Univeristy Applications to Oxbridge

University Application and Oxbridge Admission

Given the leading reputation of the British further education system, William Stadlen outlines the British university application process and provides advice on how to maximise your chance of successful entry. British higher education is enjoying something of a “boom”. With four universities out of the top ten in the latest QS World Rankings (Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial and University College London)...

Home Schooling

Home Schooling Increases In Popularity

Holland Park’s Tuition Manager and Lead Home Schooling Programmer, Chloe Godsell, writes of the increasing prevalence of flexible home schooling: A Flexible Solution Home schooling, and particularly its modern variants, is becoming increasingly popular in the UK and around the world. With a number of temporary, semi-permanent and permanent options, home schooling is a practical educational solution for families internationally....

Barkstone Gardens

Nursery Choice and Preparation

With the increasing choice, competition and pressure inherent in the London and UK nursery systems, Sabine Hook provides invaluable advice on how to lay stable foundations for your child’s educational future. Whilst for both prospective and new parents the choice of nursery for your child may seem a long way off, the reality is that the highly competitive nursery application...

School Search, London

Finding the Perfect London School for Your Child

With competition for school places in London and the UK growing ever fiercer, William Stadlen shares some of his invaluable experience in helping parents find the best schools for their children. As we approach the end of the academic year, parents’ minds will have inevitably begun to turn to the next school year. The start of any new school year...

Roof Terrace

The Makings of a Good Terrace

At this time of year, when the sun begins to emerge, first thoughts are to head out and enjoy the outdoors.  This can give properties with outdoor space a great advantage and in this blog we review the big and the small, to learn just what makes a good terrace. The Materials Traditionally a terrace is a paved area that...

Harrods: Contemporary Furniture, Third Floor

Amy Broomfield Discusses: People & Places

The first edition of the Harrods Home & Property Magazine hit the shelves this month with a new focus on interior design, innovation and inspiration. In her ‘Zeitgeist’ feature, Amy Broomfield explores her pick of ‘People and Places in the Air Right Now’ here we pick out some highlights: Design: Tom Dixon Back in the early 1980s, the designer’s first...