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

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

Parents should give their stressed children a break, says leading head

Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to...More

April 2015 Independent Executive

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Teachers’ ‘unbearable’ working lives may lead to profession crisis, letter says

Teachers are quitting in large numbers due to an “unbearable” working life,

Church of England school stops selecting pupils based on faith

A Christian school has stopped selecting pupils based on their faith,

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 impres

Pupil premium children in Reading to be given school place priority

Pupils eligible for pupil premium in Reading schools will be given priority for school places in

Schools retrain administration staff to address teacher shortage

Schools are retraining librarians, classroom assistants and school administrative staff in an eff