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  • Teach Yourself
  • Teach Yourself

Get Your Child into the School You Want

Katie Krais

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Teach Yourself General, Prose: non-fiction, Child & developmental psychology, Child care & upbringing

Use this book to find the best state, selective or private school for your child, to play the system successfully, and sail over the hurdles of entrance examinations, interviews or complicated catchment areas.

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 started

Chapter 2: Understanding the different types of secondary schools

Chapter 3: How to shortlist the right school for your child

Chapter 4: How to fill in the application forms successfully

Chapter 5: How to help your child pass the examinations

Chapter 6: Success at school interviews

Chapter 7: Results

Chapter 8: How to appeal

Chapter 9: Advice for children with special education needs

Chapter 10: How to prepare your child for secondary school

Learn 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 insights

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge

Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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