Parents 'hopeful' they can save Sunderland High from closure

Parents are “hopeful” they can save a prestigious Sunderland school from closure after dozens turned...More

Independent schools must 'embrace vocational courses', says headmaster

Independent schools are failing to promote vocational qualifications, which should be given equal...More

The show must go on: Procuring and building a new school theatre

Every independent school worth its salt knows that a tip top theatre facility is a big draw for both...More

Nice doing business with you: One head tells us about his vision for a new way of working

For heads and bursars running their schools as independent businesses, commercial opportunities are ripe...More

A balancing act: Getting to grips with the tricky subject of school fees

In hard financial times more and more parents are struggling to fund fees for their children’s...More

Tuition is £26,000 a year at Britain's Brainiest School

It's a little known fact that the best A Level results in the UK come from a small college run from an...More

State school turnaround will shrink private education, expert says

Schools in the state sector have improved beyond recognition in the past 30 years...More

Independent school celebrating Oxbridge success

Bancroft’s School in High Road, Woodford Green has received the news that 11 of their Year 13 pupils...More

Under lock and key: Maintain a safe and secure environment

Maintaining a safe and secure environment is central to the smooth running of any school. Alice Sholl...More

The social network: Making the most of alumni donations

Alumni fundraising is a skill that many savvy school leaders are using to their great advantage. Alice...More


January 2016 Independent Leader

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