The education market in London is highly competitive, and the local schools system can be a minefield for families who have recently arrived in the UK. Most parents do their own research on the available schools in London or elsewhere in the UK, but some opt to take the advice of an education consultant. These professionals have expert knowledge of the local and international schools that may be suitable for each child.
The best education consultants in London will often have built strong relationships with the headteachers and admissions team at the top schools, can help expat children jump the waiting lists, and are able to advise on exam preparation and school interviews.
More detail on the services offered, see our page on What do Education Consultants do?
Local education consultants in London
Ivy Education – London
Ivy Education have provided top-notch educational support for more than ten years, helping families find the best school for their children. With contacts at many of the best schools in London and the UK, they offer a much sought after school consultancy service and also tutor children for entrance exams and interviews for 11+, ISEB, Common Entrance and beyond.
International education consultants
The following education consultants also offer advice to parents moving to London with children. Most will have local eduction consultants that based in or near London. These organisations typically have a network of local school consultants that they work with, with specialisms in different areas.
Bennett International Education Consultancy
Established in 1991, Bennett International Education Consultancy is one of the top education consultants offering both corporate and individual family services. With more than 70 multilingual consultants worldwide, Bennett International connects its clients with professional and highly qualified school consultants and specialists.
Bowker Consulting is a UK-based education consultancy company offering both local and international education relocation services. The company provides personalised school search and placement services for families with children of schoolgoing age.
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