Mark Pearce, Headmaster at Prior Park Prep School, discusses the issue of increased affordability and outlines his motivations behind reducing his school's fees.
'Music is a key to unlock a child's potential in so many different areas that are vital to a successful and happy life; we must protect music provision within schools'
Dr Amy Fancourt, Head of Psychology at Queen Anne’s School, Caversham outlines her views in response to a BBC article which states music 'could face extinction' in secondary schools.
Now that the excitement of World Book Day has passed, and the costumes have been cast aside, Nigel Lashbrook, Headmaster at Oakham School in Rutland, argues it is time to focus on what really matters – reading.
Sally-Anne Huang, Head of James Allen’s Girls’ School in London, backs the ISC 's proposal to create 10,000 extra school places and outlines the sector's bursary schemes as well as the varied partnership work many schools are involved with.
If the government were to move to a joint-funding model, many independent schools would be happy to ‘top up’ state provision with bursary resources
Sue Hincks, Headmistress of Bolton School Girls’ Division, writes in support of the ISC's '10,000 places' proposal and argues that many independent schools would be happy to ‘top up’ state provision with bursaries.