• Creative Calm after the Twitter Storm
    Creative Calm after the Twitter Storm

    The excellent ‘Your Life’ website pursues its mission to encourage all young people to choose STEM subjects with a refreshingly direct approach.

    ‘If you want to ensure you will get a job that is exciting, well-paid, allows you to travel and offers amazing opportunities to shape the world, choose Maths and Physics at A Level.’

    For all the articles that have been published in the educational press on the subject of girls and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), the topic has only become headline news thanks to poor, beleaguered Tim Hunt.

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  • Precision Decision
    Precision Decision

    Looking for a school to suit your child has never been easier, the Independent education sector offers such diversity – you are literally spoilt for choice.

    Independent schooling provides education from 3-19 years starting with Kindergarten, Prep, Senior then Sixth form, you can choose just one of these entry levels or with some schools go seamlessly through all four stages. The choices then extend to selective, non-selective, single sex or co-educated, small or large, urban or rural.

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  • Expert Help for Revision Success
    Expert Help for Revision Success

    A-levels begin to change from September 2015, with all exams taken at the end of a two year course. Smart revision tactics have never been more important.

    Joe McManners joined Rochester Independent College having already achieved 10 A*s at GCSE and 3 A*s at A-level in Maths, English Literature and History at Tonbridge School. Changing direction, in order to aim for medicine, he is now taking one year A-level courses in Chemistry and Biology.

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  • Securing a better future
    Securing a better future

    “I’d love to, but we just can’t” is a common answer to the question “Would you send your children to a private school?”. Yet, sending your bright kids to an independent school is more achievable than you’d imagine.

    Decisions about children’s education are probably among the most important a parent will ever make. But independent education is an area wrapped up in myth and enigma that is shielding parents from the many options open to them. Independent school can often be dismissed out of hand as too expensive, too exclusive or too posh, but in reality it’s none of those. And the facts back it up. Time to bust a few myths.

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