Will Heaven rss

Shipping out: Harrow led the charge, opening a school in Bangkok in 1998

Britain’s educational empire

14 March 2015

Late last year Britain’s independent schools received a wake-up call. Andrew Halls, headmaster of King’s College School in Wimbledon, delivered it. Far too many of them, he said, have become the… Read more


With retakes and crammer courses, no student's chances are beyond redemption

7 September 2013

Every year — according to Fleet Street legend — the Telegraph prints a lovely photograph on its front page after the A-level results are published. It shows happy, bright young… Read more

Vocal support

2 September 2011

 When I last watched the Heaven family home videos, a striking trend emerged. In every clip from the early 1990s, one of my siblings or I was being encouraged to… Read more

Apple of my i

1 April 2011

It doesn’t matter how popular the iPad is, not everyone is buying it. ‘Lucy and I think they are like the mini-disc,’ a sarcastic colleague told me last week. ‘They’ll… Read more