National Offer Day

Parents Warned About Shortage Of Secondary School Places On National Offer Day

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Parents

Children across England are learning what secondary school they will be attending from September 2016 today (Tuesday 1 March). Although this is a ...

Secondary School Admissions: How To Appeal

Parentdish UK | Marianne Kavanagh | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Parents

It's a shock when you get the letter saying your child hasn't been offered a place at the secondary school you set your heart on. On National Offer Da...

School Places: Everyone Only Wants the Best for Their Children Right?

Francesca Richards-Spiller | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Richards-Spiller

Defining children according to wealth or merit in specific subjects sits very uncomfortably with me. What about supporting kids' interests, building on enthusiasm? What about maintaining friendships between kids of different social backgrounds rather than keeping them in separate worlds? Isn't it heartbreaking when children are separated from their best friends...

One In Seven Children Rejected By First Choice Of Secondary School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

One in seven pupils in England missed out on their first choice of secondary school this year, official figures show. The announcement follows pred...

Thousands Of Children To Rejected From Chosen Schools

PA | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Children across England will today learn which secondary school they will attend from this September, although thousands are expected to miss out on t...