The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013: A Fully Comprehensive Guide to Independent Education in the United Kingdom

The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013: A Fully Comprehensive Guide to Independent Education in the United Kingdom

Paperback Independent Schools Guide

By (author) Gabbitas

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  • Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 488 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 238mm x 26mm | 699g
  • Publication date: 15 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0749467479
  • ISBN 13: 9780749467470
  • Edition: 18, Revised
  • Edition statement: 18th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,072,721

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Every parent wants their child to flourish throughout their education but few decisions are more difficult than choosing the right school. The "Independent Schools Guide" from Gabbitas Education has been informing parents in their independent school choices since 1924. Included in this most authoritative and extensive guide to UK independent schools: choosing a school (day, boarding, prep and senior); school fees planning; coming from overseas; independent school inspections (ISI and Ofsted); extensive directory of UK independent schools; detailed school profiles; and sixth form choices, including tutorial colleges, and beyond.

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Gabbitas Educational Consultants has been established for over 130 years, and every year it helps thousands of parents and students in the UK and abroad who seek personal guidance at all stages of education. It also advises on transfers into the British educational system and provides guardianship services for children from overseas attending boarding schools in the UK.

Table of contents

Section - ONE: THE INDEPENDENT SECTOR AND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS; Chapter - 1.1: The independent sector and independent schools; Chapter - 1.2: Choosing an independent school; Chapter - 1.3: Overseas pupils and students - coming to the UK; Chapter - 1.4: UK independent school examinations and qualifications; Chapter - 1.5: Independent school fees, fees planning, bursaries and scholarships; Chapter - 1.6: Independent school inspections; Chapter - 1.7: The sixth form and beyond - parents' guide; Section - TWO: GEOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY; Chapter - 2.1: Notes on information given in the directory section; Chapter - 2.2: England; Chapter - 2.3: Northern Ireland; Chapter - 2.4: Scotland; Chapter - 2.5: Wales; Chapter - 2.6: Overseas Schools; Section - THREE: SCHOOL PROFILES; Chapter - 3.1: England; Chapter - 3.2: Scotland; Chapter - 3.3: Schools in Continental Europe; Section - FOUR: SCHOOLS BY CATEGORY; Chapter - 4.1: Classified listings; Section - FIVE: REFERENCE SECTION; Chapter - 5.1: Scholarships; Chapter - 5.2: Bursaries and Reserved Entrance Awards; Chapter - 5.3: Specialist Schools; Chapter - 5.4: Single-Sex Schools; Chapter - 5.5: Boarding Provision (Full, Weekly and Flexi-Boarding, Host Families); Chapter - 5.6: Religious Affiliation; Chapter - 5.7: Schools Registered with CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils); Chapter - 5.8: Provision for English as a Foreign Language; Chapter - 5.9: Schools in membership of the Constituent Associations of the Independent Schools Council; Chapter - 5.10: Educational associations and useful addresses; Chapter - 5.11: Glossary of Abbreviations; Chapter - 5.12: Further Reading; Chapter - 5.13: Main Index