The Independent Schools Guide 2012-2013: A Fully Comprehensive Guide to Independent Education in the United Kingdom

Editor/Author Gabbitas
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Kogan Page

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-74-946748-7
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 4797
Book Status: Available
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This book includes extensive information for over 2,000 schools based in the U.K.; details on fee planning, scholarships; guidance for overseas parents, including language support and guardianship, and detailed profiles of over 200 schools and colleges.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword
  • How to Use the Guide
  • PART 1: THE INDEPENDENT SECTOR AND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
  • 1.1 The independent sector and independent schools
  • 1.2 Choosing an independent school
  • 1.3 Overseas pupils and students - coming to the UK
  • 1.4 UK Independent school examinations and qualifications
  • 1.5 Independent school fees, fees planning, bursaries and scholarships
  • 1.6 Independent school inspections
  • 1.7 The sixth form and beyond - parents’ guide
  • PART 2: GEOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY
  • 2.1 Notes on Information given in the Directory Section
  • 2.2 England
  • 2.3 Northern Ireland
  • 2.4 Scotland
  • 2.5 Wales
  • PART 3: SCHOOL PROFILES
  • 3.1 England
  • 3.2 Scotland
  • 3.3 Continental Europe
  • PART 4: SCHOOLS BY CATEGORY
  • 4.1 Classified listings
  • PART 5: REFERENCE SECTION
  • 5.1 Index: Scholarships
  • 5.2 Index: Bursaries and Reserved Entrance Awards
  • 5.3 Index: Specialist Schools
  • 5.4 Index: Single-Sex Schools
  • 5.5 Index: Boarding Provision (Full, Weekly and Flexi-Boarding, Host Families)
  • 5.6 Index: Religious Affiliation
  • 5.7 Index: Schools Registered with CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils)
  • 5.8 Index: Provision for English as a Foreign Language
  • 5.9 Index: Schools in membership of the Constituent Associations of the Independent Schools Council
  • 5.10 Educational associations and useful addresses
  • 5.11 Glossary of Abbreviations
  • 5.12 Further Reading