Board rules – why board games are good news

Board rules – why board games are good news

Gaming may be in, but old-school board games are having a renaissance too. Absolutely Education picks some new arrivals and old favourites

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

As Waterstones Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell champions the value of reading for the pure joy of it. She talks to Absolutely Education about her own magical childhood and the life-changing power of words on page

Reading

Nine of the best children’s books

It’s been another exciting year for children's and teen books, from established authors and rising stars alike. Lovereading4kids Reviews Editor Andrea Reece chooses 10 of the best children's books to excite readers of…

best schools for horse lovers

The best schools for horse lovers

Equestrian facilities at some of the UK's independent schools are top class; here are the best schools for horse lovers

How to nurture self-esteem and confidence in teenagers

Absolutely Education offers some advice on how to engender self-esteem and build self-confidence in teenagers.

Activities Abroad

Activities Abroad on the importance of family holidays

The most cherished childhood memories are made on a family trip. Activities Abroad organises activity-trips for an enjoyable family holiday.

Ben Fogle has mixed feelings about his boarding schools days

The broadcaster, writer and adventurer Ben Fogle has mixed feelings about his boarding school days at Bryanston in Dorset

60 seconds with Sam Antrobus | Founder of Wishford Schools

An interview with the founder of Wishford Schools, a group of independent prep and senior schools, Sam Antrobus