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7 Life Skills to Learn Before You Go to University

A recent study found that university students lack “basic life skills” like roasting a chicken or even using a washing machine. If you’re in nee...
21-03-2018 21:44

How to Find the Right Student Bank Account for You

A student bank account can save you more cash than you may realise. Ruth Bushi, Editor of Save the Student, cuts through the financial jargon Picking ...
21-03-2018 21:44

BBC iReporter Game Launches to Help Tackle Fake News

11-to-18-year-olds are the target for a new interactive BBC game that aims to tackle fake news The BBC has launched a brand-new online interactive gam...
15-03-2018 21:46

Cranleigh School Pupil Selected to Represent Team GB in Hock

The young hockey star has been pitched for a successful sporting career once she graduates from Cranleigh School Cranleigh School pupil Isabelle (Izzy...
15-03-2018 21:46

What to Do with your Family this Spring

Spring is nearly here, so get inspired with our guide to the best events and activities happening across the UK over the next few months RHS Flower Sh...
14-03-2018 21:45

Empowering Children to Make a Difference to Society

Laura Venn and Sarah Davey explain why empowering children to implement change is transforming their outlook on the world A change is in the air ? you...
13-03-2018 21:45

How to Choose an Independent School: Sandroyd School

Choosing a Prep School can be a bewildering task. Alastair Speers, Headmaster of Sandroyd School, explains the steps you should take to ease the proce...
13-03-2018 21:45

Cranleigh School Introduce a Mobile Phone Ban for Pupils

Dr Andrea Saxel explains why a mobile phone ban for pupils at Cranleigh has triggered some surprising results At Cranleigh we embrace technology ? aft...
12-03-2018 21:44

Why Myddelton College Has Gone Completely Paper-Free

Headteacher Mark Roberts explains how the school’s decision to go paper-less will prepare children for the digital world Here at Myddelton College, ...
09-03-2018 21:51

Why Schools’ Careers Departments Deserve More Recognit

Dr Gillian Allcock explains why schools’ careers departments are so valuable when your child is preparing to leave education When it comes to choosi...
09-03-2018 21:51

How Bolton School is Tackling Boys’ Mental Health

Teaching boys to embrace and understand their emotions is more important than ever, says Heather Tunstall, Senior Teacher at Bolton School Boys’ Div...
09-03-2018 21:51

BBC’s Education Launches Strategy to Encourage Social

The BBC’s new education mission will focus on improving social mobility across the UK, writes Claudia Dudman Launching the new approach to improve s...
08-03-2018 21:44

Meet the School Hero: Adam Jackson

Adam Jackson, MFL teacher at St John?s College, Hampshire shares how learning a language encourages pupils to broaden their horizons Foreign languages...
08-03-2018 21:44

Behind the Scenes: Shrewsbury School

Theatrical life at Shrewsbury School is certainly something worth making a song and dance about, says Peter Middleton, Deputy Head of Co-Curricular Th...
07-03-2018 21:45

Heads Up: The New Age of Cyberbullying

Please, Mr President ? think before you tweet, urges Warren Honey, Head of Hydesville Tower School My next blog piece was supposed to be considering h...
07-03-2018 21:45

St Benedict’s School Host Careers Fair for Students

Sally Hopgood explains the motivation and success behind St Benedict’s School’s Careers Fair Careers guidance is about far more than advising pupi...
06-03-2018 21:42

How to Apply for a Degree Apprenticeship

Gillian Jones, Careers and University Advisor, Pocklington School, Yorkshire, explains how to apply for a degree apprenticeship Lower Sixth, autumn te...
06-03-2018 21:42

How to Help your Child Choose a Career Path

If your child is struggling to decide which academic or career path to take, what can you do to help" Frances Cushway shares her top tips Can you reme...
05-03-2018 21:43

Ones to Watch: March 2018

We catch up with the stars of the independent school sector Julian Baring, 13 Actor Rugby School, Warwic...
05-03-2018 21:43

Win Ł500 Worth of Dog Sitting and Walking Services

We’ve partnered up with DogBuddy to offer one lucky person the chance to win Ł500 worth of dog sitting and walking services There?s no doubt about i...
28-02-2018 21:42

Talking Heads: A-Level Revision

Exam season is fast approaching… so, what tips and tricks can teachers and parents offer Sixth Form students to help them with A-Level revi...
28-02-2018 21:42

Escape on an Island Getaway to Antigua, The Caribbean

With its serene tropical landscape and sheltered pristine beach, Antigua?s Carlisle Bay is worth the flight fare alone, writes Claudia Dudman It was w...
28-02-2018 21:42

Begin an Exciting Global Journey in Luxury Hospitality Manag

Looking for an exciting career path once you’ve finished your studies" Pursue a rewarding career in luxury hospitality management this September ...
27-02-2018 21:41

Tonbridge School Pupils Scoop Up First Prize at National Saf

Sixth Formers at Tonbridge School have taken first place at Weizmann UK’s annual safe-cracking tournament A team of five Lower Sixth pupils from Ton...
27-02-2018 21:41

Meet the Head: Longacre School, Guildford

Headmaster of Longacre School, Matthew Bryan shares why he believes parents shouldn’t rush to develop and educate their children ? it comes “all i...
27-02-2018 21:41

What You Need to Know about Degree Apprenticeships

Degree apprenticeships give aspirational school-leavers the chance to “earn while they learn”. But are they worth considering as an alternative to...
22-02-2018 21:40

How to Engage your Child in Creative Writing

Giulia Rhodes meets the schools celebrating the cathartic power and experimental joy of creative writing A highlight of the busy school week for Jo Ak...
22-02-2018 21:40

Did the A-Level Reforms Help Boys do Better than Girls"

Last year?s A-Level results saw boys outperform girls for the first time in decades. Is it that boys perform better in exams, or that girls react well...
21-02-2018 21:41

School Memories: Tom Chambers

The actor and 2008 Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers recalls his days at Foremarke Hall, Repton Prep School, Derbyshire What was your first im...
21-02-2018 21:41

How to Help Children Spot Fake News

Leah Hamblett, Deputy Headmistress at Brighton College, describes how she plans to teach pupils how to spot a fake news story from an authentic one Fa...
21-02-2018 21:41

Behind the Scenes: Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst

When Headteacher Colin Baty wanted to understand school life as experienced by his pupils, he simply became one of them! To learn that I was to be the...
19-02-2018 21:40

Kensington Park School Appoints First Head Master

Kensington Park School appoints Paul Vanni from St Paul?s Girls? School as their first Head Master Kensington Park School (KPS), a new independent sch...
19-02-2018 21:40

How to Choose an Independent School: Repton School

The ability to balance the academic, the pastoral and the co-curricular is what sets apart an independent school from the rest, says Alastair Land, He...
19-02-2018 21:40

Behind the Scenes: Marlborough House School

Miraculous things happen at Marlborough House School when the pupils take the lead, says Head of Pre-Prep, Rebecca Reid Inspiring children to become l...
19-02-2018 21:40

7 Ways to Prepare your Daughter for her First Period

All teenage girls will have questions about their first period, which means parents must approach the topic openly and honestly. The team at betty off...
16-02-2018 21:42

Win a Private Skiing Session at Chel-Ski, London

Chel-Ski is offering one lucky winner the chance to hit the slopes at their indoor ski centre in Chelsea, London Chel-Ski is London?s largest indoor s...
16-02-2018 21:42

What You Need to Know about British International Schools

With pupil numbers now in their millions, international schools are on the rise. Dr Fiona Rogers explores what it is about them that?s so appealing t...
16-02-2018 21:42

Why Charterhouse is Becoming a Fully Co-Educational School

Headteacher Dr Alex Peterken explains why Charterhouse is taking the leap to become a fully co-educational school Last year at Charterhouse, we announ...
15-02-2018 21:39

How Independent Schools Celebrate Chinese New Year

As millions of people come together to celebrate Chinese New Year, these independent schools will be marking the occasion in their own special way Fri...
15-02-2018 21:39

February Half Term: Events and Activities for Families

The holidays are nearly here, so get inspired with our guide to the best events and activities happening across the UK this February half term Gozo Is...
02-02-2018 21:41

Why you Should Send your Child to a Non-Feeder School

Stuart Douch explains why truly independent, non-feeder schools have more freedom in preparing children for the educational path ahead Parents looking...
02-02-2018 21:41

A Day in the Life with Esprit Ski

The team at Esprit Ski reveal why their holiday packages are perfect for families who love hitting the slopes Esprit Ski looks after the childcare wit...
01-02-2018 21:44

KidZania London’s Careers Fair for Five-Year-Olds

KidZania?s careers fair aimed to empower children to take charge of their aspirations, says Dr. Ger Graus It was Michelle Obama who said, ?young peopl...
01-02-2018 21:44

Newland House School Opens New Nursery

Following on from the success of its recently-completed Pre-Prep building, Newland House School’s Nursery opens its doors Based within the former Pr...
31-01-2018 21:44

Rendcomb College Rated “Excellent” by the Good S

Staff and pupils at Rendcomb College are delighted that the school has been labelled “excellent” by the Good Schools Guide Rendcomb College, the i...
26-01-2018 21:44

Why More Families are Fleeing to the Countryside

Congestion and competition for school places are just some of the reasons more families are fleeing to the tranquility of the countryside, says Mark W...
26-01-2018 21:44

Female Students Shortlisted for 2018 FDM Everywoman in Tech

The shortlist of the 39 finalists for this year’s 2018 FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards has been announced Supported by the most forward-thinking...
25-01-2018 21:45

Meet the Head: Bassett House School, Notting Hill

Philippa Cawthorne, Headmistress of Bassett House School, a co-educational Prep School in Notting Hill, believes in preparing children to meet the cha...
24-01-2018 21:43

Talking Heads: Engaging Children in Current Affairs

It’s 2018 and news is everywhere, often leaving children with a plethora of questions and concerns. But how can we keep our little ones eng...
23-01-2018 21:42

The Best School Trips in the Independent Sector

Forget dull trips to the local museum ? these excursions have seen pupils travel to some extraordinary places, writes Natalie Keeler Greenfield School...
23-01-2018 21:42

Millfield School Welcomes BBC’s The One Show

Filmed by BBC’s The One Show, Millfield’s new Head Boy, Yuriel Kpalobi shares how a fully-funded bursary from the school has helped turn his life ...
23-01-2018 21:42

Explore the Super-Chic Ski Resort of Gstaad, Switzerland

Claudia Dudman finds that in the super-chic resort of Gstaad, a plethora of alpine activities goes hand-in-hand with a down-to-earth charm It is said ...
23-01-2018 21:42

Tennis Star Kyle Edmund: Before He Was Famous

Old Pocklingtonian Kyle Edmund has reached the semi-final of the Australian tennis Open, causing great excitement among staff and pupils at his former...
23-01-2018 21:42

Win a Relaxing Cottage Holiday in North Cornwall

John Bray Cornish Holidays is offering one lucky family the chance to win a relaxing cottage holiday in north Cornwall, plus an iconic Cornishware bre...
22-01-2018 21:45

Enduring Traditions at Independent Schools

From horsehair pancakes to obscure sports and school slang, some (unusual) traditions have endured for decades at independent schools, writes Katie Hu...
22-01-2018 21:45

Learning a Musical Instrument: What Parents Need to Know

What do you need to know if your child wants to start learning a musical instrument" Professional musician and teacher Michael Pearce advises Thousand...
22-01-2018 21:45

Why You Should Send your Child to an All-through School

St Francis’ College, Hertfordshire discuss the benefits of sending your child to an all-through school The need to belong is fundamental to humans. ...
18-01-2018 21:43

Former Glee Actress Visits Heathfield School to Discuss Soci

After being blacklisted by Hollywood for a misjudged tweet, former Glee actress Nicole Crowther visited Heathfield School to discuss the pitfalls of s...
17-01-2018 21:43

Heads Up: Why Children Should Learn to See Failure as a Succ

Naomi Bartholomew, Headmistress at St Catherine’s Prep School, Bramley, Surrey explains why children must learn to see failure as a stepping stone t...
17-01-2018 21:43

How is Artificial Intelligence Affecting Education"

Simon Balderson, Assistant Head at Wells Cathedral School, writes on how the rise of artificial intelligence will affect education It is? ?almost? ?im...
16-01-2018 21:44

Brighton College Introduces its New Teaching Hub

Innovative tech and chairs that aid concentration are at the core of Brighton College?s teaching hub Walk through the new Creative Learning Centre at ...
11-01-2018 21:44

Damian Hinds Replaces Justine Greening as Education Secretar

Damian Hinds has been appointed Education Secretary, filling the shoes of Justine Greening, who has now left the government The Prime Minister’s cab...
09-01-2018 21:44

Why Putney High School “Tore Up” Their Timetable

When Suzie Longstaff, Head of Putney High School, gave her pupils a day to “bunk off” and learn “cool stuff”, it reaped rewards aplenty Childr...
08-01-2018 21:47

How to Teach Children to Write Correctly

Julie Palmer explains why learning to write correctly at an early age is so important In this age of technology, you could be excused for thinking tha...
04-01-2018 21:42

How Independent Schools are Tackling the Gender Identity Deb

Independent schools are rightly renowned for being trail-blazing, but they may be forgiven for not wishing to be continually at the forefront of the l...
03-01-2018 21:43

North Bridge House School: The Benefits of Teaching Philosop

North Bridge House School explains why their Key Stage One pupils are reaping the rewards of philosophy lessons “Why are we here"” “Will the wor...
21-12-2017 21:39

Why English-Chinese Schools are the Future

As Europe?s first English-Chinese Prep School opens its doors, Jo Wallace, Headteacher at Kensington Wade, explains why learning in two languages is b...
21-12-2017 21:39

Top Christmas Craft Ideas for Families

Festive candle holders, handmade decorations and gingerbread men are just some of the crafty creations your family can have a crack at this Christmas ...
20-12-2017 21:41

King’s College Hosts Christmas at the Races

Christmas has truly made its mark at King’s College, Taunton, as pupils and teachers get stuck into a whole host of festive events The warm sounds o...
20-12-2017 21:41

Poorer Families Reluctant to Apply for Independent School Bu

More must be done to encourage poor families to consider sending their child to independent school, says  a leading Headteacher Poorer families are le...
18-12-2017 21:54

Aldwickbury School Raises Ł5,000 for Charity

Pupils at the Harpenden Prep School celebrated the true meaning of Christmas at their festive event, where they raised an outstanding amount of money ...
18-12-2017 21:54

Meet the Head: Prior Park School

Peter Watts, Head of Prior Park School in Gibraltar, offers his advice to parents looking for an independent school for their child It was the “I wa...
15-12-2017 21:37

Fairfield Prep School Switches on 100ft Christmas Tree Light

Staff and pupils at Fairfield Prep were delighted to switch on the lights of the tallest Christmas tree in the East Midlands Fairfield Prep School in ...
14-12-2017 21:37

Mayfield School Hosts Live Crib for Christmas

Back for its 60th year, Mayfield School’s Live Crib brings the traditional nativity to life with a truly immersive performance Christmas truly arriv...
14-12-2017 21:37

King’s College Pupils Dazzle in “The Great Gatsb

Budding theatre actors at King’s College, Taunton took to the stage this week for a performance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby Last wee...
08-12-2017 21:35

The Ultimate Christmas Holiday Guide for Families

How can you keep costs down over the festive period, while still ensuring your child has a magical Christmas" The team at have a few t...
05-12-2017 21:36

A Festive Extravaganza at Hyde Park Prep School

Christmas came early for London?s Connaught Village, as a leading independent Prep School hosted a festive extravaganza for the local community Hyde P...
04-12-2017 21:36

King Edward’s Bath Kicks off Christmas with Christingl

King Edward’s School Bath has kicked off the Christmas season with their Christingle Service Pupils at the Pre-Prep and Nursery at King Edward’s B...
30-11-2017 21:38

How to Choose a University Course: Performing Arts

Specific performing arts training is what?s in store for students who attend a conservatoire If your passion is performing arts (and you?re keen to ta...
28-11-2017 19:41

Our Pick of the Best Christmas Events 2017

Not sure how to keep your children entertained over the winter months" Here?s our round-up of fun and inspiring activities to try throughout Christmas...
28-11-2017 19:41

Free Music Event Launches for North London Schools

Trinity College London will be running a thrilling free music event for schools in and around Haringey Pupils from in and around Haringey, north Lo...
23-11-2017 21:58

England Cricket Captain Returns to his Independent School Ro

The Ashes are back, and as day two of the first test kicks off at 11.30pm tonight, cricket star Joe Root will be hoping for success in his debut Ashes...
23-11-2017 21:58

How to Choose a University Course: Teaching

Degrees in the profession of teaching come in all shapes and sizes, but as far as rewarding careers go, they fit the bill and then some If you love wo...
22-11-2017 21:58

Our Pick of the Best Christmas Reads

Which Christmas reads should your little bookworms be delving into over the holidays" You Choose in Space, by Pippa Goodhart 3-5 years, RRP Ł10.99 ...
22-11-2017 21:58

Why Study Civil Engineering"

Interested in building remarkable skyscrapers and bridges" A degree in civil engineering might just be for you Have you ever wondered what it takes t...
16-11-2017 21:57

Scottish Independent School Fees Set to Rise

English independent schools are on high alert as Nicola Sturgeon implements a tax increase for independent schools in Scotland Scottish independent sc...
15-11-2017 21:56

How to Make the Most of your University Degree

Keen to know what a graduate would do differently if they could relive their university experience" Natalie Keeler finds out? You?ve made the decision...
13-11-2017 22:01

Former Independent School Pupil Recognised at Pride of Brita

Shrewsbury High School alumna, Sarah Hope was named the Special Recognition Winner at this year?s Pride of Britain Awards 2017 Sarah Hope, a former pu...
10-11-2017 21:56

The Good Universities Guide: Autumn 2017

The Good Universities Guide for autumn 2017 has arrived! Here?s a sneak-peek of what?s inside? There?s a sea change occurring in higher education. Val...
10-11-2017 21:56

What is it Like to be a Head Boy or Head Girl"

Could you cut the mustard as a head boy or head girl" Cosmo and Daisy of Canford School reveal what it takes to reach the top How did you feel when yo...
07-11-2017 21:54

How to Choose an Independent School

A good independent school doesn’t just support your child’s learning, but also prepares them for life beyond education. Dr Gillian Allcock, Head o...
06-11-2017 21:56

Things to Do: Christmas 2017

Not sure how to keep your children entertained over the winter months" Here?s our round-up of fun and inspiring activities to try throughout Christmas...
06-11-2017 21:56

10 Ways that Outdoor Learning Benefits your Child

Where better to learn new things while appreciating the beauty of nature, than the great outdoors" Jim Turner from King’s Hawford, Worcester tells u...
03-11-2017 21:58

Which Qualifications Provide the Best Preparation for Univer

A-Level or the IB ? which of these qualifications provide students with the right skills for university" Mark Seldon from Gresham’s investigates The...
03-11-2017 21:58

How is Higher Education Changing"

Value for money, debt and an interest in courses where a career path is opened means today?s students are weighing up their options when it comes to h...
02-11-2017 21:57

What Does it Take to be a Head Boy or Girl"

Personality, motivation and complementary skills are key considerations when choosing a head boy or girl, says Ben Vessey, Headmaster of Canford Schoo...
01-11-2017 22:05

Uni of Buckingham to Become Europe’s First Positive Un

The University of Buckingham explains why it is establishing itself as a positive place to learn in light of student mental health It wouldn?t be an e...
31-10-2017 21:56

A Day in the Life of a Physicist at Imperial College

Dr Jess Wade, 29, is a Research Associate in the Department of Physics and Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College, London I?m responsible ...
30-10-2017 22:01

How to Run a Capital Appeal for your School

Running a capital appeal for your school is no simple feat. Alongside advice and resources, what else do you need" David Coe explains Raising a large ...
27-10-2017 21:54

Does Independent School Affect your Oxbridge Chances"

The theory that going to independent school damages your Oxbridge chances may not be all that it seems Every autumn, Oxbridge Applications receives hu...
27-10-2017 21:54

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