Schools

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

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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 unconditiional 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

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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…

In defence of a liberal education

9 March 2019 9:00 am

A good decade or so ago I wrote a fairly vituperative article in response to a piece by the writer…

Letters: the history of centrist parties does not bode well for the ‘breakaway seven’

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The breakaway seven Sir: ‘In both parties there are fools at one end and crackpots at the other, but the…

An inconvenient truth: white children are underperforming everyone else in UK schools

2 February 2019 9:00 am

The Department for Education (DfE) published its finalised data on the 2018 GCSE results last week, revealing that, for the…

Letters: Brexit’s impact on the Irish border issue has been flagged up all along

1 December 2018 9:00 am

The Irish border Sir: Contrary to the assertion that the Irish border ‘only hit the headlines’ after Leo Varadkar became…

Why are the middle classes so obsessed with schools?

24 November 2018 9:00 am

The British obsession with schools is boring

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

Why football is a league for gentlemen

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The idea that posh boys can’t play football has always been wrong, says William Cook

Spaces for everyone: the school theatres open to the public

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Camilla Swift finds more top schools opening their theatres and galleries to the public

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

Horace, Virgil and Varius at the House of Maecenas, in the painting by Charles François Jellabert

Latin: dead or alive?

8 September 2018 9:00 am

A classics teacher’s struggle for survival, by Emma Park

Anthony Seldon: Why AI is set to revolutionise teaching

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise teaching, Anthony Seldon tells Camilla Swift