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‘The government’s education policies are simply about giving power to the elite’

By Kevin Brennan

Be it the new grammars, or forcing independent schools to get involved with the state sector, Theresa May seems hell-bent on a new educational elitism, writes one former Labour education minister. 891 more words


Countdown to the Conference: Thomas Packer

With our independent schools’ conference fast approaching, we are delighted to give you some insight on what to expect on the day.

Thomas Packer will be delivering two fantastics workshops: … 688 more words


Open Days...Hurry!

Open days for most Grammar Schools were done during the summer months.  Hurry now if you still want to get your children into grammar school next year.   81 more words



As another school year begins, one can’t help but think about why all of the people who work so hard to make schools places for children to grow and thrive do so. 375 more words

Wilmington Montessori School

Four in Ten Teachers Have Been Private Tutors, says Sutton Trust Report

New Sutton Trust report values private tuition market at up to £2bn

More than four in ten state school teachers have been paid to tutor outside of their main teaching role at some point during their careers, according to new research from the Sutton Trust. 628 more words


What Makes 21st Century Independent Education?

Dragonfly’s First Independent Schools’ Conference

On 9th November, we at Dragonfly Training will be holding our very first independent schools’ conference: ‘What Makes 21st Century Independent Education’. 365 more words