SUMMER FAIR TALKS 2024

Our immersive talks programme is designed to answer all the key 11+ and 13+ questions for London parents.

London Choices

Click on each talk's title to find out about speakers, then click 'more information' for full details.

Think Academy Theatre

11+ / 13+ answers from a wide range of leading schools and experts

May 21
10:15 AM
11:00 AM

Flourishing in a Rigorous Academic Environment: Profiles of Success at London Schools

Parent Briefings

Who thrives in an highly academic London school like St Pauls', Highgate or South Hampstead High School? And how do I know if my child is a potential scholar? What differentiators do highly selective London schools identify in successful applicants? How much does tutoring or attending a ‘feeder’ prep school improve admission chances?

  • South Hampstead High School, GDST
  • St Paul's School
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11:00 AM
11:45 AM

The Pre-Tests Explained

Parent Briefings

Unlock the Pre-Test Puzzle: Understanding Their Purpose, Question Varieties, and Effective Preparation Strategies for Your Child. This comprehensive session equips parents with insights into the pre-test process, shedding light on its objectives, the diverse question types encountered, and empowering tips to aid your child's preparation journey.

  • Bonas MacFarlane
  • Think Academy UK
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12:00 PM
12:45 PM

Deciphering the Price of Private Education in the UK: Making the Financials Feasible

Parent Briefings

Explore the intersection of financial planning and educational aspiration with insights from three leading school fees experts. This talk delves into strategies for harmonising your financial objectives with the costs of private education in the UK, providing practical advice on making this investment in your child's future sustainable.

  • Good Schools Guide
  • Selina Finance Ltd
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01:00 PM
01:45 PM

Looking Beyond London: Finding the Perfect Fit for Your Child

Boarding Schools

Assessing boarding school suitability, exploring options outside London for your child. Heads of three leading boarding schools discuss how boarding works and who it suits - in conversation with the Good Schools Guide.

  • Good Schools Guide
  • Benenden School
  • Tonbridge School
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02:00 PM
02:45 PM

Thriving in Highly Academic London Schools: Unveiling Success Traits

Parent Briefings

Understanding the profile of students at schools like Latymer Upper & Francis Holland. Insights into the characteristics indicative of thriving in rigorous academic environments, to help parents recognise suitable pathways and guide their children towards academic excellence.

  • Francis Holland Sloane Square
  • Latymer Upper School
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02:45 PM
03:30 PM

Decoding the UK Senior School Pre-Test Process: Insights and Strategies

Parent Briefings

A complete guide to the pre-tests: their purpose, the kinds of questions asked, the preparation your child can do. Comprehensive Insights into Pre-Tests: Understanding Their Purpose, Question Types, and Effective Preparation Strategies for Your Child.

  • Bonas MacFarlane
  • Think Academy UK
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London Choices Stage

Essential admissions information from leading London schools in the Palm Court Theatre

May 21
09:45 AM
10:00 AM

What has nutrition got to do with education? – Brain foods to help your child shine at school

Parent Briefings

Good nutrition is the bedrock of child development, enabling young bodies and minds to grow and flourish. Lucinda Miller shares her top tips to nourish your child's mind & body.

  • NatureDoc
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10:00 AM
10:15 AM

St James Senior Girls’ School

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

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10:15 AM
10:30 AM

Hybrid @ LPS

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines. 

  • London Park Schools
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10:30 AM
10:45 AM

Knightsbridge School

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

  • Knightsbridge School
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10:45 AM
11:00 AM

DLD College, London

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • DLD College London
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11:00 AM
11:15 AM

South Hampstead High School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • South Hampstead High School, GDST
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11:15 AM
11:30 AM

St Paul's School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • St Paul's School
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11:30 AM
11:45 AM

St Paul's Girls' School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • St Paul's Girls School
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11:45 AM
12:00 PM

Lady Eleanor Holles School

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

  • Lady Eleanor Holles (LEH) School
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12:00 PM
12:15 PM

King's College School, Wimbledon

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

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12:15 PM
12:30 PM

Francis Holland Schools

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • Francis Holland Sloane Square
  • Francis Holland Preparatory School
  • Francis Holland School, Regent's Park
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12:30 PM
12:45 PM

Westminster School

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

  • Westminster School
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12:45 PM
01:00 PM

Dulwich College

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • Dulwich College
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01:00 PM
01:15 PM

Highgate School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

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01:15 PM
01:30 PM

Emanuel School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • Emanuel School
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01:30 PM
01:45 PM

Latymer Upper School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

  • Latymer Upper School
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01:45 PM
02:00 PM

Ibstock Place School

Parent Briefings

Parent briefing covering all the key topics: academic requirements, entry tests and key admission deadlines. It will be followed by a short Q&A.

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02:00 PM
02:15 PM

St James Senior Boys’ School

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

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02:15 PM
02:30 PM

London Park Schools

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

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02:30 PM
02:45 PM

Queen's College, London

Parent Briefings

Essential admissions information. Find out: what the school is looking for and its academic requirements. Get into your calendar: opens days and the key application deadlines.

  • Queen’s College, London
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London Educators at the Summer Fair

Speaking: the leaders of London's independent schools and London's leading educational advisors

8

Nov 2024

The flagship, the original, where it all began 17 years ago. Friday 8 November and Saturday 9 November 2024 at the London Evolution in Battersea Park, London.

26

Nov 2024

09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Taking place at The Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva the show provides families with unparalleled access to leading boarding schools. This November we return to this spectacular venue with 20 leading Boarding Schools.

28

Nov 2024

09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Taking place at the Fairmont Monte Carlo, the show provides families with unparalleled access to leading boarding schools. This Thursday we return to this spectacular venue with 20 leading Boarding Schools.