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60 Seconds With Henry Price, Headmaster of Oakham

Henry Price, Headmaster of Oakham School in Rutland, discusses his background and educational philosophy – plus what makes a great school

Day in the life: Head Boy and Head Girl of Repton School

Day in the life: Head Boy and Head Girl of Repton School

Poppy and Alex, Head Girl and Head boy of Repton School in Derbyshire, talk us through a day in their lives

Are exams fit for purpose?

Are exams fit for purpose?

Debate about public exams inevitably follows publication of A level and GCSE results. But the past year has raised even more questions about how we test young people. Absolutely Education gets perspectives from experts…

Girls on top: why 'male sports' are so cool for girls

Girls on top: why ‘male sports’ are so cool for girls

The traditional male sports – football, cricket and rugby – are finding favour among girls and women, and the opportunities are developing but there's more work required to level the playing field

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

As former High Master of St Paul's and Head of Leeds Grammar, Professor Mark Bailey brings top-flight experience to his new role with the Dukes Education family. Absolutely Education finds out more

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60 seconds with Sarah Wilson | Headmistress of Heathfield

The Headmistress of Heathfield School, the Berkshire girls' senior, discusses her background and educational approach

Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia

Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia

Author Sally Gardner has won multiple awards and sold over two million books in 22 languages – she also couldn't read until she was 14. Now she wants to talk about how we treat the one in ten with dyslexia

Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Among the many touching tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was the outpouring of warmth and positivity about the DofE Award scheme, which began life in 1956. It continues to give opportunities that change lives, and…

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Diana Cree, Director External Relations and Communications at Lancing College, discusses how to support young people in a challenging jobs market and enhance their career opportunities

Acting up – Cranleigh School on the value of arts events

Acting up – Cranleigh School on the value of arts events

The Director of Drama at Cranleigh talks about the broader value of producing plays and arts events at all times, and especially during lockdown