These excellent tips for parents were put together by our team of education consultants, private tutors and school placement advisors.
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...Read the full post
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.Read the full post
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.Read the full post
Double nomination for William Clarence Education Consultants at the EducationInvestor Awards 2017
Following the announcement of the Education Investor Awards Finalists this month, the leading London education consultancy couldn’t be happier to be nominated.Read the full post
A Rising trend in Homeschooling
While the continued rise in home education in the UK has prompted concerns, if done correctly, home schooling can be highly beneficial, with children receiving bespoke, one-to-one tuition that provides a supportive and liberating learning environment.Read the full post
China and Education
Why we should make it a cardinal point of policy to build understanding with China through expanding, not just trade links but also – and perhaps especially – cultural and educational exchanges as wellRead the full post
London Day School Waiting Lists
Now that the throes of the London Day School testing are over, a number of parents will find themselves with waiting list offers. Lucy Watts, former Headmistress of Eaton House, Belgravia, has some guidance on how to manage the next few days before School acceptance dates.Read the full post
Residential and Home Schooling
What can parents do to help their children stand out from the crowd? We look at the benefits of home schooling in a variety of scenarios.Read the full post
5 Steps to a Stand Out Personal Statement
Writing a personal statement is a crucial part of your University Application, and it can be daunting, but it’s easier when you understand what tutors are looking for. The following five steps should create a personal statement which will get you noticed....Read the full post
Traits of a gifted child
Naughty child vs gifted child? Disruptive vs frustrated? Our education consultants explain how to distinguish the key traits that make a world of difference in the classroom.Read the full post
5 Fantastic Reasons to Homeschool Your Child
For increasing numbers of families, homeschooling is becoming a positive choice, not a last resort.Read the full post
7 Steps to Finding the Perfect School for Your Child
Choosing a secondary school can be overwhelming at first, but there's a process you can follow to narrow down your options. School placement advice from our London Education Consultants...Read the full post
Why are Families Increasingly Turning to Full Time Tutors?
Our education consultants look at why, for increasing numbers of both international and domestic families, full time tutoring is becoming an attractive option in the UK.Read the full post
Getting the Right Fit – Hiring a Professional Private Tutor
In any tuition situation, a good match between the child and tutor is essential, but never more so than for families hiring tutors for bespoke, full time education.Read the full post
Why families use Homeschooling Tutors in London?
The reasons for choosing to homeschool are as individual as each family, but numbers of homeschooled students are definitely on the rise. It’s easy to see why, when you look at its many advantages.Read the full post
Is Home Education a Better Option for Your SEN Child?
Can home education for SEN children really be an option as good or better than education in a mainstream or special school? Yes, it can – and here’s why.Read the full post
Private Tutoring Around the World: Why is Britain Lagging Behind?
Around the world, the private tutoring culture is flourishing, yet here in the UK, it remains almost hidden. How can we move with the times?Read the full post
What Can Be Done About the Gap Between Private and State Education?
That such a gap exists is beyond question. So what could be done, in theory, and what is the next Government likely to achieve, in practice?Read the full post
The Inequalities of Tutoring Access
Private tutoring among the highest earning families is growing rapidly. Should this inequality of access be addressed? And how might it best be tackled?Read the full post
What to Look For in a School Placement Consultancy
Parents: research your choice of consultancy carefully. Ask these questions before selecting a school placement consultant.Read the full post