Helping parents to make the right British boarding school choice, so your child will be happy and fulfil their potential.

In this digital consultancy online course, I'll take you step-by step through the process of researching, choosing, applying and accepting a place at the right British boarding school for your child. Everything you need to know in an easy to follow 7-Step Formula via video lessons with our experts, and 30+ pdf resources, workbooks and checklists.

Up to £10,000 of face-to-face consultancy online for introductory offer price of only £1997.      (Full price £2997)


Digital Consultancy Online Course - How to apply to British boarding schools so your child will be happy and fulfil their potential.


  • INSTANT EXPERT ADVICE at a time to suit you, in any time zone.

  • BRITISH EXPERTS advising on British boarding schools, in your own time zone.

  • UP TO 3 VIDEO CALLS with an education consultant if you get stuck or need more help and support.

  • QUALITY AND COST-EFFECTIVE Up to £10,000 of face-to-face advice delivered digitally for only £1997. 

  • LIFETIME ACCESS to your personal online consultancy library via Member log in and password. 

  • BONUS CONTENT added monthly.

  • Covers all ages, so you can use time and again for siblings.



Are you worried about getting one of the most important decisions of your life as a parent wrong?


Are you feeling confused by information and opinion overload?

Need advice?

Are you struggling with where to find reliable, independent, expert consultant advice?


Why Buy This Course?

Experienced experts

Building on more than 15 years’ experience delivering face-to-face boarding school consultancy services to parents, we’re offering you the exclusive opportunity to benefit from this same advice I've been sharing with parents for years, via a digital course.

Taking you step-by-step through the process, there are 5 modules with 20 video lessons, supported by 30+ pdf Checklists, Factsheets and Bonus Content. You’ll have the exactly the same advice I’ve been using for years, when working with families one-to-one.

Hand-holding process with lifetime access

Lifetime digital course access via our own member log in, with bonus content added regularly, you'll have all the advice I believe you’ll need, whether you have 2 months or more than 2 years before your child joins your chosen boarding school. I’ll be with you step-by-step towards securing a place at the right boarding school for your child.

Accessible immediately in any time zone

Instead of juggling diaries and time difference with the UK, our virtual consultancy online course can be accessed instantly, as soon as you’ve purchased. You can access the course at any time to suit you.

However long you have to plan your boarding school application and to prepare your child for entry tests and interviews, this step-by-step process guides you at your own pace.

Cost-effective, yet independent advice

Costing up to £10,000, boarding school education consultancy advice can be expensive. 

Priced to give the right expert support to as many parents as possible, the online course costs less than 5% of the school fees you’ll pay for your child’s first year at boarding school. You'll have the reassurance of the same comprehensive, confusion-busting, independent guidance that all our clients receive. The only difference is you are engaging with our education expert virtually, at a time to suit you.

Personal advice from an expert

There’s no need to worry about doing your course alone.

The price includes the opportunity to consult with one of our team of expert boarding school consultants, to help you if you get stuck. Including up to 3 video calls with a consultant expert, the personal touch is something we are passionate about.

What Does The Course Cover?

There are 5 Modules in the boarding school course. There’s too much content to list all of it here, but this should give you a general feel for what’s included.

1. Application planning, timeline and money matters.

  • Key ages and entry points to UK boarding school.

  • 7-Steps To Success Method of securing a boarding school place.

  • Everything you need to know for 8+, 11+, 13+ and 16+ entry at sixth form

  • Key points about bursary and scholarship applications?

2. Focused school research.

  • Child-centred school research, logistics and location factors.

  • How and where to do effective school research?

  • School Long-list to Short-List of boarding schools.

3. Seeking reassurance and advice from a boarding schools education consultant.

  • Up to 3 zoom calls,  with one of our consultants, to offer guidance and support during your first 3 months after sign up to the course

  • Education Consultant review of shortlist with personal, bespoke comment and additional school suggestions (if needed).

4. School application and place acceptance process.

  • Registration process and moving forward with applications.

  • Everything you need to know about school visits, who to meet, when, what type?

  • Questions to ask on a school visit and preparing your child effectively.

  • Everything you need to know about entry tests and timelines.

  • All you need to know about Sixth Form applications

  • Preparing your child for entry tests and interviews including practice interview questions for use at home.

  • Assessment outcomes and the boarding school place offer small print.

  • Preparing your child to start school.

About the Author

I'm passionate about British education. In an education career spanning 30 years as a teacher, writer and education consultant, I’ve been lucky to form trusted working relationships with 1000’s of families in the UK, as well as international families all over the world.

Over the years as an education consultant I’ve gained an insight into parents’ common worries, sticking points, and frequently asked questions about boarding school choices.

Determined to provide a service that’s accessible to parents all over the world in different time zones, with different wish-lists and varied amounts of time and money to invest, it’s my belief that digital consultancy can provide high quality expertise within a cost- effective, convenient solution for all parents.

I'm looking forward to working with you on your British boarding school search

Catherine Marx (Founder What School Year and TIEC)

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What our clients say... 

Private Client

'Coping with the application process to our chosen boarding school was very confusing until we met you. You guided us through every step in the process. Our son is now very happy in his new school. We look forward to your support with his education in the future.'

Private Client

'Being an expat, you lose touch with the UK education system. Your Consultant filled us in with all of the latest information about the schools we were considering and we are happy that, with your help, we have chosen the right boarding school. We will certainly recommend your services to all of our friends.'