Girls can ‘remain girls for longer’ in single sex schools, says head

A head has claimed that single sex education allows girls to learn without the pressure to impress boysMore

An egalitarian approach to education: Life at Christ's Hospital in Sussex

Christ’s Hospital in Sussex is a school steeped in tradition – students don Tudor-style uniforms and...More

Burn baby burn: Your comprehensive guide to biomass boiler procurement

Biomass heating has, in recent years, established itself as more than just an energy-saving novelty. With...More

Brighton College to re-introduce boater hats after 47 years

A prominent independent school is to re-introduce boater hats in commemoration of pupils who died in the...More

A lesson in reinvention: We hear from the head of the Stephen Perse Foundation

In 2007, Perse Girls was a seven to 18 traditional girls’ school with a falling roll of 600. Jess Pike...More

One step ahead: Ensuring your school's ready for the inspectors

Even the most ship-shape senior leadership team will feel nervous at the sight of an inspector at the...More

Last independent school in Rotherham set to close as pupil numbers dwindle

The last private school in Rotherham may close as its pupil numbers have declinedMore

A cashless society: has your school made the leap?

While some schools are taking the leap without any qualms others are more reluctant to get involved. No,...More

Private school pupils 'miss out', general secretary of TUC says

Frances O’Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has said that private school...More

Sir Anthony Seldon to become University of Buckingham vice-chancellor

Sir Anthony Seldon, the outgoing master of Wellington College, has been appointed vice-chancellor of the...More

April 2015 Independent Executive

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Average British worker spending 11 weeks a year commuting

The average British worker is spending over eleven weeks a year commuting to and from their work

Labour reaffirms commitment to review School Direct programme

Tristam Hunt has outlined plans to review School Direct,

Senior teachers’ pay freeze unfair to school leaders says union

Pay freeze plans “arbitrarily discriminate” against school leaders, according to head

School’s multi-million pound investment in open-plan learning to be reverted

Bexhill High School in Sussex is reverting its newly-built premises back to traditional classroom

Shared parental leave: Are you ready for the new regulations?

The Liberal Democrat's shared parental leave rules came into force recently, allowing parents