These excellent tips for parents were put together by our team of education consultants, private tutors and school placement advisors.
Parents should not expect to walk alone through the thorny process of choosing a school, or of ensuring that their child is well-prepared to be successful in their application. Help is at hand!Read more
‘Anyone can set up as an educational guardian’. Anyone can, it’s true, but the level of hard work, care and commitment required should not be underestimated. Yasemin Wigglesworth of AEGIS explains why.Read more
This year we have seen the explosion of the phenomenon of study-bloggers, yet there are those who are not convinced. Peter Tait discusses...Read more
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 false assumption, and in a rapidly-changing world it is more wrong than ever.Read more
Schools in London have little incentive to be different. There is a vast array of outstanding schools within easy reach of the capital, and the services of a good school placement agency can be invaluable in finding the right one for your childRead more
The vast majority of UK schools will require their international students to have a UK-based educational guardian, but how do you choose the right person?Read more
Choosing a nursery is often a daunting experience for new parents. Here are the key points to consider when selecting a good fit for a baby you haven’t even met yet..Read more
Global mobility, social mobility: why sending your child to boarding school will make a difference to their future.
There is one message which parents invariably communicate: they want the very, very best for their children’s education - this is where the great boarding schools of the UK, the US and Europe really shineRead more
The difference between schools run by GEMS, and those established by British public schools, is that independent schools are invariably charities, not businesses, which prompts the question – how is setting up franchise schools abroad discharging their charitable function?Read more
Despite efforts to widen the diversity of their entry, UK independent schools are never likely to make a significant difference to the social mix in society, according to Peter TaitRead more
Parents should not have to shoulder the entire burden of guiding their teenager through their formative young adult years; they need partners, and this, of course, is where parents should turn to schools.Read more