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Exam Results 2021: Tips from Lara Pechard, Head of St Margar

This year?s A-level and GCSE exam results are published on 10th and 12th August. In the first of three pieces written especially for results day, Lara...
30-07-2021 21:59

Millfield School at the Olympic Games

As Tokyo 2020 gets into full swing, leading sports school, Millfield School in Somerset has the highest number of Olympians attending the games in its...
28-07-2021 21:56

The independent school alumni representing Team GB

With the Olympics opening today, we?re celebrating the independent school alumni who are representing Team GB Eden Cheng, 18, is a diver, who has just...
23-07-2021 21:56

Staycation summer: family retreat to Grove Hotel in Hertford

A staycation summer means many are heading for a family retreat to the coast, down to the likes of Devon and Cornwall, but Grove Hotel in Hertfordshir...
21-07-2021 21:55

Reaping the rewards of Boys Boarding at Westonbirt School

As Westonbirt School officially launches Boys Boarding from September, Deputy Head, Simon Balderson, discusses why and how boys benefit from boarding ...
19-07-2021 22:00

Secta Finance plans to transform how parents pay private sch

The company?s fresh approach aims to remove the stress from parents of the country?s 620,000 children who attend independent school. Secta?s products ...
19-07-2021 22:00

St Leonards students excel with outstanding IB exam results

Students at St Leonards School, St Andrews, have had reason to celebrate this week following an outstanding set of International Baccalaureate (IB) Di...
16-07-2021 21:57

The parallels between top-level Olympic sport and learning

With the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo mere weeks away, Sophie Barber, headteacher of leading independent Highfield and Brookham Schools in Ha...
14-07-2021 22:01

How Canford School are prioritising better sleep health educ

After taking part in the inaugural Wellbeing Hub from Teen Tips Pastoral Leaders’ Event on 24th June, Canford School have unveiled the new Canford S...
12-07-2021 21:59

The Prep and Senior Summer 2021 Edition is Out Now

Welcome to this bumper prep and senior summer edition of Independent School Parent magazine What’s inside the prep and senior summer edition" With t...
09-07-2021 22:04

Competition: Win lunch for four in the heart of Cambridge

Dine among exquisite architecture, tradition and history at the quintessentially English Parker?s Tavern in the university town of Cambridge Enter our...
09-07-2021 22:04

How taking part in team sports helps children’s mental

Taking part in team sports reaps rewards aplenty for a child?s mental health but how do schools cater for those who aren?t natural team players" Becky...
09-07-2021 22:04

Is future success dependant on exam success"

After a tough year for GCSE and A Level students and the debate centred around how we assess students’ grades, we talk to Chris Townsend, Headmaster...
09-07-2021 22:04

Six reasons why studying medicine in Grenada is right for yo

If you?d like to combine studying medicine with an incredible cultural experience, Northumbria University, Newcastle. Students who begin their MD thro...
09-07-2021 22:04

Independent Schools of the Year 2021 Shortlist Announced

Independent School Parent magazine is delighted to announce the schools shortlisted in its awards programme, Independent Schools of the Year....
09-07-2021 22:04

The new meaning of post-pandemic friendships at school

How do you lead a community that never gathers in person" How do you reintegrate and resocialise pupils after months of distance and missing out on fr...
09-07-2021 22:04

The independent schools opening their gardens with the Natio

The National Garden Scheme gives visitors access to over 3,600 beautiful and exotic private gardens in England and Wales, raising impressive amounts o...
09-07-2021 22:04

School memories with the Eden Project co-founder Sir Tim Smi

We take a trip down memory lane and speak to the Dutch-born British businessman, famous for his work on the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project,...
09-07-2021 22:04

Teaching the 21st century with My Online Schooling

Since the first lockdown announcements back in 2020, schools, pupils, families and teachers have all had to adapt to a ?new normal?. But for My Online...
09-07-2021 22:04

10 key 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...
14-06-2021 21:58

St Mary’s Lower School pupils tackle maths challenges

Girls across St Mary?s Lower School took part in a range of maths activities outside to celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day, 20 May 2021. Braving the elem...
11-06-2021 21:57

East Lothian School to launch new pre-prep to celebrate 100

Belhaven Hill School in East Lothian has announced that it is launching a new pre-prep school in April 2022, its 99th year, so that younger children c...
09-06-2021 21:58

King’s Ely student receives thank you card from the Qu

A King’s Ely pupil is jubilant after receiving a thank you card from Her Majesty The Queen. Willow Barry, who is in Year 3 at King?s Ely Junior, wro...
07-06-2021 21:55

Seven fun facts about Glenalmond College

Glenalmond College is truly an extraordinary place to learn. All pupils, aged 12 – 18, develop friendships and memories for life as well as benefiti...
07-06-2021 21:55

Bring your pony to school at this college in North Wales

Horse-mad pupils can now bring their pony to school at this college in North Wales, after its equestrian centre re-opened a few weeks ago. The right r...
05-06-2021 21:53

Virtual lecture series from Bolton Girls’ School

Bolton Girls? School?s new virtual lecture series, which is available to pupils from local schools as well as its own community, offers an insight int...
01-06-2021 22:01

Physical classroom and virtual learning: the perfect blend&q

Headmaster at Minerva?s Virtual Academy, Hugh Viney, looks at the benefits of combining the physical classroom with virtual learning in independent sc...
28-05-2021 21:59

Using the school curriculum to challenge stereotypes

Schools are cleverly using lessons in the classroom to challenge stereotypes and teach children to respect each other, writes Elizabeth Ivens The firs...
26-05-2021 22:04

Meet the Head: Elstree School

We speak to Sid Inglis, Headmaster of Elstree School, to find out more about the school?s history and how they prepare children for the next stage in ...
25-05-2021 22:01

Weird and wonderful independent school traditions

Bright yellow socks, the Wall Game and pancake flipping. Katie Hughes uncovers the weird and wonderful independent school traditions that help schools...
24-05-2021 22:01

Five top tips for parents on managing your child’s exa

Exam season can be a worrying time for all. As parents, the pressure of managing your child’s exam stress can be immense, while children in the thro...
21-05-2021 21:57

From stress to success: Managing your child?s exam anxiety

Giles Tollit, Headmaster at Horris Hill Day and Boarding Preparatory School, shares his advice to help manage your child?s exam anxiety “Although GC...
18-05-2021 22:05

Behind the scenes at Lockers Park School

Headmaster of Lockers Park School, Gavin Taylor, gives us a sneak peek behind the school gates, and explains how Lockers Park School?s inclusive extra...
17-05-2021 22:03

Pocklington Prep School launches innovative, future focused

Pocklington Prep School is launching an innovative new school curriculum ?The Curiosity Project?, designed to develop vital skills such as independent...
14-05-2021 22:04

Schools and parents working towards a more effective parners

Nick Gallop, Head of Stamford School comments on the ?Everyone?s Invited? social media movement, the need for schools and parents to work towards a mo...
12-05-2021 22:01

A wake-up for schools" Or a call to action for our enti

Dr Helen Wright considers how recent news headlines are a wake-up for schools, and how schools, parents and students need to work together to confront...
12-05-2021 22:01

Mental Health Awareness Week: Why pastoral care should be at

This Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we’re looking at why pastoral care should be at the heart of any great school, and why our pupils need to be...
10-05-2021 22:00

School life in five pictures: King?s Rochester Nursery &

At King’s Rochester Nursery & Pre-Preparatory, children are at the heart of everything. This is a crucial time in the life of a child as they take t...
10-05-2021 22:00

National Gardening Week: How to get children involved in the

The country?s biggest annual celebration of gardening, National Gardening Week has been taking place across the country this week, and with today bein...
07-05-2021 22:02

Broadcaster Kate Silverton’s new book: There’s n

In her new book There’s No Such Thing as Naughty, BBC presenter and mum to two young children, Kate Silverton shares her groundbreaking approach to ...
06-05-2021 22:02

Ask the Experts: With the virus in retreat how can we make t

We talk to five headteachers from Abbotsholme in Derbyshire, Highfield School in Hampshire, Dulwich Prep in Kent, St James Prep School in London and C...
04-05-2021 22:06

Case study: How a St Mary?s Cambridge alumna benefited from

How a St Mary’s Cambridge alumna was helped by the support of the school’s bursary fund Abbi, 18, a St Mary?s Cambridge alumna benefited from the ...
30-04-2021 22:05

How bursaries and scholarships help students achieve their p

A guide to bursaries and scholarships and why they are essential in helping exceptional students reach their full potential, an explanation as to how ...
28-04-2021 22:06

Brighton College alumna Chloé Zhao scoops the Oscar for best

Brighton College alumna and Chinese-born filmmaker, Chloé Zhao scoops the Oscar for best director for the film Nomadland, and is the first woman of co...
27-04-2021 22:09

Five independent school alumni on their chosen career paths

We find out how five independent school alumni are thriving on their chosen career paths, in spite of the impact of a global pandemic Independent scho...
26-04-2021 22:04

World Earth Day: Why the pandemic has given students pause f

For World Earth Day, Margaret Perry, chair of the eco committee at Claremont School in East Sussex, explains why when it comes to green initiatives, t...
21-04-2021 22:02

British Education Overseas: Gordonstoun Nova Scotia, Canada

  Lisa Kerr, Principal of Gordonstoun, where HRH Prince Philip attended school, reveals how its new overseas outpost will continue its adventurous he...
17-04-2021 21:57

Introducing Badminton School

Based in the leafy suburb of Westbury-on-Trym in Bristol, Badminton School, which was established in 1858, is an independent day and boarding school f...
16-04-2021 22:02

The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Founded in 1934 by the German educationalist Dr Kurt Hahn, Gordonstoun School is known for its forward thinking, broad-based curriculum. We take a loo...
14-04-2021 22:01

Eaton Square Senior School Celebrates World Creativity and I

Wednesday 21st April marks the United Nations? World Creativity and Innovation Day. Eaton Square Senior School ? the only co-educational independent s...
12-04-2021 22:00

Bilton Grange on making learning the adventure it should be

Bilton Grange shares how its unique approach to making learning the adventure it should be allows children?s confidence to grow and their skills to de...
08-04-2021 22:02

In five pictures: Bryanston School

Founded with a liberal arts ethos almost a century ago, Bryanston School in Dorset still embraces and fosters creativity, curiosity and individuality ...
01-04-2021 21:55

Meet the Head: Bedford School

We speak to James Hodgson, Headmaster of Bedford School, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for the next stag...
31-03-2021 22:01

We need to change the narrative

Gareth Doodes, Headmaster of King?s Worcester responds to the tragic murder of Sarah Everard and to the casual misogyny that seems to permeate schools...
24-03-2021 22:06

How Elite Tutors Sussex built a recipe for tutoring success

Elite Tutors Sussex was set up with one goal in mind: to help as many students as possible to regain academic confidence and self-esteem. With a backg...
24-03-2021 22:06

A question of girls

After more than 600 years as a boys? school, Winchester College is now welcoming female pupils – Dr Tim Hands explains the decision The admission of...
23-03-2021 22:34

Made in Wales

Its Gothic dining hall and fashionable cohort may have earned it the nickname ?Hippy Hogwarts? but UWC Atlantic is attracting a steady flow of blue-bl...
23-03-2021 22:34

Value added

After a year of navigating an altered educational landscape, teachers and parents are recognising what?s really important, says Nick Gallop If the las...
23-03-2021 22:34

Win afternoon tea at a Hand Picked Hotel

There?s no better way to celebrate the end of lockdown as a family than with a traditional afternoon tea for four at one of Hand Picked Hotels’ beau...
23-03-2021 22:34

Meet the Head: Whitgift School

We speak to Chris Ramsey, Headmaster of Whitgift School, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for the next stag...
23-03-2021 22:34

Making your mark

The government?s announcement on how this summer?s GCSE and A-level grades will be awarded is far from clear cut, writes Duncan Byrne, Head of Loughbo...
23-03-2021 22:34

Boarding in lockdown: a breath of fresh air

The experiences of boarders at Stamford School reflect those of many others in similar boarding circumstances during the period of lockdown and school...
22-03-2021 22:09

Meet the Head: Wells Cathedral School

We speak to Alastair Tighe, the Headmaster of Wells is one of the UK?s oldest schools; we have just celebrated our 1,111th birthday, having been found...
19-03-2021 22:01

Bespoke tutoring for exceptional results

It hasn?t been the easiest journey this past year, with lockdown impacting every child?s learning. The right tutor can give your child a great chance ...
18-03-2021 22:36

Nominations are now open for the Independent Schools of the

We are delighted to be able to announce that nominations for the Independent Schools of the Year 2021 awards open today, Thursday 18 March. After one ...
18-03-2021 22:36

How Rugby School delivers its Whole Person Whole Point Ethos

At Rugby School there is a strong and genuine sense that this is a school of obligation, not privilege. A great education is so much more than a focus...
13-03-2021 21:57

Malvern school scoops pioneering mental health award

A Worcestershire school has received the School Mental Health Award which is delivered by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schoo...
12-03-2021 22:14

Duke of York’s Royal Military School: All-Round Excell

From the all-round education set within outstanding facilities to the rich heritage and ethos; there are many reasons why you should consider the Duke...
11-03-2021 22:02

Back to school with Eaton Square Prep School

As children return to the classroom after months of home schooling, Eaton Square Prep School are closing in on the ‘knowledge gap’. Over the pa...
10-03-2021 22:01

Meet the Head: Fettes College

We speak to Helen Harrison, the Head of Fettes College, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for the next stage...
08-03-2021 21:59

Out in the field

Applying what children learn in the classroom to their natural surroundings reaps rewards for their academic attainment, explains Barnaby Sandow, Head...
05-03-2021 21:56

The Great British Classroom

Leo Winkley, Headmaster of Shrewsbury School, Shropshire discusses Great Britain?s history, its well respected education system, and why UK independen...
05-03-2021 21:56

Doing things differently

Joanna Wright, Headmistress of King Edward?s Witley reveals how the whole school community adapted to ? and embraced ? remote learning over the past y...
05-03-2021 21:56

Where to next"

From virtual tours to Zooming with the Head, James Wilton, Deputy Head of Repton in Derbyshire, gives an insider?s guide to choosing your child?s next...
05-03-2021 21:56

The Guide to Independent Schools Spring 2021

The spring Guide to Independent Schools is out now! At the time of this issue going to press, we?re optimistically looking ahead to a return to the cl...
05-03-2021 21:56

Lesson learned

Head of Horris Hill Prep School in Berkshire, Giles Tollit, reflects on a year spent adapting the ever-shifting rules of the new normal, from Zoom cla...
05-03-2021 21:56

GCSE and A-level Exams 2021: schools told to work out their

The government?s announcement on how this summer?s grades will be awarded is far from clear, writes Duncan Byrne Head of Loughborough Grammar School S...
01-03-2021 21:54

Free download! Spring term prep edition

The spring term edition of Independent School Parent is out now! ...
22-02-2021 21:59

School Memories with Will Butler-Adams, CEO of Brompton Bicy

Will Butler-Adams, CEO of Brompton Bicycle, recalls his seminal years at Rugby School in Warwickshire, and the life lessons garnered along the way Des...
19-02-2021 21:54

Meet the Head: Parsons Green Prep

We speak to Matthew Faulkner, Headmaster of Parsons Green Prep, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for the ne...
16-02-2021 22:08

A tailored and flexible approach to remote learning at Redcl

Benedict Dunhill, new Head at Redcliffe Prep School in Chelsea, explains how the school took on a new approach to remote learning during the latest lo...
09-02-2021 21:57

Great British Education 2021: studying in the UK

  Great British Education 2021 is out now The UK offers international students an academic experience that is hard to beat. British -educated stud...
09-02-2021 21:57

How to Provide Financial Security for Your Family

Hugo Hamilton-Shaw, Divisional Director, London at Brewin Dolphin, explains how help is at hand when it comes to providing financial security for you...
05-02-2021 21:56

Meet the Head: Sandroyd School

We speak to Alastair Speers, Headmaster of Sandroyd School, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for the next s...
04-02-2021 21:58

My top ten home-schooling tips

Norland nanny Alice Curry shares a few ways to make juggling working from home and home-schooling that little bit easier Since the announcement of loc...
03-02-2021 21:58

The spring term prep edition

The spring term edition of Independent School Parent is out now! Welcome to this spring term prep edition. Although it has been announced that schools...
03-02-2021 21:58

WIN afternoon tea for four in central London

A sumptuous London-themed tea awaits you at The Kensington Hotel in one of the capital?s most exclusive locations Celebrating the best of London, The ...
03-02-2021 21:58

Plan of action

  Dan Thornburn, Headmaster of Edgeborough School in Surrey suggests some mental health strategies to help you and your child cope with the pressures...
01-02-2021 21:59

Inner-city learning

DLD College London Principal, IRFAN LATIF, shares an insight into the innovative boarding experience provided for its overseas students in the heart o...
27-01-2021 22:00

Return to the kitchen table: are we finally facing our Water

Zoe MacDougall believes that students, parents and teachers are all finding the challenges of the latest Lockdown to be tougher than those of last Spr...
27-01-2021 22:00

5 strategies for remote GCSE success

Between lockdowns, isolations and remote learning in general, it?s been a challenging year for our children. The ?usual? approaches to preparing for e...
21-01-2021 21:57

How Covid-19 has affected school transfers in 2020/21

Interview with Sadia Ayub, Director of Eaton Tutors, originally featured in Independent School Parent Summer and Autumn magazines. We meet, socially d...
21-01-2021 21:57

Beyond the school council

By Ed Dickie, Headteacher Claremont Senior School. With greater focus than ever on schools adapting to a changing environment, Ed Dickie, Headteacher ...
21-01-2021 21:57

GCSE and A-level exams 2021: What will take their place"

GCSE and A-level exams 2021: What will take their place" With the cancellation of GCSE and A-level exams this summer, Duncan Byrne Headmaster of Lough...
18-01-2021 21:55

Home-schooling 2.0 in lockdown 3.0

Home-schooling 2.0 in lockdown 3.0 Jane Prescott head of Portsmouth High looks at the lessons learned in previous lockdowns and how they can be adapte...
07-01-2021 21:54

GCSE and A-level exams cancelled

GCSE and A-level examinations cancelled The Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson confirmed this afternoon (6th January, 2021) in a state...
06-01-2021 21:56

Pining for Yorkshire

Hollywood A-Lister Chris Pine reflects on his exchange year at the University of Leeds, and how the experience in and out of the lecture theatre broad...
05-01-2021 21:56

In search of a tutor" Here?s our pick of the best

Check out our pick of the best tutors, who will guide and prepare your child for their forthcoming 11+ and Common Entrance examinations… Bespoke Tui...
18-12-2020 21:57

Meet the Head: Queen Anne’s School

We speak to Julia Harrington, Headmistress of Queen Anne’s School, to find out more about the school’s history and how they prepare children for t...
18-12-2020 21:57

The Race Against Catastrophe

Education has changed more over the last ten months than the last ten years. Parents have found themselves relearning Pythagoras as they were thrust i...
18-12-2020 21:57

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