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Sixth Form admission for boys_ Westminster vs Tonbridge

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bambinomom Mon 05-Nov-18 07:26:55

Hello, DS is currently in Year 10 at another public school. Looking at Westminster and Tonbridge for 2020 entry. He will be full-time boarding. Does anyone know how many boys Westminster accepts for sixth form each year? Their website says 70 new girls & boys join sixth form every year, with 1/3 of the entire sixth form student body being girls. Does this mean there are less than 10 new boys who gain entry? Tonbridge, I read, offers around 20 places to new boys for sixth form. Is one more competitive/selective than the other in terms of admission criteria? DS' current school is all boys until sixth form. Thanks! :-)

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Michaelahpurple Mon 05-Nov-18 09:09:17

I think traditionally it was about 10 boy places but a friend’s daughter who has just started days they have taken 90 this year, not 70 and that she thinks there are only 60 girls. Dont Know if this is true though.

bambinomom Mon 05-Nov-18 09:48:31

Thanks for the info! smile

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