Welcome to our general advice section. This section aims to help both parents and students make informed choices in fifth- and sixth-form education by providing advice on how to choose a college/ school, the importance of school inspection reports, how to make the most of open days and much more.
10 reasons to choose MPW colleges
MPW colleges’ combination of quality teaching with outstanding academic and pastoral support leads to exceptional results and university destinations.
Should you rely on ranking tables or inspection reports when choosing a school?
League tables rank schools on exam success. They provide an outline of performance but lack depth: here we explain why Ofsted or ISI reports are useful when choosing a school.
How to choose a sixth form college
Our essential advice covers results interpretation, what to look for in support and facilities, why inspection reports are so useful, and much more.