Tuesday 15 October 2019

Why can’t I hold a state school place?

A common question we hear from families concerns the state school application process. Many relocating families now apply into the state sector, however are faced with the challenge of forward-planning when using the in-year admissions process. Most councils and schools require a family to be resident before submitting an application for a state school.   This … Read More

Tuesday 1 October 2019

Lovely client feedback

Some wonderful feedback from a client who moved from the US to London Both girls had really good years last year and this year is off to a great start too. I wanted to thank you again for your all of your help with finding a school for them. The school seems to be a … Read More

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Aptitude testing

State secondary schools applications close on the 31st October 2019 for September 2020 onwards. Many schools – especially academies and free schools – allow some pupils entrance based on aptitude, often in the arts or music – accompanied by a reference from their current school. There does seem to be some leeway here for schools … Read More

Wednesday 10 July 2019

What we did on our holidays.

Most independent schools have closed now for the summer, and the state schools are entering their final few days of the school year. However, holidays don’t spell inaction within the schools – refurbishments, staff training and pending public examination results keep the schools busy. Applying for school places can become a slow process, expect longer … Read More