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Starting school in September in the Borough of Croydon anyone?

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sandyballs Mon 09-May-05 13:12:18

If so, have you heard yet? I'm getting anxious now! I've rung the school and they just say the council will write directly to us but still nothing! The school is about a 10 minute walk from us but I'm still worried until we get that letter. Didn't put a second choice either so not sure what would happen if they don't get in!

Kelly1978 Mon 09-May-05 13:20:59

Phone the council. My dd started last year and it took 3 trips up the council before I got her in.

Kelly1978 Mon 09-May-05 13:22:06

oh and they will look for the nearest school if your choice is full. We moved here in july and all 3 of my choices were full to start with.

sandyballs Mon 09-May-05 13:55:30

Thanks Kelly - just phoned the Council and this time they confirmed that my girls are in the school of our choice. So relieved

Kelly1978 Mon 09-May-05 14:15:44

That's great. Where are they going?

sandyballs Mon 09-May-05 14:19:12

Chipstead Valley Primary. Where does your DD go?

Kelly1978 Mon 09-May-05 14:23:02

Mine go to Elmwood Infant school. It's the nearest one to us (west croydon), and dd has done really well there - her teacher is lovely. We're hoping to move more to the south side of Croydon in the summer tho.

ladymuck Mon 09-May-05 14:33:09

No - haven't heard yet from the LEA (we have got into the local foundation school - Christchurch). One of my friends got a letter on Thursday last.

ladymuck Mon 09-May-05 16:48:53

Apparently more letters arrived this morning.

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