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What is the International Baccalaureate?

  The International Baccalaureate (IB) recently celebrated its 50th birthday, which tempted us to write a blog highlighting its value and discussing how it compares to the A Levels. As the School House Magazine sums it up “The wise men present at [the IB’s] birth were innovative educators, several of them British, who set about […]

Dos and Don’ts of Exam Revision

  Revision period is definitely a time of intense work and stress. It’s not always easy knowing the “right” way to study. There are so many different ways to revise. And although any revision is better than no revision, there are certain methods that are better than others.   A recent article in The Guardian […]

What’s the difference between private schools and state schools?

  As parents, the pressure to send your child to the “right” school can be quite intense. Education is such a crucial part of everyone’s life. The type of education your child receives will play a big role in his or her development and can deeply influence the path he or she chooses to take. […]

What is an Academy?

    The UK’s education system can be quite confusing. From Free schools, to Faith schools, Academies, boarding schools and private schools, it’s easy to see how complicated everything can get. Keeping track of what each one entails isn’t simple, which is why we will be focusing our next few blogs on explaining each one. […]