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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...

Students recognised for their co-curricular contributions

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

New opportunities for CCSS through merger

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

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...

Play up and play the game

Leading independent schools are abandoning the legacy of Tom Brown's School Days by devising s...

Where the wild things are

A former rector has donated an outdoor education centre to Kelvinside Academy

Summer camps: a taste of boarding life

Marina Gardiner Legge, Headmistress at Heathfield School, explains why her school opens during...

The impact of school uniforms on mental health

A growing body of research suggests school uniform has a positive impact on pupils' wellbeing....

The secrets to an independent and state school partnership

We asked five headteachers who are part of the Boarding Schools' Association (BSA) to reveal t...

Many heads make bright networking

Hilary Moriarty reflects on her first conference as a headteacher and how she learnt about the...

King's Ely hopes to stay a jump ahead

The school's equestrian team has qualified for the National Show Jumping Championships

Reunion at Hulse Hall Grammar School

Former pupils returned to the school they had left in the 1950s

Taunton School pupils take on 16 mile Exmoor Challenge

A team of 12 and 13 year olds from Taunton Preparatory School had to demonstrate determination...

Read all about it! Portland Place School launches newspaper

The publication, named the Portland Placer, has been published to help celebrate the school's ...

Challenging notions of what follows independent schooling

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

The power of voluntary work

Irfan Latif, Principal at DLD College London, shares his views on the importance of young peop...

Follow the leader: Martin Reader

Final part of a series in which we quiz four successful headteachers about their leadership. H...

Prestigious show and tell for pupils at St Benedict's Junior

National Gallery and Arts Council England award the school for their quality artwork

Follow the leader: Gwen Byrom

Series in which we quiz four successful headteachers about their leadership. In this, the thir...

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...

Follow the leader: James Hanson

A series in which we quiz four successful headteachers about their leadership. This time we jo...

Follow the leader: Suzie Longstaff

A series in which we quiz four successful headteachers about their leadership journeys. First ...

Preparing pupils for the road ahead

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

The relevance of uniforms in a 21st-century school

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls (AESG), reflects on whether school ...

Derby pupils take fundraising to heart

Students from Derby High School have raised more than £4,000 for the British Heart Foundation

UWC Atlantic College teams up with Rolls-Royce

UWC Atlantic College students work with Rolls-Royce on new technologies to save lives at sea

Queen Margaret's scoops national boarding schools award

Queen Margaret's York has been crowned winner of the 'Boarding Innovation Award' at the Boardi...