The child centred education consultancy, for a perfectly curated, simplified decision-making process

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Education Consultancy Services

Placement at the right UK boarding school

Information overload? Get an expert edit of the right schools for your child. Keep all your options open with a truly child-centred service and no restrictive ‘portfolio of selected schools.’

UK Summer courses

Whatever your child’s interests, there will be an amazing summer course to fuel their passion. Designed for international families, there’s no reason not to sign up.

UK/US university placement

Claire Calder offers a highly experienced, personal service for our clients and provides support throughout all stages of the university application process.

UK Easter and Summer revision courses

Help your child maximise their exam performance with a specially designed revision course, available during Easter and summer holidays. Keeping minds focused and productivity high.

Private tuition

Consolidate learning and build confidence with the right individual tutor. You’ll be connected with experts in academic subjects, exam strategy and interview technique. 

The focus is on your child, you and your family

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Truly child-centred education placements involve working with all independent UK schools, high quality course providers and a diverse range of tutors.

You’re the expert in your child’s needs and aspirations. Each independent school and education organisation has its own unique character too, with different areas of excellence. Claire Calder’s finely honed skills and experience help you find the perfect match between your child and the right UK education placement.

Together, we’ll give your child the best chance for success and happiness.

Where do I start?

Start by contacting Claire Calder for a free initial consultation. Whatever you’re looking for, an expert guide makes it so much easier.


Here you’ll find lots of useful information to support your child’s experience at a UK education placement – and yours. 

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Your questions answered: The ISEB Common Pre-Test

The Common Pre-Test are online age-standardised tests taken in Years 6 or 7 (when a child is aged between 10 and 12) and are used to assess pupils’ potential and attainment before they take the Common Entrance exam in Year 8.

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Homesickness at Boarding School

UK Boarding schools provide an amazing all-round education with a strong emphasis on holistic development. As a parent, it is one of the best decisions you can make for your child. No matter how convinced you are of…

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Our Armed Forces Covenant Pledge

We are extremely proud to announce that Claire Calder Consultancy Ltd have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a national pledge to treat our veterans and military families with fairness and respect. Any organisation…

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