“Our tutor was highly knowledgeable about the schools and various curriculums and she was always punctual and highly communicative. She definitely exceeded our expectations and made great progress with our son.”

Mother, Dubai

“The family is extremely proud that our grandson has been admitted into one of the best public schools in England. A very big thanks from all of us.”

Grandfather, Pakistan

Team & Ethos

“Thanks to you for your support and finding us such great tutors, and especially for finding new ones quickly when we needed them. We would certainly recommend you to anyone!”

 
Mother, London

News & Events

“Thank you for the amazing job you did with my daughter – she really found your input immensely helpful, reassuring and very much enjoyed meeting you and working with you.”

 
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11+ PREPARATION

With the 11+ Examinations just around the corner, a parent may wonder how they can best prepare their son/ daughter for this demanding process. A child who is overly-tired due to completing practice ...
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11+ PREPARATION

With the 11+ Examinations just around the corner, a parent may wonder how they can best prepare their son/ daughter for this demanding process. A child who is overly-tired due to completing practice ...
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THE PERFECT PERSONAL STATEMENT

Writing the Personal Statement has become an artform - universities know that students approach this element of their application in a formulaic way and there are various key areas that they expect ...
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CHILDREN'S READING LIST

To provide you with some inspiration for reading lists or presents, we asked the Holland Park team which children's books they would recommend. These include some of our childhood favourites as well ...
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HAMPSTEAD

WHY LIVE HERE?  Hampstead has long been known for its liberal, intellectual, artistic, literary and musical associations – and for the mind-blowingly massive heath that is London’s largest ancient ...
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NOTTING HILL

WHY LIVE HERE?  As downtown Manhattan is to New York and Montmartre is to Paris, so Notting Hill is to London. Cosmopolitan, cultured, yet cosy – this west London enclave is a magnet for urbane young ...
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CHELSEA

WHY LIVE HERE?  Chelsea is synonymous with London’s swinging sixties. In those days of free love and flower power, the world’s most fashionable artists, musicians and models thronged to the area. Its ...
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FAMOUS CAMBRIDGE ALUMNI

The 800-year-old University of Cambridge has educated many notable figures, including 98 Nobel Laureates, 15 British Prime Ministers and 10 Fields medalists, the highest honour for mathematicians. ...
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KENSINGTON

WHY LIVE HERE?  For generations, Kensington has been an upscale, cosmopolitan and sought after part of London. With stately Victorian buildings and imposing embassies sprawling away from the Jacobean ...
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This is a big year for the two-and-a-half-year-old Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. In April, her family will welcome her younger sibling – a big deal for any child. Plus, looking super smart in a ...
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EXAM PREPARATION: REVISION TIPS

The run up to exam season can feel very daunting: so many subjects, so little time. However, the key to surviving any exams, whether they are your GCSEs, A-Levels or University Finals, is to have ...
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RICHMOND

WHY LIVE HERE?  Richmond and its shops, theatres and glorious green spaces nestle on a curve of the River Thames. A pretty area where town meets country, residents find it hard to leave once they’ve ...
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FAMOUS OXONIANS

Dating back to the 11th Century, the University of Oxford is the oldest University in the English speaking world. With a strong tradition of international scholarly links, gifted men and women from ...
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STARTING PRIMARY

How to prepare for (and survive) the first term at primary school  Whether your child has been going to nursery or not, the start of primary school is a big step and the surroundings a little more ...
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STARTING SECONDARY

How to prepare for (and survive) the first term at secondary school  You’ve spent months, or even years, choosing the right secondary school: going through gruelling admissions processes, drowning in ...
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A PRE-PREP FIT FOR A PRINCE

Prince George, he of the perfect outfits, gorgeous side parting and cheeky grin, turns four next month (July 22nd) – which means that he will start “big school” in September. While his family lived ...
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Personal statement - essay or creative writing?

Read our top tips on how to write a personal statement that will impress any admission officers. “Describe yourself” has been universally agreed to be the most difficult interview question presented; ...
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The different types of Schools in the UK

Here we breakdown the various different types of schools in the UK including which schools are fee-paying and which are non-fee-paying. We also discuss the difference between independent schools and ...
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A Quick Guide to the British Education System

Among the numerous education systems around the world, the British Education system is understandably not the simplest to make sense of. As of 2015, England’s official school leaving age was ...
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