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Top tips for applying to primary schools

Parents of children born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014 have until 15th January 2018 to apply for a primary school place for the academic year... Read More

Primary school appeals and admissions

The first rule of a primary school appeal is to avoid it all costs. That means being clued up about the schools in your area, and applying the right tactics when you fill in the... Read More

Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Schools for children with performing arts talents

As proud parents, we all know our children are unique. They're smarter than anyone else's, funnier, certainly more attractive, better behaved and above all bursting... Read More

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London School Education Consultants

Moving to London from overseas or from elsewhere in the UK and unfamiliar with the capital and what it offers in the way of schools and education? Read More

The Charter School - behind the paywall

The Charter School - behind the paywall

What could be more useful in a demanding headship than a head for heights, stamina and the ability to pull rabbits out of a hat? Despite his own alma mater, he is committed to the principle of... Read More

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