Schools

The unsavoury truth behind Oxbridge admission figures

Why disadvantaged Oxbridge applicants are still missing out

21 Feb 2020

Why boys should dance

More boys should follow the example of Prince George and take up dance

4 Nov 2019

England’s Kyle Sinckler shows why school sport should not be sidelined

The government’s squeeze on PE funding means fewer state-educated children will make the top teams

24 Oct 2019

How to survive the Eleven Plus: a parents’ foolproof guide

Easy ways to stop you – and your child – from feeling the strain

4 Sep 2019

The rise of the flexi-boarder

Is part-time boarding a fad, or here to stay?

4 Sep 2019

Why we must start taxing private schools

We need to put downward pressure on private school fees, and up the expenditure in the state sector

4 Sep 2019

Can the school magazine survive the social media age?

Publications by pupils have been part of the fabric of Britain’s schools for decades

4 Sep 2019

Unconditional offers, GCSE gaps and climate change protests

A round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

4 Sep 2019

Talking heads: Roedean’s Oliver Blond on etiquette lessons and luxury boarding houses

An interview with the head of the 134-year-old girls’ boarding school

4 Sep 2019

Snapshots of four notable schools

Stoke Newington School, Howell’s School Llandaff, Lancing School and Giggleswick School

4 Sep 2019

Too cool for school: beware ‘trendy’ teachers

They are not the ones we end up remembering with affection

4 Sep 2019

Learning the ropes on my school’s yacht

My school owned a boat. And not some dinghy or fibreglass pleasure craft either: Jolie Brise — the name was…

4 Sep 2019

School houses are utterly ruthless – and utterly rewarding

They provide camaraderie, challenges – and a healthy dose of ruthless competition

4 Sep 2019