Number of Chinese pupils at independent schools rockets

The number of Chinese students attending private schools in the UK has soared by almost a fifth in a yearMore

Record number of pupils attending independent schools, data reveals

A record number of parents are sending their children to independent schools, according to new figuresMore

Essex independent schools 'inundated' with calls as parents miss first choices

Two independent schools in Essex have been inundated with calls from parents hoping for a place after...More

Independent schools suffering greater decline in languages than state sector

Independent schools are suffering from a greater decline in languages than state schools, a public school...More

Private schools suffer 'more severe' decline in languages than state sector

Independent schools are suffering from a decline in language learning that is “more severe” than that...More

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

Becoming a star tweeter: Expert advice on enhancing your approach to social media

Does the word ‘hashtag’ send a shiver down your spine? Do you recoil in panic when someone mentions...More

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

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

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Britain’s biggest DIY disasters revealed in new research

Birmingham is home to the UK’s worst DIYers, while residents of Bristol have the strongest

Free school meals could cost primaries millions in pupil premium funding

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Number of Chinese pupils at independent schools rockets

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Conservatives deny plans to bring Ofsted within Department for Education

The Conservatives have denied rumours that they are planning to bring Ofsted into the Department