Hilary Wilce considers the tricky subject of challenging bad behaviour. 

What should schools do with badly behaved pupils? There is a lot of argument about this in education circles at the moment after recent figures showed that the number of pupils being permanently excluded from schools – what we used to call ‘being expelled’ – is rising sharply.

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

A Love of Reading Starts at Home

The team here has a look getting children into reading...

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...