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?’


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,...


Scholarships Bursaries Grants And Awards
Want an independent school education but can’t afford the fees?   Most good independent schools now offer scholarships - often worth very little - and bursaries - potentially...

Fee-Paying Schools: Bargain Hunting
 For the past few years fee increases at independent schools have been far lower than those in the early part of this century but the overall picture remains one of inflation-busting...


Tips for foreign parents on finding British schools
Article published 2nd June 2008 UK independent schools are still widely regarded as among the best in the world, with top flight schools such as Eton remaining highly sought-after. It's...

UK boarding - finding a guardian
  Chosen A school? Now find a guardian   British boarding schools will not admit an overseas pupil under the age of 18 unless he or she has a local guardian. It can seem...


The UK national curriculum, examinations and qualifications
The exams merry-go-round Walk into any bookshop and it's hard to believe Letts didn't introduce exams! A quick glance at the array of revision guides demonstrates the importance...

Good Schools Guide International
International schools in Britain The Good Schools Guide covers all schools in the UK including international schools based here; with in-depth reviews of the 1000+ 'Good Schools'....


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