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The school governor's life: eyes on, hands off

Amid lots of talk of how to be a more effective independent school governor, Hilary Moriarty a...

High level fashion tips for Ascot students

A former Creative Director for Karl Lagerfeld and Gucci, Stephen Lisseman is sharing his knowl...

Putney celebrates 125 years with Alumnae Portrait Exhibition

Putney High School GDST will unveil of a series of portraits, of twelve trail-blazing alumnae,...

Malvern College backs Lost cause

The project is an experiment designed by the Worcestershire institution to encourage pupils to...

Ipswich High School to offer boarding

The independent high school in Ipswich is set to welcome boarders next year

Let us spray: King's Ely pupils have a blast at fire station

Firing a hose in the air was but one highlight of a school trip hosted by Cambridgeshire Fire ...

Can you afford to be out of touch with your alumni?

Natalie Trice has been looking at how independent schools are keeping in touch with pupils, lo...

Rydal pupils brush up on royal wedding

The Year 4 group received a special message of thanks for their work on an art project to comm...

Hallfield duo hit peak fundraising in Wales

The siblings, Sian and Mohini Doal, raised over £3,200 for Zero Hunger with Langar by climbing...

Choir schools: Singing from the same hymn sheet

Like a beautiful garden, our choral tradition needs to be nourished and nurtured, says Neil Ch...

A comprehensive take on sports and co-curricular management

SPONSORED: Encourage participation, reduce administration, prepare for inspections and improve...

Staying right on-trend with school uniforms

Keri Beckingham finds out how independent schools are rebranding their uniforms in 2018 and th...

Why gambling is a ticking time bomb for children

SPONSORED: Independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy EPIC Risk Management reveals how...

Hallfield School marks 140th anniversary with time capsule

The artefact-packed cylinder will be buried in the ground for 11 years

Be careful what you wish for...

As Edexcel announces it will upload all of its marked A-level exam scripts, Hilary Moriarty as...

Working with your alumni

SPONSORED: Rachel Lewis, of Gabbitas Education, discusses how consultants can help parents cla...

Peregrines off to a flying start

Putney's Peregrines Pre-Preparatory School has welcomed its first cohort

Why every child should experience an outdoor education

By Jane Prescott, Headmistress of Portsmouth High School and a member of the Girls' Schools As...

Stirring words at Bolton School Girls' leavers' evening

"Unfold your wings and set the world on fire," advised guest speaker, the Right Reve...

Pocklington School pupils follow in philanthropic footsteps

The children continued the aims of founder, John Dolman, by raising £7,165 for charities this ...

Music is a powerful thing

Sponsored: Michelle James, CEO at SingUp, explores the powerful effect of music on our mood, h...

Everything's coming up roses at King's Ely

The Ely Cathedral rose has been produced by East Anglian rose growers, Peter Beales Roses, win...

Abbey Gate College celebrates 40th anniversary at Speech Day

The event took place at Chester Racecourse on Thursday 13 September and was attended by pupils...

Beech Hall pupils see swimming in a new light

Glowsticks and goggles were the order of the night as the school's pupils, parents and staff e...

Ipswich High School welcomes boys for the first time

The Suffolk institution is moving towards becoming coeducational via the 'diamond' model of sc...

Portland Place School celebrates student talent

Pupils were highly commended for their achievements and successes during a commemorative Celeb...

New opportunities for CCSS through merger

Cambridge Centre for Sixth-form Studies (CCSS) has announced that it has joined the Stephen P...

Students recognised for their co-curricular contributions

Outstanding pupils were awarded gold, sliver and bronze 'Pocklington Award' trophies

First-rate results for Marylebone school

Wetherby Senior School is celebrating major success following its inaugural round of GCSE exam...

Querying views of further education in independent schools

Quest Professional's Claire Granados challenges the misconception that it is a failure if a st...

21st-century boarding

Sponsored: By John Hutchison, Chief Operating Officer for Gabbitas

Making a sea change in fundraising

Gareth Jones, Headmaster at St Andrew's Prep in Eastbourne, took to the water for a unique cha...

Getting a Head in Cheltenham

Before the beginning of the academic year, we met Nicola Huggett, Cheltenham College's new Hea...

21st-century boarding: a key educational experience

By Peter T. Howe, Principal, UWC Atlantic College

Teachers: do you praise them like you should?

Ahead of the new academic year, Hilary Moriarty reflects on how schools praise their pupils an...

She tells sanctuary

Students at Derby High School have been learning about the refugee crisis from children's auth...

Charity begins at school

More than £2,000 has been raised from a series of charitable events at Rydal Penrhos Preparato...

Ipswich schoolchildren embrace the need for speed

Royal Hospital School pupils reached the finals of Race for the Line, a competition tying into...

Flare in the community

Year 12 pupils from across both divisions of Bolton School have celebrated their work in the l...

Ely Cathedral choristers raise the roof in Estonia

The Cathedral Boys' Choir recently returned from a packed musical tour of the former Soviet re...