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Relocation to Cornwall-good schools?

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emem123 Thu 08-Sep-16 20:30:33

Can anyone recommend good primary schools and areas in Cornwall?
Thank you

DoofusMcfoofus Thu 08-Sep-16 20:33:24

A bit more info needed really...are you thinking West Cornwall, Mid Cornwall, East Cornwall, North Cornwall?

emem123 Thu 08-Sep-16 21:39:36

Oh.....perhaps more research needed as Im not sure.....I just wondered which areas were nice places to raise children, etc
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Footle Thu 08-Sep-16 21:45:09

Cornwall as a whole is a deprived area and Brexit isn't going to help. Research is definitely needed.

emem123 Thu 08-Sep-16 22:17:11

Thanks for that. Looked a nice place and not too dissimilar to where I currently live in the Channel Islands. Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstances, our family have not been able to take a look or visit the areas we were interested in moving to and our housing licences are due to expire here in Guernsey soon so need to explore options in the UK.

Footle Thu 08-Sep-16 22:23:39

I haven't heard of housing licences. Sounds Kafkaesque !

DoofusMcfoofus Fri 09-Sep-16 11:32:56

Let's start with the nice place you saw...where was it?

emem123 Fri 09-Sep-16 18:31:25

Footie-Yes its to control population on the island. They tend to only give 5 year housing licences to those that work here....the licences can be extended however we would like to return to be closer to our family in the UK as the channel is an expensive bit of sea to cross and not easily accessible.

emem123 Fri 09-Sep-16 18:32:16

NIce place I saw was in the south coast and the east coast.

scaryteacher Wed 28-Sep-16 08:33:52

Launceston is nice and the secondary isn't bad.....nice staff! Not too far from Bude and you can be in Plymouth in 30-40 minutes. Saltash good as well. What's your budget, and how old are the kids as you need to consider secondary as well.

emem123 Wed 28-Sep-16 20:09:49

Thank you for your comment. I will look up both those places. My daughter will be needing to start primary school when we move.

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