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

Will-heavenresults

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