Third of pre-school children own iPad, study finds

A third of pre-school children in the UK have their own iPad or a similar tablet, according to researchMore

Independent school heads condemn exam marking

Heads of leading independent schools have said the current exam marking system is 'not fit for...More

Clever girls feel 'self-conscious' at mixed sex schools, says head

Clever girls are held back in mixed-sex classrooms, a leading independent school head has saidMore

Depression rising among pupils, say headeachers

Teenage pupils at British private schools are experiencing unprecedented levels of depression, eating...More

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

Smartphones kill ‘traditional’ boarding experience, says expert

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


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