Choosing the perfect London private school
There are multiple factors you need to consider whilst choosing a London private school:
: Consider the location of the school and the convenience of travel. Some schools may offer transport services, while others may be located close to London transport links.
: Consider the curriculum offered by the school and whether it aligns with your child’s interests and future aspirations.
Consider the facilities that the school has to offer, including classrooms, libraries, and sports facilities. Also look into which extracurricular activities the school offers such as drama, debating, or sports activities, which can be quite competitive in London.
Read reviews and consider the reputation of the school you will potentially be sending your child to. Don't just look at league tables, but consider factors such as the school community, SEND provision and parents' feedback too.
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- Start your research early: The application process for London private schools can be lengthy and competitive. Therefore, it’s important that you start your research and the application process early to ensure you have enough time to explore all of your options and submit a strong application.
- Consider your child’s needs and interests: Think about what kind of education and extracurricular activities would best suit them.
- Attend open days: Visiting schools during their open days is a great way to get a feel for the school's culture and facilities. It also provides an opportunity to meet with teachers and staff to ask any questions you may have.
- Make sure you consider the location: London is an extremely large city, and commuting can be a significant factor when choosing a school. Think about the location of the school and if they are just attending as a day student, how easy will it be for your child to travel to and from school.
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