Learn to cook Italian food in Rome

Emma Hughes learns some home truths about cooking Italian - and eats and drinks to her heart's content - at Diane Seed's cookery school in Rome

The Country Life dream school

For our dream school we have selected the best elements of different prep schools, from the best clock tower to the best drama department, to create the establishment no child…

Time to shake up science teaching

Science teachers need to be better qualified, and more creative in order to inspire their pupils says President of the Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse

British athletes remember their schooldays

Athletes looking for medals at near year’s Olympics started their journeys at school. Alice Cooke talks to established names and newcomers about their schooldays, and gets their top tips for…

Happy campers

Thinking of getting out and about this summer on a holiday that won’t blow your budget? Time to discover why camping is making a comeback…