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There are many benefits to pursuing a French education – it's largely free, some institutions are among the best in the world, and most of all: it's in France, with all the wonderful culture, food, easygoing approach to life and proximity to home that that implies... more..
A first-class institute specialising in (but not limited to) economic and political sciences, the legendary Sciences Po is situated in the centre of the enchanting Saint Germain district of Paris... more..
The École Normale Supérieure may be the best educational institution in France; the French certainly think it is, and the international rankings tend to agree. It’s hard to overstate the academic prowess of this place. The reputation that ENS grads enjoy in France makes the reputation of an Oxbridge... more..
Always rated among the top two or three unis in France, the École Polytechnique (known as Polytechnique and sometimes, ominously, just as X) provides intense and hugely respected education in science and engineering subjects. Polytechnique began life as a military academy for engineers, and French... more..
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Perhaps you suspect your child has some learning difficulty and you would like advice on what you should do. Or perhaps it is becoming clear that your child's current school is not working for him or her, and you need help to find a mainstream school which has better SEN provision, or to find a special school which will best cater for your child's area of need. Our SEN consultancy team advises on both special schools, and the mainstream schools with good SEN support, from reception through to the specialist colleges for 19+.
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There are currently around 164 state funded grammar schools located in 36 English local authorities, with around 167,000 pupils between them. There are a further 69 grammar schools in Northern Ireland, but none in Wales or Scotland. Almost half of these are in what are considered 'selective authorities' (eg Kent and Buckinghamshire), where around one in five local children are selected for grammar school entry based on ability. The others are areas such as Barnet or Kingston, with only a few grammar schools.
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