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Here you’ll find the lowdown on prep schools: boarding or day; mixed or co-ed; the options seem endless. This section aims to help you make an informed decision for your child by offering a wealth of relevant advice from teachers and specialists to support you while you and your child navigate the schooling system.

Prep Articles

Mind games – journals and games to help children express feelings

Mind games – journals and games to help children express feelings

Mind games can be positive, and a new crop of journals and family games offer fun and useful tools to help even young children get in touch with their feelings and express themselves

Staycation adventures - 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf

Staycation adventures – 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf

You don't have to travel to have an adventure. Here's our guide to brilliant escapes you can plan at or close to home this summer

Let's talk to our children about consent

Let’s talk to our children about consent

With the ramifications of Everyone's Invited and #MeToo still playing out, how do we help children navigate the minefield of sex, love and consent? Mental health trainer, parent and former teacher Clare Davis gives her…

Girls on top: why 'male sports' are so cool for girls

Girls on top: why ‘male sports’ are so cool for girls

The traditional male sports – football, cricket and rugby – are finding favour among girls and women, and the opportunities are developing but there's more work required to level the playing field

Question time: Gabbitas answer your education questions

Question time: Gabbitas answer your education questions

Gabbitas answer your questions on moving an unhappy child, separate schools for siblings and how the UKiset can help with a move to the British education system

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Staycation adventures - 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf
Let's talk to our children about consent
Girls on top: why 'male sports' are so cool for girls
Question time: Gabbitas answer your education questions
In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education
New co-ed pre-prep for Moulsford Boys' Prep School
Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia
Saint Felix School, Southwold announces partnership with ILG
Making of Me: Pamela Butchart on eventful schooldays in Dundee
Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages
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