We’re delighted to announce that The Good Schools Guide has teamed up with the UK’s biggest parenting website, Netmums, to help parents find out everything they ever wanted to know about UK schools. Netmums’ new look school search will be powered by The Good Schools Guide’s comprehensive database, providing parents with the latest available information on all UK schools and summaries of all the Guide’s reviews.
The Good Schools Guide was founded over 30 years ago and is famous for its witty and forthright reviews of over 1,000 state and private schools. Our reviews are still written by parents, for parents, and contain not just the need-to-know facts, figures and latest academic results, but also the kind of priceless behind the scenes information that doesn’t feature on school websites and marketing material.
Ralph Lucas, Editor in Chief of The Good Schools Guide said, ‘Our values dovetail with those of Netmums – one of their founding principles is to “Make sure every parent has access to all of the local support and advice available - from other mums and from professionals” We too rely on our network of local parents, writers and education professionals to tell us what’s going on in the schools they know.'
Netmums Managing Director, Rimi Atwal, said, “Education and schooling are evergreen topics on Netmums forums and parents consistently want the latest insights and information to enable them to make the right choices for their children. Our collaboration with The Good Schools Guide will provide users with the latest facts and honest reviews about schools in their local area and we are confident our new guide will help thousands of our users and their families to make the most informed decisions.”
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Contact details The Good Schools Guide:
General enquiries: 0203 286 6824; [email protected]
Francis Hamlyn 07760 161373; [email protected]
Contact details Netmums:
Netmums – the UK’s biggest parenting community - engages with 3 out of 4 UK mums, delivering over 16.7 million brand interactions per month including:
9 million monthly unique users (80% via mobile)
Over 975,000 Facebook fans - the UK’s largest parent Facebook audience
A social media reach of 1.5 million users
230,000 user posts in the forum every month
Daily, weekly and seasonal newsletters sent to 388,000 recipients
151 thriving local listings sites with dedicated local editors in every region of the UK
900 mums helped on a one-to-one basis every month by Netmums’ unique free Parent Supporter Service, where trained Parent Support professionals deliver expert bespoke advice to mums in critical need of help via the Netmums forum.
More than 500,000 mums helped via Netmums' Daily Drop-In Clinic, held each evening between 7.30pm and 9.30pm in the forum, staffed by health professionals.