The A Level mock results
Apr02

The A Level mock results

My son changed schools for 6th form because he wanted to better himself. I was very proud of him for doing that. He could have very easily stayed where he was and continued to sail under the radar in a large comprehensive school. He’s a boy of above average intelligence and reasonably well behaved. The sort of kid that goes entirely unnoticed at a large comprehensive – not good enough for praise, not bad enough for...

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Why I think a girls’ school is the right place for my boy
Jan26

Why I think a girls’ school is the right place for my boy

It is nearly a year since my eldest, the bright boy who does very little school work, announced his intentions to go to grammar school for 6th form. We were all very pleased. We were even more pleased when he got his mocks results and it looked like a grammar school would be a very real possibility for him. When he first decided he wanted to go to a grammar school, it was to a boys’ school. But, not long afterwards, he started...

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The GCSE mocks
Jan23

The GCSE mocks

After the high of his year 10 exams last year, in which his teachers perhaps realised for the first time that my son was more capable than he was letting on, it was time for his GCSE mocks. The mocks are actually really important – because they determine his predictions and any offers of 6th form places are dependent on his predictions. As he would like to go to a grammar school for 6th form, good predictions are essential for...

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