A fifth of private school pupils rely on grandparents to pay fees, according to survey

One in five pupils attending independent schools is relying on their grandparents to pay the fees, TES...More

Bath prep school unveils plans to increase student intake

A Bath school is planning a major expansion which would allow it to take on a first set of the youngest...More

Three quarters of top judges went to independent school

Three quarters of top judges and 70% of QCs received an independent school education, a new study has foundMore

Ofsted raises concerns over quality of BSI inspections

Ofsted inspectors have found that some independent faith schools are not doing enough to respect women or...More

Private school cadet units for girls double in a decade

The number of cadet units at private girls schools has doubled in the last decade as teachers use military...More

Skirts at top private girls' schools become longer as teachers try to combat bullying

Top private schools are increasing the length of skirts for uniforms to reduce pressure on teenage girls...More

EdExec LIVE North blog: Mastering MS Excel with Anna Varley

I have been a software trainer for 11 years, and in my experience it is the small things that really make...More

EdExec LIVE North blog: Going cashless with David Burgess

Most School Business Managers that I meet see the advantage of going cashless but have to balance that...More

School scraps end of year prom over 'unacceptable pressure'

A girls' school has scrapped its end of year prom claiming it is too much of a "distraction" to pupils,...More

Trainee teacher shortfall will have ‘serious impact’

The recruitment target for initial teacher training programmes in secondary subjects has not been met for...More


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