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3 Oct 2023 3 min read

Unlocking Potential: How Bespoke Tutoring transforms the Educational Journey for Students with Dyslexia

Every student is unique, and this truth is particularly evident when it comes to learning styles and challenges. For those with dyslexia, a learning difference that affects reading, writing, and spelling, traditional teaching methods often fall short. That's where bespoke and customised tutoring steps in as a powerful ally in the quest for academic success. Let’s explore how personalised tutoring can make a world of difference for students with dyslexia.



28 Sep 2023 5 min read

Carfax Education publish The Schools Index, 2023 Edition: Featuring the top 125 private schools in the world

Carfax Education has published its fourth annual Schools Index, the leading international index of the top 125 private schools. 



13 Sep 2023

Everything you need to know about Homeschooling

Homeschooling has often been seen as an exception and a slightly quirky choice to make for educating your child. However, this perception is rapidly changing as families across the world embrace this style of education.



12 Sep 2023 5 min read

Carfax Education Launch Homework Club at Dubai Tuition Centre

We are delighted to announce the launch of our homework club, now available in our Dubai tuition centre. The club will provide students with a comfortable space to complete their homework, with access to all the resources they need.



11 Sep 2023 3 min read

Carfax College warmly welcomes Mr. Iwan Lloyd as our new Principal

Carfax College is delighted to announce the appointment of Iwan Lloyd as the new Principal, effective September 2023. This marks an exciting chapter for the College, as it continues its commitment to providing quality education and fostering academic excellence, without borders.



21 Aug 2023

It's not too late! You can still apply and study at a UK University this year

The official UCAS deadline to apply for a UK University course, commencing September 2023, was in January. But do not despair - If you haven't yet applied but want to study this year, there are a whole host of other entry routes available to you.



19 Aug 2023 5 min read

International student starting University in the UK? Top 10 things you need to do before you go.

I am sure that you are feeling a mixture of relief, excitement and anxiety at the moment; relief about your results and the fact that you have secured a place on a course at a University in the UK; excitement about the new adventure that lies ahead and a vague sense of anxiety about what you need to do before you go.



17 Aug 2023

A-Level Results 2023: Increase of Pupils Awarded Top Grades, and 79% Placed at First Choice University

This year, more than a quarter of A-levels (27.2%) have been awarded an A or A*, a record breaking result compared to any pre-pandemic year. However, the results also show a significant drop from last year (35.9%), amid the return to pre-pandemic era grading.



17 Aug 2023 5 min read

Children heading off to University - How will they cope and how will you cope?

It is the day long anticipated since you held that little bundle in your arms – the dream of them achieving their potential and taking up their place at the university of their (and your?) dreams….. If you think that your parenting days are now over, think again. Fiona Mckenzie from Carfax Education shares her experiences as her children fled the nest and then came home to roost again.



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