Matthew Smith looks at a simple way to improve pupils' soft skills for later life.
Julie Robinson explores the extremely difficult task of explaining death to a child.
Peter Tait looks at the process of school selection and argues it needs drastic reform.
Hilary Moriarty debates whether, in setting goals in life, you should have a Plan B.
Hannah Webster ponders how much pocket money you should really give children.
Is your child interested in computers and programming? If so, why not encourage them to enter the Attain Programming Competition – with a chance to win an Arduino or Raspberry Pi computer?.
Successive governments have tried to define the 'DNA' of independent schools but the answer is less about academic success and more about social responsibility as Attain's Editor, Matthew Smith, discovered.
Dr Tim Hands, Master of Magdalen College School Oxford and Chairman of HMC (the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference), explains what he would like to see from the Party Conference season.
Learning how to balance a glass and make engaging conversation is a vital skill in business. Hilary French, President of the Girls’ Schools Association, explains how their schools are teaching networking.
Computer programming gives children vital skills for later life but what sort of computer technology should parents buy to help inspire their children? IAPS ICT Adviser, David Horton, explains.
The Chief Inspector of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has accused the sector of not doing enough to support state schools. Matthew Burgess, General Secretary of ISC, responds to the criticism.
The advantages of learning Chinese are numerous but very few UK prep schools teach it to pupils. David Ingram, Head of Junior School at Tanglin Trust School in Singapore shares his experience.
New schools are opening overseas at an astonishing rate, with more pupils being taught in a British overseas school than in independent schools in Britain itself. Dr Jill Wharfe from IAPS analyses the data.