24th August 2020

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When choosing a school for your child the most important thing is to make sure you pick one that will help them thrive. Your child’s ideal school will be determined by their individual needs and interests.

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17th August 2020

Pound Cost Averaging – The Smart Choice For Investors During Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic sent shockwaves through global economies, with investors feeling the pinch as markets tumbled and recovery proved to be anything but straightforward. The FTSE 100, which hit highs of over 7,500 points in January, plummeted by an unprecedented 34%; since then, rises have been moderate and fluctuating. With the crisis far from over, […]

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17th August 2020

How Are Independent Schools Managing Lockdown And School Fees?

The wholesale shutdown of education between March and June, since when a partial return by some year groups has been possible, has applied to independent schools as much as the state sector. Public and state schools have been subject to ambiguous and rapidly changing sets of guidelines and requirements, governing everything from social distancing ‘bubbles’ […]

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31st July 2020

Back to School

When coronavirus cases first began to rise in the UK the Boarding Schools’ Association advised, that where possible, boarders should return home as quickly as possible.

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2nd June 2020

Coronavirus

Education is very rarely out of the news and in these very unusual times it remains the case. Debates rage about the reopening of schools, and the various ways different sectors of the system have reacted to the lockdown.

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18th January 2018

Private School

It was reported in the Daily Mail this week that private school fees have trebled, in real terms, over the past 30 years, but parents are undeterred.

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18th December 2017

Pencils

Choosing an independent school is a serious investment Parents or grandparents wishing to give their children or grandchildren the benefit of an independent education face startling costs. This is followed after school by the costs of a university education, which are also considerable. However, with careful planning, it may be possible to avoid a huge […]

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12th September 2017

New State Pension Age

Welcome to our latest issue of Smartmoney, which you can view at Smartmoney September 2017. Will you be one of the six million workers who will have to work an extra year before retiring after the Government announced that it would be extending the retirement age to 68?

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18th August 2017

Despite the introduction of tougher exams, British sixth formers have achieved some of the best A-level results seen for several years.

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23rd June 2017

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On Saturday 17th June, parents and teachers alike discovered their inner seventies groove and boogied in the wonderland of the Hazlegroovy Ball, celebrating 70 years of the school and shedding inhibitions left, right and centre.

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