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King Charles the Green King: Independent Schools That Champi

King Charles has long championed the natural world. We take a look at schools who take the great outdoors just as seriously… The exquisite invitatio...
26-05-2023 22:20

7 Best Exam and Revision Tips for This Summer’s GCSE &

Matthew Godfrey, Deputy Head of Downe House School in Berkshire, offers some sage advice and revision tips to help pupils who are taking GCSE and A-le...
26-05-2023 22:20

Hanford School: The Importance of Cherishing Your Childhood

Today, now more than ever, childhood can be cut short as children are pushed on to the next stage with ever increasing haste; at Hanford School we che...
26-05-2023 22:20

Calling All London-Based Independent Schools, Enter Our New

With a new award category in the Independent School of the Year awards, we look for the London schools that make the most of their connections to the ...
26-05-2023 22:20

10 Fun Facts About the King’s Coronation

As we edge closer to one of the most momentous and patriotic occasions of a generation, we share 10 fun facts about the King’s Coronation to get int...
26-05-2023 22:20

King’s Scholars at Westminster School Will be First Co

A group of 48 school children called King’s Scholars at Westminster School will be the first commoners to acclaim King Charles at his coronation in ...
26-05-2023 22:20

Spotlight On: The Creative Curriculum at Dallington School

Creativity isn?t just a theoretical essential job skill of the future, it?s an essential job skill right now and research shows us that creativity in ...
26-05-2023 22:20

Independent School of the Year for International Student Exp

With exceptional boarding communities and schoolwide bonding activities, many schools shone in the International Student Experience field. But, aft...
26-05-2023 22:20

National Storytelling Week 2023: How to Get Your Child Readi

To mark National Storytelling Week 2023, which runs from January 30th to February 4th, Thalia Thompson takes a look at how parents and schools can wor...
30-01-2023 22:08

National Storytelling Week 2023: Are Fairy Tales Still Relev

Fairy tales have held a firm place in the hearts and imaginations of children for centuries. But traditional stories such as your classic Snow White a...
30-01-2023 22:08

Rendcomb College: Why is Pastoral Care Vital for Academic Re

Pastoral care is not only vital for general wellbeing, but is key in creating an environment where pupils can thrive academically [Sponsored content] ...
25-01-2023 22:06

Top Tips on Applying to a US College

Sixth formers are increasingly looking across the Atlantic for college opportunities. Wetherby Senior in London offers advice to those wishing to appl...
25-01-2023 22:06

COMPETITION: WIN an Afternoon Tea Cruise in London with City

We have teamed up with City Cruises to offer one lucky winner the chance to win an afternoon tea cruise for four on the River Thames in London worth ...
25-01-2023 22:06

Minerva: How a British Education May Be Served Better Throug

How, and why, a British education to GCSE and A Level may be better served in a very different, but ?better?, way for many children around the world M...
25-01-2023 22:06

How Wetherby Senior Helps Pupils Apply to Top Universities

As applying to top universities becomes more competitive, Wetherby Senior is providing unique support to its young people. The independent boys? schoo...
25-01-2023 22:06

The Importance of Vocational Subjects in Private Schools

Independent schools are seeing the benefits of investing in vocational subjects for the future, writes Anne Cuthbertson Schools are recognising vo...
25-01-2023 22:06

Surveys Show Demand for Private Tutoring is Higher Than Ever

The private tutoring industry in the UK is one that has seen significant growth in recent years.Here, online tutor Superprof explores the latest tren...
25-01-2023 22:06

Dallington: Here’s Why You Should Choose a Progressive

Have you noticed that your child doesn’t enjoy school as much as you ?d like" Do you believe that children learn by doing" Have you seen that you...
25-01-2023 22:06

How Marlborough College Teachers are Improving Learning Outc

Bella Nightingale, Assistant Head of Teaching and Learning, at Marlborough College discusses how the College is utilising the very latest thinking to ...
25-01-2023 22:06

Gordonstoun Announces Appointment of New Head of Senior Scho

Gordonstoun has announced the appointment of a new Head of Senior School. Simon Cane-Hardy will join the school in September 2023. Mr Cane-Hardy is cu...
21-12-2022 22:01

London Fireworks 2022: The Best New Year’s Eve Firewor

After a two-year hiatus, the famous and spectacular London New Year’s Eve fireworks are back for 2022, following cancellations due to the pandemic. ...
21-12-2022 22:01

Competition: WIN the Boarding School Skincare Bundle by Spot

We’ve teamed up with Spots & Stripes to offer one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on the Boarding School Skincare Bundle worth 85! Spots...
21-12-2022 22:01

What is a Choir School"

For children that love to sing, attending a choir school could be a lovely option to pursue their musical talent and take it to the next level. But wh...
19-12-2022 22:05

St Margaret?s School Grounds Transformed into Winter Wonderl

Children enjoyed meeting ?Sven the Reindeer? while St Margaret’s School pupils performed traditionalChristmas carols for the local community Local ...
15-12-2022 22:06

Christmas Days Out: 17 Festive Family Days Out for 2022

From Hogwarts and pantos to ice skating and Winter Wonderland strolling, here’s our pick of the top family days out for Christmas 2022! Not sure whe...
15-12-2022 22:06

Competition: WIN a Brigit’s Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus T

We’ve teamed up with Brigit’s Bakery to offer one lucky winner the chance to win an afternoon tea bus tour of their choice for four people worth a...
15-12-2022 22:06

Ludgrove: Balancing Tradition with Modernity

Simon Barber, headmaster of Ludgrove School talks to Anne Cuthbertson about balancing tradition with 21st-century life A recent, and closely fough...
15-12-2022 22:06

29 of the Most Beautiful Private Schools in The UK

There are over 5,000 listed school buildings in England, and many of the most spectacular and beautiful schools are to be found in the independent sec...
15-12-2022 22:06

How To Help Your Child Nail Their University Application

How can you help your child to nail their university application" At Carfax Education we believe that there are three key stages to making a strong a...
15-12-2022 22:06

13 of the Best Christmas Gifts for Teachers

From personalised stationery to tasty treats, take a look at our list of the best gifts for teachers to spread some Christmas cheer at school on the l...
15-12-2022 22:06

COMPETITION: WIN One of Five National Geographic Ultimate Ge

We’ve teamed up with Bandai UK to offer FIVE lucky winners that chance to get their hands on aNational Geographic Ultimate Gemstone Dig Kit worth ...
15-12-2022 22:06

The Educational Self-Sabotage of the Labour Party

Everyone will be worse off if the Labour Party pursues with its agenda of abolishing the charitable status of independent schools, writes Nick Gallop ...
15-12-2022 22:06

Competition: WIN a Weekend Stay in Dorset

Enjoy a weekend stay for a family of four at The Eastbury Hotel & Spa in Dorset The Eastbury Hotel & Spa is a beautiful Georgian house hotel set withi...
24-11-2022 22:02

9 The Crown Filming Locations and How to Visit Them

Netflix’s The Crown is adored by history-loving adults and children alike, so seep up a bit of British history and learn some of the most beautiful ...
24-11-2022 22:02

Churcher’s: The Importance of Reading in the School Ho

Ffion Robinson, Headteacher atChurcher?s College Junior School and Nursery, shares why children should continue to read over the school holidays No s...
24-11-2022 22:02

Ask the Experts: Post-Pandemic, How Can Schools Reinforce a

Post-Pandemic, how can schools reinforce a sense of fun and belonging in students again" We ask seven educationalists from some of the UK’s top priv...
24-11-2022 22:02

The London Magazine Luxury Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Go to town this Christmas with luxury gifts from our exclusive selection, including jewellery, fragrance, fashion, food and homeware Finding the perfe...
24-11-2022 22:02

How Coworth Flexlands is a School Where Happiness Gets Resul

Coworth Flexlands is a co-educational prep school and nursery for children aged from 21?2 to 11 years. Nestled in 13 acres of beautiful grounds on ...
24-11-2022 22:02

Duke of York?s Royal Military School Students Take Part in R

Students and staff from The Duke of York?s Royal Military School, Dover, took part in Remembrance events in London, Kent and Belgium Remembrance Sunda...
24-11-2022 22:02

Chinthurst: A Pioneering Approach to Gender in Sport is Leve

Children at Chinthurst can choose which sport they want to play without being constrained by conventional norms and this is having a positive impact r...
24-11-2022 22:02

Downe House: Transitioning from Day to Boarding at Private S

Matthew Godfrey, Deputy Head at Downe House School in Berkshire, talks to us about transitioning from day to boarding at private schools. The experie...
10-11-2022 22:03

Comment: “It’s Never Been More Important to Harn

It?s never been more important to harness your oratory skills, whether through in-person school debates or online to invoke real-world change, writes ...
10-11-2022 22:03

Bickley Park School in 5 Pictures

Bickley Park School is a South-East London boys? prep and is known for its Four Quadrants of Learning, a curriculum designed to develop well-rounded y...
09-11-2022 22:05

Top Tips for Sleeping for School Children

George Wienekus, Head of Boarding at Cottesmore School in West Sussex, shares his tried and tested formulas for helping his young charges sleeping at...
07-11-2022 22:09

Danes Hill School: How to Select the Best Prep School for Yo

There is a plethora of choice when it comes to schools, state or private, co-ed or single sex, day or boarding; but with so many choices, how do you c...
07-11-2022 22:09

Our Top 11 Bonfire and Fireworks Events for a Truly Spectacu

Remember, remember the fifth of November… it’s that time of year again, Bonfire Night! So we’ve rounded up some of the best fireworks displays a...
31-10-2022 22:08

Newcastle Royal Grammar School: Exploration, Environment and

Choosing the school that is right for your child can be a daunting prospect and often finds parents deliberating various factors. At the Newcastle Roy...
31-10-2022 22:08

Independent Schools of the Year 2022 Winner: Dulwich College

A strong commitment to helping academically-talented disadvantaged students through bursaries helped Dulwich College win Independent School of the...
31-10-2022 22:08

Are You Worried About Where Your Children are Getting Their

The internet is full of different information streams that children can get lost in and can easily believe the first thing they read. So how can you p...
26-10-2022 22:04

SEN Schools: How to Find the Right School for a Child with S

From getting the right diagnosis for a child with learning difficulties to selecting the best school, forging the right educational journey for them c...
24-10-2022 22:07

Case Study: The De Neumann Scholarship Recipient at Royal Ho

Owen Smith is a year 13 De Neumann scholar at Royal Hospital School in Suffolk. Here he tells us about his scholarship journey…   Why did you apply...
24-10-2022 22:07

SEN Schools: 7 Top Top Tips for Choosing a SEN School

With many fantastic SEN schools out there, we’ve created ahandy checklist for parents seeking a school that will fully support their child?s specif...
24-10-2022 22:07

Independent Schools of the Year 2022 Awards: Photo Gallery

From the excited crowd of attendees from the independent sector to the perfectly captured moments of the winners, take a look at the events of the Ind...
20-10-2022 22:05

19 of the Best Children’s Halloween Costumes for 2022

With Halloween just around the corner, greetings card retailer thortful.com has revealed the most popular children’s Halloween costumes in 2022 for ...
20-10-2022 22:05

18 Best Family Days Out for October Half Term 2022

The colours of the leaves are changing and the weather is cooling, and that brings the beginning of the season’s festivities. Here we share our list...
20-10-2022 22:05

Epsom College: Meet the Independent School of the Year 2022!

At our awards ceremony on Tuesday evening, Epsom College was named Independent School of the Year 2022! Here, we share their winning entry into the...
20-10-2022 22:05

Independent Pre-Prep School of the Year Winner: Grimsdell, M

At our awards ceremony on Tuesday 11th October, Grimsdell, Mill Hill was named Independent Pre-Prep School of the Year 2022! Here, we share the win...
20-10-2022 22:05

King’s High School, Warwick on Why We Must Teach Creat

Can schools teach creativity" The question has been hotly debated for many years. ?Creativity? is now the new educational buzzword, perhaps even overt...
20-10-2022 22:05

The Autumn Prep School Edition of Independent School Parent

Welcome to the 2022 autumn prep schools edition of Independent School Parent! Click here to read the full issue. Last Tuesday, the winners of our Ind...
20-10-2022 22:05

What is the Best Age to Start Boarding School"

Moving from day to boarding is a big step for any child, but what is the right age to start boarding school" We ask five educationalists their advice...
20-10-2022 22:05

Fettes College: A Place To Live, Learn and Grow

Set on a 100-acre campus close to the centre of Edinburgh, Fettes College is one of the UK?s pre-eminent co-ed boarding schools, renowned for academic...
20-10-2022 22:05

Francis Holland School: How to Inspire Sixth Form Pupils

Katharine Woodcock, the headmistress of Francis Holland School Regent?s Park, talks about the importance of an inspiring sixth form The sixth form ex...
20-10-2022 22:05

St George’s School Ascot: How to Choose the Right Scho

What are the factors to consider when choosing the right school for your child" Liz Hewer, Head of St George?s School, Ascot in Berkshire, shares her ...
24-09-2022 21:53

Independent Schools of the Year 2022 Finalist: Putney High S

The focus on high academic attainment and preparing pupils for their future lives at Putney High School GDST impressed the judges and helped to sec...
23-09-2022 21:52

A Brighter and More Sustainable Education Announced for The

In September 2021, Denstone College welcomed a new, younger audience. The Prep at Denstone College successfully opened for pupils aged from 4 years o...
23-09-2022 21:52

The Soaring Popularity of Girls Football

In the footsteps of the victorious England women?s football team, girls are taking to the sport at school in greater numbers As the whole nation chee...
22-09-2022 21:56

The Importance of Music at Benenden School

As she unveils her school?s new music facilities, Benenden headmistress Samantha Price discusses the subject?s importance in schools. Music truly ha...
22-09-2022 21:56

The Importance of Boating Clubs in Schools

Schools with thriving boat clubs offer pupils a unique opportunity, writes Charles Moody-Stuart The school rowing season stretches from September u...
22-09-2022 21:56

ArtsEd Day School: The Arts at the Heart of an Outstanding E

ArtsEd is an independent day school like no other; a school where pupils enjoy excellent academic teaching whilst pursuing and developing their passio...
22-09-2022 21:56

Berkhamsted School: Benefits of an All-through School

Staying at the same school from pre-prep to sixth form has many benefits, says Hannah Butland, deputy head of teaching and innovation at Berkhamsted ...
22-09-2022 21:56

12 of the Most Beautiful Universities in the UK

Here are 12 of the most beautiful universities in the UK. Universities date back to the 1000s and are still a hub of research, creativity and learning...
20-09-2022 22:05

DLD College London Pioneers Innovative Curriculum for New Ye

DLD College London is opening its doors to Year 9 students from September 2023, offering the opportunity for those aged 13 to experience unique learni...
20-09-2022 22:05

How Gordonstoun Shaped King Charles III

King Charles III spent five years boarding at Gordonstoun, one of the UK?s leading independent schools situated in Elgin in the northeast of Scotla...
16-09-2022 21:54

Royal Hospital School Pupils Invited to the Proclamation of

Royal Hospital School (RHS) in Holbrook, Ipswich, showed their respect for the passing of Her Majesty The Queen at school and were also invited to be ...
15-09-2022 22:03

British Private Schools Commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizab

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8th September 2022, private schools from across the country have been sharing ...
14-09-2022 21:58

How Ardvreck School Secured a Finalist Spot in the Independe

Ardvreck Schoolearned a spot as a finalist in our awards campaign for the outdoor learning provision it has offered since it was founded in 1883. Sar...
12-09-2022 21:59

Independent Schools of the Year 2022 Finalist: Eastbourne Co

The school’s initiatives such as ‘blue health’ and ‘mind gym’ at Eastbourne Collegeimpressed the judges and helped to secure the school a f...
09-09-2022 22:22

Griffin House School: Ready to Take on the World

The nurturing, individualised learning environment at Oxfordshire?s Griffin House School encourages children to become the very best that they can be....
09-09-2022 22:22

Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2022 Finalist: Bright

The emphasis on unique learning experiences at Brighton College Abu Dhabi impressed the judges and helped to secure the school a finalist’s place in...
08-09-2022 22:25

Prince George & His Siblings Start New School Lambrook

Dressed in their smart new uniforms, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis walked into their new school yesterday for a “settling-in af...
08-09-2022 22:25

Independent Schools of the Year 2022: Finalists Announced!

The judges are pleased to announce the finalists of Independent Schools of the Year 2022. It was an extremely tough decision to whittle down the final...
07-09-2022 22:26

Sherborne School Pupil Becomes Youngest Person to Fly Solo A

On August 24th 2022, Mack Rutherford, a 17-year-old British-Belgian pilot who attends Sherborne School in Dorset, completed his mission and became the...
05-09-2022 22:26

6 Unique and Historic Private School Uniforms

A distinctive uniform can also say a lot about a school. We take a look at some school uniforms with a tale to tell. Anyone who?s ever tried to reason...
03-09-2022 22:22

25 of the Most Beautiful Private Schools in The UK

There are over 5,000 listed school buildings in England, and many of the most spectacular and beautiful schools are to be found in the independent sec...
01-09-2022 22:22

How to Prepare for the Transition from Year 11 to Sixth Form

As teenagers across the country get ready to make the transition from Year 11 to Sixth Form, Head of Careers and Sixth Form at Giggleswick School, Ann...
31-08-2022 22:26

Happy Days at Crown House Prep

You?ll find a welcoming, secure and nurturing environment for your child at Crown House Preparatory School in Buckinghamshire Crown House Preparator...
31-08-2022 22:26

Ask the Experts: How Do you Settle your Child in at a New Sc

Is your child starting a new school this term" We asask five educational experts for their adviceon how to ease them in. For a child of any age, st...
30-08-2022 22:24

Bootham School: Celebrating 200 Years of Outstanding Educati

Bootham School continues to build on its national reputation as a school with a difference and next year celebrates 200 years of outstanding education...
28-08-2022 22:25

The Benefits of Boarding School for Forces Families

A British boarding school experience can offer invaluable support for families with one or both parents serving in the Armed Forces in the UK or abroa...
27-08-2022 22:23

How to Help your Child Settle in at a New School

A new term at a new school can be daunting. Andrea Greystoke, founder of the Abercorn family of schools offers advice Starting a new school can unde...
26-08-2022 22:16

GCSE Results Day 2022: The Success Stories

GCSE results day 2022 sees the first set of GCSE results awarded to pupils since the pandemic took hold back in 2020. On this exciting day for schools...
25-08-2022 22:22

The Ultimate Guide to GCSE Results Day 2022

MyTutor offers an insider guide to supporting your student through GCSE results day for the cohort of students who don?t receive the results they are ...
25-08-2022 22:22

Benenden Students Celebrate Constructing a Microlight Aircra

After three years of hard work, Benenden Sixth Form students past and present were able to see their completed microlight aircraft take pride of place...
24-08-2022 22:28

How to Fund The Costs of University and Higher Education

Nick Onslow, Chartered Financial Planner at Progeny, shares everything there Is to know about funding higher education and the best ways to fund the c...
23-08-2022 22:07

Meet the Head: Nathan Close, Copthorne Prep School

Meet the Headmaster of Copthorne Prep School, Nathan Close. Here, he shares the school’s history and reveals its plans for the future. How long have...
23-08-2022 22:07

Gifted Pupil at Edge Grove School to Become King?s Scholar?

Ediz Karakas is one of only 14 boys from across the UK to be awarded ?the?scholarship as Edge Grove School celebrates scholarship achievements of sev...
23-08-2022 22:07

Where is Prince George’s New School"

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis will attend Lambrook School near Ascot in Berkshire from September After months of rumours, Prince ...
22-08-2022 22:08

Leighton Park School Achieves Best Academic Progress in Berk

Berkshire is home to some of the most famous schools in England. But UK Government analysis shows that Sixth Form leavers at the relatively unknown Le...
20-08-2022 21:58

A-Level Exam Results 2022: The Success Stories

A-level results day 2022 sees the first set of results awarded to pupils since the pandemic took hold back in 2020. On this exciting day for schools a...
18-08-2022 22:00

GCSE Results Day 2022: A Guide to the GCSE Grading System

Can’t get your head around the GCSE grading system" Rebecca Evans, Director of Studies at St John’s School, Leatherhead, explains how GCSE grades ...
17-08-2022 21:57
 



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