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CHOOSING A SCHOOL

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CHOOSING A SCHOOL
Preparing for entry to a selective independent school
You’ve attended open days, studied prospectuses, balanced larger playing fields against smaller classes, shorter journeys against longer bills. And now you’re ready to prepare your child.
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INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Private school fees, scholarships and bursaries
Independent schooling is more expensive than ever but there are scholarships and bursaries out there if you know where to look. We suggest ways to help pay for those school fees.
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TUTORS

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TUTORS
Finding a tutor
Whether your child needs help with preparation for January’s entrance exams or simply some support to help with a specific subject, the right tutor can work wonders.
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INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Independent school system in a nutshell
Is the difference between public school, private school and independent school giving you a sore head? Our at-a-glance guide explains some of the more confusing aspects of private education.
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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Getting an EHCP
EHCP stands for Education, Health and Care Plan. It outlines any special educational needs a child has, and the provision a local authority must put in place to help them.
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THE GOOD SCHOOLS GUIDE BLOG

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THE GOOD SCHOOLS GUIDE BLOG
T Levels: what do I need to know?
The government hopes that this new qualification in English schools will boost technical skills and productivity. Our guest blog lifts the lid on this newcomer to sixth form timetables.
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Uni in the USA

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A must-read for anyone thinking about studying in the United States. Written by funny, sharp-eyed British students who have been through the US system, this guide contains detailed reviews and information on 70 selected universities. It takes readers through the application process, step by step, with insider info on getting in, scholarships, essays, exams; but also the best dormitories and campus bars, life on campus and off – in short, what it’s really like to be there. Then it tells you what to do – and fast - from the moment you’re accepted ‘til you arrive on campus, from visas to housing to money!

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