These excellent tips for parents were put together by our team of education consultants, private tutors and school placement advisors.
Turning the Tables
Some 290 schools are about to trial new on-screen tables tests for 7 and 8 year olds - another example of the State getting involved in areas where it doesn’t belong?Read the full post
Too Much Choice in Education
Children thrive when life is simple and guidelines are clear - are we offering them too many options in our schools?Read the full post
Cheating? Who wins?
Last year, the numbers caught cheating in GCSE and A-level exams in England was up by a quarter on the previous year, and the focus of blame has switched firmly onto the students...Read the full post
Spreading the love...? What parents should ask about pupil relationships in school
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 the full post
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...Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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...Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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?Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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...Read the full post