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Starting School

The first day at school is a large step for both parents and children, even those who have thrived at pre-school and are eager to move up to ‘big school’. So how can you help to make starting school an enjoyable experience? Read More

Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 - What are they?

Progress 8 aims to capture the progress a pupil makes from the end of primary school to the end of secondary school. Attainment 8 measures the achievement of a pupil across 8 qualifications  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

London Skyline

London School Education Consultants

Moving to London from overseas or from elsewhere in the UK and unfamiliar with the capital and what it offers in the way of schools and education? Our education consultants service can find the right school for you. 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 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

Where to find a state grammar school
Counties such as Kent or Buckinghamshire are ‘selective authorities’ and most families will have at least one grammar school close…

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

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...

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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