The reason that private schools are often known as independent schools is that they are independent of the state. This means that funding isn’t supplied by the government and therefore these schools charge fees to each student who attends.
Regardless of if you are looking at a nursery, Primary school or a Private high school - the key driver to the activity is to find a school where your child will feel safe, happy and is able to thrive. We have tried to make the process a little easier for you by collating some top tips for making a school open day as useful as possible.
Thinking about higher education may seem a long way off when preparing for GCSE examinations, but it’s an important consideration for the future. Traditionally, after senior school and GCSEs, the next step would be Sixth Form and A Levels, followed by university - but in reality, there are now multiple avenues that you can pursue to enter into your career of choice.
September is always a reflective time, a time for parents to think about the educational environment required for their children to flourish. Here Mrs Goodwin, Deputy Headteacher considers the advantages of the “all-through school” model. We hope you agree! [...]
Finding and applying for the perfect private school for your child can be a confusing process, especially when beginning early years education. This form of learning may be the first organised education that your child has enrolled in, so ensuring they have a positive start is very important to ensure success in their future.
Confidence is well known to build personality and open doors and opportunities for children - something we strive to achieve at our private school. At Colchester High School we firmly believe in creating well-rounded children that possess the skills required to deal with anything that life throws at them [...]
At Colchester High School we provide our parents and pupils with guidance to make sure they are prepared and offer training and support for those children who have shown an interest and aptitude to undertake the 11+ tests [...]