In our first Guide, which you can read here, we covered the many reasons why parents may need to change the school their child(ren) attend at the critical two-year period of secondary education between 16 and 18/19 years of age. We also covered why, in many cases, changing school for these years is in practice often the best course of action for children and something that many should do.
The reason why many students and families choose to stay in the same all-through school is often driven by security of what is known – but there can be a high price paid for this, particularly in ensuring the best qualifications for an individual child.
If there is a [...]
Background – why we have written this Guide
Following numerous requests from parents we have produced the following guide to shine a light on the complex choices facing families at the critical point in each child’s education where they need to decide on options at age 16.
If there is a single key message to be drawn from the following it is that there should be a considered choice made by parents and young men and women whether to move schools, or to remain within an existing all-through school, for the final two years of study before graduation – whether that will be directly into industry, graduate study or a year out.
We believe that there are many [...]