Build Your Child’s Inner Strength

Today’s children have been born into a world of competitive schooling and pervasive social media and are feeling the pressure like no children have ever felt it before, says Hilary Wilce

Opening Up A Whole, Other World

John Graham-Hart on why learning a foreign language is not only relevant, but immensely rewarding too

School Farms – Hadlow College

School farms are a great way for children to learn about farming and animal husbandry as well as offering the perfect place to de-stress and unwind outside the classroom. We visit Hadlow College school farm and meet some of their...

Broadening Horizons – Siobhan Fogarty

We talk to Siobhan Fogarty, Head of Creative Arts, at Sackville School about how they encourage their pupils to look beyond traditional, academic studies and towards a more creative career path.

How Boys and Girls Learn at Primary School Age

Catherine Walker, Head of Middle School, Marlborough House School, Hawkhurst

Out Of School Education…

No school can teach children everything they need to know. David Long, the author and journalist, outlines the benefits of learning outside the classroom.

Developing a Life-Long Love of Books

Despite all the digital options available to children these days, it's still possible to instill a love of reading, says John Graham-Hart

Top Ten Tips to Encourage Your Child to Read

Here are our ten top tips available to encourage your child to read and instill a love of reading

Meet The Heads – Merinda D’Aprano

Head of the Prep School at Notre Dame School in Cobham, Surrey.

Guest Speaker – Olly Clark

Olly Clark attended St Edmund's from 1996 until 2003, from Junior School through to Sixth Form when he was appointed School Captain.

Guest Speaker – David Hayman

Dr Hayman is considered a rising star in the field of infectious disease epidemiology and ecology.

Addressing The Balance

Despite huge advances in past decades, boys and girls are still making very different choices at A-level. Why is this, and what can we do about it? We speak to Antonia Beary, Headmistress of Mayfield School in Sussex

Meet The Heads – Jill Milner

Headmistress, Walthamstow Hall

School Farms – Kent College

School farms are a great way for children to learn about farming and animal husbandry as well as offering the perfect place to de-stress and unwind outside the classroom. We visit Kent College school farm and meet some of their...

Out, about, Scouting For Fun

We talk to the Scout Association about the benefits of being involved in this historic organisation

Broadening Horizons – Ed O’Connor

We talk to Ed O'Connor, Deputy Head at St Edmund's School Canterbury about how they encourage their pupils to look beyond traditional, academic studies and towards a more creative career path.

Richard Follett, Headmaster, Vinehall School

We get the lowdown from Richard Follett, Headmaster, Vinehall School about his earliest school memories...

Bill Jones, Headmaster, Spring Grove School

We get the lowdown from Bill Jones, Headmaster, Spring Grove School about his earliest school memories...

Jeremy Walker, Principal, King’s Rochester

We get the lowdown from Jeremy Walker, Principal, King’s Rochester about his earliest school memories...

Whats Cooking at Holmewood House School?

We go behind the scenes at Holmewood House School’s, catering department to find out what they’re dishing up for the pupils... Stef Parnell, Catering Manager, Holmewood House School

Whats cooking at The Junior King’s School Canterbury?

We go behind the scenes at The Junior King’s School Canterbury, catering department to find out what they’re dishing up for the pupils...

Mark Hammond, Deputy Head Teacher, Skippers School

We get the lowdown from Mark Hammond, Deputy Head Teacher, Skippers School about his earliest school memories...

Clinic Q&A

What’s the best way to ensure your child’s visit to healthcare providers runs as smoothly as possible? We chat health issues and checkups with the experts...

Children and Food: Just Don’t Mention The “o” Word!

We’re all obsessed with how much we weigh – so why is it that children and teenagers continue to put on weight? Lesley Finlay explores this tricky subject...

Home From Home

John Graham Hart looks into the benefits of opting to board...

To Tutor, Or Not To Tutor

John Graham-Hart untangles the opinions surrounding out-of-school help...

Why Gardening Is Important For Your Children’s Health

Gardening is an activity that the whole family can enjoy – from digging and weeding to sowing and growing it offers an ideal opportunity to peel children away from the television and computer. Professional gardener Kath Oliver explains how adding...

Good Attitudes, Good Learning

Hilary Wilce looks into how a positive approach at home can translate into success in the classroom...

Change of Plan

Thinking of retraining, or pursuing your dream? We chat to education expert Des Kambert, principal of Plumpton College about what’s on offer and to an actor who has made a transition to novelist...

King’s Rochester – Fit for Work

With an increasingly competitive job market, how can we prepare our children for the career that will suit them best? We chat to King's Rochester to find out what they're doing to guide pupils towards employment success...

Ashford School – Fit for Work

With an increasingly competitive job market, how can we prepare our children for the career that will suit them best? We chat to Ashford School to find out what they're doing to guide pupils towards employment success...

Do It Yourself

Get engrossed in a new project with WT's pick of adult education courses...

Art For All

Artist Brenda Burgess explains the benefits that creative skills bring to school children...

Additional Help

Discovering your child has a special educational need can be a shock and a cause for worry. Thankfully schools are now able to deal with a range of needs. Lesley Finlay explores the subject and looks at how schools support...

Eat Well

How can we prepare our children for life outside the family kitchen? We speak to the culinary experts at Sackville and Marlborough House schools to find out how they're encouraging future generations to opt for a balanced diet...

Aim High

Sutton Valence School and The Duke Of York's Royal Military School talk us through the benefits of taking part in the Combined Cadet Force...

The Three Rs Get a Makeover

There is a lot of talk about changes to the English and Maths curriculum. Lesley Finlay looks at what is happening in the basic subjects for our secondary school students...

Early Learners

Grow your baby's communication skills and confidence with a range of courses and classes specially designed to combine lots of learning with plenty of fun...

Take it to the Next Level – Ashford School

We find out how Ashford School prepare their pupils for life after sixth form...

A Question of Choice

It seems that only minutes after starting secondary school, students are making their GCSE choices; and halfway through their big exam year, they are planning for A-levels and beyond. Lesley Finlay looks into this knotty subject...

Adult Education – Qualifications

Kent Adult Education - If you're yearning to try your hand at something new, but don't want to commit to something new without giving it a go first, KAE run a number of free taster sessions throughout the year. This...

Out & About

Enjoy happy and healthy holidays with our pick of fun family activities to stimulate body and mind...

What is an Academy?

John Graham-Hart explains all...

A Portrait of War

To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, John Graham-Hart explains how his own personal experience of retracing his uncle's combat footsteps has allowed him to piece together a remarkable story and thus keep his memory...

Adult Education – Catching Up

Whether you're retired or looking for something new to try out, challenge the negative voices inside your head and learn to do something you've always put off before. Whether it's computing you need to get to grips with, or learning...

The School Run

We speak to three parents to find out how they manage to fit drop-offs and pick-ups into their busy work lives...

Take it to the Next Level – St Leonards-Mayfield School

We find out how St Leonards-Mayfield School prepare their pupils for life after sixth form...