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For parents thinking about their little one’s first foray into independent schooling, the process can seem daunting. Often the sheer quantity of available information overwhelms. Here you’ll find relevant information, carefully curated to prepare you for the exciting journey, from tips on choosing the right school to advice from specialists.

Pre-Prep Articles

In conversation with Fulham Pre-Prep's Joanna Copland

In conversation with Fulham Pre-Prep’s Joanna Copland

The Head of Pre-Prep at Fulham School Joanna Copland on a whole-child approach to early years education to ensure strong beginnings

Old Buckenham Hall earns tennis win

Old Buckenham Hall earns tennis win

Suffolk prep school Old Buckenham Hall (OBH) has earned a county commendation from the Lawn Tennis Association

Cheam School pupils enjoy a day of French fun

Cheam School pupils enjoy a day of French fun

Pupils at Cheam School in Berkshire immersed themselves in French language, life and culture for the day

Nature boost – why schools take learning outside

Nature boost – why schools take learning outside

We all need nature, and for children it's now recognised as critical – not only boosting mental and physical health but also supporting different learning styles and capacity to learn and build confidence. We speak to…

Rosemead Prep on learning to inspire

Rosemead Prep on learning to inspire

Rosemead Head Graeme McCafferty, and Head of Pre-Prep Lisa Meredith-Bennett, on how the school’s ethos, values and personalised approach to education inspire learners to pursue their passions and build strong…

60 Seconds With William Brierly, Head of Claremont Fan Court School

60 Seconds With William Brierly, Head of Claremont Fan Court School

William Brierly, Headmaster of Claremont Fan Court School, on his background and educational philosophy

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In conversation with Fulham Pre-Prep's Joanna Copland
Old Buckenham Hall earns tennis win
Cheam School pupils enjoy a day of French fun
Nature boost – why schools take learning outside
Rosemead Prep on learning to inspire
60 Seconds With William Brierly, Head of Claremont Fan Court School
Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle de Londres on building a multicultural mindset
Kew Green Prep on wellbeing in action
New Bedford independent school taking shape
Teaching tomorrow’s skills
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