A levels

Market forces

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Taxing private schools could benefit both state and independent sectors, by Benedict King

When did English A-level become a science?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Now that my youngest has got her A-level grades, I’m finally free to say just how much I have loathed…

Do unconditional offers really help A-level students?

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Ross Clark says that getting a guaranteed place at university is not always a good thing

The International Baccalaureate vs. A levels

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Is the International Baccalaureate really better than A-levels? asks Ross Clark

GCSE reform is just the halfway point of the schools revolution we need

26 August 2017 9:00 am

George Tomlinson, the post-war education secretary, declared that politicians should leave exams to the teachers because ‘the minister knows nowt…

To survive, universities need to become elitist once again

19 August 2017 9:00 am

To survive, universities need to become elitist once again

Our island story

18 March 2017 9:00 am

It used to be thought that emphasising British history in multi-ethnic schools was somehow wrong. But it is the best way to foster integration, says Robert Peal

Going to boarding school at age 16 changed my life

10 September 2016 9:00 am

A new school at age 16 changed my life, says William Cook. That’s why I’m doing the same for my son

Language learning: we’re more tongue-tied than ever

10 September 2016 9:00 am

When most of the world knows English, does it matter that foreign language teaching is dying out in our schools? Rhiannon Williams takes a look

The EPQ is a way for pupils to demonstrate their enthusiasm and capacity to focus

Doing their own thing

19 September 2015 9:00 am

The EPQ, a long project for sixth-formers on a subject they choose, is increasingly popular, says Stuart Dalley

What I’ve learned helping to found a specialist free school

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Lessons from the first year of our specialist maths school

What happens when they’ve climbed the ladder?

The lessons of exam results season (and what to do about them)

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Every year without fail, as the trees start thinking about losing their leaves, the papers are full of the same…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Why Labour keeps failing to choose a woman leader

22 August 2015 9:00 am

Watching the very pleasant Liz Kendall on television this week, I was struck by how extraordinary it is that more…

My tax avoidance tip – win literary prizes!

17 May 2014 9:00 am

David Cameron is said to want a woman to be chairman of the BBC Trust, now that Chris Patten has…