Education

Brexit is about renewal, not just leaving the EU. And there’s no time to waste

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Brexit is about renewal, not just leaving the EU. And there’s no time to waste

Why are the middle classes so obsessed with schools?

24 November 2018 9:00 am

The British obsession with schools is boring

Requiem for the Common Entrance Exam

13 October 2018 9:00 am

A lament for eccentric exam questions

How parents are being shut out of the transgender debate

6 October 2018 9:00 am

That’s the official guidance to teachers of ‘trans children’

Claire Foy accepts the best actress Emmy for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. Photo: Getty

Men and women are born equal but different. Deal with it

22 September 2018 9:00 am

I was delighted to see Claire Foy win an Emmy award for her portrayal of the Queen in the fine…

Editor’s letter

8 September 2018 9:00 am

State or private? Years of saving every penny in a bid to scrape together enough to pay the school fees,…

School report: a round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

8 September 2018 9:00 am

A round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

State vs private: A parent’s dilemma

8 September 2018 9:00 am

State school or private? Fraser Nelson weighs up the choices for his ten-year-old boy – and discovers his assumptions are badly out of date

Will sending my daughter to a state school ruin her prospects?

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The pros and cons of an inner-London state education, by Charlotte Metcalf

The joy of summer jobs

8 September 2018 9:00 am

A part-time job in a sheet-music shop offered Eleanor Doughty its own kind of education

School portraits: snapshots of four notable schools

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Introducing Bath Academy, Harrogate Ladies, Millfield and Robin Hood Primary

The bad boys of Naples don’t flirt with flowers, but rocks

8 September 2018 9:00 am

My school trip, by Laura Freeman

Vocational schools are not to be sneered at

18 August 2018 9:00 am

When I was 16 I failed all my O-levels, bar a grade C in English Literature, and concluded I wasn’t…

What the education system needs is more marketisation, not less

12 May 2018 9:00 am

Towards the end of 2009, shortly after I announced my intention to set up England’s first free school, I debated…

Letters: Rod Liddle is right, Toby Young is wrong and Bruce Anderson must stop

5 May 2018 9:00 am

Campaign for real cricket Sir: Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s splendid article ‘Cricket, unlovely cricket’ (28 April) remonstrated against the threat to Test…

Why do British charities want to shut down private schools in Africa?

21 April 2018 9:00 am

British charities are putting ideology before education

Low-cost private schools are transforming lives in the third world

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Low-cost schools are changing lives in the third world

How to get your child into the best state school: an insider's tips

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Monday was ‘national offer day’, which means that more than half a million parents across England were notified about which…

Wild Wild Country makes me want to set up my own cult

14 April 2018 9:00 am

I have decided to set up a cult, which you are all welcome to join, especially those of you who…

Letters: the very belief that poorer pupils do less well is what limits them

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Self-limiting beliefs Sir: As someone who spent much of his working life teaching at Eton and Harrow, it was amusing…

Increasing NI contributions would burden those who can least afford it

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Reform National Insurance Sir: One objection to an increase in National Insurance contributions to rescue the NHS is that it…

Editor’s letter

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Is it the responsibility of schools to teach children about relationships and sexual consent? Or is that something parents ought…

School report: a round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

17 March 2018 9:00 am

A round-up of recent stories from the front line in education

How boys learn

17 March 2018 9:00 am

For too long, boys have been allowed to underperform writes Katherine Forster

The International Baccalaureate vs. A levels

17 March 2018 9:00 am

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