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State schools - the right one?

State schools

When it comes to choosing a state school, how do you work out what is hot and what is decidedly not?

'Secondary modern', became synonymous with 'dustbin' and was unceremoniously dumped...

State schools exist not only in a variety of forms but with nuances between those.  Some authorities continue to operate a selective system at 11 others do not. The early days of academies were dominated by failing schools closing then reopening as academies...but in recent times a number of top state schools have jumped ship to become academies - with all the freedoms and benefits they bestow...


Primary schools in the UK
Need to find a good primary school for your child? Wondering where to start, what to look for? Let The Good Schools Guide help. Which is your best local primary school? Is your...

State boarding schools: free tuition, just pay for your stay!
Would your child benefit from a boarding school education? Are you put off by high fees? If so, state boarding schools may be the answer. State boarding schools are cheaper because...

Secondary and senior schools in the UK
Moving on to senior school...   The transition from junior school to senior school can be a difficult one: the security of one class teacher is replaced by an array of subject...

The Good Schools Guide state school reviews
    We feature in-depth reviews of more than 250 state school, have catchment area information on most English state schools and detailed exams analysis on all applicable...


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