Long Ashton schools

(5 Posts)
Kendralina Tue 03-Nov-15 12:36:26

Hello, we're just about to move from London to Long Ashton and are trying to find school places for our 2 daughters. Not easy from what I'm gathering!

Does anyone have an opinion or insight into Birdcall School? I know it is meant to have fab facilities and a new building but be good to know first hand what it's like...


SometimesItRains Fri 27-Nov-15 22:38:53

I have a DS at Birdwell. We have been very impressed with it. The teachers we have experienced so far (he's only in yr 1) have been really good - his current teacher in particular seems to know him so well and understand how to get the best out of him. He is very happy there. Facilities are great too - I particularly like the forest school area that they all get taught in regularly.

It can be very hard to get into in reception, but further up the school I think places do come up reasonably regularly as people move on.

tumpymummy Mon 30-Nov-15 13:25:12

Long Ashton Primary schools are often very oversubscribed so if you can get a place at any school (think there are 2) you are doing well and I would take it! Lots of Long Ashton kids are bussed to schools further away. Birdwell has a good reputation, as does the other school in Long Ashton.

givemeaclue Tue 01-Dec-15 09:41:07

The challenge in long Ashton is that there is no secondary school and the nearest ones are not the best. But there are a lot of good private schools at secondary level.

Kendralina Fri 15-Jan-16 21:56:14

Thanks for the feedback! We just found out that both have a place at Birdwell so we're feeling relieved smile

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