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Hampton 11+ interviews?!?

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Tolacar Wed 10-Jan-18 10:09:22

Hi, did anyone's DS sit the Hampton Boys 11+ recently? Haven't heard anything about interviews yet and feeling a bit disheartened! I know they are doing the academic scholarship interviews this week but the regular interviews are starting from this Saturday. Don't really know anyone whose son sat this so any info would be great!

SheilaFentiman Wed 10-Jan-18 10:29:20

We haven't heard yet either.

Tolacar Wed 10-Jan-18 10:45:31

Ok thanks, I suspect they will be sending interview letters out soon??!? No idea.., 😩

SheilaFentiman Wed 10-Jan-18 10:53:44

From the green booklet, I think we get a letter either way this week.

Tolacar Wed 10-Jan-18 12:35:19

Interview letter received today. Hoping you get one too!

SheilaFentiman Wed 10-Jan-18 12:36:32

Ah, congrats! Our post has arrived and nothing yet, so fingers crossed.

Tolacar Wed 10-Jan-18 14:06:46

The letter was for this Saturdays interview so I suspect they are sending out daily. Have had to move it to the 23rd though....DS sitting an exam on Saturday!

SheilaFentiman Wed 10-Jan-18 14:16:21

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SheilaFentiman Wed 10-Jan-18 14:53:22

Hope they move it for you! Good luck.

SheilaFentiman Thu 11-Jan-18 21:31:15

We have an interview too, letter came today! Was your letter dated 8th or 9th Jan, not sure if our post was slow...?

SheilaFentiman Thu 11-Jan-18 21:36:29

Very pleased, oops, forgot to say that!

Tolacar Thu 11-Jan-18 23:18:11

Yay! I think letter was dated 9th Jan. I've managed to move our interview date because of the exam clash! Good luck!

Sunshine5050 Fri 12-Jan-18 13:07:30

Yah!! I have a letter dated 9th too but arrived in post today for a slot next week.

mihoney2018 Fri 12-Jan-18 21:58:10

Hi, we got the letter today for interview on Monday. Can people share some personal experiences about the interviews and what to expect? Also, I read that the Headteacher is meeting with parents at the same time for a Q&A session. Are both mum and dads attending? What type of things are discussed in that session? Any info might be useful. Many thanks!

sazzy5 Sat 13-Jan-18 15:41:30

Last year we sat with the headmaster and he chatted about the school and you could ask questions. I didn’t feel like I was being judged. I went with DH lots had their partner but a few were mums on their own. My son found the interview fine. He did get asked which his favourite school was out of the ones he was doing exams for. They are asked to talk about an object or picture. Good luck.

SugarRush123 Sat 13-Jan-18 18:12:10

IME it's mostly for parents to ask questions. I don't think they even register which parent is associated with which child grin

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