Understanding how to navigate the 11+ and 13+ systems is a minefield for many. Ben Thomas, Headmaster of Thomas's, Battersea, will provide you with the complete picture on how to navigate this competitive and occasionally complicated system.
Saturday 12 November
Professor Mark Bailey, High Master of St Paul’s School, explains who is eligible to apply for a scholarship or a bursary and how schools are widening the net further.
Outlining all the ingredients and factors that the world's leading universtities in the UK and USA, and also the top employers in the work place will be looking for in your child. This talk will clearly detail how to maximise your child's chances of standing out in these highly competitive options after school.
With so many top London schools being single sex, the pros and cons of co-ed is one of the most debated subjects in education. Tatler Head of the Year, Sarah Thomas, of Bryanston (co-ed), and Elizabeth Hewer, Head of St George's (single sex), will guide you through the key considerations to help you choose what is right for your son and daughter.
Every child is different so there's no one-size fits all answer when it comes to selecting the right school. However, choosing a school doesn't need to be a headache and Barnaby Lenon, Chairman of the Independent Schools Council, will help steer you on how to make the right decision.
Dr. Sarah Wynick, Consultant Child Psychiatrist, & Laverne Antrobus, Consultant Child and Educational Psychologist, discuss providing support for your changing child, learning to cope and nurturing achievement.
The thought of sending your child off to board can be a hard decision for parents. With many experts arguing it can strenghten the family unit, as well as provide a more rounded education, our speakers, Mike Buchanan, Head of Ashford School, Marina Gardiner Legge, Head of Heathfield School, and Sid Inglis, Headmaster of Elstree School, will provide you with all the facts to decide if boarding (full, flexi, or weekly) is the right solution.