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The Good Schools Guide Online Subscription:

Comprehensive catchment maps for English state schools inc. year of entry.
 School exam results by subject and performance GCSE, Alevel or equivalent.
 Which schools pupils come from and go onto.
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of more than 1,200+ schools.
 Overall school performance by GCSE, Alevel or equivalent.
 School data comparison by A/B weighted, relative success and popularity.
 Compare schools by qualities and results.
 Independent tutor company reviews.

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The Good Schools Guide to North London - £18.00+p&p

Packed with local North London knowledge, candid reviews and parent comments, not to mention a full run-down of how the English education system works.

"The volume of good independent and state schools in London makes it particularly hard for parents to find the school that perfectly meets their needs. In response to increasing demand from local and international parents, The Good Schools Guide is launching two new guides, which will provide honest, straight-talking and un-biased reviews.” Evening standard

An invaluable guide for any family considering education in the capital.

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The Good Schools Guide to South London - £18.00+p&p

The Good Schools Guide to South London, this guide is invaluable to parents navigating the fiercely competitive and stretched South London education system. Compact enough to read in bed or tuck into a large pocket, yet still packed with maps, reviews and articles.

We have plundered the knowledge and experience of our South London based writers and advisers to provide not just the opinionated and unbiased school reviews for which The Good Schools Guide is renowned, but also fascinating pen portraits of the capital’s diverse areas.

An invaluable guide for any family considering education in the capital.

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Online subscription - 1 month £15

Uni in the USA subscription

In-depth info about university in America and how to apply.
Candid, often hilarious reviews of 70 US unis.
Plus reviews of 35 world-ranked unis in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.
Insider info on getting in, money matters, fellow students, and life on (and off) campus.
Written by funny, sharp-eyed editors and British students.

In short, what it's really like to be there. 

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Now, for the first time, one subscription buys you access to not only Uni in the USA, but to The Good Schools Guide and The Good Schools Guide International all on one great website. There is simply no schooling question in the world that we can't answer.


Uni in the USA - £18.00+p&p

A must-read for anyone thinking about studying in the United States. Written by funny, sharp-eyed British students who have been through the US system, this book contains detailed reviews and information on 68 universities in the United States with the inside track on what life on and off campus is really like.

This book also features guidance on selecting the right uni, the application process, and life in America, so students are fully prepared for life across the pond. Uni in the USA is the essential resource for students who are considering studying in the US - and for their parents.

"An excellent book for someone who wishes to know the ins and outs of a diverse selection of US unis whilst having a giggle!"


Online subscription - 1 month £15

To find out what's really inside the schools and how to choose the best one for your child!  

Only a subscription gives you access to

☑ 55 cities
☑ 734 schools listed - the good, the bad, the ghastly
☑ 213 schools reviewed - only the good
☑ Local knowledge of schools at your fingertips

The Good Schools Guide International - worth moving home for.

 


The Good Schools Guide Boarding Schools - £22.00+p&p

Boarding, twenty-first century style, is flourishing. The number of families choosing boarding schools for their children is increasing and the decision to board is, as often as not, made by children themselves. This book, our first dedicated to boarding schools, contains over 350 of The Good Schools Guide’s highly informative and famously frank reviews. Every single school has been visited by our writers; we check out everything from dorms to food and weekend activities. We also speak to parents and, most important of all, pupils.

The guide is compact enough to read in bed or tuck into a large pocket, yet still packed with maps, reviews, articles and colour photographs. Whether you are interested in big names, local treasures, state boarding schools or country preps, this is your unbiased guide to all that’s best in British boarding

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Parent Brief: University Entrance a parent’s guide to UCAS and more - £19.99+p&p

Everything you need to know to help your nearly-grown-up child make a smooth transition from school to university. Not just a how to on personal statements and application forms (although we cover that too), this book guides you through the process and gives you a clear understanding of the steps involved, the selection criteria and how to decide what s really important to your child. The indispensable UCAS application guide to finding the right university and getting in. From choosing a degree to applying for financial aid, writing a killer personal statement, surviving clearing and taking a gap year. Inside information from some of the UK s leading universities. Packed with practical checklists and real-life tips from parents who have already gone through the process themselves.


Parent Brief: Independent School Entrance - £19.99+p&p

A great guide to getting into an independent school from people who really know their way around the system. Gives a clear and robust view of the dos and don'ts, tending at times to a brutal honesty which is going to give some of the schools that read it severe attacks of the hiccoughs. No harm in that, of course - much better that parents should know where they really stand. Independent schools are genuinely open - and welcoming - to all, but the hoops that pupils (and parents) have to leap through to get in are completely different to state schools. With this book, you will be well prepared.

By: Victoria Barker, Edited: Emma Bartley
Introduction by Clarissa Farr, High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School


The Good Schools Guide 20th Edition - £39.95+p&p

Over 1,200 detailed and unbiased reviews of the UK's best independent and state schools.

The Good Schools Guide’s unrivalled reputation for fearless objectivity is more valuable than ever as school websites and prospectuses becomes slicker and glossier. Every year our experienced writers must dig deeper to make a realistic assessment of the school beneath the spin. Our famously forthright and witty reviews give parents all the background information they need and are also a great read.

This year’s special hardback edition contains 1,200 reviews of independent and state schools - from small country preps to inner city primaries; from top state grammars to world famous boarding schools.

"the guide regarded as the bible for middle-class school choice" The Guardian


11 Plus English, a Parent's Toolkit - bulk purchase 50 books for £20.00+p&p*

11+ English: A Parent's Toolkit is written to enable parents and children to work together on all aspects of English at the Key Stages Two/Three and all that that means in terms of English for senior school work. 

Praised by The Daily Telegraph's education editor as "the best thing on the market for parents who want to help their children with English". Price now greatly reduced as its second, expanded edition has been issued by Galore Park. 

  • The perfect resell for any PTA wishing to raise funds for their school.
  • Buy for your school as a thank you to help stock an English department or the school library.
  • Or as a great farewell gift for your child's classmates when moving onto senior school.
  • Full of helpful tips for anyone - child or adult - who wants to improve their English.

*If you are outside the UK please contact the office for postage and packing costs prior to ordering. office@goodschoolsguide.co.uk


3rd editions of Good Schools Guide - London North and South now available, all entries fully revised with 2016 results. Buy now...