Guidance for Parents

Preparing for Interview for Medical School

You have done your research, made your selection of 4 medical schools, honed your personal statement and submitted your UCAS application, now you wait with eager anticipation to see if you will get an interview.  Only 1 in 3 applicants gets invited to interview so to even get to this stage is impressive.  But preparing… Read More »

King’s College London

Situated in the heart of central London, King’s College London is a vibrant choice of University. In this blog, we look at the top ten things you need to know before applying. King’s College London: What you need to know History King’s College London is one of the oldest universities in England. Established in 1829… Read More »

New Schools in Dubai: UK Curriculum Schools

The new academic year 2018/19 is set for a bumper crop of new schools in Dubai. On the one hand this is good news for parents, bringing increased diversity and competition for the market. But with so many schools starting up in Dubai, each once has to be clear about what they are offering and… Read More »

Top tips for revision!

It’s that time of the year again - exams are looming whether they be Common Entrance, GCSEs, A Levels or IB.  So the upcoming spring break looks like it will be dedicated to revision…But what is the best way to survive the rigours of revision and how do you make sure your child is making… Read More »

Le Régent Crans Montana College

Looking through the large picture windows of the light and airy dining room at Le Régent Crans Montana College, over a perfectly lit snow scene, it is not hard to understand why Swiss schools have long been held up as the perfect places to be educated. A stunning location and all that fresh mountain air… Read More »

Nord Anglia International School Dubai

“We believe there is no limit to what your child can achieve” Part of being in the worldwide Nord Anglia family is being committed to the shared statement ‘Be Ambitious’. Expectations at Nord Anglia International School Dubai (NAS Dubai) are no different. In this blog, we look at how high-class learning is supported by global… Read More »

The King’s School Canterbury

“Our aim is to anchor a 21st century education within the illustrious history of the oldest school in the country”  The King's School Canterbury website As one of the country’s leading co-ed boarding schools, located in the beautiful surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Canterbury Cathedral, we look at what makes The King’s… Read More »

The challenge of getting into London schools

The fabled stories of fathers rushing from the maternity ward to drop off the application at the favoured school is less of a story and more of a reality. In this blog, Sophie Oakes looks at some of the key challenges when trying to get into London schools. School spaces have always been at a… Read More »

Studying Modern Foreign Languages

It is amazing how far studying modern foreign languages at university can get you. Not only does it give you an opportunity to learn to write and speak the language(s) fluently, but it also offers the chance to explore a broad range of other mediums including literature, philology, film and translation. The diversity of this… Read More »

The benefits of a University ‘Year in the Field’

A ‘sandwich year’, ‘year out’, ‘study abroad’, ‘work experience’, call it what you will , many universities encourage their students to consider spending their third year “out in the field”. This time can be spent gaining industrial experience through a work placement, studying abroad or a combination of the two. In this blog, we look… Read More »