Back to School

Parents: Congratulations. Children: We’re terribly sorry. The summer holidays are almost over and it is time to fall back into familiar routines. Prepare for the scratchy new uniform, school lunches, homework and after-school clubs. Starting back at school in September can be an overwhelming and stressful time. There are often so many changes – new teachers, classrooms, students… it can …

The Best Independent Schools 2017

It’s been a year of significant change for many schools across Cheshire & Manchester. We’ve seen changes in headships, exam results and teaching staff. Once again, we’ve had a look at the local independent preparatory & senior schools across Manchester and Cheshire, and put together a list of our most recommended, for the 2017 – 2018 academic year. We are, …

Our Personal Touch

With the growth of globalisation – local expertise and a truly personal service has all but disappeared. Services that profess to be bespoke and personalised, rarely turn out to be anything other than slick marketing. With tuition, there are a plethora of tuition agencies out there that can put you in touch with a tutor from their extensive databases. The vast …

A Guide to Entrance Exams

You may be surprised to read that the 11+ and common entrance exams can be the source of stress and anxiety for many parents and children. If you have been through the process, or you are currently going through the process, you are likely not surprised at all. Firstly, there is the incredible amount of schools that require your child …

4 Great Educational Apps

Technology has transformed the way our children think, research states that children in the UK spend on average 6 hours 0r more per day (BBC) staring at the screen of a computer or mobile device. It’s clear that this is a trend that will only continue to grow with new technological developments and so embracing technology and finding ways to make …