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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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The Independent Schools Guide is a unique source of information and advice for parents and carers who are making choices on education and schools in the UK.

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About the book

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
Sixth form choices, including tutorial colleges, and beyond

To see schools online, visit the guide's website at www.independentschoolsguide.com


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 Index
    • Chapter - 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;


Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749467470
  • Edition: 18
  • Published: 3rd December 2012
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 240x170
  • 488 pages

About the Author

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.