New Girls' School Head appointed to Garden House

In September 2017, Garden House Girls’ School welcomes a new Headmistress, Mrs Annie Lee. Annie was Head of the all-girls Highfield Prep School in Berkshire and All Hallows in Somerset, a co-ed day and boarding School for children from 3-13 years.

New Head appointed for Feltonfleet School

The Board of Governors is delighted to announce Shelley Lance as the new Head of Feltonfleet School from January 2018.

Abbot’s Hill achieves prestigious Platinum Level Artsmark Award

Abbot's Hill's Artsmark Status has been confirmed and the school has been awarded ‘Platinum’ – this is the highest level of award and recognises excellence in the provision of arts and cultural education and experience.

Rendcomb College Triumphs at the Education Business Awards

Rendcomb College has won the ICT Facility Award at the Education Business Awards Ceremony in London on Thursday, 6 July.

Haileybury’s headmaster retires after 37-year teaching career

Haileybury’s Master, Mr Joe Davies, has retired after a successful teaching career spanning nearly 40 years.

Headmaster retires after 17 years at Ashford School

The Headmaster at Ashford Prep School, Richard Yeates, was given a send-off to remember on his last day at work on Friday.

New Head of the Prep School

Penny Willetts takes up the reins at Ashford Prep School as Headmaster Richard Yeates departs for a new role.

Magnus and Camilla Bashaarat (photo credit: Louise Flanagan)

Bedales Announces New Head

The Board of Governors at Bedales School has announced its new head will be Magnus Bashaarat, currently head of Milton Abbey School.

Prep Pupils Mark 125th Anniversary with Time Capsule

Pupils from Brentwood Preparatory School took part in a piece of history yesterday (Monday 3rd July) morning as they joined special guests for the burying of two time capsules.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Centre Licence for King’s Ely

King's Ely has become a Directly Licenced Centre for the Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award.

Bedales Art & Design building (Duncan McNicol photography)

Bedales Art & Design recognised as one of UK’s best new buildings

The new Bedales Art & Design building has been awarded a National Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

When they made this particular Jelley they broke the mould

Prior Park Prep held a very special event, affectionately known as VEXIT, to mark the retirement of the school’s witty, well-loved, warm-hearted Deputy Headmaster, Mr Vaughan Jelley.

STEAM Education for the Future at Talbot Heath

From September 2017, Talbot Heath school is introducing a whole school interdisciplinary approach to learning, offered to pupils from the age of 3 to 18, which will focus on creativity and digital proficiency.

Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh to join Taunton School’s end of year celebration

Taunton School’s traditional end of year “Commemoration and Prize Giving” event will welcome GB Olympic Gold Medal winning hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE as a special guest speaker.

Talbot Heath is Spellbound Launching Children’s Literature Festival

Talbot Heath School is delighted to present ‘Spellbound’, Bournemouth’s first festival of Literature and Illustration for Children and Young Adults, in collaboration with the Design, Illustration and Creative Writing departments of the AUB.

Cyber security boost at The Leys School

The Leys and St Faith's Schools Foundation, Cambridge, has been awarded the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus security accreditation, following a rigorous review of the schools' information security policy and procedures and network scans.

Headmistress opens new outdoor classroom

St Swithun’s junior school headmistress Mrs Lyons-Smith has opened the new outdoor classroom in the school grounds.

Year 6 celebrate 150 offers and 32 Scholarships

The Blue Coat is officially a School of Excellence!

Staff and pupils are enjoying a double celebration following a visit by the ISI which awarded the School its highest accolade of ‘Excellent’ in all areas. This comes just as Year 6 pupils receive confirmation of excellent exam results in the 11+.

Top Marks for The Manor Prep

The Manor is delighted to announce that it has received the highest grade of ‘excellent’ in all areas in its recent ISI Reports – “Pupils approach every day with an overwhelming passion to learn and develop”.

Bishop’s Stortford College Receives Highest Accolades in Inspection

Bishop’s Stortford College has received the highest descriptor ‘excellent’ following its ISI inspection in March 2017. Both the Academic Achievement and Personal Development at the College was deemed to be “excellent”.

“Excellent All Areas” for Family of Schools

Pupils and staff at Harrogate Ladies’ College, Highfield Prep School and Bankfield Nursery are celebrating receiving an Excellent in All Areas rating by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

Top Marks for a Top School

Leehurst Swan is awarded top marks in the latest inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

'Excellent' Inspection Report for Malvern St James Girls' School

Malvern St James Girls’ School has achieved the highest rating of ‘excellent’ in its inspection report published by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) this month.

New Headmaster at Vinehall School Announced

The Board of Governors at Vinehall School are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Jonathan ‘Joff’ Powis as the new Head from September 2017.

Girls share plastic fantastic ideas at Salon 125

Eager girls gathered at their headmistress’ home to learn and share ideas as they rekindled the age-old tradition of salons.

‘Remarkable' Magdalen College School enjoys outstanding ISI inspection

Magdalen College School, Oxford, is very pleased to announce outstanding feedback from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) following an inspection in March 2017.

King's Pupils Go Head to Head in House Masterchef Competition

Last Wednesday our House Masterchef competition took place in our cookery school. Aprons and wooden spoons at the ready, the kitchen was a frenzy of activity as two pupils from each house battled it out to take home the prestigious title.

Shrewsbury School celebrates ‘Excellent’ inspection results

Shrewsbury School is celebrating the glowing results of two major inspections carried out by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

Moreton Hall Prep welcome new school pets

The wait is finally over for the children of Moreton Hall Prep School who were delighted to meet the new school pets – pygmy goats, Lofty and Moreton!

Prep Celebrates its Victorian Roots

Brentwood Preparatory School turned the clock back yesterday with a Victorian Day – part of a special year of celebrations to mark the School’s 125th Anniversary.

Taunton School celebrates outstanding Inspection Report

Taunton School is celebrating after receiving an outstanding Inspection report across the board from its Nursery through to Sixth Form.

Northern Power Women Awards Recognise College Head

Sylvia Brett, the Principal of Harrogate Ladies’ College, has been recognised as one of the most inspirational female leaders in the North of the UK by the Northern Power Women Awards.

Repton’s world-class sporting heritage set for the twenty first century

Repton School is delighted to announce a significant investment in the complete redevelopment of the Sports Centre site.

Sandroyd's pupils are 'Born to write'!

Two pupils from Sandroyd have won prizes at St Mary’s Shaftesbury’s inaugural ‘Born To Write’ competition. Jamuna Macro and Jack Cartwright both won ‘Highly Commended’ prizes in the Year 7-9 category.