How to choose the right boarding school

Finding the right boarding school is arguably harder than finding the right day school. Not only does the education side have to be right, but you also need to know that the...

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THE BIOMEDICAL ADMISSIONS TEST (BMAT)

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, prospective medical students face an uncertain period whereby, very understandably, there will be fewer opportunities to volunteer and gain...

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Debunking the Oxbridge Myths

Oxford and Cambridge top the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings. … So, it’s no surprise that they’re dream destinations for many aspiring students. Steeped in...

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The UK or International School - which should I choose for my child?

For parents arriving in or returning to the UK faced with multiple decisions, schooling is always going to be one of the most important. Indeed, some families relocate purely for...

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What is the Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT), and how can you prepare for it?

In this blog, our UCAS applications specialist Rebecca Dowbiggin delves into the Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT), including what it is and how, with additional support from law...

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Supporting the support staff in schools - how external eyes can cast a new light

The funny thing about the word ‘support’ as used in schools is that it can - and often, frankly, does - have a negative hierarchical tinge to it. ‘Support’ staff - whose headcount...

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Why you should still be applying to UK schools and Universities during the Coronavirus pandemic

As the advice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic changes on a daily basis worldwide and we enter difficult and distressing times, it is worth remembering that applications to the...

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How to complete the best UCAS application

Applying to go to university is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life – and understandably, this can be overwhelming. Competition for places is fierce – especially...

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How to prepare for Preparatory school admissions

For some new parents, those first few months involve bonding with your baby, adjusting to a new routine and... registering with schools and nurseries. It might seem excessive, but...

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What are your options at Sixth Form?

For many pupils and parents, there are two major decisions to make on the education journey: which senior school to attend, and which university. Sixth form – those vital two years...

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Conference & Common Room - Spring 2020

Conference & Common Room - Spring 2020

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What you need to know when applying to study medicine

Applying to medical school can be complex. Find out everything you need to know about the process in this helpful blog, and how our expert consultants can support you at each stage...

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How to prepare for admission to senior school

Winning a place at a good senior school isn’t simply a case of putting your name down and paying the fee for your chosen independent school. High-performing state schools are...

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Studying Multiple Subjects at Oxbridge

In this blog, Rebecca Dowbiggin, UCAS & Oxbridge Application Specialist at William Clarence, explores studying multiple subjects at Oxbridge and how students can successfully apply...

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Boarding or day school?

Think of boarding school and you might picture boys in top hats and tails or alternatively, younger readers might imagine Harry Potter and Hogwarts. Neither is true of boarding...

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How to find the right school

Perhaps one of the most emotionally taxing parts of finding a new school is being sure you’ve chosen the one that will meet all your child’s learning, personal, social, and...

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Explaining the UK Education System

The UK education system is split into two areas. These are between state funded schools, where education is free, and independent schools which are private schools overseen by a...

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Prospectus of the Year 2019 Winner Announced!

The winner of William Clarence School Services first annual Prospectus of the Year Award was announced this week in the latest edition of Independent School Admissions Plus Magazine, alongside the launch of a new award for independent school admissions and marketing departments.

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Independent School Admissions Plus Publishes Second Issue for Winter 2019/20

The second edition of Independent School Admissions Plus Magazine, our dedicated print and online resource for Independent School Admissions and Marketing professionals is now available in print and online.

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The rise of new independent schools in central London

In the run-up to yet another General Election, independent education has been highlighted by some political parties, with everything from the threat of schools losing their...

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