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moving from Scotland to England - which year

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angelicak Wed 12-Jun-19 21:05:33

National 5s are equivalent basically to GCSEs, so to have her go into year 11 would be mad.

I'd explain she has taken GCSE equivalents and she's only a few months out of going into year 12 anyway, I'd think they'd let her go straight into A levels if they're sensible.

My dd went from National 5s to A levels no problem, she wasn't behind the pupils who sat GCSE and she took biology chemistry and maths.

sleepismysuperpower1 Wed 12-Jun-19 20:48:19

hi. down here 15 year olds are in year 10/11, so they are taking gcses. I think i would ask if she could go into year 10 personally, so she can start the gcse curriculum, have the coursework etc. or, you could take a look at colleges instead, as some run from 14+

saraha321 Wed 12-Jun-19 20:43:39

Hi. My daughter is 15 and has just taken her Nationals. We're moving down to England this summer. We were assuming she would start her A-levels. However, we have been told she will have to go into year 11 and do her GCSEs as she is not yet 16 and wont be until October! Is this right?! Thanks

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