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Can a top-performing school have a great SEN department, or are the two mutually exclusive?

April 18th 2018 - William Dunlop

There is a misconception among some parents that schools which cater well for SEN cannot enable other children to perform to the highest educational standards. It has always been a...

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Choosing the right school: why London parents should look beyond the M25

April 10th 2018 - William Dunlop

When I worked in a London day school I taught a boy - I will call him Adam, but that’s not his real name - who had virtually no meaningful contact with his parents from Monday to F...

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Guardians in the UK

Choosing a guardian for international students in the UK: what parents need to know

April 5th 2018 - Dr. Helen Wright

The vast majority of UK schools will require their international students – ie their students who normally live outside the UK - to have a UK-based educational guardian, and from a...

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What to look for when choosing a nursery for your child

March 2nd 2018 - Sabine Hook

Choosing a nursery is often a daunting experience for new parents as their main frame of reference will be dim memories of their own nursery experience! The increasingly competitiv...

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tips for tackling the US College personal essay

It's all about you! Tips for tackling the US College personal essay

February 9th 2018 - Susie Cochin de Billy

The US College Admissions essay is the place in an application where your personality can shine through. It is your chance to tell the admissions committee about your character, pa...

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Oxbridge admission or US College admission?

US vs UK Universities – Deciding What’s Right for You

October 31st 2017 - By Susie Cochin de Billy – Arcus Advisory

Faced with the choice between applying to university in the US or the UK, it makes sense to first determine what you want out of the experience. Both systems offer excellent options for a fine education but have distinct points of difference.

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William Clarence Education expands its international team of advisors with two high-profile new members

October 4th 2017 - Admin

William Clarence Education expands its international team of advisors with two high-profile new members. The London-based education consultancy announced this week the arrival of two leading names in the industry, joining its growing team of UK and international education advisors.

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Applying to US Universities – What You Need To Know

July 14th 2017 - Susie Cochin de Billy - Arcus Advisory

The key to admission at a prestigious US college is positioning oneself to stand out from the crowd. For most schools, you are not applying for a place in a degree program, but to...

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What can parents do to help their children stand out from the crowd? We look at the benefits of home schooling in a variety of scenarios.

Residential and Home Schooling

May 4th 2017 - Admin

What can parents do to help their children stand out from the crowd? We look at the benefits of home schooling in a variety of scenarios.

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5 Steps to a Stand Out Personal Statement

5 Steps to a Stand Out Personal Statement

May 4th 2017 - Admin

Although writing the personal statement can be daunting, it’s easier when you understand what tutors are looking for. The following five steps should create a personal statement which will get you noticed.

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5 Fantastic Reasons to Homeschool Your Child

5 Fantastic Reasons to Homeschool Your Child

May 4th 2017 - Admin

For increasing numbers of families, homeschooling is becoming a positive choice, not a last resort.

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7 Steps to Finding the Perfect School for Your Child

7 Steps to Finding the Perfect School for Your Child

May 4th 2017 - Admin

Choosing a secondary school can be overwhelming at first, but there's a process you can follow to narrow down your options.

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Getting the Right Fit – Hiring a Professional Private Tutor

Getting the Right Fit – Hiring a Professional Private Tutor

May 4th 2017 - Admin

In any tuition situation, a good match between the child and tutor is essential, but never more so than for families hiring tutors for bespoke, full time education.

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Is Home Education a Better Option for Your SEN Child?

Is Home Education a Better Option for Your SEN Child?

May 4th 2017 - Admin

Can home education for SEN children really be an option as good or better than education in a mainstream or special school? Yes, it can – and here’s why.

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What to Look For in a School Placement Consultancy

What to Look For in a School Placement Consultancy

May 4th 2017 - Admin

Parents: research your choice of consultancy carefully. Ask these questions before selecting a school placement consultant.

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6 Ways Oxbridge Application Tutors Can Help You

May 4th 2017 - Admin

Oxford and Cambridge universities hold a very special place in the ambitions of the world’s brightest students. Two of the most prestigious universities in the world, they are reno...

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6 Great Reasons to Choose Online Tutoring For Your Child

May 4th 2017 - Admin

In our increasingly digital world, it should be no surprise that education is moving online at a breath-taking pace.

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Investing in Your Child's Education

May 3rd 2017 - Admin

There is little doubt that Britain's independent schools provide a world class education, which opens doors for the rest of a child's future.

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Specialist Entrance Exam Tutors: What Makes Them So Good?

May 3rd 2017 - Admin

When it comes to our children’s education, we want the absolute best.

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How Can a Family Help to Support their Nearest & Dearest in the Run Up to Exam Season?

May 3rd 2017 - Admin

From a relatively young age, our children are introduced to the world of exams, and all the last-minute cramming, sleepless nights, and revision timetables that come with them. It...

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