The joy of mud

No more screens! The modern child needs to get outside and get dirty says Michael White

10 things I wish I’d known when my kids were young…

With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom

Page turners

A charity devoted to helping children discover the joy of books has identified the Top 40 titles to pull reluctant readers in

Jump to it

Exercise is as essential for children’s brains as it is for their bodies says Hilary Wilce

Keep calm and carry on (revising)

It’s exam time, not much fun for Year 11s and 13s – or their parents, so Hilary Wilce offers some expert advice

Let the Children Speak

Listening to school age kids is vital – but first you have to get them to talk says Hilary Wilce. All the research shows that children whose parents support them at school and show an interest in what they’re learning,...

New Headteacher for Walthamstow Hall

:: SPONSORED CONTENT :: New Year, New Headmistress and New Sixth Form Building for Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks

Birds and Bees

Schools – and the government – need to re-think sex education says Susan Elkin

Fresh Learning

We discover the benefits of studying outdoors and the rise in the appeal of forest schools

Study Swap

Just how popular do student exchanges prove to be, and what are the benefits of choosing to study abroad. We find out...

Healthy Minds

Susan Elkin stresses the importance of mental health awareness in schools and at home

Remember, Remember

Susan Elkin stresses the importance of teaching children the history behind many of our seasonal celebrations