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Sixth-form choices: is there a ‘gold standard’? – Colin Marsh, Director of International Baccalaureate, Bedford School

  For students and their parents, choosing courses for the sixth form has become a complicated business. For decades, A level was the obvious means of...

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Scholarship interview preparation – Patricia Woodhouse, Headmistress, Malvern St James Girls’ School gives her expert advice.

How can you prepare your child if they are due to go for an interview as part of a scholarship application - what questions should be expected? As Headmistress, I always look...

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School Fee Planning FAQs

submitted by Halcyon Independent Financial Advisers, Stratford Upon Avon My son is now 3 years old and I would like him to educate him privately from age 11.  Is it possible to...

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Useful links

Ofsted – Office for Standards in Education - www.ofsted.gov.uk CReSTeD - Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils -  www.crested.org.uk DCSF – Department for Children, Schools and families - www.dcsf.gov.uk...

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Finance

Like most long-term financial planning it is of great importance to obtain the correct advice at the outset so that future events can be anticipated. The planning must be thorough and take...

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Choosing a school

As a parent you know your child better than anyone else, their interests, varying abilities and their individual needs.  The best school for them should satisfy these criteria and so provide the...

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