Eton College

Schools are desperate to teach ‘growth mindset’. But it’s based on a lie

21 January 2017 9:00 am

I had lunch recently with an assistant head of a leading independent school and he told me about their ‘growth…

Spreading the word: boys from independent Dover College carry stacks of books through the town in 1963

Can a public school ever share its culture of success with a local comp?

12 March 2016 9:00 am

There were high hopes when Eton, Wellington and others took local comps under their wing... but the results are mixed, says Ross Clark

Few shall be chosen… perhaps only one in eight

The truth about private school admissions

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Your child may not Get In, says Ysenda Maxtone Graham

Welcome to the world of learning

The rise of the ‘super-tutor’

14 March 2015 9:00 am

They teach more than passing exams, says Lydia Hansell