• WEBINAR | How to Prepare for the Interview at 7+, 8+, 11+ and 13+

    12th January, 2021 at 6pm GMT

    Over the next several weeks, the top schools will be holding interviews for students via Zoom to complete the entry process for 2020-2021.

    Join our special guest Katie Ross, and our Directors of Consulting Simon and Jacqui Northcote-Green as we guide your family on how to best prepare for this crucial stage of your child’s application.

    Hosted via Zoom, this free event will offer guidance, advice, specific question examples with time for Q&A. Please consider our exclusive interview package offer to make use of the last weeks of prep, details are below. You will receive Zoom information when you register.

    Exclusive School Mock Interview Package and Critique | £650

    This package is offered exclusively in the month of January 2021 to support families applying for school entry at 7+, 8+, 11+ and 13+. (limited-time £100 saving)

    1. 45 minute mock interview experience with a Director of Consulting. Please provide target schools ahead of time.

    2. 15 minute feedback session with parents, and written report detailing strengths, weaknesses and specific suggestions for improvement. Q&A welcome within allotted time.

    3. Second 45 minute mock interview experience to incorporate and practice developments.

    4. Final 30 minute feedback session with parents and compare and contrast two interviews for optimal performance. Q&A welcome within allotted time.

    For information or to book your spot please email kate.f@hollandparkeducation.com.

    About Katie: Katie Ross is the author of Maths Fun for Cool Kids and Revision Fun for Clever Kids. After graduating from Oxford University, she worked for the BBC and Channel 4 making and presenting leading educational programmes and prime-time shows including Maths 4 Real, Tomorrow’s World and Countryfile. She is currently writing a third book for children of all ages and she lives in London with her husband and two children.

    About Simon: Simon retired recently from being Deputy Master at Dulwich College, London since 2000. He was at Dulwich as a Boarding Housemaster prior to his appointment as Deputy Master and a member of a very vibrant and progressive English Department. Simon was educated at the Universities of Oxford and Reading and his degree is in Modern History. After graduating, he worked as a teacher in Kenya as a member of Voluntary Service Overseas before joining the staff at Marlborough College in Wiltshire UK in 1982. He moved to Phillips Academy, Andover USA in 1987 and spent several summers there involved in a creative writing programme as a Director.

    About Jacqui: Jacqui is a graduate of Durham University and has worked for over 20 years in a number of top independent schools, including Dulwich College, City of London School for Girls and St Mary’s Calne. Her experience at two girls’ schools as Head of Sixth Form and Assistant Head saw her preparing students for university applications, in both an academic and pastoral capacity. She has been involved in school admissions processes at all levels of entry. She is familiar with both day and boarding schools, single sex and coeducational schools, in London and elsewhere.



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