A child’s very first steps in education – even before they start school – can set them up for the years to come, and there are interesting new ideas how to approach this crucial stage
Studying drama enriches a young person in many ways beyond the glory of the curtain call
In Taking the Lead, we talk to school head teachers and heads of department. Paul Borrows, Assistant Head Academic at Vinehall School, tells us about his work and his own school days Favourite subject when you were at school When I...
Heads of department create the unique personality for how each subject is taught in a school, while head teachers flavour the school as a whole. We talk to Dr Gemma Jones, Head of Science at St Edmund's School in Canterbury...
No more screens! The modern child needs to get outside and get dirty says Michael White
With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom
A charity devoted to helping children discover the joy of books has identified the Top 40 titles to pull reluctant readers in
Exercise is as essential for children’s brains as it is for their bodies says Hilary Wilce
It’s exam time, not much fun for Year 11s and 13s – or their parents, so Hilary Wilce offers some expert advice
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,...
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Schools – and the government – need to re-think sex education says Susan Elkin