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Is your family eligible for a bursary?
More children than ever are receiving financial help to enable them to pay private school fees. But who is eligible and how much can you get?
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CHOOSING A SCHOOL

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CHOOSING A SCHOOL
Preparing your child 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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CURRICULA AND EXAMS

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CURRICULA AND EXAMS
Grammar School admissions and the 11+
With the autumn 11+ grammar school assessments starting to creep up on us, there’s plenty to think for children targeting 2022 and for parents looking a little further into the future.
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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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CHOOSING A SCHOOL

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CHOOSING A SCHOOL
Mix and match state and private
Moving from the state system to a private school or vice versa is a fairly common occurrence. Parents tend to be keener on paying for education the older their children get.
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Guest blog: What price an education?
In our guest blog, David Quintrell of wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin, discusses the financial options available to families interested in paying for private school.
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