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Teresa Song is a young Surrey-based academic coach getting great results. Miranda Jessop meets her Read more

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Four years ago, it was one of the worst schools in the country; today it's one of the best. Samantha Laurie meets the man behind the remarkable rise of Harris Academy Battersea Read more

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Every parent wants to know how their child's day was at school but more often than not they are tired and hungry just when we want to hear about their day Read more

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Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey for sporting excellence Read more

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Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey offering the IB (International Baccalaureate) Read more

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4 STARS, March 18-25. Equally suitable for kids and adults alike, Shakespeare Up Close's production of Twelfth Night is a streamlined, fast-paced romp through one of The Bard's most popular romantic comedies, says Fiona Adams Read more

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As a mum of four boys with autism, Sarah Ziegel has turned her experiences into a practical guide Read more

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Three schools from Surrey & SW London (Teddington, Tiffin and LEH) were finalists in a GSK competition to find a theoretical cure to malaria, with Teddington School finishing runners up. Read more

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Former Good Schools Guide writer and education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, gives her verdict (in no particular order) on 25 of the top state schools in Surrey, SW London & Berkshire that set parents’ hearts racing Read more

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Kerry Phipps has some expert education advice for bilingual and multi-lingual families in the UK Read more

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Youngsters without skills and companies without workers: something is rotten in the state of Britain. Could a new type of school help? Samantha Laurie asks its champion, former Education Secretary Lord Baker Read more

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When it comes to championing free schools, Toby Young is a class apart. Victor Smart takes a tutorial Read more

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With official measurements of school quality about to change, prospective and current secondary students alike will be affected. Ellena Brooks explains Attainment Eight, Progress Eight and the impact they will have on pupils. Read more

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Women are dishing out more money than men for basic healthcare products, can the same be said for education? Kasia Maynard investigates the difference in price between independent boys and girls schools in South West London and Surrey. Read more

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Dr Kevin Savage, Principal of Duff Miller College, explains why the new A-level specifications introduced last September may seem familiar – and what impact they'll have on those applying to university Read more

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Guy Holloway, headmaster at Hampton Court House, lets us in on the secrets of student sleep Read more

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Samantha Laurie discovers two local schools cultivating their children's mental and academic health, with impressive results Read more

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