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Choosing a Specialist School
Choosing a Specialist School
The differences between mainstream secondary and grammar schools and the more recent specialist schools offering detailed education in a varying range of more…...
Get a Place at Grammar School
Get a Place at Grammar School
An overview of Grammar Schools and how to gain admission for your child...
Lottery for School Places
Lottery for School Places
There are sometimes reasons as to why you cannot get your child placed at the school you feel is best for them. In this article we look at what some of those reasons…...
Parent Teacher Associations
Parent Teacher Associations
An overview as to what Parent Teachers Associations are, how they work and what you as a parent can do to make your voice heard regarding your child's education...
Rules and Regulations Surrounding School Trips
Rules and Regulations Surrounding School Trips
Information about the kinds of issues that you should discuss with schools as they plan both day visits and longer school trips for your children....
School Admission Rules
School Admission Rules
This article covers the rules of admission as required by law in order to allocate places for pupils seeking entry to a particular school....
School League Tables
School League Tables
This article aims to provide the reader with an overview of what constitutes a league table and how these tables are used as a means of choosing a school for your child...
School Trips: What Parents Should Know
School Trips: What Parents Should Know
A look at the ideas surrounding school trips that parents should consider in order to help ensure a child’s safety and happiness whilst off school property...
School Uniforms and Financial Help
School Uniforms and Financial Help
This article looks at the need for school uniforms in schools and also how to gain financial assistance from your LEA should you be eligible....
Should Children Born in Summer Start School Later?
Should Children Born in Summer Start School Later?
There are various debates about the relative merits and disadvantages of starting school younger. However parents do have the option to defer the date that their…...
The Schools System in the UK
The Schools System in the UK
This article deals with the many and varied types of school contained with the school system in the UK....
What Are Foundation and Trust Schools?
What Are Foundation and Trust Schools?
Critics of Trust and Foundation schools say they give the government the opportunity to offload responsibility onto someone else. Proponents say these types of schools…...
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