Few decisions are harder to make for a parent than finding a suitable school for their child. The Independent Schools Guide, now in its twelth edition, provides the detailed information parents need to make a fully informed choice.It includes extensive indices for over 2, 000 schools, classified by county, religious affiliation, sex, provision for dyslexia plus details of specialist schools. There is also useful advice on school fee planning, plus details of scholarships, bursaries and other awards.This up-to-date guide provides thorough information on the levels of awards including GCSEs, A Levels, Scottish examinations, GNVQs and the International Baccalaureate. There is also guidance for overseas parents, including advice on language support and guardianship for children attending boarding school in the United Kingdom.Complete with a parent's guide to the sixth form and beyond, covering university entry and careers, and a directory ofuseful addresses and associations, this is invaluable reading for any parent seeking educational advice.All girls sit GCSE examinations in English Language, English Literature, mathematics, a modem language, and a science, and have the ... a range of modem languages, classics, business studies, computer studies, art and design, graphic design, music and drama. ... They are expected to study four or five A/S levels and to continue three of those subjects to A2. Examinations offered Edexcel, OCR, AQA.
|Title||:||The Independent Schools Guide 2006 - 2007|
|Author||:||Gabbitas Educational Consultants|
|Publisher||:||Kogan Page Publishers - 2006-03|