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Keeping Safe Online

By fully embracing online technology you can outweigh the risks your children take using it, says Hamish Mackenzie, Head of Digital Learning at Royal ...
13-09-2018 21:38

Milestone Moments: Pre-Prep School

From teachers to nativity performances, and fallings out to peer pleasing, Pre-Prep life is full of firsts, writes Naomi Bartholomew, Head of St Cathe...
13-09-2018 21:38

The International Baccalaureate Diploma celebrates 50 Years

It’s 50 years since the International Baccalaureate Diploma was introduced. Alison Roberts of Sevenoaks School, Kent, looks at why it is seen as suc...
13-09-2018 21:38

How to Choose the Right School

When choosing a school, parents should visit plenty to get a real sense of their social and learning environments, advises Nigel Lashbrook, Headmaster...
12-09-2018 21:40

Meet the Head: Cranleigh Prep School, Surrey

Meet the Head: Neil Brooks of Cranleigh Prep School in Surrey talks about his hopes and aspiration as its new Headmaster for the term ahead Question: ...
12-09-2018 21:40

Win a stay in an award-winning Cornish cottage

Imagine a place where you can escape from the daily hustle and bustle of life and immerse yourself in the peace and beauty of the heart of the Cornish...
07-09-2018 21:41

GCSE Results Day 2018

Today is the second year that GCSE exam results have been marked using the new grading system. The system, which formerly graded pupils A* to G, will ...
23-08-2018 21:41

A Lifetime of Learning with Figtree Learning

Figtree Learning has established a reputation for educational excellence With our tight-knit team of dedicated professionals on hand to support you wi...
20-08-2018 21:40

A-Level Results Day: The Success Stories 2018

Despite new ?tougher? exams, with course work and modules being scrapped, 2018 sees the highest number of top grades for A-Level results in six years....
16-08-2018 21:37

Clearing 2018: Five Questions to Ask to Find the Right Unive

Clearing 2018: It?s important that students look for a university that?s the best fit for them, not just any old place that will take them, say Ryan H...
14-08-2018 21:40

Muddy Stilettos’ School Reviews

Parents are Turning to Muddy Stilettos for their honest, witty and insightful school reviews… Choosing the right school for your child can seem like...
13-08-2018 21:41

How to Prepare for A-Level Results Day

If you are waiting for your A-Level results make sure you are fully prepared for every eventuality on the day The thought of A-Level results day can b...
01-08-2018 21:40

Win: Build your own Newbery Cricket Bat worth Ł699!

Enter our competition where you can win a chance to build a Newbery Cricket Bat worth Ł699.99 Independent School Parent has partnered with Newbery Cri...
27-06-2018 21:41

When Should you Choose to Invest in Independent School Educa

Deciding on the right school environment for your child is one of the most important decisions you make as a parent, so when should you choose to inve...
11-06-2018 21:48

Meet the Head: Hawkesdown House School, Notting Hill

Meet the Head: The Headmistress of Hawkesdown House School, Mrs Jenny Mackay shares the exciting news that they are welcoming girls and continuing the...
11-06-2018 21:48

Win Ł500 Towards a Family Holiday to the Azores, Portugal

We have partnered with Activities Abroad to offer one lucky person the chance to win Ł500 towards a Family Holiday to the Azores, Portugal Activities ...
04-06-2018 21:45

Talking Heads: What to Expect on GCSE and A-Level Results Da

We asked five leading Head Teachers for their advice on how to prepare for GCSE and A-Level exam results day in August Andrew Johnson St Benedict?s Sc...
04-06-2018 21:45

Moving Schools for Sixth Form

James Barton of MPW College London explains what pupils should expect if they?re moving schools for the Sixth Form If you’re moving schools for the ...
31-05-2018 21:43

School Memories: Claudia Lambeth

The founder of lingerie brand Luna Mae London, Claudia Lambeth, forged the beginnings of her career as a pupil at Wellington College, Berkshire Descri...
31-05-2018 21:43

Independent Schools of the Year 2018

This summer, Independent School Parent is launching The Independent Schools of the Year 2018, an awards programme designed to offer UK independent sch...
24-05-2018 21:41

Get Down to Business

Getting down to business: embracing an entrepreneurial  spirit is part of what going to school is all about, writes Magoo Giles, Headmaster of Knights...
22-05-2018 21:40

Talking Heads: How to Ensure Children’s Screen Time is

What can parents and teachers do to ensure children?s screen time is spent wisely" Nick Tiley-Nunn Norwich H...
18-05-2018 21:45

How to Help your Child Enjoy Maths

Jill Walker, Headmistress of St Nicholas Preparatory School, explains why you don’t have to be a genius with numbers to help your child enjoy maths ...
16-05-2018 21:39

Win a Week at an Ace Tennis Camp

We’ve partnered up with Ace Tennis Camps to offer one lucky person the chance to win a week of tennis tuition Our purpose is to give young people a ...
15-05-2018 21:41

How Tech is Transforming Teaching and Learning in Schools

Technology may not have the wow factor of a shiny new performing centre on open days, but schools that know their Python from their Raspberry Pi are d...
15-05-2018 21:41

The Most Beautiful Schools in the Independent Sector

There are over 5,000 listed school buildings in England, and many of the most spectacular are to be found in the independent sector. Thalia Thompson l...
14-05-2018 21:42

Heads Up: How to Get the Very Best Out of your Teaching Staf

Simon Barber, Head of Ludgrove School, Berkshire, explains why investing time and money in talented, passionate teachers is worth every penny “You a...
11-05-2018 21:43

Is “Creativity” a Dirty Word"

Heidi Hughes addresses the old-age myth that a creative brain is worth less than a logical one I am lucky enough to be Head of a school in one of the ...
11-05-2018 21:43

Independent Schools Council Census 2018

The Independent Schools Council’s (ISC) census 2018 is published today… The Independent Schools Council Census, which has been conducted annually ...
27-04-2018 21:40

Studying at a non-Russell Group University

If you think studying at a Russell Group university is the best option, think again. There are many other high-ranking universities offering outstandi...
25-04-2018 21:43

A Day in the Life of a Fashion Assistant at The Mail on Sund

Joanne Toolan, 24, is a Fashion Assistant for You Magazine, part of The Mail on Sunday newspaper As a fashion assistant, I am responsible for… Prod...
24-04-2018 21:42

Why I Commute to University

Journalism student Samaela Rahman explains her decision to commute between her home in Leicester and her course at University Centre Peterborough Abou...
23-04-2018 21:43

Find the Perfect Student Accommodation

Embarking on studies away from home for the first time represents an extremely exciting time for young adults so it’s all the more important that yo...
19-04-2018 21:42

Glenalmond College is an Inspirational Environment for Learn

Glenalmond College is an inspirational environment for young people to learn Glenalmond College is a seven-days-a-week full boarding school in Scotlan...
09-04-2018 21:43

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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