Monday 3 December 2018

How outstanding is Outstanding?

The integrity of the gold standard of English state education – the OFSTED “Outstanding” rating – has been brought into question. The head of OFSTED has commented that these top-rated schools are a “blind-spot” in the education system as they are inspected so infrequently.   The decision by the government in 2011 to exempt outstanding schools … Read More

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Client feedback

Very kind feedback from an Australian client who has moved to Manchester. The girls started at school today.  I can not thank you enough for all your help, work and guidance with schooling for the girls. We are super excited (along with a lot of nerves this morning) to start at the school. I am … Read More

Tuesday 11 September 2018

SEN Funding Cuts in London

Thousands of children with special needs are paying the price of a “crisis” in education funding, one union has claimed. Official figures show the number of youngsters with special educational needs plans or statements that are awaiting school places has more than doubled in a year. The National Education Union (NEU) claimed that local councils … Read More

Thursday 7 December 2017

Client feedback

Two great pieces of client feedback this week: From an American client – “Thank you for all your assistance. With a huge move like this, it was so helpful and we greatly appreciate it!” And from an Australian family – “We very much appreciate your help and expertise. You have made our job of finding a … Read More