A Checklist Of Skills For Reception

  29.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

When your child goes to primary school, it can be hard to tell whether they are progressing well or not. Here are some skills that your child should have mastered

Why Choose Grammar Schools?

  23.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

The UK has just over 200 grammar schools: 163 of those in England and the remainder in Northern Ireland. In England, grammar schools educate just 5% of the total secondary

What Is The 11+?

  22.08.2019   Jemma Smith   Blog   No comments

If you’re a parent trying to decide which secondary school to send your child to in the UK, you might have encountered the 11+.  This exam used to be taken

Why Choose Oxbridge?

The two oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK are the University of Cambridge (founded 1209) and the University of Oxford (founded so long ago that the date is

Education For Expat Children: Supporting Your Children’s Studies When You move Abroad

Moving schools can be challenging for children, being uprooted from their friends and from the surroundings they’re familiar with. When the move is not just to a different town or

Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Even if you’ve never heard the phrase “summer learning loss”, as a parent you’ll probably have seen its impact. The long summer holiday is a time for children to relax

What To Do If You Don’t Get The Right Grades For University

A-Level results are released on the 15th of August this year: the day when thousands of teenagers up and down the country will find out if their grades are good

Top tips for secondary school applications

Secondary school applications can be a stressful experience. That’s especially true in a county like Oxfordshire that’s home to several of the country’s leading independent schools, including Magdalen College School,

Nature Games

Here at the Education Hotel we believe that learning spans further than the classroom. This time of year as the weather gets warmer in the UK we will almost always

Timetabling Revision

This week marks the February half term in most students calendars. A chance to relax after the hectic January term, to see friends but also to revise. With only 80