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Hurtwood House - a top co-ed boarding school

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Cardiff Sixth Form College - Top Independent School and Top 6th Form College

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Hurtwood House

Sevenoaks - a top IB School

Sevenoaks - a top IB School

Tonbridge School - a top boys' boarding school

Tonbridge School - a top boys' boarding school

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Brighton College - a top co-ed boarding school

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Woldingham School

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The Cheltenham Ladies' College - a top girls' boarding school

‘Don’t diss private schools over Oxbridge entries’

12th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   ‘Don’t...

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Independent schools are setting up maths tutorials and even sending older pupils to help in local state schools.

10th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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Independent school pupils are seven times more likely to go to Oxbridge, according to new research

7th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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Brexit is not curbing enrollment of European students at UK independent schools, according to senior figures in the sector.

6th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Brexit...

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Ofsted calls for greater powers to close down illegal schools as suspected cases reach nearly 500

5th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Ofsted...

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HMC leader warns independent sector: engage with state schools or be marginalised

4th December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   HMC...

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Children in care will be helped to gain private school places, says children's minister

3rd December 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Children...

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A leading girls’ independent school has asked its pupils and their parents to sign a contract promising to reduce smartphone use at home.

30th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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One-third of 18-year-old university applicants get unconditional offer.

29th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   One-third...

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Britain's highest paying degrees, according to graduate salary

28th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Britain's...

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"Why school league tables matter" - Andrew Halls, headmaster of King’s College School, Wimbledon

27th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Why...

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Millfield boarding school cuts fees and urges others to follow

26th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Millfield...

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A pioneering program at Wimbledon High School stresses developing digital skills

22nd November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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Private schools are now more socially diverse than grammars, a leading headmistress has claimed.

21st November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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Wealthy individuals will continue to send their children to be educated in the UK regardless of Brexit a new report on British education shows.

20th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Wealthy...

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“ISC schools remain among the best in the world and a good level of resourcing is important in achieving this.”

19th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   “ISC...

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St Swithun’s Helps Student Fundraise For An RNLI Lifeboat In Memory Of Her Mother

15th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   St...

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Female students score highly in latest BTEC results

14th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Female...

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How grandparents can tax-efficiently help to fund private school fees

13th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Today,...

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A parent discusses why she supports a boarding school education, despite other parents' reactions to her decision.

12th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   'Why...

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Wellingborough Independent School to create homeless night shelter

9th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Wellingborough...

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Private schools told to share teachers with local state schools under new Government guidance

7th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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Top private school in Devon is offering a number of new bursary opportunities

6th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Top...

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Private schools are being hindered from taking on more looked-after children by "bureaucratic delays", the Independent Schools Council (ISC) has said.

5th November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   DLD...

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Private school heads have criticised Ben Wallace, the security minister, for “outrageous, unsubstantiated” claims that they may be involved in money laundering.

2nd November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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Don’t bash private schools – they play a vital part in Scottish education.

1st November 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Don’t...

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Sixth-formers at British schools are two years ahead of Americans in their maturity, intelligence and cosmopolitan outlook, according to the head of admissions at an Ivy League university.

31st October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Sixth-formers...

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Private schools should admit up to five vulnerable children in care to avoid losing their tax breaks, a children’s minister has said.

30th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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What’s wrong with SEN labels?

29th October 2018

Education Advisers consultant Sioban O’Connor argues that categorising SEN can provide a useful basis for support in the latest edition of SEN Magazine - senmagazine.co.uk I...

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Headteachers are taking to social media to document the rigmaroles of their lives in a bid to show pupils they don’t have to be perfect.

29th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Headteachers...

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A former independent school pupil is to be the face of a charity which provides bursaries for disadvantaged children to attend boarding school.

26th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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Women drive record applications to Oxbridge and medical schools - Ucas

25th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Women...

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Stowe School sends pupils to see Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh to 'open their eyes'

24th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Stowe...

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Chancellor Philip Hammond has scrapped VAT on private schools ahead of the Budget

23rd October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Chancellor...

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Independent schools join with DfE to support more swimming partnerships

22nd October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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Independent Schools Council Statement: VAT on school fees

19th October 2018

Independent Schools Council Statement: VAT on school fees Julie Robinson, ISC general secretary, responds to media reports suggesting the Treasury might be considering imposing VAT on school fees in the upcoming Budget on Monday...

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Independent schools were the highest performing school type in 2018 based on their pupils’ A-level attainment, according to new data from the Department for Education.

17th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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An in depth look at Westminster School’s pledge to open its doors to pupils from all backgrounds, regardless of parents’ income.

16th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Can...

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Exam results and grades will no longer be the key focus of Ofsted inspections in England, under new plans.

11th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Exam...

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One of Britain’s top private schools is pledging to open its doors to pupils from all backgrounds, regardless of parents’ income.

9th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   One...

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Westminster, St Paul’s and Wellington College to drop entrance tests at 13

8th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Westminster,...

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Head teachers have urged universities to maintain the “integrity” of their A-level offers as too many students get on to their degree course despite dropping four or even five grades.

5th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Head...

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Private schools save the taxpayer more than £3.5 billion-a-year by educating more than half-a-million pupils, according to new research.

4th October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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Working together, state and private schools can save education

3rd October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Working...

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Growing numbers of private schools are opening branches abroad

2nd October 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   More...

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Top schools call for end to universities making unconditional offers to students

28th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Top...

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More than 40 university bosses have written to the education secretary calling for so-called essay mill companies to be banned.

27th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   More...

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International schools are more popular than ever, with ISC Research reporting that global student enrolment increased 7% during the last 12 months

26th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   International...

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Man plucked from the East End London at 16 and sent to an independent school now has a top job in Whitehall.

25th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Man...

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Britain's leading graduate schemes are dominated by privately educated young people, the Institute of Student Employers has found.

24th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Britain's...

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School clubs matter; delivering outlets for activity and creativity

21st September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   School...

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Fifty years since its inception, British schools need the IB now more than ever, writes one leading educationalist

20th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Fifty...

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BBC News details eight things to look for when attending school open days.

19th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   BBC...

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Independent school teachers are more satisfied and less stressed than their state counterparts.

18th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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A record number of British private schools are opening or licensing overseas offshoots, according to a report this week.

17th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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ISC statement following Migration Advisory Committee report on international students

12th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   ISC...

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Independent school theatres open to the public

11th September 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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Ucas Clearing: A-level results day myths and reality

15th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Ucas...

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Impact of social media on children’s mental health a 'real tragedy for our time', says new private schools chief

14th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Impact...

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Boarding schools take the cricket world by storm

13th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Boarding...

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Fantastic results for independent schools in Scotland

10th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Fantastic...

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Scottish exam results 2018: Higher pass rate 'stable'

9th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Scottish...

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Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi praises 40 independent schools for taking part in a government-backed scheme that provides places for looked-after children.

8th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Giggleswick...

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Education for Life - choosing the right prep school

8th August 2018

As featured in the recent Diplomat Magazine Education Supplement Mary Murayama, Joint Managing Director of Education Advisers discusses choosing the best...

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Berkshire public school is unlikely base for a revolution in football coaching

7th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Berkshire...

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A 21st century guide to boarding school life

6th August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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Twelve Millfield pupils gain national titles at British Summer Nationals

3rd August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Twelve...

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King’s Ely Junior pupil secures place with National Youth Girls’ Choir

2nd August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   King’s...

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How Boarding Schools Can 'Save' Vulnerable Young People

1st August 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   How...

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Choosing a Sixth Form Curriculum - The Diplomat Magazine

31st July 2018

As featured in the recent Diplomat Magazine Education Supplement Les Webb,Managing Director of Education Advisers Ltd, says that the choice of curriculum really becomes crucial for the vital...

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An in depth look at Shanun Fenton, headmaster of top performing Reigate Grammar School.

30th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   An...

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King’s Ely reaccredited with International School Award

26th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Rossall...

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International, or the full English? - Part 2

25th July 2018

As featured in the recent Diplomat Magazine Education Supplement Duncan Quirk, Marketing Manager and Senior Consultant of Education Advisers Ltd, provides a brief overview of how parents should weigh up the differences between the UK’s...

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International, or the full English? - Part 1

25th July 2018

As featured in the recent Diplomat Magazine Education Supplement Duncan Quirk, Marketing Manager and Senior Consultant of Education Advisers Ltd, provides a brief overview of how parents should weigh up the differences between the UK’s...

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Schools must teach pupils how to deal with failure ahead of results day, leading headteacher says.

24th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Schools...

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Forty independent schools will take children in care – and this is why

23rd July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Forty...

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Five things business can learn from a private school's 'character education'

20th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Five...

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Eton and Rugby to offer places to children in care under new Government-backed scheme

19th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Eton...

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Eton College pupils on transformational bursaries talk about the experiences and opportunities they have benefited from since arriving at the school

18th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Eton...

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The number of independent schools in the UK opening up campuses abroad will grow by more than a quarter this year alone, a study by ISC Research has found.

17th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   The...

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Independent education supports Scottish local economies and state schools

16th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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Taunton School pupil joins England Hockey programme

13th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Taunton...

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“Why I'm opening a budget private school in Durham – for £52 a week” - Professor James Tooley

12th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   “Why...

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Independent Schools are acting rationally by sticking to the tried and tested IGCSE qualification.

10th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   The...

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Closing private schools makes inequality worse

9th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Closing...

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Ofqual is considering a change to the grading of A levels in modern languages and the sciences to address concerns about low numbers of pupils studying the subjects.

6th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Ofqual...

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Independent schools, once widely accessible, have become the preserve of the wealthy, says head of Wellington College.

5th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Independent...

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The headteachers of Eton College and Harrow School have been summoned to Downing Street and told to explain how they will share more resources with state schools.

4th July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   The...

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Scotland’s independent schools are warning that a proposed tax hike would damage not only them but also the state education sector.

3rd July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Scotland’s...

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Leading private school brings in make-up experts to teach girls how to apply cosmetics

2nd July 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Leading...

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Óscar Tabárez, the man they call Maestro, has found World Cup success by running his team like a boarding school

29th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Twenty-six...

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Westonbirt Senior School has announced that it will be accepting day boys into Year 7 for the first time from September 2019.

28th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Westonbirt...

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IGCSEs remain tried and tested in year of upheaval

27th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   IGCSEs...

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Senior schools are introducing strict new bans on mobile phones

26th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Secondary...

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Britain's top private schools have shunned the so-called toughest GCSEs ever amid fears pupils would become guinea pigs for the new system.

25th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Britain's...

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Ofsted chief inspector backs ban on phones in schools

21st June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Ofsted...

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Universities in the UK should stop using predicted grades when people are applying for places, say lecturers and head teachers.

20th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Universities...

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Britain's leading employers are asking their staff what school they went to.

19th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Civil...

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Tens of thousands more teachers will move into overseas jobs during the coming decade as international schools seek to boost the number of staff they recruit from the UK.

18th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   International...

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EA School Visits This Week

15th June 2018

A busy week for the Education Advisers team as we delivered a number of prestigious crystal awards and popped in to see some current students along the way. On Tuesday we were delighted to present a Top 20 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results...

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Downe House - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

15th June 2018

Delighted to present a Top 5 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Emma McKendrick, Headmistress at Downe House. Headmistress, Mrs McKendrick said, “We are absolutely delighted to receive this Award and whilst...

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Don't be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head

14th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Don't...

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Roedean School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

13th June 2018

Delighted to present a Top 20 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Oliver Blond, Headmaster at Roedean School.  All the best for...

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Goldman Sachs has allowed one of its high-flying managing directors to scale back his duties at the investment bank to take up a job at Stonyhurst College.

13th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Stop...

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Send foster children to boarding schools because it can have a 'life-changing' effect, minister says

12th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Ofsted...

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Family background, subject choice and university have a significant impact on English students' earnings five years after graduation, new data shows.

11th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Family...

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Oxford overtakes Cambridge for first time in QS world rankings

8th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Oxford...

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State Primary or Private Preparatory School?

8th June 2018

State Primary or Private Preparatory School? What is the difference between private and state schools? In simple terms private schools cater for ages 3 up to 18 and parents must pay termly fees charged by the school....

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Scotland’s private schools eye international expansion as market booms

7th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Students...

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Tonbridge School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

6th June 2018

On Monday 4th June we were delighted to present a Top 10 Boys Boarding School by A Levels 2017 Crystal Award to Tim Haynes, Headmaster at Tonbridge School. All the best for 2018!

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Universities now admitting twice as many BTEC students as they did a decade ago, figures show

5th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Universities...

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The Schools Together Group has published the first in a series of publications providing case studies of successful independent and state school partnership projects

4th June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   The...

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Nine British universities have been ranked in the top 100 institutions in the world, as measured by the strength of their global “brand”.

1st June 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Nine...

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A Syrian teenager who studied on a smartphone has been offered a full scholarship to Cambridge

31st May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   UK...

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A top private school is to offer applicants tests based on the TV show ‘Crystal Maze’ in an attempt to avoid the ‘arms race’ in tutoring

30th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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Boys’ schools could soon be consigned to the history books, according to a leading headmaster who has decided to start accepting girls of all ages.

29th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   What...

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Fewer students take English and humanities subjects at A-level, figures reveal

25th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Fewer...

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Oxbridge students ‘work harder, are more satisfied and get better value for money’ than their peers

24th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Oxbridge...

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Oxford University admits need to improve student diversity

23rd May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Oxford...

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A London prep school has spent tens of thousands on filters to combat pollution

22nd May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   A...

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Leading girls’ schools sends pupils on negotiating courses to get pay rises

21st May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Leading...

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Independent schools are not to blame for social segregation, the leader of an organisation representing more than 1,200 schools in the sector has said.

18th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Private...

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How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?

17th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   How...

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School multiplies its praise to boost girls’ maths skills

16th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   School...

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Government announcement following 'Schools that work for everyone' consultation - Independent Schools Council statement

11th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Government...

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Headmistress produces exam stress guide to calm the nerves of parents

10th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Headmistress...

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Queenswood School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

9th May 2018

Delighted to present a Top 20 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Principal Jo Cameron with the current and incoming Head Girls and their teams at Queenswood School.  Principal Jo Cameron said, ‘I am so...

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Choir Schools' Association conference hears that independent sector is under political pressure and has 'few friends at the moment'

9th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   Choir...

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'Greening's comments about Eton show how misunderstood our independent schools are'

8th May 2018

Daily summary of the latest news and opinions from the world of independent education brought to you by Education Advisers...   'Greening's...

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Private schools expose children to the right kind of stress because of their emphasis on sports and dramatic arts, a head teacher claims.

3rd May 2018

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Boarding school children dominate world of work because they're not in front of screens at home, head says

2nd May 2018

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Charity reveals plans for 1,000 disadvantaged pupils to attend private and state boarding schools for free by 2024.

1st May 2018

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Giving vulnerable children a boarding school place can dramatically improve their future, Government study finds

30th April 2018

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Independent Schools Council Annual Census 2018

27th April 2018

Independent Schools Council Annual Census 2018 The Census, which has been conducted annually for the past 45 years, is completed by all schools in ISC membership. It is an important resource for the independent education sector,...

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Cambridge has beaten Oxford to top an annual league table of UK universities for an eighth consecutive year.

26th April 2018

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Nine Millfield medals from the 2018 Commonwealth Games

25th April 2018

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Boarding Schools Association launches photography award in memory of Grenfell victim

24th April 2018

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UKiset is upgrading their English assessment in association with their partners at Cambridge Assessment

23rd April 2018

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Concord College - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

20th April 2018

Delighted to present A Top 5 Co-educational Independent Boarding School & A Top 5 Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Awards to Principal, Neil Hawkins at Concord College. Principal Neil Hawkins described the awards as...

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'As an independent school, keeping our fees down is part of trying to be as accessible as possible'

20th April 2018

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Too many parents put their children’s health and happiness bottom of the list of priorities, and academic success firmly at the top, according to the headmistress of a leading prep school.

19th April 2018

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The creative ways parents are stumping up the cash for private school fees

18th April 2018

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Barnaby Lenon: Independent schools have much to offer the state sector, and stand ready to help

17th April 2018

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Rates hike for private school nurseries ‘is discrimination’

16th April 2018

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Rossall School appoints new Head

11th April 2018

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A detailed look at how sending disadvantaged children to boarding schools helps them

10th April 2018

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A child attending a boarding school from the age of seven to 18 now costs up to half a million pounds, a study shows.

5th April 2018

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Universities give out unconditional offers like candy, say head teachers

4th April 2018

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Teenagers revising for summer exams should study for seven hours a day during the Easter vacation if they want to get top grades, top head says

28th March 2018

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Girls' schools are the best at preparing young women for life, claims head

27th March 2018

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Mayfield School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

27th March 2018

On Monday 26th March we were delighted to present a Top 10 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Miss Antonia Beary, Headmistress at Mayfield School. All the best for 2018!

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Public school entrance exam is harming pupils’ mental health and should be scrapped, leading head warns

26th March 2018

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Using calculators in the classroom does not harm children’s maths skills and can actually boost understanding in the subject, a major study has found.

23rd March 2018

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Top universities telling pupils to press teachers for higher predicted grades

22nd March 2018

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The sign of a successful school isn't good exam results – it's the confident, well-rounded pupils they produce

21st March 2018

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Five new medical schools are to be created in England as part of the government's expansion of training places.

20th March 2018

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Women are more likely than men to go to university but they earn less than their male peers from the moment they graduate

16th March 2018

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Bellerbys College Cambridge - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

15th March 2018

On Tuesday 13th March we were delighted to present A Top 10 Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Award to Academic Director, Isaac Ayamba at Bellerbys College, Cambridge. 

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Teachers who help set exams face tough new regulations

15th March 2018

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Abbey College Cambridge - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

14th March 2018

On Tuesday 13th March we were delighted to present A Top 10 Co-educational Independent Boarding School & A Top 5 Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Awards to Principal, Julian Davies, Principal and Sales Manager Yuki Yao at Abbey...

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Civil service fast stream favours private school applicants, says MP

14th March 2018

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Bristol Grammar School has announced it is now an IB World School

13th March 2018

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Private schools should adopt a Ucas-style application system, leading headmaster says

12th March 2018

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Oxford International College - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

9th March 2018

On Wednesday 7th March we were delighted to present A Top 5 Co-educational Independent Boarding School & A Top 5 Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Awards to Yasmin Sarwar, Chief Education Officer and Mario Peters, Director...

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Nearly half of British parents would move their child to a fee-paying school if they could, according to a major poll

9th March 2018

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D'Overbroeck's - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

8th March 2018

On Wednesday 7th March we were delighted to present A Top 10 Co-educational Independent Boarding School & A Top 5 Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Awards to Principal, Emma-Kate Henry at D'Overbroeck's. Ms Henry said...

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CATS College Canterbury - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

7th March 2018

On Wednesday 7th March we were delighted to present a Top 10 Sixth Form College by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Dr Sarah Lockyer, Principal at CATS College, Canterbury.

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Ucas warns surge in unconditional university offers means students may take 'foot off the gas'

5th March 2018

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Skive off school and enjoy sledging, says headmaster

1st March 2018

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Ampleforth School will offer Btecs

1st March 2018

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Putney High School has introduced comment-only marking at key stage 3 to prevent students obsessing over grades and test results and protect pupils’ mental health

28th February 2018

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Boarding schools can benefit girls mental health by building resilience

26th February 2018

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Reigate Grammar School has announced a major international venture with the opening of five schools in China.

23rd February 2018

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The life of a boarding school teacher

22nd February 2018

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A head teacher at a boarding school has slammed the Snowflake generation

20th February 2018

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Cheltenham Ladies College - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

19th February 2018

On Thursday 8th February we were delighted to present The Top Girls' Boarding School by International Baccalaureate Diploma Results 2017 Crystal Award to Eve Jardine-Young, Principal at Cheltenham Ladies College. All the best for 2018.

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Education secretary Damian Hinds: students to get cheaper places at university

19th February 2018

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A new YouGov poll ranks computing as the most important subject after English and maths at secondary school

16th February 2018

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National scheme pairs state and independent schools to boost social mobility

12th February 2018

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Rate of 18-year-olds in England applying to university hits record high

9th February 2018

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Bromsgrove School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

8th February 2018

On Thursday 8th February we were delighted to present A Top 10 IB School by International Baccalaureate Diploma Results 2017 Crystal Award to Peter Clague, Headmaster at Bromsgrove.

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English scholarships offer Tongans ‘far more than just rugby’

7th February 2018

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Ellesmere College to feature on Chinese TV as Shanghai students get taste of life at county boarding school

6th February 2018

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Schools make great leap forward as demand from China surges

5th February 2018

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Cardiff Sixth Form College - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

2nd February 2018

On Wednesday 31st January we were delighted to present The Top Co-educational Independent Boarding School & Top Independent 6th Form College by A Levels 2017 Crystal Awards to Gareth Collier, Pricipal at Cardiff Sixth Form College. All the best...

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Westbourne School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

31st January 2018

On Wednesday 31st January we were delighted to present The Top Small Cohort IB School by International Baccalaureate Diploma Results 2017 Crystal Award to Dr Gerard Griffiths, Principal at Westbourne School. All the best for 2018.

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Badminton School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

31st January 2018

On Monday 29th January we were delighted to present a Top 10 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Mrs Tear, Headmistress at Badminton School. All the best for 2018!

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St Mary's School, Calne - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

30th January 2018

On Monday 29th January we were delighted to present a Top 5 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Dr Kirk, Headmistress at St Mary's School, Calne. Dr Kirk said she was “Delighted that St Mary’s is in the...

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Royal High School, Bath - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

29th January 2018

On Monday 29th January we were delighted to present a Top 5 Small Cohort IB School by International Baccalaureate Diploma Results 2017 Crystal Award to Royal High School in Bath. All the best for 2018.

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Winchester College - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

27th January 2018

On Friday 26th January we were delighted to present a Top 5 Boys Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Dr Hands, Headaster at Winchester College. All the best for 2018!

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St Swithun's School - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

26th January 2018

On Friday 26th January we were delighted to present a Top 10 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Ms Gandee, Headmistress at St Swithun's School. All the best for 2018!

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Oxford University has offered more places to women than men for the first time

26th January 2018

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St Catherine's School, Bramley - Education Advisers Crystal Award Presentation.

24th January 2018

On Wednesday 24th January we were delighted to present a Top 5 Girls Boarding School by A Level Results 2017 Crystal Award to Mrs Phillips, Headmistress at St Catherine's School, Bramley. All the best for 2018!

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Top London school plans new wing in underground car park

23rd January 2018

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Schools should teach more 'nuanced' view of feminism, Girls' School Association president says

22nd January 2018

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Top career aspirations for today's primary school children

19th January 2018

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Parents of private school pupils facing £300 hike in annual fees, estimates Derek Mackay

18th January 2018

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Private schools have trebled their fees in real terms since 1980 but their social mix has hardly changed because bursaries help the middle classes.

17th January 2018

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A teenager who smuggled himself into the UK to escape war-torn Syria has secured a place at Oxford University.

16th January 2018

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Private schools find ‘tutor-proof’ selection test

15th January 2018

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'Mr Hinds, please don't neglect Justine Greening's great work on state-independent school partnerships'

12th January 2018

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The number of British private school pupils going to university in the U.S. has risen by a fifth in just three years

11th January 2018

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Cabinet Reshuffle Sees Increase In Privately-Educated Ministers

10th January 2018

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Damian Hinds appointed education secretary

9th January 2018

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How Independent Schools are Tackling the Gender Identity Debate

5th January 2018

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Schools ‘must prepare’ pupils for pressures of social media

4th January 2018

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Take foreign students out of immigration figures, business chiefs tell Theresa May

3rd January 2018

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Free boarding school places for care system pupils

2nd January 2018

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'Private schools want to do more to boost social mobility'

21st December 2017

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Making sure you have a school offer for 2018

20th December 2017

Depending on what stage you are at in the process, you may well have received disappointing, and sometimes surprising, news in response to your school applications. If your child has failed an entry test or interview, it is first most important...

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Poorest families fear children will not 'fit in' to private schools, incoming Girls’ School Association president says

19th December 2017

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SNP decision to charge Scottish private schools business rates 'will cost taxpayer double'

18th December 2017

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Scottish budget 2017: Business rate rise for private schools ‘will be passed to parents’

15th December 2017

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Warning: the latest target for fraudsters are private school parents

14th December 2017

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The Gift of Education

13th December 2017

With Christmas fast approaching, the UK is currently in seasonal marketing overdrive. It only seems right for us to make a balanced contribution. We would just like to draw your attention to the range of summer schools available for 2018 enquiries...

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'This constant bashing of independent schools needs to end'

12th December 2017

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Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

11th December 2017

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How Eton is leading the way on social mobility

8th December 2017

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Westminster to open six schools in China

7th December 2017

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The Great Sixth Form Offers Kerfuffle!

5th December 2017

With just a week or two left before schools break for Christmas, the vast majority of UK boarding schools have started sending out their 2018 6th form offer letters. In an ideal world, every student will apply to just one school,...

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Levy on independent schools 'should be set up to bring in more disadvantaged pupils'

4th December 2017

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A third of the 522,000 pupils at ISC schools receive “some sort of fee reduction” from the schools

1st December 2017

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All post-16 pupils should study a vocational course, former Eton head says

30th November 2017

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2017 League Tables!

29th November 2017

For many years, Education Advisers has produced league tables by exam results for UK private schools. Our League Tables are compiled from the exam results of students in UK private schools and colleges. We go to great lengths to ensure that...

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Computer science GCSE in disarray after tasks leaked online

28th November 2017

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'Don't call girls girls' row: 'Let's celebrate women not fret about what we should call them'

27th November 2017

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AS-level numbers drop sharply after decoupling

24th November 2017

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Malia Obama's Harvard boyfriend revealed to be British student who was head boy at prestigious UK boarding school

23rd November 2017

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Schools should stop addressing pupils as 'girls' and 'boys', headteachers told

22nd November 2017

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Twelve private schools secured 483 places at Oxford and Cambridge universities last year

21st November 2017

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Private girls’ schools 'should embrace apprenticeships’

20th November 2017

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Competitive currency is buoying demand at UK boarding schools from Europe.

17th November 2017

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Six UK universities told to change advertising claims

16th November 2017

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'We must enable girls to find a sport they love now so they will continue to make time for it in the future'

15th November 2017

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£52-a-week new private school ‘based on Easyjet’

14th November 2017

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English private schools on alert as private schools in Scotland are to be forced to pay full business rates

13th November 2017

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Private pupils better placed to get help for special needs

10th November 2017

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Sector-wide research shows that independent schools are leading the way in keeping today’s children fit and healthy

9th November 2017

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Schools need to keep an eye on degree apprenticeships, according to the chair of the Independent Schools Council

8th November 2017

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Shortlist for Tes Independent School Awards revealed

7th November 2017

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Independent school partnerships with local communities: a winning combination.

6th November 2017

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The dogged persistence of the British ‘old boy’: how private school alumni reach the elite

2nd November 2017

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New LSE research says alumni from Britain’s top public schools 94 times more likely to reach the most powerful positions – HMC Chair’s statement

1st November 2017

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UK Higher Education ‘value for money’ say international students

31st October 2017

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Alumni from nine leading public schools are 94 times more likely to reach the elite than those who attended other schools.

30th October 2017

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Girls In Sport: Time To Level The Playing Field

27th October 2017

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Lord Digby-Jones behind charity’s £52-a-week Edinburgh private school

23rd October 2017

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Best of British as elite public schools appeal to Chinese pupils

20th October 2017

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A-levels system no longer 'fit for purpose', says Royal Society president

19th October 2017

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Ofsted boss defends single-sex schools following court ruling

18th October 2017

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Transgender pupils allowed to wear skirts and be addressed as 'zie' at Surrey boarding school

17th October 2017

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GCSE reforms hit by decline of languages

13th October 2017

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Independent school gives pupils alarm clocks to replace 'distracting phones'

12th October 2017

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Private schools deceive parents with their 'slick marketing machines', Eton headmaster suggests

11th October 2017

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Leading girls' schools scrap entrance exams amid mental health concerns

10th October 2017

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Charterhouse School will expand to include girls across all grades from 2021

9th October 2017

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Best of both: Are 'diamond schools' the future of education?

5th October 2017

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Independent school pupils feel more prepared for university than state-educated peers, survey finds

4th October 2017

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Daily News Roundup - "Independent schools are ready to help – government, please let us"

3rd October 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent schools must not be "sneered at", chair of Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference says

2nd October 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Are private schools 'shunning classic novels'?

29th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Contact rugby is character-building – and essential for young men

28th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - The best of both worlds with Cambridge IGCSE

27th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - HMC chair-elect pulls out of role.

26th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private and state schools slump on creative arts GCSEs

25th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schoolgirls use ‘emotional barometer’ app to track wellbeing

20th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, tests 11am start for sleepy teenagers

19th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Schools visit homes to prevent the rich from taking bursaries

18th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Ministers row back on private school threat

14th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools will keep charitable status

13th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - When State Schools Lead, Independents Follow

12th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - 'Inspirational' robots to begin replacing teachers within 10 years

11th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Councils pressured to place children in boarding schools instead of care

8th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Exam scandal: A few rotten apples shouldn't undermine the vital contribution teachers make to the system

7th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - State schools' medical students outperform private school peers, study finds

6th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private special schools ‘threatened’ by business rates proposal

5th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Nearly two thirds of GCSE entries at Independent Schools Council (ISC) schools were awarded an A/7 or higher

4th September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - School exam rules to be reviewed after cheat row

1st September 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Leading private school forces pupils to hand in mobile phones in effort to wean them off 'addiction'

31st August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent schools concerned over new GCSEs as they worry universities will favour 9s over A*s

30th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent Schools Council – A-level results 2017

29th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent schools successfully challenge more GCSE results

24th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools should pay business rates, says Scottish government review

23rd August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'

22nd August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Universities told to ignore new top GCSE grade: Private school head suggests mark will not necessarily indicate who are the cleverest pupils

21st August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boys help to raise A-level grades

18th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Top A-level grades edge upwards

17th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Prestige and the weak pound draw wealthy Arabs to UK schools

16th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools outperform similar state schools on pupil progress

15th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boys’ A-level performance set to rise this year, predicts academic

14th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - ISC response to new report: 'A comparative analysis of leading private schools and state schools'

11th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Fewer pupils expecting to go to university, says survey

10th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - The big lesson from the world's best school system? Trust your teachers

9th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - British children must spend more time online so they can 'save the country', spy chief tells parents

8th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Diversity drive at top universities is failing, as official figures reveal largest ever gap between state and private school students

7th August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Kids ask parents 22K questions during their school life

3rd August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - What are the new GCSEs and what do the changes mean?

2nd August 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boys should not be told to 'man up' because they are just as sensitive as girls, leading headteacher says

27th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Fit for an oligarch: school for the super-rich opens in London's Mayfair

26th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - BBC pay: Almost half of corporations highest paid stars went to private school, figures reveal

25th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Number of private schools judged 'inadequate' has tripled

21st July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - University first-class degrees soaring

20th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Struggling schools do not need help from grammars, independents or universities, study finds

19th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Lord Nash answers question relating to the charitable status of independent schools

18th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - GCSE reforms risk losing 'real substance of education', Ofsted boss says

17th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Proportion of 18-year-olds applying to university reaches record level

13th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Over half of the UK's doctors, barristers, and journalists went to private schools

12th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Leading independent school monitors pupils' social media activity, head admits

11th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Inside the secret and lucrative world of 'the super tutor'

5th July 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Children who risk being put into care will be sent to boarding schools instead

4th July 2017

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JUNE DEADLINES - ACT NOW!!!

23rd June 2017

Hurry  Hurry  Hurry! 30 JUNE 2017 DEADLINES FOR ENTRY TO TOP SCHOOLS – ONE WEEK TO GO!!! Is your child aged 9 or 10? Are you considering...

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Daily News Roundup - Pupils lack information about alternative routes through higher education, teachers warn

20th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Controversial faith, independent, and grammar school policies all expected to be absent from Queen's Speech

19th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Would you send your child to summer boarding school?

16th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Don't wrap girls in cotton wool, says private school leader

15th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent schools a target for overseas investors

14th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Pupils more alert in afternoon, study finds

13th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools to save £522m in tax thanks to charitable status

12th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Increasing the number of vulnerable pupils being offered places at boarding school as an alternative to being taken into care

9th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - More than a fifth of Conservative Candidates went to Private School

7th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Are Chinese-English bilingual schools the future of primary education?

7th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - How To Help Your Children Through The Exam Process

6th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - UK independent schools promote self-sufficiency through ‘life skills’ courses

5th June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent Schools Council Manifesto 2017

2nd June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Help your child - allow them to fail

1st June 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Too many independent schools scared of the word 'vocational'

31st May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Tory pledge to force private schools to sponsor academies based on ‘dubious evidence’

30th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - University of Southampton is the first Russell Group University to officially recognise the IB career-related Programme

25th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Head of Winchester Colleges says parents should follow term time holiday rules

24th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Conservative manifesto launch: Private schools will be forced to sponsor state sector or lose charitable status

23rd May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Labour pledges to abolish tuition fees as early as autumn 2017

22nd May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Foreign language speakers are being offered a career change in a unique partnership between the state and independent sectors

18th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - The best children's books of the year – according to teachers

17th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - 'Schools exist to prepare young people for the world, not just for the next set of exams'

16th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Low-cost private schools ‘just waiting’ to enter English market

15th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools will be forced to sponsor state sector or lose charitable status

12th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Girls’ Schools Association Appoints New Chief Executive

12th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Which is more important: high grades or high values?

11th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Top China schools test parents for IQ, ancestor’s grades and 'obesity' on enrollment

10th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boarding schools should be forced to report child abuse following John Smyth scandal

9th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Pupils from ten private and grammar schools dominate applications for top graduate schemes

8th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Hundreds more disadvantaged children set to go to boarding school after charity merger

5th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private school fees continue to outpace wider inflation with the average school now costing £14,102 per year.

4th May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boarding school places for Syrian refugee children remain unfilled

3rd May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Boarding schools no longer need 'Harry Potter effect' to inspire children, leading headmaster says

2nd May 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Scottish Education Secretary urges state and private schools to work together

28th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools should offer parents 'thank-yous', says ex-Eton head

27th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - What is the purpose of education?

26th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schools can help social mobility

25th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Parents' mobile use harms family life, say secondary pupils

24th April 2017

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EA Congratulates London’s Leading Preps!

24th April 2017

This month Education Advisers are celebrating the outstanding academic achievements of some of London’s top prep schools. 15 schools have been presented with certificates...

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Daily News Roundup - New Pisa happiness table: see where world pupils rank

20th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Private schooling for a 4-year-old could be just £72 a week

19th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Now Malala Yousafzai is a UN Messenger of Peace, she must be an advocate for private schools

18th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - See inside a real boarding school

13th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - UCS Hampstead student, 17, creates app to help fellow pupils struggling with GCSEs revision

12th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Children with two languages excel at school

11th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Heads replace newsletters with updates on Twitter

10th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Labour’s private school tax would treat children as a political football – and cost the taxpayer

7th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - "Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”

5th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Labour's plan to tax private school fees to pay for free school meals in tatters

5th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Professor Brian Cox: Don't use children as 'measurement probes' to test schools

4th April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Barnaby Lennon said boys need rules, structure and discipline in their lives

3rd April 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Twickenham plays host to NatWest Schools Cup and Vase finals

30th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - New GCSE ‘pass’ lowered from grade 5 to 4 in DfE U-turn

29th March 2017

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September 2018 enrolment? A guide on timelines...

28th March 2017

Even if you are currently considering Sept 2017 entrance at an independent or boarding school, there are always options available.However, to ensure you have the most available options, it is always recommended to begin investigations...

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Daily News Roundup - ‘We have a great partnership with our local independent school – but it wouldn't know how to run a state primary'

28th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Prince George to attend Thomas’s School Battersea

27th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Ofqual chief admits Parents and employers will be 'confused' by new numerical GCSE grades

23rd March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Number of appeals against GCSE and A Level results drops by quarter

22nd March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords

21st March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Reigate Grammar headteacher named HMC chair for 2018-19

20th March 2017

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2017 SUMMER SCHOOLS - APPLY NOW!

19th March 2017

CHOOSING THE BEST SUMMER SCHOOL What better way for your child to spend a few weeks of the summer than taking part in an exciting programme of lessons, sports and activities with other young people from all over the world?...

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Daily News Roundup - How will Brexit affect British universities and will EU students still be able to study in the UK?

16th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - UK high school exam reform could create stumbling blocks for international students

15th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Learning outside the classroom builds character and helps children thrive - it can't become the preserve of independent schools

14th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - We will NOT be bullied, private schools tell Theresa May

13th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Youngest HMC head in England appointed to lead Durham school

10th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - UK University tops global university ranking

9th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - We must not prejudice disadvantaged students who are privately educated

8th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Independent schools are already working to help disadvantaged students - we don't need Government supervision

7th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Rich foreign families rush to send children to UK private schools since Brexit thanks to falling pound

6th March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Public back subsidising private school places for the poor, poll suggests

3rd March 2017

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Understanding the English School System

3rd March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - New scheme gives a third of university admission offers to private schools

2nd March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - New scheme gives a third of university admission offers to private schools

2nd March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Sex education to be compulsory in all England's schools

1st March 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Leading private girls' schools to share physics teachers with state sector

28th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Fury at Gove's calls for 20% VAT to be levied on private school fees to tax the 'global super-rich'

28th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Students to be offered university degrees over two years.

24th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Schools must help students choose BTEC qualifications most valued by universities, says report

23rd February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Watchdog to pursue essay-cheat websites

22nd February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Proposals for pioneering ‘low cost’ private school in England revealed

21st February 2017

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SCHOOL VISITS - BE PREPARED!

20th February 2017

OUR TOP 10 TIPS THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN VISITING A PROSPECTIVE SCHOOL Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make and, just like any other major purchase,...

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Daily News Roundup - Private school St Paul’s Girls’ new protocol allows students to use boys’ names and wear boys’ clothes

20th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Pupils able to request coursework re-marks from 2018

17th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - London ranked third best city in the world for university life

16th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Why paired writing works and five ways to make a success of it

15th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - The government has failed to make a convincing case for opening a new wave of grammar schools in England, say MPs.

14th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Parents signing up for Latin lessons to give their children the edge at school

13th February 2017

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Make the most of your mocks!

13th February 2017

It’s about this time of year that students taking public exams in the summer will be looking at their mock results and, if they are wise, starting to work out a strategy to prepare for the real thing. Here are our Top 10 Tips for getting...

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Daily News Roundup - Independent school students gain extra time for exams

10th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - First-born children have better thinking skills, study says

9th February 2017

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Why League Tables Matter

9th February 2017

Why are League Tables important? Once again the government has moved the goalposts for measuring school performance. This year is the first time schools have not been judged solely on how many pupils score at least 5 GCSE grades...

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Daily News Roundup - Did this boy fail his Cambridge interview because he went to Eton?

8th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Top UK school opens new international branch in Dubai

7th February 2017

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Daily News Roundup - Top boarding school to introduce emergency meditation to calm children during class

6th February 2017

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It’s not too late to apply for 6th form entry in 2017!

31st January 2017

Are you kicking yourself for missing the 6th form registration deadlines for the schools of your – and your child’s – dreams? Are your friends’ children proudly announcing...

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Which League Tables can you trust?

5th December 2016

With all the confusion and controversy surrounding school league tables where can parents go for clear information about a school’s academic performance? With constantly changing parameters the official Department for Education league...

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Now is the season to...make your university applications!

17th November 2016

At this time of year, as people are pre-occupied with Bonfire Night and the onset of Christmas shopping, sixth form students are busy applying to universities for their degree courses. Going to university in the UK, unlike many other countries, is...

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Why are privately educated students so employable?

10th October 2016

Academic Achievement There is much talk in the press about the disproportionate number of privately educated children in the professions, so what is it that makes these young people so employable? Solid academic qualifications...

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Independent Sixth Form Colleges - What is the benefit?

11th September 2016

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A Level Reforms & the Impact on Resits

17th August 2016

The UK Department for Education is pushing through big changes to AS and A-level exams, aimed at making them more ‘fit for purpose’. The new A Level reforms place an increased emphasis on the performance in an exam as there will be little...

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When Are GCSE, A-Level, IB And SQA Results Days?

5th July 2016

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Bursaries...An Introduction

20th May 2016

With school fees galloping ahead of UK inflation, most parents are very interested in ways of reducing their fees drastically, as confirmed by the current Daily...

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Making a UCAS Personal Statement Personal

4th May 2016

For students applying to university through UCAS, arguably the most important part of their application is the Personal Statement. The opening sentences can make or break an application and have an Admissions Tutor either keen to read further or to...

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Independent School Applications - Why Pay More?

29th March 2016

With families hedging their bets by sacrificing multiple registration fees and putting children through numerous entrance exams to secure places at the most popular independent schools, it is our role as Education Consultants to advise on more cost...

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Essential First Steps in Choosing An Independent School

11th January 2016

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Why and how to choose an Independent (Private School)

27th November 2015

Independent schools in the UK offer a level of specialised education that most government funded schools simply can’t compete with. With small class sizes allowing for one-on-one attention, a dedicated focus on the development of the...

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Explaining Prep Schools

16th October 2015

The word “Preparatory” relates to independent schools whose original purpose was to “prepare”...

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Explaining the International Baccalaureate

9th September 2015

The International Baccalaureate is an international qualification now offered by around 3500 IB schools worldwide. It is overseen by The International Baccalaureate Organisation or IBO in Switzerland.  There are 80 private UK schools,...

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Retakes & Resits, Revision and External Candidates

13th August 2015

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