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A Music Place at a State Secondary School
A Music Place at a State Secondary School
If you don't like the state secondary schools in your neighbourhood, your child might try for a music place at a school outside your catchment area. Getting a music…...
A Performing Arts Place at a State Secondary School
A Performing Arts Place at a State Secondary School
Getting a performing arts place in a state secondary school is something many gifted pupils dream about. Turning that dream into reality can happen - but start your…...
All About Ofsted Reports
All About Ofsted Reports
When looking at schools for your child, a useful way to discover more about the schools in your area is by reading Ofsted reports. Ofsted - the Office for Standards in…...
Applying for Special Needs Education
Applying for Special Needs Education
How to apply for Special Needs Education for your child....
Applying to Private School: Special Needs Child
Applying to Private School: Special Needs Child
Children with special educational needs often benefit from an independent school, with smaller class sizes and more personalised attention. But finding the right…...
Be Prepared with a Second Choice School
Be Prepared with a Second Choice School
How to prepare yourself for the possibility that your chosen school is not available to your child....
Common Entrance Examination
Common Entrance Examination
This article looks at the Common Entrance Examination and the role in plays in school admissions....
Getting an Academic Place at a State Secondary School
Getting an Academic Place at a State Secondary School
If you are dissatisfied with the choice of state secondary schools in your area, you might try getting your child an academic place at a "better" school - or try for a…...
How the Recession is Affecting School Places
How the Recession is Affecting School Places
The recession has taken its toll on the country's education system, with many parents choosing to opt out of private education in favour of more affordable state…...
How to Choose the Right School for Your Child
How to Choose the Right School for Your Child
How to go about choosing the right school for your child....
Should Your Child's Friends Influence Your School Choice?
Should Your Child's Friends Influence Your School Choice?
Should you allow your choice of secondary school to be influenced on whether or not your child's primary school friend plan to attend? It's a tricky question,…...
Single Sex or Mixed Schools?
Single Sex or Mixed Schools?
The choice about whether to choose a single sex or mixed school for your child can be a tricky decision. Here we weigh up some benefits and drawbacks of each option....
The Application Process Explained
The Application Process Explained
This article is designed to act as an overview as to the whole applications process from finding a school for your child through the application process itself and to…...
Theatre Schools
Theatre Schools
This article aims to provide a general overview on Theatre Schools and looks at how to gain a place and whether or not a place at theatre school is right for your child...
What to Look for When Viewing a School
What to Look for When Viewing a School
What to look for when viewing a school....
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