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They may do so because of concerns about the quality of education in the state sector; perhaps because their child has a particular aptitude or special needs they might feel would be better catered for in an independent school or perhaps because of family tradition.
Bailey has just started--against her own interests-at prestigious boarding school Prescott Academy when she is targeted by a classmate that notices her particular aptitude for chemistry.
Yet there are some people who have a gift for connecting and communicating which gives them a particular aptitude for teaching, and others who could bring so much to the table through their life experience.
Pupils who show a particular aptitude and interest in textiles can enrol on a more advanced, certificated course in The Atelier that has proven to increase their chances of gaining a place in further education and, later, employment.
He showed a particular aptitude for the Essex circuit when winning off a mark of 87 in June, before a slightly lacklustre effort in July was supplemented with another win in September.
Pupils who show a particular aptitude and interest in textiles can enrol on a more advanced, certificated course INTHE Atelier, increasing their chances of gaining a place in further education and a job.
As a bright student with a particular aptitude for math, I asked 14 if touring the sites piqued his interest in manufacturing.
"If coaches see they have a particular aptitude, they are moved in that direction from about 12.
Nevertheless, the results are not statistically significant, except for ROA, which indicates a particular aptitude of family firms to optimize the profitability of their assets thanks to specific family values and management practices.
The 'Stringer Adventurers' also battled the rapids in their kayaks near Betws-e-Coed, which year eight pupil Fiza Ahtashan showed a particular aptitude for.
Which is just as well, as Low the Elder was highly talented in the sporting field of mud-diving while Low the Younger demonstrated a particular aptitude in the little known challenge of Wotsit Consumption.
And tomorrow, the world-renowned Sian Edwards, so adept in contemporary music, with a particular aptitude for the music of Sir Michael Tippett (one of Turnage's great influences), conducts the Conservatoire's long-renowned, student-led Thallein Ensemble, joined by members of Birmingham Conservatoire's Jazz Department, in Turnage's vivid, screaming Blood on the Floor.