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Considering a move to Willesden Green/Dollis Hill area? Read some tips about the neighborhood. Willesden in North West London has completely changed in character throughout its history. It was entirely rural until the Metropolitan line arrived in 1879, then it became a popular middle class suburb, and after First World War a working class district. From the Second World War until the present the ...

Ecole Jeannine Manuel opened in September 2015 to pupils aged between 3 and 12 years old (Year 8). Opening of upper classes (to Year 13) will happen progressively with current students moving up. In September 2019, the school will welcome pupils up to Year 11 (Seconde). The specific pedagogic approach of the school is based on the idea that creativity, appetite for learning and curiosity are natur...

We listed for you a non exhaustive summary of main bilingual schools in London (French, German, Spanish, Italian, American) in London offering national and international curriculum in both English and national language. Welcome Home London can help and advise you on suitable schooling options depending on where you live. On the opposite, we can also guide you to select the more suitable areas (com...

Created in 1968, the International Baccalaureate (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation offering four programmes of international education to develop intellectual, emotional and social skills to adapt easily in a globalizing world. Schools offering any of these programmes have first been authorized by the IB organization. Check below the list of the major IB schools in London, their fees and...

Since Prime Minister Cameron himself chose a state school (Grey Coat Hospital) for his own daughter, the recent trend in British middle class plus is to come back from selective and expensive Independent Secondary schools to best state schools in London. For some of them, A-Level grades have been reported to be as good or even better as the ones in most prestigious independent schools. With famous...

Considering a move to Harrow on the Hill? Be prepared to jump back to Elizabethan era with Harrow's school historical buildings, pupils and teachers in traditional uniforms. Being home to the famous Harrow School, boys’ independent school which remains one of the four all-boys full-boarding schools in Britain, Harrow on the Hill is a also great alternative to the hustle and bustle of Central Lond...

A typical Georgian house was built between 1714 and 1830. You can’t miss their typical square symetrical shape, proportioned according to fashionable classical design principles, and their flat front. They often have a paneled door, in the center if large and detached, to one side if they are terraced. Their small windows divided into 6 to 9 panels are also typical features. Some of the terraced t...

Some British Independent schools are highly famous and thought after, and almost all of them are very expensive. Most British people will choose them to stick to strong family tradition. Independent schools distinguish themselves by their sought-after reputability, small class groups (12 to 15 max), a comprehensive education including sport, arts and music, the strong feeling to be member of a pri...