The Gabbitas Guide to Independent Schools

The Gabbitas Guide to Independent Schools

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Selecting the right school for your child is one of the most important and difficult decisions a parent ever makes. This guide provides practical guidance and information to help parents make the right choice. Now in its third edition, this guide contains facts and insights of over 100 years of offering independent, expert advice. It is a comprehensive directory of over 2000 schools, complete with indices of schools with classification by county, religious affiliation, sex and provisions for dyslexia. Information is provided on: the independent sector and how to choose the right school; scholarships, bursaries, awards and the Government-Assisted Places Scheme; the British examination system, including vocational courses and training, as well as a list of schools and colleges in the UK offering International Baccalaureate; and planning for school fees. The text includes full and half page profiles of over 320 schools and colleges, and gives practical guidance for overseas parents, including advice on language support and more

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  • Paperback | 630 pages
  • 170 x 240mm | 1,225g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • indexes, glossary
  • 0749422556
  • 9780749422554

Table of contents

Part 1 The independent sector: what is an independent school; the independent sector; choosing your school; how do parents pay for school fees?; scholarships, bursaries, assisted places and other awards. Part 2 Full geographic directory: schools in England; schools in Northern Ireland; schools in Scotland; schools in Wales. Part 3 School profiles: maps; schools in England; schools in Scotland; schools in Europe; state-maintained and grant-maintained schools; independent sixth-form colleges; independent colleges of further education; schools for special education needs; scholarships. Part 4 Reference section: examinations and training; bursaries and reserved entrance awards; the Assisted Places Scheme - list of participating schools; specialist schools; educational associations and useful more