‘Character makes the biggest difference, not exam results’ – HMC chair

Shaun Fenton, head of Reigate Grammar School and chair of HMC, says teachers may not admit it, but our lives aren’t defined by grades

School spotlight: Doha College

High demand for places at Doha College meant expansion was a must. Next year, the British curriculum school will unveil a new campus fit for 21st-century education, writes Jo Golding

Boarders spanning borders at Brighton College

The school’s Norman Miller pens an article this World Refugee Day, saying all of us can do something to help those who have fled their homelands

The meal experience generation

Deborah Homshaw, managing director of CH&CO Independent, explores the impact of social media on food experiences

Teachers are the real heroes

At Urkund, we want to guide students rather than simply sending back a marked report

Preparing for the forthcoming exam season

Kim Renfrew talks to four schools about how they are getting their GCSE and A-level students exam-ready

The five fastest growing subjects studied at university and their career trajectories

Matt Clarke, data content and insight lead at HESA, explores the fastest growing subjects studied at university and their resulting career paths

School spotlight: St Swithun’s School

Jo Golding visits St Swithun’s School in Winchester, where impressive academic results go hand in hand with quiet self-confidence – producing strong, independent women of the future

What approach does your school take with the meals it provides?

We asked three schools how they each approach nutrition, alternative diets and treats

First among equals?

Hilary Moriarty asks, what part have schools played in the possible devaluing of the first-class degree?