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...

Remember, Remember

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

Mix it Up

Susan Elkin explains how new staff can keep teaching fresh in schools Seasons of mists, mellow fruitfulness and new teachers. Almost every school in the country starts the school year with some new staff this month. That means new faces...

Support Network

Teacher Georgina Watford discusses common behavioural issues in the classroom and what can be done to improve them. How do you develop your own set of rules for the classroom?  Every teacher is different and despite us all following the school...

The wonderful world of WACI

Toby Payne-Cook, Head of Science at Marlborough House School, discusses the Weald Award for Creativity and Innovation

How Do Schools Quantify Success?

On an age of increasing exam pressure and rigorous assessment, we speak to three schools to find out what’s being done to reward achievement and identify students that may need extra support

Tried & Tested

Susan Elkin hopes change is on the horizon when it comes to exams