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Moving from Scotland to England

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Doidontimmm Sun 06-Jan-19 22:38:24

Can anyone advise if this would be a disaster for DD14 (March Birthday) education wise? Are we best waiting?

MarchingFrogs Mon 07-Jan-19 00:07:19

If you mean, she is currently 14 and will be 15 in March, this would be year 10. First or second year of Key Stage 4 (depending on how the school organises itself), definitely already into the GCSE syllabus. Really not a good time to be looking for a mid-year place. The next sensible time to move would be after her cohort has taken GCSEs at the end of year 11 - May / June 2020 - but bearing in mind that applications for school sixthforms usually have a deadline of somewhere between December and February of year 11. (Sixth form colleges tend to be more flexible).

Doidontimmm Mon 07-Jan-19 07:09:37

Thank you. That’s what I thought! She wants to move now but I thought holding off is in her best interests.

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