While there are great schools throughout the UK, it doesn’t mean that every school is right for your children. The first choice you need to make is between state funded, private, and international education. Then, you need to find a school that matches your child’s personality, language skills, and their plans for the future – will they go to a British university, somewhere else in Europe, or on a different continent.
But before we dig any deeper, let’s take a quick look at the UK educational system and your main options.
93% of UK nationals send their children to state funded schools. This option is 100% free and because primary and secondary education are mandatory in the UK, your child will be automatically registered to the school closest to your residence upon your arrival. Excellent as they may be, British public schools come with some challenges for the children of expats. The language barrier is one of them.
The Packimpex service is designed for clients who are unfamiliar with the UK school system and want to make the right choice for their children from the very beginning. We will guide you through the application process for a school place for your child and provide you with unbiased, fact based advice along the way.