AuthorElissa Dennis

Helping families to keep afloat

There is something about children and water that just seems to naturally go together, like strawberries and cream or rhubarb and custard. Think of the perfect family summer holiday and almost always it will involve water in some way – be that relaxing by a pool or splashing around in the sea. To children water equals fun. However, water can also mean danger. Drowning is the third most common...

Moving from a state to an independent school

This is Vicky’s story and her advice for other parents embarking on the same journey. After a nervous wait, we were relieved when our eldest daughter got a place at the local “Outstanding” C of E primary school. Our son followed her there three years later and we thought our children’s primary school education was sorted.  Our daughter’s self-confidence and competitive nature saw her shine...

A parent’s guide to insurance for children at independent school

Protecting your child’s education Choosing the right school for your child is a huge decision – taking many hours of careful thought and research. You want to make sure you consider every option and look at every possible angle to find the perfect choice. After all, this is something that will affect the rest of their lives. Once you’ve secured that all important place, the next step is to secure...

The changing face of independent education

It looks as if we are at a crossroads for private education in the UK. While the latest figures from the Independent Schools Council (ISC) show there are now more children in private education than at any time since records began in 1994, the same reports also show that there has been the lowest increase in fees since 1994 too. It is clear there is a strong demand for private education, but have...

Meet our newest member of the team, Daniel Burns

We’re delighted that Daniel has decided to join our team here in our unique offices on Dean House Farm in the tranquil Surrey Hills. As a customer services executive, he’ll be handling a whole range of queries on our personal lines. If you call or email us, Daniel may well be the one to answer your questions. To warm him up for his new role, we asked him a few questions of our own, so we can...