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Lady Margaret vs Twyford vs St Marylebone- which is the best sixth form?

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ingok Mon 29-Feb-16 18:24:22

My daughter has been offered a place in all three schools sixth forms. All 3 schools are rated Outstanding with solid track records. I would appreciate any helpful comments and suggestions on the academic approach, senior management and social cohesiveness at the schools to help me and others make a well informed decision. Many thanks!

Shakespearmint Mon 29-Feb-16 18:38:49

My son attends Twyford an is very happy there .
The school is very good with music specialisms. The headmistress is dynamic and all my DS teachers have been very engaging .
The school is largish . They have a very good work ethic and good extra -curricular activities . I however , can't speak for 6th form as I have only just reread your message .My son is only in Year 8!

wheresthebeach Tue 01-Mar-16 10:06:28

No personal experience but friends who's son is at Twyford very happy. Friends at LM not so much. Two, that I know of, are moving their girls.

sickandtiredofitall Tue 01-Mar-16 10:30:42

In all honesty i wouldn't pick Lady Margaret. My DD is in the first year of sixth form and it has been really hard going. Two of her teachers have been absent for most of the year and although through no fault of their own i feel my DD has been left with cover work and no teacher for a lot of the year. The head of year is very good but the school is very focused on high achievers and middle of the road students are left without very much support. I think it is dependant on what subjects she will be taking though.

ingok Wed 02-Mar-16 21:31:43

My daughter will be taking for A levels Maths History Latin and Chemistry. Any feedback on the teaching quality on any of these subject at any of these schools sixth form would be extremely helpful. Many thanks!

BeaufortBelle Sun 06-Mar-16 21:45:00

Are they teaching A'Level Latin at LMS now? That's sad sickandtired I'm sorry to hear that.

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