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The UK school system

To outsiders, the British education system can seem very confusing. Why is it that some of the most expensive private schools are known as public schools, and …

Surviving sending your child to boarding school

A parent’s guide The academic year has started once again but there will be many pupils around the country experiencing terrible homesickness, and any number of parents …

How to cope with homesickness

School has started again and there will be some pupils who will have a pretty tough time with homesickness, especially if it’s their first time away from …

PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW

Interviews are daunting for people of any age, but for young children they can be absolutely terrifying. Read our advice and tips on how to get through them.

Boarding School Inglese – esperienza scolastico all’estero

While the number of students taking up boarding school places has remained steady over the last fifteen years, the balance between international and British students has altered …

Strong Demand for UK Boarding School Places

The number of boarding pupils whose parents live abroad continues to rise.  The latest ISC census showed that there were 27,711 such pupils at UK boarding schools, …