Bedales blog: The pursuit of happiness – one school’s unconventional approach

Those who believe that achievement in examinations is the measure of all things educational migh... More

Privately educated graduates earn more – even with the same qualifications and job

Sending children to private school could mean they earn dramatically more than their peers, even ... More

Parents putting three-year-olds into private tutoring to win prep school places

Children as young as three are being traumatised by the strain of private tutoring to get them in... More

More men teach in independent schools, surveys reveal

More men teach independent schools than women despite more women working in education, ... More

Boarding schools issue Ebola advice to schools concerned about overseas pupils

The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal ... More

Top private schools 'unwittingly take laundered money from criminals'

Britain’s top private schools are coming under fire from anti-corruption groups for unwitti... More

GDST blog: Making the most of what (and who) you know

Helen Fraser, CEO of the Girls’ Day School Trust, tells Independent Executive why... More

Put a stop to ritualised focus on exams, says Eton head

Britain is “peculiarly uninventive” in its schooling and must not go further down the... More

ISBA blog: ICT in the classroom – a stargazing exercise

Today sees us all living and working in a fast-moving technological world. Schools face particular c... More

Former Ofsted chief attacks 'socially toxic' culture of privilege

Private schools risk becoming cut off from all but the "most excessively wealthy" famil... More

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Bedales blog: The pursuit of happiness – one school’s unconventional approach

Those who believe that achievement in examinations is the measure of all things educational migh

Girl, 12, sent home from school after forgetting to pay £1 for non-uniform day

A 12-year-old girl was sent home from school on a non-uniform day because she had forgotten to pa

Privately educated graduates earn more – even with the same qualifications and job

Sending children to private school could mean they earn dramatically more than their peers, even

DfE under fire for failing to tackle underperformance in schools

The Department for Education has not demonstrated the effectiveness of interventions it and other

Legal: The new flexible working scheme – how will it affect your school?

Ben Stepney from Thomson Snell & Passmore picks apart the new flexible working scheme and exp