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

7 September 2019 9:00 am

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

Talking heads: Roedean’s Oliver Blond on etiquette lessons and luxury boarding houses

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Oliver Blond, headmaster at Roedean, on etiquette lessons, luxury boarding houses and building girls’ confidence. By Eleanor Doughty

A parents’ guide to the Eleven Plus

7 September 2019 9:00 am

How to stop your child – and you – from feeling the strain, by Fraser Nelson

Too cool for school: beware ‘trendy’ teachers

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Pupils are let down by ‘trendy’ teachers, says William Cook

Can the school magazine survive the social media age?

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Is there a place for the traditional school magazine in the social media age, asks Katherine Witbourn?

Market forces

7 September 2019 9:00 am

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

The rise of the flexi-boarder

7 September 2019 9:00 am

The rise of the part-time boarder, by Madeleine Silver

School houses provide camaraderie, challenges – and a healthy dose of ruthless competition

7 September 2019 9:00 am

School houses provide camaraderie, challenges – and healthy competition, says Eleanor Doughty

School portraits: snapshots of four notable schools

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Snapshots of four notable schools

Must try harder: education is still a vote loser for the Tories

31 August 2019 9:00 am

The reluctance of the Conservative party to take credit for the success of its education reforms is a source of…

Is there anything that can’t be put down to a ‘condition’?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

I suppose it is overstating the case to suggest that dyslexia is simply a term coined to assuage the disappointment…

Letters: Donkeys are the latest victims of China’s gross cruelty to animals

10 August 2019 9:00 am

We don’t cut God Sir: The Revd Dr Peter Mullen suggests (Letters, 3 August) that Boris Johnson told him my…

A badly missed opportunity: How the Middle Classes Ruined Britain reviewed

27 July 2019 9:00 am

BBC2’s How the Middle Classes Ruined Britain (Tuesday) began rather promisingly. ‘I’m a working-class comedian who voted Leave,’ announced presenter…

Scotland and Wales have much to learn from England’s education reforms

6 July 2019 9:00 am

I’ve contributed a chapter to an education book published this week by the Institute of Economic Affairs. I was asked…

The in-tray of horrors that Theresa May has left for her successor

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Theresa May has left a hideous pile of unfinished business for her successor

How many people make it up Everest?

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Tears for fears Theresa May welled up while announcing her resignation in Downing Street. How often do leaders cry? —…

The fanatical thinking that's on its way to British schools

1 June 2019 9:00 am

For anyone who isn’t following the long march of racial self-flagellation through America’s institutions, last week’s revelations about the excesses…

Editor’s letter

16 March 2019 9:00 am

What should we do with difficult students? The ones who distract everyone else in the class, and don’t care how…

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

16 March 2019 9:00 am

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

Why the head of Rugby School isn’t worried about Jeremy Corbyn

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Peter Green, headmaster at Rugby School, on bursaries, selling Old Masters and why he’s not worried about Jeremy Corbyn. By Eleanor Doughty

Image: Getty

Taking the God option: why I send my children to C of E schools

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Why I send my children to C of E schools – William Cook

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

Image: Getty

In praise of home-schooling

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Home-schooling doesn’t deserve the bad press it so often gets, says Cristina Odone

School portraits: snapshots of four notable schools

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Snapshots of four notable schools

Can you really teach students to solve knife crime?

9 March 2019 9:00 am

Next year the London Interdisciplinary School (LIS) will offer one degree, in design, technology and the humanities, to teach students…