The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013

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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 170 x 238 x 26mm | 698.53g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 18th Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0749467479
  • 9780749467470
  • 1,345,510

About Gabbitas

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.show more

Table of contents

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 IndexChapter - 5.2: Bursaries and Reserved Entrance Awards;Chapter - 5.1: Scholarships;Section - FIVE: REFERENCE SECTION;Chapter - 4.1: Classified listings;Section - FOUR: SCHOOLS BY CATEGORY;Chapter - 3.3: Schools in Continental Europe;Chapter - 3.2: Scotland;Chapter - 3.1: England;Section - THREE: SCHOOL PROFILES;Chapter - 2.6: Overseas Schools;Chapter - 2.5: Wales;Chapter - 2.4: Scotland;Chapter - 2.3: Northern Ireland;Chapter - 2.2: England;Chapter - 2.1: Notes on information given in the directory section;Section - TWO: GEOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY;Chapter - 1.7: The sixth form and beyond - parents' guide;Chapter - 1.6: Independent school inspections;Chapter - 1.5: Independent school fees, fees planning, bursaries and scholarships;Chapter - 1.4: UK independent school examinations and qualifications;Chapter - 1.3: Overseas pupils and students - coming to the UK;Chapter - 1.2: Choosing an independent school;Chapter - 1.1: The independent sector and independent schools;Section - ONE: THE INDEPENDENT SECTOR AND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS;show more