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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.

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Tips for finding the right tutor for your child from Cognita Tutoring

Tips for finding the right tutor for your child from Cognita Tutoring

Olivia Wareham, Educational Lead for Cognita Tutoring, gives her advice on choosing the right tutor for your child

Breathing easy – how to improve air quality in schools

Breathing easy – how to improve air quality in schools

While building efficiency matters, poorly ventilated schools remain a nationwide problem, says an air technology specialist

Southbank International earns Apple Distinguished School status for the second time

Southbank International earns Apple status for the second time

Southbank International School's Hampstead Campus has gained recognition as an Apple Distinguished School for the second time

Plastic fantastic – learning to use this valuable resource more wisely

Plastic fantastic – learning to use this valuable resource more wisely

It's the 'big baddie' for many children and adults, but is it time we reappraised plastic's value and educated ourselves in ways to use it more wisely?

St Columba's College continues its successful switch to co-education

St Columba’s College continues its successful switch to co-education

St Albans Catholic school St Columba's College welcomes girls into Year 7 (11+) from September 2022, continuing its successful move to be a co-ed independent school for children of all faith traditions and none

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Tips for finding the right tutor for your child from Cognita Tutoring
How Eaton Square Prep School champions a true 21st-century education
Breathing easy – how to improve air quality in schools
Southbank International earns Apple status for the second time
Plastic fantastic – learning to use this valuable resource more wisely
St Columba's College continues its successful switch to co-education
What makes the best independent school in London?
Board rules – why board games are good news
Poetry Together welcomes very special guests
Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction
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