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Ex-Harrow teacher is head of UK's newest independent

Head of UK's newest public school, Myddelton College, has taught royalty at Harrow

It's personal

There's more to a successful marketing strategy than branding and a display stand, says Hilary...

Eating their words

Chris Ramsey reflects on the recent HEFCE 'blunder' in degree success

First female bishop calls for everyday courage

Right Reverend Libby Lane returns to Manchester High for awards evening

New head for Charlotte House

Penny Woodcock has been appointed Head of Charlotte House Preparatory School, Rickmansworth, w...

Putting pen to paper

There's still much to be said for the good old-fashioned handwritten note, says Toby Percival

Interview: Sharing success

Editor Stephanie Broad talks to the head of Haileybury about the opening of their new academy,...

Grammar schools: an opportunity or a threat?

DfE decision for new grammar school extension causes controversy

Old Boy Sir Ian McKellen returns to Bolton School

Sir Ian McKellen visits former school to promote Stonewall's anti-homophobic bullying message

STEM careers? They're yours for the taking

Young Engineers Trustee Ruth Amos inspires Trent College students to consider a future in tech...

Grange School appoints new head

Debbie Leonard will take the reins at The Grange from autumn 2016

New faces at King Edward's Witley

KESW appoints new heads of Biology and Food Technology

Book launch for Britain's first black ballerina

Julie Felix, head of Dance at Saint Martin's, launches biography on World Ballet Day

Former BMS student hosts enterprise competition

Alumni holds 'Varsity Pitch 2015' competition offering £10,000 award and training with top fir...

King Edward's Witley appoints new housemaster

King Edward's Witley announces Angus Macmillan will have a combined role as Housemaster of Wak...

Farlington teacher writes A-level textbook for Art History

The first-ever A-level textbook for Art History has been published by Farlington's very own he...

Make work experience a priority, says industry leaders

Compulsory work experience for under 16s was scrapped in 2012. Now, a BCC survey shows industr...

City of London School for Girls pupil is Pride of Britain

Sohana named Teenager of Courage at the Pride of Britain Awards

Head welcomes challenge on 'summer babies'

Keith Morrow welcomes comments from Nick Gibb on 'summer-born babies' policy concern

Former Bedford Modern student unveils art installation

Alex Chinneck launches art installation at the London Design Festival

Let's involve parents in a constructive way, says PTA UK

PTA UK survey reveals 85 per cent of parents in England do want a say in education

New head sets out vision for Lord Wandsworth

Adam Williams, new headmaster of Lord Wandsworth College, wants to focus on the pupil voice

Closing the gap

Despite their perceived elitism, independent schools can do a lot for social mobility, says Ma...

Farlington shines in Telegraph smaller schools league table

Results table for small schools' A level results puts Farlington School in third place

Former King Edward's teacher awarded Freedom of the City

Former history teacher and housemistress from King Edward's Witley has been awarded the Freedo...

New headmaster takes the reins at Cleve House

A Bristol independent school has a new headmaster for the new academic year

St George's gets the message out

St George's Ascot shortlisted for top TES marketing award

A new era for Oundle School

Sarah Kerr-Dineen joins Oundle as building work reaches a year from completion

LVS Ascot Principal stars on ITV's This Morning

Christine Cunniffe gives advice for returning to school on This Morning

A blueprint for the future

New headteacher at Oakwood School to set out strategy for the future

Have your say on exam reform

Schools Minister Nick Gibb and Ofqual launch consultations on revised GCSE and A level subject...

Plymouth Uni studies how parents choose child's education

New research explores the challenges parents face when choosing secondary schools in Plymouth

Do parents need to know everything?

Helen Jeys looks at the pros and cons of sharing assessment records with parents

A new force for cross-sector collaboration

James Croft reflects on the government's vision for school improvement

Is the grass greener?

ITV's School Swap shows many of the schools' differences lie outside the classroom, says edito...

Finding a work/life balance

Nigel Helliwell explains St Faith's approach to email management

Bolton says farewell to a popular head

Head of Bolton School infants retires after a lifetime of teaching and five years as head

Nearly three quarters of parents have cold feet about school

New research shows parents have high level of anxiety about their children starting school

GCSE results: 18% transfer to post-16 at independent schools

Independent education can help former state school pupils with post-GCSE studies, says Gabbita...

How independent schools can deliver better SEND

Independent schools are in an unusual position when it comes to special education needs, says ...