Visiting a school: First impressions that can last a lifetime

Many schools open their doors in the autumn.  School open days are the first step in a relationship that will shape your child’s future.

An Open Day gives an invaluable opportunity to look around the school, absorb the atmosphere and meet the Head, staff and pupils.  It provides an insight into the interaction of staff and pupils and also the relationship between the pupils and their peers.  Current work by pupils will be on show and demonstrations of practical work in drama, music, games, technology and science may be given too.

What are the benefits of Single Sex Schools?

Few would dispute that boys and girls are wired differently and consequently develop both physically and emotionally at different speeds, have different learning styles, as well as diverse motivations. Building confidence and self-esteem are key factors to attaining success in a child’s education. It is not hard, therefore, to comprehend why children in single sex schools thrive, since they are studying in an environment which recognises these differences and is consequently tailor-made in terms of educational setting and atmosphere.

Award Nomination

We are pleased to announce that our company was shortlisted for the Relocate Awards in the Employee & Family Support category (Re:locate magazine).  The Relocate Awards recognise excellence and reward best practice.  This nomination recognises our professionalism in helping families find the best educational solutions and our exceptional customer service.

Caring for your children in the UK

Many parents who plan to send their children to study in the UK are not aware of the concept of educational guardianship and the requirements of the British law. International educational company Best Start Education provides a highly personalised level of service covering all aspects of education in the UK, including guardianship services. We receive many questions from parents about the safeguarding of their children whilst they are living away from home. Here we present FAQs about education guardianship for international students to make it easier for parents who plan to invest in their child’s education in the UK.

Best Start Education at the ‘Study UK: Discover You’ Exhibition in Moscow

Autumn is always full of interesting events in the sphere of education, and our company Best Start Education actively participates in these events. After Study Travel Alphe Conference in London we were invited to take part in the British Council exhibition in Moscow “Study UK: Discover You”, that took place on 7-8 October 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Schools chosen by royalty

Prince George, who will turn four in July, is due to start school in September 2017 and currently attends a Montessori nursery close to the couple’s Norfolk mansion, Anmer Hall. We took a look around and listed some of the schools respected by royal families and future world leaders.

Why choose a British school for your children?

Last week I met up with legendary former headmaster of Eton Tony Little.  Amongst other things, he talked about how schools could prepare students for the future in our rapidly changing world. This made me think about what makes British private schools so special.

British education has achieved a worldwide reputation for quality. UK education standards are respected by employers and academics worldwide – UK schools consistently rank highly for quality of education, student satisfaction and employment prospects. We analyzed what makes British schools so special.