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Appealing for a school place

11+ results. How to appeal for a grammar school place.

Your child has passed the 11+, but has not been offered a grammar school place. Or perhaps your child has narrowly missed the required mark or has not performed as expected in the tests. What can you do? Read More

The Good Schools Guide North and South London

3rd editions of Good Schools Guide - London North and South.

Now available, all entries fully revised with 2016 results. Packed with local London knowledge, candid reviews and parent comments, not to mention a full run-down of how the English education system works..  Read More

Choosing a school for a child

Choosing a school for a child 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… Read More

The Good Schools Guide to tutors

The Good Schools Guide to tutors

Everything you need to know about choosing a tutor for your child. Whatever your reason for using tutoring services outside of school, you’ll want to get the best bang for your...Read More

Getting an educational psychology assessment

Getting an educational psychology assessment

An assessment by an educational psychologist will help a school understand how best they can help a child with special educational needs. The EP may also recommend a referral to other professionals such... Read More

Fees & financial assistance

Fees & financial assistance

You want an independent school education for your children but can’t afford the fees? These days, independent education - especially if you have more than one child... 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

About the number one UK trusted school guide

About the number one UK trusted school guide

Unbiased and candid school reviews. In-depth articles on all aspects of education. Trusted by parents for over thirty years. Available in print, online or through our expert consultants... Read More

Further reading

Educating the gifted child
Gifted children develop cognitively at a much faster rate than they develop physically, emotionally...

Inspection reports from Ofsted
As with most reports, there’s a code to decipher and a few questions to ask. The local school gets...

Primary school admissions – where do I start?
Taking that first step into primary school education is crucial for you and your child, but how should..

Around Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross and Amersham
Grammar-school-land at its best: good communities, great primaries, strong grammars, independent...

Schools in London
Let our experts help you navigate the capital’s education jungle. Need to find a school in London...

Dyslexic - is that my child?
Dyslexia is a life-long condition that cannot be cured but with appropriate, timely help and intervention...

Grammar schools – are they really what’s needed?
As the debate about grammar schools hots up and the Prime Minister herself seems to favour their...

State schools - the right one?
State schools exist not only in a variety of forms, but with nuances between those.  Some areas continue...

ASD - asperger's syndrome and autism
With grateful thanks to the National Autistic Society for their help in compiling this article. All people with autistic...

British Schools
For families resident in the European Union or possessing EU passports, British state schools provide a popular...

 

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