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

6th form – ask the experts

Invaluable advice from experienced teachers for every stage of education. Here we talk about Sixth Form, when important decisions have to be made. Frewen College – Hazel Lawrence, Head of Sixth Form  At this stage our kids are young adults –...

A Dietary Alternative?

Hilary Wilce shares new research into ADHD from King’s College  Anyone who has to cope with an impulsive and hyperactive child – and that’s hundreds and thousands of parents and almost all teachers – will know how challenging it is...