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Kemnal Technology College - Bromley

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Smadarama Fri 16-Sep-11 10:29:09

Hi - DS in year 6 so we're in the process of choosing secondary schools. Just found out that we are in the catchment of Kemnal but don't know anyone with DC there. It looks quite good on paper - does anyone have any experience of it they could share? Thanks.

Smadarama Fri 16-Sep-11 19:14:05

Bumping to catch evening people

MarinaResurgens Sat 17-Sep-11 23:47:15

Neighbours have sent their dsses there and I think they got on OK, but tbh it has a patchy local reputation and I think you really need to speak to someone with children there right now. The only person I know well with experience is a friend whose grandson lasted a week in Y7. He seems to have settled better in nearby Coopers Technology College - have you considered that? We are just the Greenwich side of Bromley and a lot of secondary transfer children go there from out neighbourhood. It is clearly popular.

Smadarama Sun 18-Sep-11 06:57:50

Thanks Marina that's helpful. I will look into Coopers - we're in Greenwich too but a bit further over the border.

Smadarama Sun 18-Sep-11 07:01:27

.. Sorry - just realised that you said you're the Greenwich side of Bromley not actually Greenwich blush - will check Coopers out anyway .. Thanks

MarinaResurgens Fri 23-Sep-11 12:03:01

Smadarama, might also be worth looking at the new Crown Woods College...?

Smadarama Fri 23-Sep-11 21:32:51

Thanks Marina - Funnily enough we went to look at Crown Woods today. Feel quite positive about it. The new building is impressive. A lot of children from DS' primary go there so it would have the advantage of him being with friends. Decisions, decisions ...

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