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School life

Challenging notions of what follows independent schooling

Claire Granados, Principal at Quest Professional, on improving schools' careers advice and the...

Health & wellbeing

Working to reduce the stresses of school life

Though there is no panacea for the mental health crisis, much can and should be done, says Dr ...

Sustainability

Richard Cairns: Why I'm banning plastic at Brighton College

Brighton College's headmaster explains his recent decision to ban all single use plastic bottl...

School life

Why all Brighton College lower sixth pupils visit Auschwitz

In a time of political uncertainty, Headmaster Richard Cairns explains why he's keen for pupil...

Health & wellbeing

How Heathfield ensures pupils flourish at school and beyond

Headteacher Marina Gardiner Legge explains how pupils at Heathfield School, Ascot, are benefit...

Events

The benefits of meeting Head-to-Head

Would you host a conference at your school? Samantha Price, Headmistress at Benenden School, r...

School life

Preparing pupils for the road ahead

Sue Freestone, Principal at King's Ely, explains why school should be about awakening intellec...

Catering & hospitality

How strong leadership can inspire bold, positive change

Sponsored: Deborah Homshaw, Managing Director of Brookwood, the independent education division...

Sports & Leisure

What's the future of school sports?

Carol Chandler-Thompson, Head of Blackheath High School GDST, discusses alternative sports and...

Law, finance, HR

Calculating holiday pay for term-time only workers

VWV's Simon Bevan discusses holiday pay and the introduction of Working Times Regulations

Teaching

Leading from the middle, with the University of Buckingham

The institution's Ruth Corderoy looks at the importance of middle leaders in schools

Technology

Machine learning on the fly

Jonathan Whitley, Northern European Sales Director at WatchGuard, discusses machine learning

Law, finance, HR

Considering commercial contracts, with VWV

Ed Rimmell discusses the pitfalls and good practice that independent schools should consider i...

School life

The play's the thing

Hilary Moriarty reflects on why building a school theatre is always a good idea

International

Settling into new cultures

Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director of William Clarence Education, discusses the process of ope...

Teaching

Inspiring a generation of global learners online

Peter Monteath, Regional Director (Europe) at Cambridge Assessment International Education, d...

Technology

Automatic for the people

by Jonathan Whitley, Northern European Sales Director, WatchGuard

Technology

Who's been sleeping in your library?

SPONSORED: D-Tech International, looks at the concerns raised by students sleeping on campus a...

School life

Here come the Chislehurst girls

Karen Raven, Headmistress at Chislehurst, says that an all-girls education prepares young wome...

School life

Farlington pupils travel back in time to Tudor England

Sara Povey, Deputy Head of Farlington Prep School, details the girls' trip to Hooke Court in D...

Teaching

Schools should subscribe to the news of the world

It's a mistake to avoid discussing current affairs with students, says Danuta Tomasz. Instead,...

Teaching

Using technology to make the most of your library space

SPONSORED: D-Tech International, looks at current library technology in the education sector

Technology

Why Microsoft Surface gets top marks in the classroom

Amy Farrelly, photography and lens-based media teacher at Rugby School, shares thoughts on how...

International

The IB encourages the soft skills that businesses value

As the International Baccalaureate celebrates 50 years, Mark Seldon, Director of Studies at Gr...

International

Why UK independent schools are in demand in China

Britain's independent schools are gathering strength in China, says Richard Gaskell, Schools ...

Teaching

Measuring value by degrees

Hilary Moriarty looks at the university landscape and how it could impact the next generation ...

School life

From King's High to Hollywood

King's High, Warwick, have a strong reputation of producing A-list stars. Here, they explain w...

Teaching

Why schools should remove 'mindless' homework

Ben Evans, Headmaster at Edge Grove School, explains why schools need to rethink the purpose o...

Teaching

Four is the magic number at Glenalmond College

Glenalmond College's Jenny Davey describes the school's recent decision to insist that every p...

Sports & Leisure

The shift from meritocracy to democracy in school sport

Neil Rollings, Managing Director of Independent Coach Education and Chair of PADSIS, discusses...

Teaching

Intelligence: all we've learned or our future potential?

Charlotte Avery, Headmistress of St Mary's School, Cambridge, discusses why we shouldn't confl...

Events

Why AI is here to stay

Ahead of AIConf, Simon Balderson, Asst Head (Digital Strategy) at Wells Cathedral School, expl...

Teaching

Mixed messages could discourage young UK scientists

Almost 90% of UK adults say they would encourage children to pursue a science-related career, ...

Teaching

Should You Advise Students to Pursue a Career in Property?

Sponsored: Why there is still money to be made in property development

Law, finance, HR

Teaming up to move forward

Sponsored: Tim Wilbur, Director of School Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, looks at recruiti...

Law, finance, HR

How it works: schools, Tier 5 licences and charity workers

Sponsored: VWV's Tom Brett Young explores the remit of the Tier 5 (Charity Worker) category fo...

Sports & Leisure

Alderley Edge School for Girls embarks on the grand tour

Headmistress Helen Jeys reveals why they have the sporting edge

Sports & Leisure

Pioneering new trends in school sport

Mark Turnbull, Headteacher at Giggleswick School, discusses how the school is embracing indivi...

Sports & Leisure

The transformational power of sport

Louise Gordon, Director of Sport at Wimbledon High School GDST, looks at how sport can aid a p...

Catering & hospitality

3 steps to prove that your school food is best

Sponsored: Anna-Maria Holt RD, Company Dietitian and Health and Wellbeing Lead at Pelican Proc...