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claire142 Thu 20-Aug-09 23:23:43

we are moving to bucks in oct help and still havent finally settled on an area !! needing to think of primary and secondary and want a good local secondary school so dont have to rely on 11+ and put too much pressure on havew ds 9 dd7and 2 .any one any idea have looked at princes risborough but not sure on top school .any idea ? prestwood or little missenden .any help really appreciated cheers

Bellabellabella Mon 24-Aug-09 10:56:08

Hello, I am sure someone will be along to help soon. From what I have heard Misbourne (sp?) and John Collet are ok, Misbourne is about to have a new Head. I think that they are the 2 schools that serve the areas you are looking at. Good luck.

mumblechum Tue 25-Aug-09 14:17:20

Sir William Borlase (Marlow), Royal Grammar(boys only, Wycombe) and John Hampden (ditto) are all fairly good, but Borlase gets outstanding results every year. I think Prestwood and Missenden would be in catchment for both the Wycombe boys' grammars, and if you have daughters, Wycombe High (again, a grammar in Wycombe) gets v good results.

Don't know about high schools.

trickerg Tue 25-Aug-09 14:57:02

If you don't get into grammars - misbourne, holmer green upper, risborough upper are probably the best sec moderns around. (There are some ropy ones because of selection.) Primaries, I mentioned on primary thread:
lacey green and gt kingshill (church schools usually full) little knigshill, prestwood junior (o/s a while ago, prob still is), naphill (my son went there - good school) Holmer green junior.

Sorry about capitals (or lack!)

claire142 Sat 29-Aug-09 23:51:29

thanks for all the info may now look at prestwood /missenden as more houses to rent but i di like lacey green school although may be full thANKS

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