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School life

Should schools ban mobile phones?

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, tackles the mobile phones in schoo...

Teaching

Time to focus with BESA

Cleo Fatoorehchi, Communications Coordinator at BESA, explains how Focus Education is helping ...

Catering & hospitality

The recipe for future success

Marie Sidoli, Kings Monkton's new assistant head and food technology teacher, takes on the you...

Law, finance, HR

It's all about the money

Have we arrived in a place where cash is king? Hilary Moriarty has her say?

School life

Facing the facts

Warren Honey, Headmaster at Hydesville Tower School, explains why mental health must not be ig...

Teaching

Testing times

Frances Mwale, Prep Headmistress at Farlington School, discusses Key Stage 1 testing

School life

Education for the future

Joe Earley, Head of Design and Technology at Ipswich High School, looks at how the school has ...

People, policy, politics

Let's not leave survival to just the fittest

Tim Wilbur, Director of School Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, explains why it's time to ad...

School life

A teacher's perspective on abandoning primary school testing

Lacy Chapman, Head of Lower School at ACS Cobham International School, explains why formal tes...

Facilities & buildings

Finding the right type of air conditioning for you

The second in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can...

School life

School life: lights, camera, action!

What happens when someone makes a film about your school? Dermot Dix, Headmaster at Headfort S...

Catering & hospitality

How to balance food trends and pupil nutrition

Pelican Procurement explains how they show parents and pupils that school menus are nutritiona...

Technology

Looking for a rapid ROI on your library security?

Facilities & buildings

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains the educational functions of outdoor...

School life

Why the co-ed system instils self-belief in girls

Roberta Keys, Deputy Head of Malvern College, explains why a co-ed system is crucial to prepar...

Technology

On the record: video in the classroom

Howard Burton PhD, Founder and CEO of Open Agenda Publishing, talks about the use of video in ...

Sports & Leisure

Magnificent moondance at UWC Atlantic College

Tom Partridge, Head of Atlantic Outdoors at UWC Atlantic College, discusses how the college pl...

People, policy, politics

Good fortune: bursaries at JAGS

Sally-Anne Huang, Head of James Allen's Girls' School (JAGS), explains why she is determined t...

Facilities & buildings

In the zone at Edge Grove School

Ben Evans, Headmaster at Edge Grove School, discusses their preschool's new purpose-built faci...

Technology

How to broadcast lessons

Dr Simon Orchard, Headmaster at Our Lady of Sion School, reveals how he is using YouTube to e...

Sustainability

The environment: we're aware but are we proactive?

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, explains how schools can better invo...

Sports & Leisure

How to avoid sports injuries

Mr Chinmay Gupte, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Portland Hospital, discusse...

Sports & Leisure

Why modernising school sports kits is vital

Will Potterton, Director at Leavers Hoodies Company, explains why a modern focus can ensure pu...

Sports & Leisure

Not just for boys: making sport co-educational

Peter Middleton, Deputy Head Co-Curricular at Shrewsbury School, discusses the school's evolvi...

International

Why we must recognise the importance of cultural learning

Mary Memarzia, Director of Student Services at Bellerbys College, acknowledges the cultural di...

Sports & Leisure

Why teaching children basic swimming skills is vital

'Any good PE curriculum should ensure that all children have water confidence'

Teaching

Why multi-cultural schools stop ignorance breeding hate

Warren Honey, Headmaster at Hydesville Tower School, explains why schools are key in developin...

School life

Tomorrow's leaders are ready and waiting

Shaun Fenton, Headteacher of Reigate Grammar School, reveals why he is proud of today's childr...

Sports & Leisure

A call to armbands

Dr Helen Stringer, Headmistress of Northampton High School, reveals how independent schools ca...

School life

5 lessons in developing a new uniform

In the last 10 years, over 100 schools have used Schoolblazer to redesign their uniform. Here ...

People, policy, politics

Is education the solution to social mobility?

John Claughton, IBSCA Development Manager, discusses how independent schools can help to make...

Facilities & buildings

Influencing student behaviour with interior design

Suhayl Laher, from Tiles Direct, explains how the science behind design can impact students

Health & wellbeing

What every Head should be told before they're appointed

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, reveals her personal experience of being a headteach...

Catering & hospitality

Brookwood on how catering can play a vital role in boarding

Sue Parfett, from The Brookwood Partnership, discusses how catering plays a vital role in 21st...

Catering & hospitality

Keeping it in-house

Thomas's London Day Schools explain why they decided to move from contract catering to in-hous...

People, policy, politics

The best of both worlds with Cambridge IGCSE

Peter Monteath, of Cambridge Assessment International Education, on how to switch to 9-1 gradi...

Law, finance, HR

How to get the most out of new recruits

Alice Reeve reveals the secret to getting the most out of new employees

Health & wellbeing

Why school leader wellbeing must be made a priority

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, asks why is duty of care not shown towards headteach...

Technology

Solihull School Head warns of social media dangers

David EJJ Lloyd, Headmaster of Solihull School, is concerned about the rising number of pre-te...

Facilities & buildings

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how to make your Forest Schools sess...