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The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013, 18th Edition by Gabbitas

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Choosing an independent school

Peter Dix, Former Head of Port Regis, provides advice and guidance on choosing a school for your child

Choosing the right school(s) for one’s children is likely to be the most important decision parents will make for them, so it is vital to do all that is possible to get it right.

Beginning your research

If you plan to send your children locally and have some familiarity with your school options, it is never too early to engage purposefully with your research. If you are moving to a new part of the country, however, or have recently done so, you have even more work to do, so get cracking now! Often parents are torn as to whether they should find the house or the school first: my resounding advice is choose ...

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