Life

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

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

    The rise of the flexi-boarder

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

    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

    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

    Snapshots of four notable schools

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

    Too cool for school: beware ‘trendy’ teachers

    They are not the ones we end up remembering with affection
    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