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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

New Head at St Hilda's Prep, Hertfordshire

New Head at St Hilda’s Prep, Hertfordshire

St. Hilda's Prep School in Bushey, Hertfordshire has announced that Andy Kaye will be its new Head

Paradise found – a perfect family holiday at Windjammer Landing

Paradise found – a perfect family holiday at Windjammer Landing

Life centres on the beach – and the hedonistic pleasure of doing as much or as little as you please – at the St Lucia resort of Windjammer Landing

Holiday Nanny Guide

Holiday Nanny guide

A holiday nanny may sound like a luxury, but it's not only the super-rich who take help on holiday – so what are the ground rules for hiring vacation childcare?

St Columba's College appoints new Head and receives 'Excellent' ISI rating

St Columba’s College appoints new Head and receives ‘Excellent’ ISI rating

St Columba's College in St Albans has announced that Karl Guest will be the new Head from September 2023, and the school has just been rated 'Excellent' in all areas

A Repton

Focus on Repton Prep / A rounded vision

With a new Head, Victoria Harding, joining Repton Prep this September, we find out more about her approach and the school's central place within the wider school family

Sutton High Prep School takes learning outside

Sutton High Prep School takes learning outside

Sutton High Prep School is taking class outside, with a new purpose-built space inspired by its pupils' desire to connect with nature

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Sutton High Prep School takes learning outside
School partnership for King's Ely and Fairstead House
Making of Me: Ben Garrod on his inspiring schooldays in Norfolk
Capital gains – the benefits of going to school in London
National album – Ancestry and National Portrait Gallery competition
Go wild at Cornwall's Gwel an Mor
How to choose the right prep school for boys
Happy parenting: interview with Nadim Saad
Knightsbridge School's woodland wonder
Lyndhurst House Prep on the value of teaching Art
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