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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Brexit - An Unexpected Boost for British Independent Schools?

Could a weak pound and a wobbly economy be just what UK Independent Schools need to get international bums on seats? We discuss the potential hidden upside of Brexit for British Education.

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The Trouble with Exam Statistics and League Tables...

All too often parents can find themselves seduced by the annual explosion of statistics emanating from Independent Schools during exam results days, but Dr. Helen Wright warns parents to take stats and league tables with a pinch of salt when choosing the right school.

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Should pupils suffer for a school’s league table ranking?

Head of School & University Placement, Diana Morant, discusses the concerning trend in schools of removing pupils after GCSE who have not fulfilled strict criteria to enter the sixth form, despite new harder exams.

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Which Independent School for your child, day or boarding?

There is a huge range of world class schooling available in the UK independent system, both day and boarding. Diana Morant urges parents to go with what is best for your child and works for your family in our latest blog.

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A Move at Sixth Form - Key Facts and Dates

For students considering a change of school for sixth form, now is the time to finalise your plans. William Clarence Head of School and University Placement outlines what you need to do, and when to hit the ground running...

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How to Prepare for your First Term at University

For many school leavers, the summer between school and university can seem a bit like an unreal bubble, but taking time to prepare for University can only be a good thing. Education Expert Dr. Helen Wright, shares her top tips...

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Education Experts respond to call for social mobility in UK’s independent school sector.

Leading names in UK Independent school admissions and marketing weigh in on David Goodhew’s plea for more focus on social mobility, bursaries and scholarships in Independent School Admissions Plus Magazine

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