France vs England (The education battle)

By |October 21st, 2014|

What do the French think of the English schooling system? Here, we have such a different attitude, ethos and level.  I wonder what they make of it all. For the French, who have opted for the private schools (compared with much cheaper private schools in France) it must be a revelation but for those in the […]

Gap-Years …

By |October 15th, 2014|

Gap years, are they a worth while experience or a waste of time and money?
If someone asks me again where my son is going for his “gap year” I think I might scream! My son isn’t taking a gap year he’s gone off to university….where I hope he will have plenty of life experiences, fun […]

Half Term Tuition

By |October 14th, 2014|

Having put four children through the education system I can’t advocate enough how important extra tuition can be, especially at this time of the year.
Mock A levels are looming and although seem far away in January, come round fast enough. Although one would imagine that the Christmas holidays are the time to cram in extra […]