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Description - Get Your Child into the School You Want by Katie Krais

Is this the right book for me?Whether you are contemplating private education or trying to secure a place in the best local school, this book will give you proven strategies for success. This book will help you pick a school in which your child will flourish, and give you the full low-down on how to play the system to secure your child's place. If your child faces an entrance exam or interview there is a thorough guide to tuition, coaching and performance; and, should you need it, there is a comprehensive guide to making a successful appeal. Get Your Child into the School You Want includes:Chapter 1: Getting startedChapter 2: Understanding the different types of secondary schoolsChapter 3: How to shortlist the right school for your childChapter 4: How to fill in the application forms successfullyChapter 5: How to help your child pass the examinationsChapter 6: Success at school interviewsChapter 7: ResultsChapter 8: How to appealChapter 9: Advice for children with special education needsChapter 10: How to prepare your child for secondary schoolLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781444107333
ISBN-10: 144410733X
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Teach Yourself Books
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Katie Krais

Katie Krais is director of the Surviving School Transfer consultancy and has helped countless parents win a place in the school of their choice. She is a qualified primary school teacher with over 13 years' experience of both teaching and senior management in the state school system.