Children enter senior school at either the age of 11 or 13, depending on the school they are attending. It is usually a very exciting time, the result of hard work in the prep years in order to attain admission to the school of their choice. It can also be a time of great anxiety, anticipation and nervousness. It is particularly daunting for first time boarders, who will have to make new friends in a new environment.
The GCSEs, which are taken in Years 10 and 11, are a crucial part of a child’s education in the UK. A good set of GCSEs will afford your child the opportunity to attend one of the best sixth forms or colleges and, ultimately, the most prestigious universities.