The Good Schools Guide


Author: Amanda Atha,Caroline Brandenburger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780953265923
Category: Education
Page: 614
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The Good Schools Guide provides helpful advice on how to select a school, what to look for, what to ask and where else to look if things go wrong. In all it reviews the value of 375 of the UK's top schools, private and state, junior and senior, day and boarding.

The Good Schools Guide Boarding Schools in the UK


Author: Beth Noakes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781909963160
Category:
Page: 1382
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Boarding, twenty-first century style, is flourishing. The number of families choosing boarding schools for their children is increasing and the decision to board is, as often as not, made by children themselves. This book, dedicated to boarding schools, contains over 350 of The Good Schools Guide's highly informative and famously frank reviews. Every single school has been visited by our writers; we check out everything from dorms to food and weekend activities. We also speak to parents and, most important of all, pupils.The guide is packed with maps, reviews, articles and colour photographs. Whether parents are interested in big names, local treasures, state boarding schools or country preps, this is their unbiased guide to all that's best in British boarding.

Good Schools Guide

Special Educational Needs 2008
Author: Sandra Hutchinson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780955282133
Category: Schools
Page: 1115
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From the Good Schools Guide team, this is a guide to Special Educational Needs, from mild dyslexia to the most severe conditions. It lists the many sources of information and advice that parents might turn to, and comes with free access to a website containing details of all the 1500+ special schools in the UK.

The Good Web Guide


Author: Arabella Dymoke
Publisher: The Good Web Guide Ltd
ISBN: 9781903282465
Category: Internet addresses
Page: 192
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This guide has been completely revised and updated. The authors have revisited all the websites recommended in the first edition and cut out the dead wood, bringing the book thoroughly up to date. It is aimed at every family and household.

London North

The Good Schools Guide
Author: Ralph Lucas,Beth Noakes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781909963054
Category:
Page: 667
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Good Schools Guide


Author: Good,Lucas Publications
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780953265954
Category:
Page: 976
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This well established guide - now in its 9th Edition - is the best selling schools guide for parents. Now reviewing over 600 of the UK's top private and state schools. In addition to vivid descriptions of the schools, and outspoken critical analysis of each school's strengths and weaknesses, the guide provides helpful advice on how to select a school, what to look for, what to ask, and where else to look if things go wrong.

London South

The Good Schools Guide
Author: Ralph Lucas,Beth Noakes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781909963061
Category:
Page: 435
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The Independent Schools Guide 2011-2012

A Fully Comprehensive Guide to Independent Education in the United Kingdom
Author: Gabbitas
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749464194
Category: Education
Page: 480
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All parents want their child to be happy and successful at school, but few decisions are harder than identifying the right school for your child. The Independent Schools Guide, now in its 17th edition, provides all the guidance and advice needed to make the most informed decisions. The book includes an extstensive reference section for over 2,000 schools; details on fee planning, scholarships and bursaries; guidance for overseas parents, including language support and guardianship; and detailed profiles of over 200 schools and colleges. For any parent, guardian or carer who is considering the independent sector, the Guide is the definitive reference source.

The Independent Schools Guide 2008-2009


Author: Gabbitas Educational Consultants
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749445676
Category: Education
Page: 566
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Few decisions are harder to make for a parent than finding a suitable school for their child. The Independent Schools Guide, now in its twelth edition, provides the detailed information parents need to make a fully informed choice. It includes extensive indices for over 2,000 schools, classified by county, religious affiliation, sex, provision for dyslexia plus details of specialist schools. There is also useful advice on school fee planning, plus details of scholarships, bursaries and other awards. This up-to-date guide provides thorough information on the levels of awards including GCSEs, A Levels, Scottish examinations, GNVQs and the International Baccalaureate. There is also guidance for overseas parents, including advice on language support and guardianship for children attending boarding school in the United Kingdom. Complete with a parent's guide to the sixth form and beyond, covering university entry and careers, and a directory of useful addresses and associations, this is invaluable reading for any parent seeking educational advice.

The Good Schools Guide 2012


Author: Ralph Lucas
Publisher: Galore Park Publishing
ISBN: 9781905735754
Category: Education
Page: 1504
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The Good Schools Guide is recognised as one of the key publications for parents choosing independent schools for their children. Selling to thousands of parents each year, The Good Schools Guide is the only publication that gives a completely independent and unbiased overview of the country's top state and private schools. The new edition features invaluable advice on over 1,000 schools to give parents all the information they need to make an informed decision including information on the school's background and atmosphere, strengths and weaknesses as well as guidance as to how to secure a place, making it a must have for every parent! Key features:· Sells to thousands of parents every year making The Good Schools Guide a 'must-stock' title.· Supported by an extensive PR and marketing campaign. · Features over 1,000 of the UK's top schools, both independent and maintained, providing a valuable source of information and advice.· In-depth, unbiased reviews are based on what parents and others say about schools to help parents make an informed choice.

Uni in the USA

The UK Guide to US Universities
Author: Alice Fishburn,Anthony Nemecek
Publisher: Lucas Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780953265978
Category:
Page: 249
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Now that UK students are being asked to pay large sums for a university education whose quality has been compromised by decades of underfunding, more and more of them are looking to the USA. Enquiries to the US Educational Advisory Service are up seven-fold over the last two years, to over one million per annum. If you are having to pay, students reason, why not buy the best? In November 2004 the Top 200 World University Rankings in The Times Higher Educational Supplement listed seven American universities amongst the top ten. (Oxford and Cambridge being two of the other three). If you look down the rankings as far as Newcastle - well regarded in the UK - you have passed another 47 American universities on the way. of teaching and facilities is there to match it. Many US universities are willing to offer substantial financial support to British students. A first rate education abroad is becoming an ever more achievable option, whatever your background and the state of your finances. respected Good Schools Guide, and employs their familiar, highly readable style. It combines the personal experience and eloquence of Alice Fishburn, a British student in her final year at Harvard, with Anthony Nemecek's many years of experience as Director of the US Educational Advisory Service in the UK. Stephen Baldock, who until a few months ago was High Master of St Paul's School London, adds his views, and cartoonist Tim Sanders illustrates the book.

The Good Schools Guide


Author: Ralph Lucas
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780953265985
Category: Education
Page: 1227
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'The Good Schools Guide' provides helpful advice on how to select a school, what to look for, what to ask and where else to look if things go wrong. This new edition reviews over 750 of the United Kingdom's top private and state schools.

Know it All, Find it Fast for Youth Librarians and Teachers


Author: Christinea Donnelly
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 185604761X
Category: Information resources
Page: 323
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A brand new version of the best-selling enquiry desk reference text, Know it All, Find it Fast, specifically designed for those working with children and young people in schools, public libraries and at home. Including an invaluable overview of the education system and the school curriculum as well as a comprehensive listing of useful resources by topic, this A-Z covers school subjects from science and maths to reading and literacy, and more general themes such as children's health, wellbeing and hobbies. Each topic is broken down into useful sections that will help to guide your response; Typical questions outline common queries such as 'Have you got any information about volcanoes?' Considerations provides useful hints and tips i.e. 'Geography now encompasses not only physical and human geography but also environmental geography, social geography, geology and geopolitics.' Where to look lists relevant printed, digital and online resources with useful annotations explaining their scope and strengths Readership: This is the must-have quick reference tool arming librarians and teachers with the knowledge to deal with any queries thrown at them from children and young people as well as their parents and caregivers. It will also be a handy reference for parents and anyone working with children and young people in other organizations such as homework clubs and youth workers.