These excellent tips for parents were put together by our team of education consultants, private tutors and school placement advisors.
What Parents Need to Know About the GCSE and A Level Reforms
Michael Gove’s much heralded GCSE and A Level reforms are approaching with unstoppable speed. Our education consultants explain what's happening, why it's controversial, and what the advantages are.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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...Read the full post
How education consultants will find the best UK school for your child
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...Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
Surviving the 11+ Season
For the frazzled and the faintly frantic. Our education consultants offer their top tips for surviving the 11+ tests...Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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...Read the full post