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Contractors benefit from new curriculum

Technological developments in the curriculum prompt increased livelihood for contractors, clai...

Are good grades enough?

A new report from The Duke of Edinburgh'™s Award highlights that 93% of young people worry the...

As easy as VLE

We ask some of the sector's leading providers how virtual learning environments (VLEs) are ope...

Engineering experience for girls

The Smallpeice Trust programme encourages Burgess Hill School for Girls students to pursue car...

The next evolution

Rebecca Paddick takes a look at the iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera for iPad from IPEVO, t...

New head stands on peaks of experience

Jonathan Standen will open a new chapter for Plymouth College, in 2015, following the retireme...

Farewell to a 'special soul'™

The Headmistress of Queen's Lower School, Felicity Taylor, retired at the end of the term afte...

A bird's eye view of World Wars

A new educational project, Secret Messages, offers kids the opportunity to learn about the rol...

Spreading le word

Tonbridge School student Liam Porritt explains the pitfalls and pleasures of writing and publi...

Deutsch delight for Oundle teacher

At a recent ceremony hosted by the German Ambassador, Oundle School's Sara Davidson won a Germ...

Students blind to smoking risk

Chief executive of Macular Society calls on teachers to raise awareness of the link between sm...

Science rides at new velocities

Theme Park launches a new science initiative, fusing education and entertainment in a fresh ta...

From chalkboard to China

Nottingham tutor heads for three-week course in Shanghai, to promote the teaching of mandarin ...

New students given a three head start

Last month no less than three headmasters attended an orientation event for Wellington School'...

What are universities really looking for?

A reasonable grasp of maths and an ability to think and work independently have moved right up...

BT helps teachers with edtech

Primary school teachers across England are being invited to a series of computing workshops ru...

Seminars to address youth bereavement

Road safety charity, Brake, has organised two seminars offering bereavement support within the...

STEM challenge proves towering success

Student accomplishment in an IET Faraday challenge day shows the importance of going beyond th...

Headmaster: hands off our inspectors

Elms Junior School Headmaster voices his concerns on government influence over independent sch...

Risk assessment

The Association of Play Industries (API) is urging schools to recognize the many positive bene...

Jane! Charles! Welcome back!

Hilary Moriarty, national director of the BSA, welcomes Michael Gove's proposed changes to the...

Teaching students to stay safe

Schools urged by British Safety Council to teach students how to stay healthy and safe during ...

Event inspires girls to study medicine

Students converge on Bristol for a special conference which aimed to encourage girls into care...

Lady Eleanor Holles appoints new Head

Mrs Heather Hanbury has been appointed headmistress of The Lady Eleanor Holles School from Sep...

Putting action in education

Aball1 is an innovative education concept using number and letter balls to combine physical ac...

Barfield wins outside learning award

Barfield School in Surrey is the first independent school to achieve a national Learning Outsi...

Education, education, education. . .

Hilary Moriarty reflects on the perils of allowing grades to have become overwhelmingly import...

If at first you don'€™t succeed...

When educating girls, encouraging perseverance is essential, says Helen Jeys, Deputy Headmistr...

Schoolgirls reenact evacuee experience

Pupils receive talk from former pupil and evacuee, Elizabeth Scott, at wartime picnic, as part...

Does your finance system fit your school?

Julie Booth, head of SIMS Independent, explains why flexibility is vital when choosing the rig...

New Head at Oundle School

Oundle School will welcome new head, Oxbridge educated Sarah Kerr-Dineen, next year, following...

Cancer charity offers teachers' resource

Top children's cancer charity, CLIC Sargent, is launching a new resource to tackle the subject...

Master of Wellington College to retire

Dr Anthony Seldon will retire from Wellington College in the summer of 2015, after nearly ten ...

A question of degree

Advising students on which universities to apply to is one of the most rewarding aspects of a ...

Get your head down!

Getting enough sleep in the run-up to exams is just as critical as revision. James Righetti ex...

Let'€™s get physical

Active play is key to increasing physical activity but schools need to choose carefully when i...

Born great?

The people we choose to be our heroes may not always be the ideal role models we think they ar...

The psychology of revision

Established revision habits may be of comfort, but they can do more harm than good, argues Mur...

Showing true grit

Helen Jeys believes that building resilience and perseverance are as important for girls as ge...

Finding a common language

Sally Wells, managing director of Thomas Education, explains why psychometric assessments are ...