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

The US College Admissions essay is the place in an application where your personality can shine through. Susie Cochin de Billy shares her advice on getting started...

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What being an Alumni from one of the Clarendon Schools really means

The Clarendon schools are seen as the gold standard of independent education. Here's why news that the dominance of the Clarendon Schools has diminished in recent years needs to be taken with a pinch of salt...

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Girls in Charge

In light of the row about gender-specific language, The Girls’ School Association has become the latest body under fire - but they have more pressing matters to contend with...

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Where is our Moral Compass?

If we expect our children to grow up with a respect for the rule of law, then we need to teach them about making moral choices and having a value system. Peter Tait explains...

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The Arms Race in Education

Increased spending on new and improved facilities by a number of elite schools allows them to cater for a more diverse student body, but for some families, independent education is more out of reach than ever.

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Morals and Ethics in British Schools

As the Government continues its crusade to enforce the teaching of British values and character in British schools, there is a much more urgent issue that needs to be addressed.

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Lessons in Education from China

Children may start school in China later than their counterparts in Britain, but they start with an appetite that is embedded in their cultural values and is not easily replicated in the West. What can UK education consultants learn?

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Censorship and Personal Freedom in Education

Threats to personal freedom and thought are all around us in the modern age - including in schools and universities. Shouldn't pupils be encouraged to learn and speak their own minds?

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What's so Special about Education in London?

Whether children are from wealthy or more deprived areas, London schools consistently achieve above the national average. What makes them so different?

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Setting an Example: Positive Role Modelling in Schools

Children need strong and reliable role models as they grow up, and never more so than in the classroom. Here's why schools and parents should work together in setting a positive example...

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Tackling the Mental Health Epidemic in UK Schools

Statistics on mental health, bullying, suicide, eating disorders, and unhappiness make damning reading. Peter Tait discusses the epidemic of mental health issues among young people in UK schools.

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Diversity at Oxbridge: Are they Doing Enough?

Diversity debate at Oxbridge Universities: Peter Tait explores whether Oxford and Cambridge are really doing enough to widen the diversity of their entry.

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William Clarence Education consultants set to advocate for British education in Dubai and China.

Officials from leading London Education Consultancy, William Clarence Education, to attend meetings and engagements in China and the Middle East.

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

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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Growing Aspirations Alongside Education

Raising aspirations could be the key to raising academic standards in British schools. Time to encourage our children to be more ambitious?

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

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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Want to see what your kids are capable of? Stop giving them things

What happens when children have to spend time together and don’t have any toys at hand? They improvise. They imagine. They make up worlds...

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Why we need a new History curriculum

There is much in our country’s story that can fascinate and entertain, but in the limited time we have allocated to teaching history, we have to make choices. Here's why we need a more outward-looking, contextual history curriculum in UK schools...

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Two New University Placement Consultants Appointed by William Clarence

The leading London education consultancy welcomes aboard two exceptional team members, taking on key new roles within the firm’s established University Placement and US College Admissions departments.

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Increase in summer holiday private tuition

In the past year, there has been an 120% increase in the number of parents seeking summer holiday private tuition.

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