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Primary or Prep?

Perhaps the question most frequently asked of us here at the Good Schools Guide Advice Service is, ‘Should I send my child to a prep school or should I send him to the local primary and save my money for an independent senior school?’


The Good Schools Guide Advice Service
The Good Schools Guide Advice Service (GSGAS) is a personal service for individual families covering every aspect of schools and education. Our advisors are our most experienced...

Introductory Consultation
A 30 or 60 minute personal advice session on the telephone to help with queries and dilemmas of limited scope. Contact us 0203 286 6824 or email advice@goodschoolsguide.co.uk


State school admissions - how to secure a place
How the state schools admissions process works depends on where you live within the UK. Recent policies have wised-up to, and tightened-up on, the many scams and ruses used by...

Mix and match state and private education
Best of Both Worlds? Mixing State and Independent All those scary newspaper statistics about the long-term costs of keeping your child in nappies and birthday presents pale into...


Primary or Prep?
Perhaps the question most frequently asked of us here at the Good Schools Guide Advice Service is, ‘Should I send my child to a prep school or should I send him to the local primary...

Independent v state school education
If an independent school education features heavily on your wish list then you'll need a nest-egg in the region of £150,000 - the equivalent of  small mortgage - per child,...


A school place of your own
If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise – if the trees in question are attached to your local state primary school, that is. They’re vanishing...

Should I stay or should I go? Post-GCSE options
Post-GCSE options If the answer is a resounding ‘Go!’ remember that there is no longer the option to wave a cheery goodbye to formal education after GCSEs. Since September...


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