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Combining state and private education in London
Paying for private school from finger painting to Freshers’ Week, will stretch even the most well-heeled budgets. What if you make the most of both state and independent systems?
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CHOOSING A SCHOOL

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CHOOSING A SCHOOL
A beginner’s guide to choosing a school in London
Selecting the perfect school can be a bewildering process at the best of times. Finding a school in London, however, brings with it a raft of additional questions and concerns.
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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Classroom help for children with SEN
Children with SEN may need additional help in the classroom. So what help are you entitled to, how can you make sure you get it and is there anything else you can do?
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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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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 explore the help on offer to pay those school fees. Read more

 

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Guest blog: Londoners on the move
In our guest blog, Gabriella Farrow of Hamptons, assesses the new trend of families leaving the capital as a result of staff being increasingly able to work from home.
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Looking to explore the option of moving out of London but not sure where to start? On 27th April 2021, The Good Schools Guide will be joining Hamptons and Country Life in a series of virtual webinars that will provide advice and information for anyone interested in moving from London to the Country. Managing editor of The Good Schools Guide, Melanie Sanderson, will be giving a presentation on what to consider when choosing a school as well as answering questions from the audience. Sign up now.


 

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