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Mastermind: Head of Bath Academy Tim Naylor on the tailored experience the academy can offer its students

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A head for heights: Blundell's School's first female head looks at the role of a head teacher

What should the role of a head teacher be? …read more

From stock exchange to staffroom by Val Proctor Rated: 5.0

A day in the life of... a state school teacher and a private school teacher by Marie Difolco Rated: 4.0

"Why I moved from state to private school" by Marie Difolco Rated: 3.5

Hot debate: should homework be banned? by Susi Bryant Rated: 3.5

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Clyst Vale to Cambridge

Clyst Vale Community College head of history HEATHER PADDEN loves nothing more than seeing pupils get into Oxford and Cambridge universities. …read more

Do the math

Head teacher KERRY BURNHAM says sixth form students with a passion for numbers will find a home at the new Exeter Mathematics School …read more

Positive signs

Exeter Deaf Academy’s head of school Keith Stevens reflects on his fascinating first year …read more

Age of independents

John Newton, headmaster of Taunton School, puts up a robust defence of private education …read more

Meet Isabel Tobias, headmistress of The Red Maids’ School

In interview with the head of The Red Maids' School …read more

Prep schools: access and exercise

Eddy Newton, headmaster of Chafyn Grove School and chairman of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) considers the accessibility of private schools and their emphasis on physical education …read more

The official party line: The new classroom policy of Kingswood Prep School's headmaster has divided parents in Bath and beyond

Mark Brearey explains his decision …read more

Meet Dr Alison Neill, head of Clifton High School

An interview with the head of Clifton High School …read more

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