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"We want to thank you for your support, assistance and cooperation throughout the appeal period for our son and a successful outcome with admission into one of Kent’s best and much sought after grammar schools."

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"I found the session extremely useful and sent in our acceptance of the place with confidence today! I have also suggested your service to two of my friends, one of whom has a session booked today. Please pass my thanks to my advisor"

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"Amazingly, we have fallen under the spell of Frensham Heights ! We have visited twice, once on an open day and once more just us when we had a longer chat with the Head and spoke with more teachers." Martin

"Thanks so much again for your great schools list. Certainly focuses the mind seeing those options!!! Exactly what we wanted it to do. The idea is to make sure we are not missing any tricks out there."

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We help parents find the best private or state school for their children. Whether you are a UK resident or relocating internationally, considering boarding or day schools in London or further afield our education consultants provide unrivalled expert advice.


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Parents tell us:

We are new parents! Or - We are new to the UK! We need help in understanding the system - the schools, the systems, deadlines, how to apply. We just need information!
Sometimes – particularly for new parents or families coming to live in London – a one-off Information Meeting with one of our specialist consultants is all that is needed. Read more...

We were educated overseas. How can we make the system work for us?
The Premier School Consultancy is the best option for parents who, for example, are international and unfamiliar with UK schools and how to apply or are being relocated at short notice and need schools. Read more...

Our children are very bright. We want the best possible school.
Many parents who use The Good Schools Guide Education Consultants tell us this. All good parents want to find the best schools for their children. Our Classic School Search for UK parents will help you find the school which meets your hopes. Read more...

We're an international family and need help on all aspects of British education. We want a top boarding school or maybe an outstanding day school in central London.
An exclusive service for modern international families. The Global Premier School Consultancy provides a complete service for those families in search of the best UK education for their children. Read more...

Our son has special educational needs. Where will he be understood and supported?
Our unique SEN team comprises six experienced, expert, sympathetic and highly knowledgeable special needs consultants. Our SEN Service will help you stop tearing your hair out, listen and help you get what your child deserves. Read more...

We've got offers from two schools and can't decide between them.
Our Introductory Consultation - a telephone service - can help you make important decisions by discussing them with an expert who understands the dilemma. Read more...

My daughter has been bullied. The school is not taking it seriously. Can you help?
You can call us about anything that troubles you about your child if it is to do with schooling and/or education. You can book an Introductory Consultation with an expert who will have wide experience and understand your concerns. Read more...

We want an outstanding state school with good sports.
Many parents are committed to state education. Our unique State School Service will advise and support parents who are only looking at state schools anywhere in the UK for a rock bottom fee. Read more...

How do we find the best London school for our children?
Our London Service is for families either located elsewhere in Britain or overseas who need help specifically in finding schools in a residential area they like in our busy capital city. Our London specialists know the city inside out. Read more...

We need help with school fees - might we get a scholarship or a bursary?
Good Schools Guide Education Consultants now has a unique Scholarships and Bursaries Service. You may have a gifted child but limited finances. We can research for you and find where your best opportunities are. Read more..

We didn't get the state school we applied for. How do we appeal for a school place?
It is seldom worth employing an expensive legal representative to help you in these matters. Our Appeals Service gives you honest, practical advice and support. Read more

How do we find the right course at the perfect university?
Choosing the right course at the perfect university is one of the most crucial decisions you’ll ever make. Don’t leave it to chance; enlist the first-class, tailor-made help of University Advice. Read more...

How can The Good Schools Guide Education Consultants help?

Our service is a personal one-to-one service. You tell us what you want and we tell you how we can help. And then we do! Our education consultants are our most experienced writers. They have visited countless schools. All are parents. You will have your own personal consultant who has the benefit of the combined experience and expertise of the entire team to draw on. All our consultants work as hard for the children of their clients as they do for their own.

We take no fee from any school we recommend to you. This means we consider a huge range of schools for you and our recommendations are based solely on what you tell us you want for your child.

We have expert consultants who can help you in a number of languages. Please advise us if you need to speak in your own language.

So what should I do?

Call 0800 368 7694 from the UK or +44 203 286 6824 from overseas or email [email protected]

How Does it Work?

Our administrator will take your call or answer your email. In consultation with the Director of the Service, she will allocate the consultant best qualified to assist you. You will then be put in touch with your consultant direct.

Consultations are mainly carried out over the phone. However, our education consultants are always happy to meet you, if possible. Urgent enquiries are dealt with urgently. During office hours we can find an consultant to speak with you within a couple of hours if necessary.

The Good Schools Guide Promise - we will refund your fee if you are not entirely satisfied with the results. All information is treated in the strictest confidence. Consultants’ standard terms and conditions may be found in Terms and Conditions.

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