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About the Premier School Service

The Premier School Service is designed to be flexible, so we suggest you contact us to discuss your requirements. It helps families who, for example:

  • need to find schools at short notice
  • find themelves in difficult situations requiring urgent action eg sudden relocation, bereavement, school exclusion or school closure
  • have two or more children who need different schools
  • require advice on schools/education in more than one area of the UK
  • need advice on whole school planning ie primary/junior/preparatory/senior

but your circumstances may be entirely different. Just call or email us and we can discuss how we can help.

Call: 0800 368 7694 (UK) +44 203 286 6824 (from overseas)
Email: [email protected]

We can also:

  • Arrange assessments of your child’s maths/English skills
  • Advise how your child can reach the expected levels in key subjects to apply to a UK school
  • Introduce you to the best tutorial agencies.
  • Provide translators or, in some cases, speak to you in your own language
  • Arrange hotel accommodation and transport when you come to the UK to visit schools
  • Accompany you on school visits
  • Meet you in your home country

Call: 0800 368 7694 (UK) +44 203 286 6824 (from overseas)
Email: [email protected]

How much does it cost?

The Premier School Consultancy costs £2,500. This allows for up to two days’ personal contact, individualised research and consultation.

Additional hours: £150 per hour
Additional days (research, consultation or school visits): £500 per day, plus expenses.
Visits abroad are charged on an individual basis.
Language and subject assessments charged separately.
Some translation services charged separately.

Meet your consultant first

You may like to meet your consultant to ask questions and explain more about your requirements before deciding whether to take up the Premier School Consultancy. The fee for a Welcome Meeting with your consultant is £300.This can also take place via Skype, FaceTime, or other social media. If, after the meeting, you take up the full service, this sum is deducted from the cost of the consultancy. 

The Good Schools Guide Educational Consultants will give you completely impartial and professional advice based solely on what is best for you and your child. We never take commission from any school. The information you share with us is entirely confidential and is only shared with schools with your permission.

NB We are not agents. You do not need an agent to gain a place at a UK school.

Testimonials and recommendations:
"A huge thank you… 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, her sensible but enthusiastic response to my questions was very helpful and supportive. Her advice was very useful also in guiding me, when we revisited two of the other schools we were considering. We are now looking forward to our daughter’s secondary education with a feeling of excitement and confidence." Mrs NJ
"I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all you have done this week. You have clearly pulled some strings to get me access to schools where its not usually the done thing. This has been immensely useful in helping us form an opinion given that we were struggling to form a clear one before. Just as valuable has been the insights you have provided along the way – not just on the schools themselves but on the whole process and how the parts link together. My daughter asked me bluntly if I felt the consultancy service has been value for money – I can unequivocally say yes." Mrs EC
"Not a school we would have considered without your suggestion… 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 and I are very impressed with the place and we all love it. It is most certainly not a school we would have considered without your suggestion, so thanks very much for that!" Mr and Mrs B

Your child – nothing matters more

Call: 0800 368 7694 (UK) +44 203 286 6824 (from overseas)
Email: [email protected]

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