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The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013, 18th Edition

Book Description

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 18th edition, provides all the guidance and advice needed to make the most informed decisions. The book includes an extensive 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, this is the definitive reference source.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Table of contents
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Foreword
  7. How to Use the Guide
  8. Part 1: The independent sector and independent schools
    1. 1.1 The independent sector and independent schools
    2. 1.2 Choosing an independent school
    3. 1.3 Overseas pupils and students – coming to the UK
    4. 1.4 UK Independent school examinations and qualifications
    5. 1.5 Independent school fees, fees planning, bursaries and scholarships
    6. 1.6 Independent school inspections
    7. 1.7 The sixth form and beyond – parents’ guide
  9. Part 2: Geographical directory
    1. 2.1 Notes on Information given in the Directory Section
    2. 2.2a England
    3. 2.2b England
    4. 2.2c England
    5. 2.3 Northern Ireland
    6. 2.4 Scotland
    7. 2.5 Wales
    8. 2.6 Overseas Schools
  10. Part 3: School profiles
    1. 3.1a England
    2. 3.1b England
    3. 3.2 Scotland
    4. 3.3 Continental Europe
  11. Part 4: Schools by category
    1. 4.1 Classified listings
  12. Part 5: Reference section
    1. 5.1 Index: Scholarships
    2. 5.2 Index: Bursaries and Reserved Entrance Awards
    3. 5.3 Index: Specialist Schools
    4. 5.4 Index: Single-Sex Schools
    5. 5.5 Index: Boarding Provision (Full, Weekly and Flexi-Boarding, Host Families)
    6. 5.6 Index: Religious Affiliation
    7. 5.7 Index: Schools Registered with CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils)
    8. 5.8 Index: Provision for English as a Foreign Language
    9. 5.9 Index: Schools in membership of the Constituent Associations of the Independent Schools Council
    10. 5.10 Educational associations and useful addresses
    11. 5.11 Glossary of Abbreviations
    12. 5.12 Further Reading
    13. 5.13a Main Index
    14. 5.13b Main Index
  13. Full imprint