2016

Lockers Park School's year six pupils took part in this year's BBC School Report with their fi...

Reach out

Independent schools have been busy raising funds for those less fortunate this spring

Up to the challenge

Eleven schools compete in scientific challenges for annual Physics Olympics

Meet the other boarders at Cheltenham College

Following the BSA's popular #boardinghousedogs hashtag, Cheltenham highlight the real benefits...

Bolton alumni give advice at careers day

Fifteen former Bolton School pupils speak to GCSE and A-level students to help with career and...

Maynard ad campaign wins award

Maynard School's #MadeforGirls advertising campaign fends off McDonald's, Samsung and L'Oreal ...

The changing face of boarding

Huw James looks at ways boarding schools can ensure they provide their pupils with the best po...

Take the floor

Schools across the country share their tips for delivering great assemblies with editor Stepha...


Teachers, students, parents, tutors...Hilary Moriarty asks who should take responsibility for ...

Top togs

Editor Stephanie Broad looks at how uniform promotes a school's brand and heritage

Small wonder

Penny Woodcock tells editor Stephanie Broad about her new role as head of Charlotte House Prep...

All change

St Joseph's College was crowned Independent School of the Year 2015. Andy Colpus reflects on t...

Ahead of the competition

Pupils from St Albans School outperform stock market to reach semi-final of national competiti...

Boarding school mythbusting

Vicki Rendall offers advice for schools to address parents' misconceptions about boarding

Schools Together series: Bolton School

Bolton's Mathematics Programme has helped to raise attainment in local year six pupils

Schools Together series: Sheffield High School

A Yorkshire-wide teacher CPD programme is helping Sheffield High enhance leadership and best p...

Schools Together series: King's College School, Wimbledon

Harry Chapman tells us about the development of a cross-sector drama production at King's Coll...

Schools Together series: St Mary's Calne

St Mary's Calne runs a Mentoring Programme for local academy students. Senior Mistress, Ammy D...

Bright STEM futures for Bolton

Bolton students inspired by 'Women in STEM' day learning about careers in engineering

Hereford pupils 'sing to win'

Hereford Cathedral juniors to compete in semi-finals of BBC choir competition

Learning beyond the classroom

King Edward's Witley has been running the Duke of Edinburgh award for over 25 years