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Devonshire House

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user1472731098 Tue 31-Jan-17 11:43:15

Hi, we are moving from outside London this September, and quite liked the look of the school. Any recent reviews from parents? Any information will help!

2017madness Tue 31-Jan-17 23:27:59

We would absolutely love any info on the school as well.

Positives seem to include that the school in improving academically.

Negatives I've heard include bigger class sizes and mixed reviews on the headteacher. Any thoughts?

38cody Tue 31-Jan-17 23:42:07

How old are your DC?

user1472731098 Wed 01-Feb-17 09:18:44

Ours will be be admitted into Year 2

2017madness Wed 01-Feb-17 09:42:28

Ours in reception. Just got the offer yesterday and trying to make a decision by next week.

ChirpyHamster Wed 08-Feb-17 18:17:11

It seems many are just being polite by not replying. DH is not too bad. Some children do well at 7+ and 11+ exits.

2017madness Wed 08-Feb-17 22:42:47

For what it's worth we spoke to a lot of parents who had really positive things to say about the school. We ended up turning down the offer but at least those I spoke to were really really happy with their choice.

user1472731098 Thu 09-Feb-17 09:25:51

Thank you all. ChirpyHamster have you had personal experience with the school? Most of the parents I spoke to also seemed reasonably happy.

ChirpyHamster Thu 09-Feb-17 10:31:27

My views draw from conversations with other parents whose children were in Nursery at Devonshire. I have visited the school at their Open Days. The school appears to be well run, and the children are sparky. Their academic rigour is impressive. It may not compare highly on ICT or sports facilities. Many children regularly leave at 4+, 7+ elsewhere. It's a fine school to get a foothold in N London.

CruCru Thu 09-Feb-17 17:41:09

I saw the school and liked it. My husband liked it more than I did.

The son of my old boss goes there and they are very happy with it.

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