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Re: Parents concerned as Ravenstone School plans to become an Academy

I'm also a parent at Ravenstone.  The original article posted here is a terrible misrepresentation of a wonderful school.  Even the headline is wrong: it says "parents" but only quotes a single person.   If the author had bothered to speak to a fair sample of people at Ravenstone, they'd have learne...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 3
Mon May 13, 2019 9:37 am

Re: Henry Cavendish & Rutherford House schools

If you’re near enough to RH, you should definitely give Ravenstone a look too. Offers all the ambition and standards of Rutherford (v hot on teaching quality: the maths lead does “excellence” training for others across Wandsworth, and the young superhead is seriously impressive) but with a lovely re...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 21
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:57 pm

Family-friendly hotels?

Please help with planning last-Minute half-term break. Was supposed to be doing Centre Parcs, now can’t for various reasons. (Incompetence, mostly.) So need ideally: family-friendly hotel or whatever; not madly far from London where we can entertain/contain 4yo and 2yo and maybe just maybe get a few...
Forum: Travel
Replies: 5
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:17 am

Home office - broadband/Ethernet connection

Hello, Does anyone have any recommendations for a good network installation firm/person? And any experience of this? We’re setting up a home office in a second floor bedroom and need a hardwired broadband connection: WiFi just isn’t good enough. So I think we need a new socket on the wall and cablin...
Replies: 3
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:29 pm

Re: Primary state schools Balham

Just wanted to add another vote for Ravenstone. Our eldest has just started there and is having just the best time. Wonderful, supportive and encouraging atmosphere. Great new headteacher with high ambitions for a school where kids achieve their full potential - academically and as happy, rounded pe...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 13
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:20 pm

Ravenstone

Happily and slightly surprisingly, our son has a place at Ravenstone for September. We're very pleased -- seemed a lovely school when we visited, and the head is very impressive. But we don't really know anyone else whose children go are going there. (We live a little way away from the school and mo...
Forum: Schools
Topic: Ravenstone
Replies: 4
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:26 pm

Re: Nanny wanted 2 days/week SW17

Bumping this because the job is still available. Please get in touch if you're interested.
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 2
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:40 pm

Nanny wanted 2 days/week SW17

We're looking for a nanny to look after two children near Tooting Bec two days a week, starting as soon as possible. The days are Tuesday and Wednesday, ideally from 0730 to 1830. The children are both boys: 3y9m and 15m. The older one is at a nearby nursery from 0845 until 1215 so the day would inc...
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 2
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:46 pm

Electrician for lighting

Can anyone recommend a good electrician?
I'm loooking for someone to install some downlights and some dimmer switches in Tooting Bec.

Thanks!
Replies: 0
Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:59 pm

Looking for a nanny 2 days/week

We're looking for a nanny to look after two children in Tooting Bec two days a week, starting late January or early February 2017. The days are Tuesday and Wednesday, ideally from 0730 to 1930 but with some flexibility as evenings may vary. The children are both boys. They will be 3.5 years and 13 m...
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 0
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:07 pm

Looking for a nanny 2 days/week

We're looking for a nanny to look after two children in Tooting Bec two days a week, starting late January or early February 2017. The days are Tuesday and Wednesday, ideally from 0730 to 1930 but with some flexibility as evenings may vary. The children are both boys. They will be 3.5 years and 13 m...
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 0
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:06 pm