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Category: School's Advice

Grammar or Independent: which is right for your child?
Mar 02, 2020
Grammar or Independent: which is right for your child?

For our most recent blog we wanted to run you through some of the differences between grammar and independent schools, ...

The Waiting Game: how to navigate independent school waiting lists
Feb 03, 2020
The Waiting Game: how to navigate independent school waiting lists

Over the next few months, independent schools will make decisions on their applicants at 7+, 8+ and 11+. One possibility...

Study skills for 2020: how to work in the New Year
Jan 15, 2020
Study skills for 2020: how to work in the New Year

For this blog aimed at older students (from 13+ through to A-Level), our fantastic schools consultant Jeremy Edwards tal...

They grow up so fast: school entrance at 3+ & 4+ and how to reduce your anxiety as a parent
Nov 13, 2019
They grow up so fast: school entrance at 3+ & 4+ and how to reduce your anxiety as a parent

This week our blog considers the decisions of parents with children who are approaching starting school for the first ti...

How to choose the right school for your child - finding the ‘right fit’
Oct 01, 2019
How to choose the right school for your child - finding the ‘right fit’

Following on from our webinar with Ivy’s school’s consultant, Sally Hobbs, our latest blog picks up on some of her insig...

Featured Video Choosing The Perfect School with former Head, Sally Hobbs
Sep 20, 2019
Choosing The Perfect School with former Head, Sally Hobbs

Choosing the right school for your child is a daunting prospect, a decision that seems laden with consequences for the f...

How to choose a nursery for your child
Sep 09, 2019
How to choose a nursery for your child

With a new school year starting, many young children will also be ready to start nursery. To help parents navigate the d...