Education news & features

Ad Feature Forest School: Discover ‘a Powerhouse with a Heart’ in London’s North East

Forest School in Snaresbrook is a coeducational environment built around original Georgian and Victorian buildings. It provides superb modern learning opportunities and takes a wholistic approach to nurturing pupils academic endeavours and personal development. Come along to the school’s open day and see for yourself… Photos: Forest School Located on the same Snaresbrook site where it began in 1834, Forest […]

How Claremont Fan Court School, Surrey, handled the coronavirus crisis

Ad Feature How a Crisis Can Highlight an Independent School’s Strengths

William Brierly, headteacher of Claremont Fan Court School in Surrey, approached lockdown with a sense of dread, but the co-educational independent school saw significant success during the uncertain period

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PRINCE GEORGE’S NEW HEADMASTER BEN THOMAS ON INSPIRING PUPILS

Ben Thomas, Headmaster at Thomas’s Battersea, Prince George’s £6,000-a-term private preparatory school, discusses the importance of a broad curriculum… 

Little Angel Theatre launches Creative Learning Centre

LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE’S CREATIVE LEARNING

Here’s why the whole of London (and beyond) should rejoice as the Little Angel Theatre unveils their new Creative Learning Centre

Hashtag is children's most popular word

HASHTAG IS CHILDREN’S WORD OF THE YEAR

Analysis by the Oxford University Press of the words submitted by children for the BBC’s 500 Words competition has uncovered ‘hashtag’ to the the “children’s word of the year” Experts at OUP (Oxford University Press) analysed more than 120,421 short stories by children between the ages of five and 13, who submitted entries for the BBC’s […]

HOW TO EXPAND KIDS’ HORIZONS

A group of South West London mums are teaching children how to apply school education to real-life situations, boosting the confidence of young learners and expanding their horizons in the process

Competition in schools: a good or bad thing?

COMPETITION IN SCHOOLS: GOOD OR BAD?

Is winning the be all and end all? Or should schools temper ambitions to be the best? One education expert analyses the pros and cons of competition in schools

Sport: the importance of B & C teams in schools

SPORT: IMPORTANCE OF B & C TEAMS IN SCHOOLS

It’s all about being in the school A team isn’t it? Millfield School’s Director of Sport disagrees

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SOUTH LONDON URGED TO GET POLITICAL

Ahead of the General Election on 7 May, South London Gallery hosts a weekend of free events to encourage young people to engage with politics

Education and the General Election

WHAT THE ELECTION MEANS FOR EDUCATION

If you haven’t yet decided how to vote as the General Election approaches, here’s a summary of the different parties’ plans for your children’s education