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Tim Ryan explains how to mitigate the problem and avoid unwittingly committing an offence

David James reflects on the difficulties staff have faced during the Covid crisis - and how it has brought people together

Many families earning over £60,000 would now think about switching children to independent schools to ensure better home learning provision

Richard Metcalfe remembers the day he was first appointed as a bursar, nervous that his lack of a pair of brogues would hold him back

Running an international school in Hong Kong has been a rollercoaster this year, but Mark Steed is upbeat about the future

Independent schools are among those considering alternatives

ISC chair Barnaby Lenon warns of the dangers of the politicisation of elite university admissions

Official figures show a 12 per cent absence rate last week, as children returned to school during the pandemic

Nicola Griffiths explores the most constructive ways to let pupils and teachers know how they are doing

Independent schools must remain vigilant and improve their defences against attack, writes Martin Taylor

Independent school branches overseas don't just keep the bursar happy, but provide great CPD for staff and a wealth of learning experiences

Testing is vital to understand a child's true ability, but they will underperform at GCSE and A-level if their English is not fluent enough, says Helen Wood

Researchers in Bristol will saliva-test 4,000 pupils and 1,000 staff

Schools at risk of 'grinding to a halt' as staff and students wait for tests, say heads

Families are applying from long distances in the hope of gaining places or practising tests

All parents want the best for their children, but those living overseas may have some extra motivations and concerns, writes Dr Helen Wright

Ian Power from the HMC says 'vast majority' of teachers trained on SCITTs now have jobs in the state system

New report from the OECD shows Britain is no longer first in spending as a proportion of GDP

A student and staff questionnaire would help schools benefit from lockdown experiences, writes Peter Tait

Schools face closures and disruption as the term starts

Digital advertising has been a game changer but don't forget the power of print

Pupils could be suspended for deliberate "malicious coughing"

Gavin Williamson is expected to announce whether he will push back start from May to July

There are many factors to take into account when setting up a bursary fund

Variety is the key to the success of Bolton School's commercial subsidiary, which funds bursaries for secondary pupils

Future careers will be defined by uncertainty, so let's rethink education

George Budd outlines how his school introduced an 'innovative and supportive' way to evaluate staff

Exams results chaos has thrown a spanner in the works for schools trying to plan

Felsted School's international outlook and teamworking focus have made it an incubator for diplomats

Government U-turn gives schools choice, but face coverings will be mandatory in local lockdown areas

Students can make complaint to their exam centre if they have 'evidence of bias or discrimination'

Independent schools face a challenge as geo-politics threatens the flow of overseas students from China, writes Andrew Lewer, MP

The A-level results U-turn means many more students now qualify to study medicine

Most heads will say that racism does not happen in their school, but it does, says Elaine Cunningham-Walker

Analysis suggests teacher-assessed grades will be higher

UK-based independent education providers could come to be seen as 'colonial and unwelcome' in China, writes Andrew Lewer MP

School standards minister Nick Gibb insists that even regions currently battling Covid spikes will open their schools

Lockdown could mean this year's cohort of leavers is probably the most ready to engage with development officers

A good relationship between bursars and marketers is vital for independent schools

How do you conduct quality assurance of an international school group during lockdown?

Schools will have to keep 'devastated' teachers motivated as the new school year begins

The aftermath of putting staff 'on the bench' during the Covid crisis will raise tricky challenges for school managers

A survey from the Girls' Schools Association finds members take a broadly similar approach to pupils' access to mobiles and other devices