London in the Spring

Spring is in the air in London. The weather is warmer, the sun (occasionally) shines and the amount of things to do in London increases exponentially!

Whether you’re one of our teachers from overseas or have lived in the capital your entire life, there is always something new to see in this city.

From indulging taste buds to travelling back to the Victorian Age, see our list of fun things to do in London in the spring out of school hours.

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Deciding where in London to teach

London can be an exciting place to work as a teacher; it’s such a dynamic city and there are so many opportunities for those with the right qualifications. This is a huge urban area and each of the 32 London boroughs have their own character.

One of the most common questions teachers have when they consider a career in London is where exactly they should teach. Here are some of the things you might want to consider when making this decision:

Areas of London

There are a number of different ways to divide London into areas, and it can often be confusing as the government have changed their official system several times.

Map of London

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The simplest approach to divide greater London into two parts using the River Thames as the dividing line – so this would mean that everything north of the river would be classified as North London, and everything south is South London.

It is more common to divide the city into at least four areas – north, south, east and west. Let’s talk through each area so you can decide what might be right for you.

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