Education news & features

Bromley High School GDST's new era

BROMLEY HIGH SCHOOL GDST’S NEW ERA

We are three months into a new era at Bromley High School GDST as September saw a new Headmistress start her reign. Angela Drew talks to Mark Kebble about tradition, success and the joys of bringing the very best out of her students Bromley High School is a school with 130 years of tradition, where […]

Lancing College holds celebrity concert

LANCING COLLEGE HOLDS CELEBRITY CONCERT

Lancing College has long been renowned for being the perfect setting for chamber music – as we all found out at a celebrity concert on 4 November This special concert featured two sensational talents. Guy Johnston, a Classical Brit award winner and former BBC Young Musician of the Year, is one of the most exciting […]

Celebrating a decade of success at Shiplake College

A DECADE OF SUCCESS AT SHIPLAKE COLLEGE

Gregg Davies is celebrating a decade as Headteacher of Shiplake College and he tells Mark Kebble about changes made – and the ways they have remained resolutely the same In this age of league tables and demands on examination results, talking to Gregg Davies is really rather refreshing. ‘I like someone to come to Shiplake […]

St James's Senior Girls School Kensington London

MEET THE HEAD: ST JAMES SENIOR GIRLS’ SCHOOL

St James Senior Girls’ School in Kensington combines holistic practices with modern teaching. As a result the pupils at this independent school are well-rounded, confident and calm – quite a feat for a school full of teenage girls! Here Jemima Boost speaks to the new Headmistress of St James Senior Girls’ School, Sarah Labram. Congratulations […]

MARYMOUNT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL’S FAB LAB

There’s an extra reason to be excited about the turn of a new school year at Marymount International School: the opening of their Fab Lab. Headmistress Sarah Gallagher explains what to expect Marymount International School was the first all girls boarding school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in the UK, some 35 years […]

Kew Bookshop has launched a new award to celebrate World Book Day for local state-funded primary schools

READING SPONSORSHIP FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Kew Bookshop has launched a new award to celebrate World Book Day for local state-funded primary schools in Richmond, Ealing, Wandsworth, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham. The schools are being encouraged to enter the bookshop’s Achieving through Reading Sponsorship Award, to be in with the chance to win a year’s worth of literacy support between World Book […]

What happened when HM The Queen visited Felsted

WHEN THE QUEEN VISITED FELSTED SCHOOL

Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes when a school welcomes HM The Queen? Headmaster of Felsted, Dr Mike Walker, reveals all

HOW MILTON ABBEY AND CATH KIDSTON JOINED FORCES

Schools are creating a host of ingenious ways to draw out the entrepreneurs of the future, highlighted perfectly by Cath Kidston’s involvement with co-educational boarding school Milton Abbey in Dorset. Paul Kelly takes a closer look at that and how other schools are drawing out the entrepreneurs of the future Richard Branson and Alan Sugar […]

Why Shakespeare is alive and well at 450

WHY SHAKESPEARE IS ALIVE AND WELL AT 450

The Globe’s Director of Globe Education Patrick Spottiswoode tells us why there will always be a place for Shakespeare in education even 450 years after the Bard’s birth Ben Jonson wrote that Shakespeare was ‘not of an age but for all time’. He felt the same about himself. He had the vanity to publish his […]

Prep and junior schools across the UK are being targeted by Dogs Trust as key to improving animal welfare for future generations. Mark Kebble takes the lead to find out more

HOW DOGS TRUST ARE TEACHING THE PET OWNERS OF TOMORROW

Prep and junior schools across the UK are being targeted by Dogs Trust as key to improving animal welfare for future generations. Mark Kebble takes the lead to find out more Beware of the dog. It’s a sign that’s filled postmen with trepidation for many decades, but it’s a message that’s equally relevant in everyday […]