St Christophers Letchworth or Northbridge House Senior - ????

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Helloall Sun 04-Mar-12 13:11:55

Looking for a secondary for my son, currently at state primary in year 4. I know its a long way off but am trying to work out the next step. He's probably top of the middle set for ability - doing well - lovely caring and arty nature. He's good fun but a good boy too.

I love the ethos of St Christophers and the grounds. I can't find anyone with anything bad to say about it - so would love to hear some negative comments! I do like how inclusive the school is - but do people consider it a 'specialist' school for dyslexia?

North bridge House is nearer to us in North London but not sure about the Cognita side of it all.

Any advice? No holds barred opinions greatly appreciated.

soonbesailing Tue 08-Jan-13 20:48:59

There are some academic children at St Christophers several got interviews for Oxford and Cambridge this year.
Have you spoken to the school?

Magdalena45 Fri 01-Feb-13 12:54:15

We have visited St Christopher's and really like it. Just a worry, as she is thriving academically elsewhere and you never know which way to go!

Paris7 Sun 31-Mar-13 18:49:24

I was lucky enough to go to St Chris', as did my two brothers. It is a wonderful school, a really special place that concentrates on bringing out the best in each pupil in a particularly friendly way. Academically it does very well indeed, however it is just the place for anyone with artistic aspirations. Many very interesting, artistic and importantly, many really decent human beings went to St Chris, I can't recommend the school highly enough.

As to how it would suit a child who has suffered bullying elsewhere, I did too, but was always happy at St Chris, it isn't a place for bullies. Do see my Bio page at where I talk about The school.

MrsSchadenfreude Wed 10-Apr-13 19:44:54

We are going to visit St Christopher's soon, to look at it as a possibility for DD2 (who is very arty). smile

crisismagnet2 Wed 26-Jun-13 13:37:44

Any ideas on the differences between St Christophers and King Alfreds?

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