Understanding Private School Bursaries

Private school bursaries can be a lifeline for families who would otherwise be unable to afford the best education for their child. We explain what they are, how it works, and your other options.

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Solving Britain’s Maths Problem

With fewer graduates in maths and sciences, the UK is less able to compete in the global economy. But what can we do about it?

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The Impact of Online Education on Britain’s Independent Schools

Should independent schools be worried about the rise in online learning? Could elite British schools like Eton really be replaced by virtual classrooms?

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Is Your Child Stressed Out?

Figures show that 1 in 10 children now struggle with mental health problems such as anxiety or depression. We look at the reasons why, and how to recognise a child suffering from stress.

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To Board or not to Board? That is the question

Gone are the days of Victorian-style schooling with the distant masters, caning and fags. Boarding schools today offer so much more than teaching...

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How Can a School Search and Placement Consultant Help International Families Find the Best School?

Because each child is different, choosing the right school isn’t as simple as picking the one with the best A-level results. It’s about working out where your child will really thrive. This is where a good school placement consultancy comes in...

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An Introduction to Online Tutoring

What are the two major branches of online tutoring, and which is right for you? Our private tuition specialists break down the basics to help you decide...

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Setting SMART Goals in Private Tutoring

Through clever use of SMART goals, private tutors can not only help your child's grades improve, but can teach your child how to take control of their own learning - and by extension, of their own future.

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5 Steps To Help Ease Your Teen’s Exam Stress

Exam time is stressful for everyone. Here's how you as a parent can help - rather than hinder - your child's exam preparation.

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Beyond Academics: How Cultural Integration Can Help Your Child

Hand in hand with great schooling, children need to develop cultural knowledge and confident social skills when they relocate to the UK education system.

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Surviving the 11+ Season

For the frazzled and the faintly frantic. Our education consultants offer their top tips for surviving the 11+ tests...

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Are the Middle Classes Being Priced Out of Private Education?

Private schooling is becoming increasingly unaffordable for the stretched middle class. So what are schools and the Government doing to help?

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The Appeal of a British Education

As it becomes more and more expensive, what is it about a British education system which so appeals to families from overseas?

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Making Revision Count with Group Study Days

When you sit an exam, you stand or fall on your own – however, during the revision process, there are many good reasons to revise in a group setting.

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Sevenoaks, St Paul’s, Westminster and Kings: Who, What and Why?

Who gets into such elite schools, and what do they have to offer? Our school placement consultants have put together a quick guide to these four impressive British public schools.

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What Will Education in the Future Look Like ?

Many educationalists agree that radical change of one sort or another is needed in our current education system, if future generations are to meet the needs of the workplace as well as their own aspirations. We consider the education systems of the distant future...

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Maths Matters: How to Foster a Love of Maths in Your Child

Britain has a somewhat unfortunate reputation for lagging behind other countries in the teaching and learning of maths. In today's economy, fostering a love of maths has never been more important to supercharge your child's career potential.

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5 Signs Your Child Could Benefit from Private Tuition

How can you tell if your child would benefit from a specialist private tutor? These are the 5 most common scenarios...

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