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  • Visiting a Prep school: Ask the questions! (Part 1)

    July 9, 2016.

    Visiting a Prep school: Ask the questions! (Part 1)

    Part 1: First impressions, Pressure and Progress 

    Certainly, do not rely on league tables and articles in the press for a true view of how a school is performing or how your child will fit in, either academically or socially.  Go beyond the headlines, visit the school and be sure to ask as many questions as possible.

    Firstly, look out for how enthusiastic a school is about teaching and developing a child both on the academic and pastoral side.  There will be signs everywhere, from the meeting with the Head and the teachers doing the guided tour, to the children ...

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