This month's featured college is Oxford International College. Established in 2002 by a group of academics from the University of Oxford, OIC soon became one of the UK's leading colleges. They prepare British and international students for entry into top universities in the UK and worldwide, including Oxbridge, Imperial, LSE, Medical and Law schools.
Welcome to www.privateschools.co which is operated by Education Advisers Ltd. We aim to advise international parents on the choice of the best private UK boarding schools. We only advise on private schools, independent schools and private sixth form colleges – i.e those schools which charge fees for tuition. If you are seeking a private day school without accommodation you can find those listed on one of our other websites – www.best-schools.co.uk
This website carries a very large database of private UK boarding schools. Just use the Find a School section to search for private boarding schools in your target location in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and if you wish, then request prospectuses direct from the school. However, a large proportion of parents prefer to use the advice of our own team of experts, all of whom have many years of first hand knowledge of the best private schools. Indeed, Education Advisers Ltd is renowned for being the only UK company to publish accurate and comprehensive league tables of UK private schools by type of curriculum and type of school.
Parents need to be aware that applications to the very best academic UK private schools often need to be made more than one year in advance of admission – and in special cases such as Eton and Winchester you need to be applying as much as 3 years in advance. For these top schools we strongly recommend that we arrange private tuition to prepare your child for the highly selective admissions test OR place your child in a feeder prep boarding school for your target senior school. By way of contrast, we can always help your child gain admission to other good academic UK boarding schools, often at short notice and sometimes without testing. Additionally there are always places for children of mixed ability or those who have fallen behind their correct year group.
There is much free information about private education on this site to assist with your choice of school. You can download various eGuides, such as a comprehensive eGuide on How to Choose a Boarding School which contains a useful questionnaire to take on school visits.
Apart from helping you to select the most appropriate private schools for your child, we can guide you through the admissions process and if necessary arrange for a personal tutor to prepare your child for entrance tests. We also advise on choice of curriculum such as A Levels, Pre-U, International Baccalaureate or BTECs. If you have a child with Special Educational Needs, we can direct you to either a specialist SEN school or a conventional school with learning support.
We welcome all enquiries either by phone to +44 (0) 1622 813870 +44 (0) 1622 812852 or on the email forms on site or by individual email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This site is operated by Education Advisers Limited, which specialises in advice to parents and students on choice of independent schools and colleges. You may find out more about us by going to the section on this site or by visiting our other websites –
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