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Re: Get your education questions answered

I also feel that private schools kids have so much pressure put on them at an early age to constantly achieve good grades at the 7+, 11+ gcse and a levels . ( to secure scholarships etc) That when they get to university they simply want to have a good time and rebel a little. And not study so hard. ...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 26
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:52 am

Re: Where do you send your child if you want private but not selective?

You can look at Royal Russell , close to Croydon.

I think you still need to sit a 11+ plus exam
But it used to be a non pushy academic school , and wasn’t so difficult to get into . Im unsure if this is the case. It has lovely grounds and is also a boarding school too ( also be a day pupil)
Forum: Schools
Replies: 10
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:19 pm

Re: Where to move to?

We have recently moved to Reigate. Great schools; beautiful park, nice community and lovely small town that has lots of similar shops you will find in the likes of Clapham/ Balham, Carluccios, Wagamma’s , Sweaty Betty, m&s , Benefit, Whistles, (Oliver Bonus) is opening soon etc ... also there there ...
Replies: 3
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:06 am

Re: Help London flat too BIG!!

I haven't read in detail all of the responses. You have a gorgeous flat. We have recently sold a very similar size flat, similar price, with a lounge the same size, and made the move our Surrey. Its very much to finding the right person, who would fall in love with it. It will happen, just sometimes...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 25
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:15 pm

Aquatots Baby Swimming - Battersea

Aquatots are very excited to be holding Baby Swimming classes in BATTERSEA from May. “SPECIAL LAUNCH OFFER: FREE - 4 X UNDERWATER PHOTOS PRINTS & FREE REUSABLE SWIM NAPPY” (for all Level 1 bookings)" Group discount bookings also available. WARM WATER 8 week course – Sunday 7th May *Level 1 10wks to ...
Forum: Activities
Replies: 0
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:37 pm

Re: Giving up buying BTC - What about Balham?

putting a spanner in the works . Have you ever thought about moving to West Norwood. It's a great area , very family friendly , great schools especially if you are in the catchment for Julians. Huge community focus . Feast every month that takes place. A picture house cinema is being built and lots ...
Replies: 23
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:16 am

Re: Is Farrow & Ball paint worth the money?

Mylands paint is far better than f&b.

Ideal if you have little kids . As you can easily clean the walls
Replies: 24
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:43 pm

Re: Does anyone struggle to give medicine to their baby?

My daughter when she was older baby used to be terrible and keeping calpol down. She would always throw it up. So instead I brought her suppository. You can buy them from some pharmacies , they are more expensive than the usual paracetamol brand, but they work instantly
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 2
Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:36 pm

Re: Boden Clearance Sale-worth a visit or not?

Following...where would you find a
Boden clearance sale
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 2
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:34 pm

Re: Moving to Balham/Tooting/Streatham - Which state pri sch

I have heard lots of good reports on Hitherfield in Streatham. Also if you need more advice on the streatham area there is a great facebook page. Called streatham mums network
Forum: Schools
Replies: 2
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:08 am

Re: Mid Morning snack in Primary School

I understand your concerns. All children are different and have different metabolic rates. Could your child drink a cartoon of milk. This is fulfilling and is good for growing kids
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 11
Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:40 pm

swimming pool to hire enquiry

I am looking for any local residents that have their very own an indoor swimming pool, who might be interested in hiring it out for baby swim lessons. It really is a great way to earn an easy extra income without much effort at all. What is required is space for changing and a shower and toilet in t...
Replies: 0
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:47 pm

Re: Need an excellent architect

Please do excuse me for me being naive, but if you invite an architect to come around your house to give his/her opinion on redesigning your home. Do you need to pay them for your time?
Replies: 17
Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:43 pm

Re: Classes with a new baby?

Not clapham or balham. But extremely near in Streatham Hill. Aquatots hold baby swimming lessons at a very clean warm hydro pool. Lovely clean spacious changing and plenty of free parking
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 13
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:42 pm

Re: Alleyn - sports and co-curricular

Alleyns in an amazing school. I appreciate this is a number of years ago, but all of my friends or friends children who have been to Alleyns have grown to be successful, well rounded individuals. Who have very good jobs and either have an interest in the arts, music of sport. If I was in the fortuna...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 2
Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:46 am