My children will be going to the local public school which has a great reputation, but we haven't decided on where to send them for secondary school. We'd like to send them to a private school. DH would prefer to send them there from reception, but personally I'd rather have money to take them on local and OS holidays, play sports etc.
Anyway, it seems that private schools have an intake in year 6 for middle school and after that only if they have vacancies so we're aiming for year 6.
Just a couple of questions…
1. Are students required to sit a test and if so does that mean that they only take the top scores?
2. For those that have done the same with their children, how did they go joining the school later in school life?
3. How far in advance would you need to apply?
4. Just a general question about paying school fees…how did you save? Savings account? Education plans/funds, paying extra on mortgage and then redrawing?
Edited for another question.
This post has been edited by Chockybits: 30/01/2013, 08:36 PM