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The British Sixth Form Curriculum debate rages on – A Levels, Pre-U or the IB?

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

The variety of sixth form courses available in UK schools is a prime example of how all roads lead to Rome – students can take different paths to enter higher education depending on their own specific ambitions, learning styles and skill

Girl Power

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Jane Gandee, Headmistress at St Swithun’s School in Winchester, tells how her girls grow up to really be themselves.

There are many excellent independent schools, some of which are single-sex. The question for the discerning parent is whether the

Hear Its Roar: A new chapter for the Dragon School

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

What do Sir John Betjeman, Cressida Dick, Tom Hiddleston and Emma Watson have in common? They all attended the Dragon School in Oxford, a co-educational boarding and day school that offers an exceptional educational experience for both boys and girls from

21st Century UK Boarding: Diversity, academic excellence and innovation

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

As parents start the deliberation of whether a day school or boarding environment may suit their child, they soon realise other factors must be taken into consideration beyond the differences in financial costs and distance from home.  Here are five reasons

The Perfect Match

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

Stephanie Cheah, Founder of the education consultancy Waypoints, offers some tips on how to find The Perfect Match in your choice of boarding school 

There is a vast diversity of boarding schools in the UK which all have different things to

Records topple at Teddies

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

St Edward’s School has seen particularly strong exam results this year at GCSE, A Level and IB, highlighting the transformation to the academic life of the School over the last five years, with modern approaches and new programmes.

The

Broader Experiences, Broader Minds

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

Did you know that Gordonstoun:

Is the only school that has Sail Training as part of its curriculum? Has its own Fire Service because service to the local community is another core part of Gordonstoun’s working week? Is the birth place

Technology and Tradition at Tonbridge

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

 

To combine innovation and 21st century initiatives with a respect for traditional and history is one of the challenges facing the great independent schools of the UK.  At Tonbridge, they manage to achieve that balance in a unique and exciting way.  Founded in 1553 under Letters

Uptown (not downtown) Abbey

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Jonathan Whitehouse, Director in Asia for Abbey DLD Colleges based in Hong Kong, explains why the UK is a good option for Singaporean based families.

It can be a hard decision for parents and students to choose which country gives