What is happening to GCSEs?




Now as school children in England finished their GCSE exams and are waiting for results in August, we wanted to write about GCSE reform. GCSEs are being reformed in phases between 2015 and 2019. Here is a summary of the reform: …

The Role of a Tutor

Moving to a different country is usually a challenge for the whole family. Children, however, will adapt quickly, as long as you support them throughout the process and use the help of an expert who will assist during the transition period. The best solution is to find an experienced tutor who knows requirements of UK schools and is aware of difficulties a child may encounter when entering the UK education system.

Choosing the right boarding school for your child in the UK

At first glance it seems that choosing a school for your child is simple – you pick one that is high in the ratings, pay the fees, and the job is done. Unfortunately, it is not that easy.
The first thing you need to remember is to register your child early. Competition for places is very high, and if you want to get into a popular school you should start at least 2-4 years in advance.

Guardianship for boarding school students from overseas: what it is and why it is needed

As the popularity of the British education among overseas students is growing, we would like to share with you the details of what guardianship is all about and why it is important. Often parents, while planning to send their children to study in the UK, are not aware of this aspect.

Of course, the main decision to be made is where to study. Studying abroad is a life-changing experience, and it is vital that this experience is positive and trouble-free. It is important to remember, however, that besides high quality education, the child and the parents need to have the right support system in place.

The UK boarding school system

Despite its relatively small geographical size, the UK is a big player on the international stage, in terms of its economy, cultural influence and also its education system. The UK boasts an impressively large selection of schools ranked among the world’s best. That is why for over 100 years, students have been coming to the UK to enjoy the benefits of a world-class boarding education. …

Choosing a university in the UK

There is a wide variety of universities, business schools and colleges in the UK that teach higher education courses. UK universities and colleges are diverse, multicultural, creative and welcoming.  Students receive top quality teaching, improve their English language skills and gain great career prospects. Over 430,000 international students study here every year, from over 180 countries. The real challenge is selecting a university that is right for you. …

New Horizons

We are delighted to share with you, that starting from this academic year, Best Start Education is extending its scope of services. We will be partnering not only with the UK-based institutions, but also with the schools in other countries of the world, such as USA, Canada, Switzerland, Malta, France, Germany and many others.

Another important area we will be focusing on is the University Placements. Choosing a university is one of the most important decisions in our life, which can make a big impact on our future. Which university to apply to depends on your goals and budget, student`s abilities and interests and a number of other factors. There is a very high demand for this service and we are here to help you to make the right choice.

Summer language schools

Would you like your children to get the most out of their school Holidays? Why not send them to one of the UK’s leading summer language schools!
A summer, spent in England will forever remain in their memory as one of the happiest experiences of a lifetime. Whilst immersed in the English speaking environment, your child will discover British culture, history and way of life.
We know this market inside out and therefore will pick a language school individually tailored to your child’s needs and interests as well as to your budget.
But you need to hurry as all the best schools fill up well in advance!