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Honouring HE's best

The new year has got off to a great start for HE, as a number of university professionals make...

Independents pull out of 'irrelevant' league tables

Wellington College joins schools no longer participating in performance tables that do not tak...

Free resources launched to develop students' research skills

CILIP has produced ten fact sheets to guide students through the basics of undertaking researc...

Play up and play the game

Sports like rugby have a big role in pupil development but they also need to be organised resp...

Governing the future

Governors play a crucial role in a school's success, says Mark Peel

School performance tables released

English schools have been ranked on the basis of GCSE results for the last time, with academie...

The best start

Lucy Bedwin from Farlington's nursery discusses the importance of the Early Years Foundation S...

Mayfield head responds to single-sex debate

Co-ed or single-sex? Head of Mayfield girls' school says girls thrive with or without boys in ...

Time and times again

Frances Mwale reflects on new times tables testing for 11 year-olds

Over the Bridge

Hebden Bridge School to open in September with just 20 places per year

Pushing beyond the comfort zone

Ross Urquhart asks, is it good for pupils to always be happy at school?

King's Ely becomes National Holocaust Centre partner school

Quality of curriculum at King's Ely leads to partnership providing school with resources and s...

The great gender debate continues

Brighton head says girls' schools are at a 'disadvantage', sparking further debate over single...

Employers' needs influencing further education curriculum

IB working with businesses to deliver Career-related Programme in schools

Government releases revised GCSE and A-level content

Nick Gibb says GCSE and A-level reform 'to be rigorous' as content for courses revised includi...

A quarter of language A-level entries come from privates

JCQ figures reveal independent schools protect 'vulnerable' modern languages at A-level

Sweet 16?

The year ahead will see change and consolidation in the independent sector. Editor Stephanie B...

In short supply

Labour reveals schools spending up to £1.3bn on supply teachers as recruitment crisis continue...

Top Ofsted praise for Bath Spa teaching programmes

Bath Spa University is celebrating after receiving high recognition for its Teacher Education ...

Ellesmere College wins Arts Council award

Visit from the Royal Ballet marks award for Ellesmere's cultural education

Not just a history lesson

A CBI report suggests that science is being squeezed out at primary level. Dan Sullivan looks ...

King Edward's School is Sunday Times IB School of the Year

King Edward's, who switched to IB in 2010, has won The Sunday Times International Baccalaureat...

Working it out for themselves

One way to encourage progress and improvement is to give pupils control over their own learnin...

Join the professionals

Samantha Price thinks schools need to do more to prepare their students for the world of work

Theory in practice

Offering teaching staff the chance to study for an MA has many worthwhile benefits, says Joann...

Calculating the benefits

Carey Ann Dodah says that maths is a fundamental part of life and can be fun to teach as well ...

Educational excellence - some food for thought

Julie Booth examines the different elements behind one vision of educational excellence

Farlington holds MFL seminar for trainee teachers

Farlington School recently hosted a languages event for Chichester trainees

HEFCE 'blunder' over state vs private school degree passes

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has made a crucial error in its latest report...

Soft skills at the top of employers' wish lists

It's not academic success but soft skills that give privates the edge, says Selden

Inspiring students to love maths

Carey Ann Dodah says maths is a fundamental part of life and can be fun to teach as well as le...

Preparing students for tomorrow's challenges

Discovery Education partners with Independent Schools Association to support teachers with its...

An exact science?

Dan Sullivan looks at ways schools can monitor the progress of their key stage two pupils in s...

Well, what do you know?

Hilary Moriarty says learning in order to pass exams might not make for lifelong knowledge

It's all in the preparation

Starting the journey towards making a UCAS application is just around the corner. Abi Price lo...

Professional skills course to prepare students for work

Benenden launches country's first school qualification in professional skills

Going co-ed

Headmaster Kevin Fear explains the thinking behind Nottingham High School's decision to admit ...

'Life changing' initiative for Swindon year six pupils

Swindon Academy and Marlborough College launch 'grammar stream'

Target grades: what are they, and why are they important?

Julie Booth says setting goals is a key part of life, but must be personal and transparent

Merchant Taylors' create new prep through school merger

Prep school for Merchant Taylors' School is result of joining forces with Northwood Prep