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Boarding houses are run by a housemaster or housemistress, chosen from senior staff within the school. Today many fee-paying schools offer a choice of boarding options ranging from 'Day Boarding' to 'Full Boarding' with some, if not all, pupils staying in communal 'houses' within the school grounds. With so many options how do you choose? Read More...
If your child has a pleasing academic record at home, there are only two further criteria that bear on his or her acceptance to a good British boarding school: English-speaking ability and timing. Read More...
Do you need to find an independent school, state school or fee-paying, day or boarding school? Undoubtedly you want to find a great school, we offer guidance to help you choose the best schools. Read More...
Few things cause so much angst for parents as finding the right school for their child. Once offspring have been through the system most parents wise up to what’s really on offer, how good a school actually is; what they really want for their child. Read More...
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Local resource for all girls schools in Belfast. Includes detailed information on local all-girls schools, including all-girls boarding schools, all-girls private schools and all-girls Catholic schools, that give access to single sex classes, as well as advice and content on single-gender education and co-education. Read More...
Local resource for special needs education in Belfast. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provides access to learning disability schools, speech & language therapy, occupational therapy, and individual education programs, as well as advice and content on special needs education approaches, physical disabilities, and developmental disorders. Read More...
The Good Schools Guide has visited and reviewed the tutor agencies in this section, all know their tutors personally. Read More...
With mounting pressure to find the right school and jump through seemingly endless hoops it's little wonder parents are keen to tick all the boxes from day one. When it comes to 'first-day nerves' we explain what's normal and what's not... Read More...