Overseas Admissions Articles

Overseas Admissions Articles

i-Learner Overseas Education Services speaks to students from a wide variety of UK schools. This gives us real, hands-on knowledge of what life is like in independent, grammar and state schools, and it gives us the insight needed to find the right place for your child. We’ve got answers to your most common questions, all including the feedback of students from schools across the UK. Find out what they say in the articles below, and get your questions answered by those who really know. For more from i-Learner on a range of topics, check out our Steps to Success articles.


Applying to UK Schools from Overseas: The Student Perspective

Applying to UK Schools from Overseas: The Student Perspective

Applying to UK Schools from Overseas: The Student Perspective

Rory Alexander is an i-Learner teacher who’s got plenty of experience of applying to schools overseas. He had moved country with his family six times by the age of thirteen, so when he came back to the UK from Australia, he was well-attuned to the process of school application.  He’s shared his experience with us of a successful application to Sevenoaks, one of… Read More

What are the Differences Between Independent, Grammar and State Schools?

What are the Differences Between Independent, Grammar and State Schools?

What are the Differences Between Independent, Grammar and State Schools?

In the UK, there are three main categories of school: independent, grammar and state. However, you’ll see lots of other names being used besides these three, and it can be difficult to figure out what they all mean. This article demystifies the differences between UK schools, giving you key information and an inside look at each. i-Learner Overseas Education Services places Hong Kong students… Read More