New Publication: Independent School Admissions Plus | William Clarence

Launching 16 May 2019, ‘Independent School Admissions Plus’ is a new, free print and online resource published by William Clarence Education to guide UK marketers and independent school recruitment registrars to admissions success.

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Independent School Marketing and Admissions Departments

In a climate where UK’s Independent School sector is facing uncertainties and challenges, William Clarence School Services launches this week, offering transparent and expert support for marketers and admissions staff.

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Independent School Admissions Plus - Summer 2019

Independent School Management Plus - Summer 2019

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How to win a place studying Medicine at a UK University

Getting into medical school in the UK is an extremely competitive process. In order to gain a place at a top University, it’s necessary to demonstrate exceptional grades and commitment. Here are some tips for application success from our University Application Consultants...

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Independent Schools are facing serious headwinds

Changes in economic policy and/or a change of government could result in independent schools closing, jobs being lost and thousands of children moving into state education. To prevent this from happening, senior leaders need to alter the way they run their schools and recruit their students.

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The Dark Side of putting bright children on TV | William Clarence

Seeing children crumble after being put under immense pressure to perform isn’t entertainment. Stephen Spriggs warns of the lasting implications of putting super-bright children on TV shows like Channel 4's Child Genius.

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Agents, Commissions, Conflicts of Interest? Tackling bias in Education Consultancy.

William Clarence MD, Stephen Spriggs, calls out money-grabbing school placement agencies and proposes new protections for schools and students.

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William Clarence Education Launches International Search for Student ‘Star of the Year’ 2019

Leading London Education Consultancy, William Clarence Education, launches annual competition to attract international students of all nationalities and backgrounds to win coveted UK school and university placements.

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Help! My child doesn’t have any offers of places at a UK university … what do I do?

This is the time of year when many universities are making offers of places, but what if your child hasn’t received any yet, or has just received rejections … what can you do?

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Join our Team: Are you our new Director of UK School & University Placements?

William Clarence Education is searching for a passionate individual to play a key role in our growing team of education consultants and advisors.

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Living Online: Are Tech Luddites Right to Worry?

The latest social media statistics among school age children make for worrying reading, but Peter Tait believes educators should be working with digital technology, rather than against it...

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Years 7 and 8 are Best Spent in a Prep School

In recent years, more parents have been persuaded to consider moving their children straight into a senior school at Year 7. Peter Tait argues that years 7 and 8 are better spent in a prep school...

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The Importance of Parenting

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home. Peter Tait explores The Importance of Parenting on our blog.

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Making international students feel welcome in the U.K.

With Brexit dominating most international news about the U.K., parents of school and university age students looking to send their children to the U.K. to study might be forgiven for wondering whether they are actually welcome. Here's how schools can help them settle in.

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What if…  I think my child may have a learning challenge?

The signs that a child may be experiencing a learning challenge can be very subtle, but there are a number of traits which are worth looking out for.

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Spotting the subtle signs of a child’s learning challenge

There are various traits which are common to several specific learning challenges. If you recognise more than one of these, it may be that your child could benefit significantly from an independent evaluation of their learning style.

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The Magic of a Swiss School

Horse-riding, yachting, spa treatments, yoga, photography, meditation, expeditions, gastronomic cooking and private performances from the Berlin Philharmonic and Phil Collins. No, this isn’t a five-star holiday but some of the extra-curricular activities available at Swiss boarding schools.

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Managing Homesickness: every parent’s nightmare

Boarding schools provide an amazing all-round, complete education, and one of the best decisions you can take as a parent is to choose to send your child to one, but there's one nightmare parents dread - Homesickness. Here's how to tackle it...

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Getting the Best London Nursery

Over the last few years school and nursery applications in London have taken on a somewhat mad momentum of their own and can induce panic in even the most organised of parents. Our education consultants share their advice on how to find and secure that coveted place.

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