Our children need to explore and have fun, it’s a key part of their development, as Hilary Wilce explains…

For all of us, summer is a time of play. Children play in the long days free from school. Adults play on the beach, or round the barbecue, or at outdoor festivals – the year I went to Glastonbury, my first thought was that this was a vast, colourful playground where 170,000 people were dancing, singing, dressing-up and pretending just like the children they had all once been.    

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 Love of Reading Starts at Home

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