Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT) - What is it and how to prepare?

A growing number of UK Universities now require prospective undergraduate Law students to sit the Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT). These universities include Bristol, Durham, KCL...

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Supporting the support staff in schools - how external eyes can cast a new light

The funny thing about the word ‘support’ as used in schools is that it can - and often, frankly, does - have a negative hierarchical tinge to it. ‘Support’ staff - whose headcount...

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Why you should still be applying to UK schools and Universities during the Coronavirus pandemic

As the advice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic changes on a daily basis worldwide and we enter difficult and distressing times, it is worth remembering that applications to the...

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How to complete the best UCAS application

Getting into the best universities is difficult. Competition is fierce, especially at the esteemed Russell Group universities, and a clutch of top A Levels isn’t enough to...

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How to prepare for Preparatory school admissions

For some new parents, those first few months involve bonding with your baby, adjusting to a new routine and... registering with schools and nurseries. It might seem excessive, but...

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What are your options at Sixth Form?

For many pupils and parents, there are two major decisions to make on the education journey: which senior school to attend, and which university. Sixth form – those vital two years...

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Conference & Common Room - Spring 2020

Conference & Common Room - Spring 2020

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What you need to know when applying to study medicine

If you’re applying for a medical or health-related degree you’ll read or hear the acronyms BMAT and UCAT, which may confuse you. They’re both tests and all applicants are required...

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How to prepare for admission to senior school

Winning a place at a good senior school isn’t simply a case of putting your name down and paying the fee for your chosen independent school. High-performing state schools are...

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Studying Multiple Subjects at Oxbridge

“Do I have to choose only one subject if I apply to study at Oxford or Cambridge?” This is a common question from students who come to us wanting to explore multiple interests or...

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Boarding or day school?

Think of boarding school and you might picture boys in top hats and tails or alternatively, younger readers might imagine Harry Potter and Hogwarts. Neither is true of boarding...

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UCAS Advisers

Our team of UCAS Advisers are passionate about ensuring that students gain access to outstanding higher education so that they can reach their full potential, and provide help and guidance for students and families on UK university admission.

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How to find the right school

Perhaps one of the most emotionally taxing parts of finding a new school is being sure you’ve chosen the one that will meet all your child’s learning, personal, social, and...

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Explaining the UK Education System

The UK education system is split into two areas. These are between state funded schools, where education is free, and independent schools which are private schools overseen by a...

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Prospectus of the Year 2019 Winner Announced!

The winner of William Clarence School Services first annual Prospectus of the Year Award was announced this week in the latest edition of Independent School Admissions Plus Magazine, alongside the launch of a new award for independent school admissions and marketing departments.

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Independent School Admissions Plus Publishes Second Issue for Winter 2019/20

The second edition of Independent School Admissions Plus Magazine, our dedicated print and online resource for Independent School Admissions and Marketing professionals is now available in print and online.

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The rise of new independent schools in central London

In the run-up to yet another General Election, independent education has been highlighted by some political parties, with everything from the threat of schools losing their...

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Independent School Admissions Plus - Winter 2019

Independent School Admissions Plus - Winter 2019

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International Students: Working Together to Find the Right UK School.

With numbers of international pupils interested in UK Independent schools holding steady in these uncertain times, what should families be expecting, what questions should they be asking, and how can school admissions departments help?

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William Clarence Education Nominated ‘Pathway Company of the Year’ 2019 by Education Investor

William Clarence Education is proud to have been nominated in the ‘Pathway Company of the Year’ category for the third year running at the Education Investor Awards 2019, after another year of hard work, new opportunities, and rapid growth.

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