Soft skills put independent schools in the lead, says Anthony Seldon

A "grounding in soft skills" rather than exam performance gives people who went to independent schools...More

Church of England schools failing to appoint heads of same faith

Increasing numbers of Church of England schools are failing to appoint heads of the same faith, a study...More

London independent school bans all technology use

An independent school in London has banned all technology use on-site, including smartphones, computers...More

Corbyn prepared to strip private schools of charitable status

Jeremy Corbyn is prepared to strip private schools of their charitable statusMore

Children should work less and play more, says prep school chief

The chief executive of the Independent Association of Prep Schools has said that less work and more play...More

EdExec LIVE: Take advantage of our £10 ticket offer

EdExec LIVE is back on Wednesday 2 December at a brand new venue in Manchester but with the same fantastic...More

Smartphones kill ‘traditional’ boarding experience, says expert

Today’s boarders no longer experience aspects of traditional boarding school life due to technology,...More

Headmaster blog: The many benefits of boarding

Mr Alan Stevens, headmaster of Barnard Castle School, on the myriad benefits that boarding offers pupils...More

Watchdog recommends Freedom of Information laws apply to independent schools

Freedom of information laws should extend to cover independent schools, a watchdog has saidMore

Bang on trend: The experts' verdict on the latest trends in education technology

With Bett 2016 fast approaching JESS PIKE grills a panel of tech experts about the magical and fast-paced...More


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