The Gabbitas Guide to Independent Schools

The Gabbitas Guide to Independent Schools

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The quality of independent education in Britain has never been higher. Our schools provide a choice of subjects and facilities and a degree of academic excellence combined with social education unrivaled in the world. With continued parental concern over developments in the public sector there is fast growing interest in independent education from a new generation of 'first time buyers'. Compiled by Gabbitas Educational Consultants, the foremost authority in this field, this bestselling title provides definitive guidance to parents considering private education in Britain. With extensive and detailed profiles, and a fully comprehensive directory section, The Gabbitas Guide to Independent Schools is simply the best value guide you can buy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 580 pages
  • 170 x 240mm | 1,258g
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • maps, glossary, indices
  • 0749428678
  • 9780749428679

Table of contents

Foreword; Introduction; Part One: 1.1 Education in Britain: the system explained; 1.2 The independent sector; 1.3 Choosing your school; 1.4 Planning for school fees; 1.5 Opinion; Part Two: Directory of schools; Part Three 3.1 School profiles; 3.2 College profiles; Part Four: The Assisted Places Scheme; Glossaries for examinations and associations; Indices for schools and specialism, religious affiliation or association; Useful addresses section; (Regional) maps and page references for advertisersshow more