This service provides parents with complete support in all areas of finding, registering and choosing the best nurseries and schools for your child. For parents moving to London mid year or needing an urgent nursery or school place then this service provides the best quality support right up to the point a place is accepted by parents. Placements start with a focused consultation with either Chloe or Sabine to establish the specific needs of a family. Further services include shortlist of recommended nurseries and schools, report, assessments (3-11 years old), registration and administrative support, organisation of visits and ongoing advice.
Nursery & School Placements
Expert support from Sabine to help busy parents find the highest quality nanny or governess. This service gets rid of all the hassle in finding the best childcare and ensures only the best qualified candidates for the job description. Nanny finding service also provides administrative support, search service, cv checking with special emphasis on deciphering various childcare and teaching qualifications and pre- interviewing and feedback on best candidates.
Assessments for 3-11 year olds
Specially designed assessments and detailed reports to help prepare children for competitive entrance at 3+, 4+, 7+, 8+ and 11+. All assessments conducted by Sabine or Chloe themselves using their knowledge of the entrance requirements of the best London schools and their teaching experience. Inbetween assessments for occasional places into Year 1 – Year 6 classes and play based assessments for children as young as 2 years old all conducted by a qualified early years and primary teachers. Special focus on the requirements of top London schools at 4, 7, 8 and 11+ with optional preparations sessions and bespoke reports with next steps. Assessments provide recommended resources and activities and for 2-5 year olds enabling parents to support their children’s development and extend their learning.
Pre-birth registration packages
For the most competitive areas of London where registration needs to be done straight after birth. We work with families expecting a baby and put together a educational roadmap from nursery onwards, complete registrations (on day of birth where necessary) and follow up administration, organise visits and advise on next steps.
Nursery and School reports
Bespoke reports with up to 10 recommended nurseries and schools meeting parent’s requirements, availability and location. Reports provide all information needed including; inspection reports, registration process and current availability, entrance requirements, class sizes, facilities and destination schools to help parents take control of the selection process.
Consultancy sessions to answer any and all questions on the British education system. Popular topics for discussion include single sex schooling versus co-educational, local school and nursery options, 4, 7, 8 and 11+ entrance, how to prepare your child for assessments, evaluating several school options, state versus private, bilingualism, speech and language development, activities to do at home with your child, school options for special education needs, supporting children with dyslexia. Sessions can take place via Skype, telephone or at your address.