How to choose the right secondary school for your child

an online guide based on the best-selling book by Miranda Perry


"Choosing a secondary school"Choosing a secondary school  might be the most important decision you ever have to make for your child, and this website aims to help you make the right decision.

The website does not list individual schools. Instead, it tries be as impartial as possible, and  help  parents navigate the information already available, to make a well informed choice.

Your child is unique, and so is every school.  Your job, as a parent, is to find the school that suits your child.

The content of the website is regularly updated, so that you can make sure that your decision is made in the light of any recent changes to secondary education.



Your opinions count:

Whilst preserving much of the original discussion in the book this new online version of the guide also permits comments* by parents, teachers and other educational experts on all articles and discussion topics. If you submit a comment please be patient as it may take sometime to review in busy periods.

* Please note that all comments are moderated and the editors reserve the right to modify or exclude any submissions that are deemed inappropriate.



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