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Highgate Vs UCS

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mumoftwokidsboygirl Fri 09-Feb-18 21:01:39

If location is not an issue then which would you choose for DS?

nylon14 Fri 09-Feb-18 22:00:11

Definitely Highgate. Far more diverse intake, this not just based on the fact that it's coed. Great music and sports. Fantastic outreach programs, for example they have a school in Uganda and in Y11&12 the kids may visit and help teach there. I was impressed and I also have friends with children there and they all seem intelligent and well rounded.

Davros Fri 09-Feb-18 23:51:42

Highgate. It's got a better reputation locally and has amazing grounds. And DH went there grin

mumoftwokidsboygirl Sat 10-Feb-18 08:29:23

THanks for responding. Also do most kids after year 8 take public tranposrt on their own ? Like tube and walk /bus ?

nylon14 Sat 10-Feb-18 08:41:04

Most children in year 7 go on their own.

mumoftwokidsboygirl Sun 11-Feb-18 08:41:25

How far the kids come from ? A 45 min to 1 hour journey in tube ??
Just finding how he will feel coming far home everyday .. they learn soon though .. right ?

nylon14 Mon 12-Feb-18 17:16:16

They do learn. I'm not sure if they have a school bus service. I know that children do travel quite a bit for other secondary schools. They get the hang of it.

mumoftwokidsboygirl Wed 14-Feb-18 10:29:42

Does anyone know if UCS also follows the exploding offers policy ? Highgate does..

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