Beaverwood and Coopers both suffer from grammar school blight, being close to the border. Latest Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School, Kent, DA15 property for sale. We first looked at Sidcup because it was near my parents, reasonably decent commute to London and has grammar schools. 1409 Ages. This is just another list that the current government is using in the league tables and might not last anyway. Or do the schools go by grades alone? These establishments are linked with Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School, URN: 137423. All the benefits of Chislehurst without the huge house prices. It just means you've got GCSEs in Maths, English, Science, a language and a humanities subject. How does it compare to Chislehurst? We're 80% confident that this budget is obtainable. DD1 in year 10 has friends from Orpington and Bromley. If dc2 is a boy, there are good coed comps and a boys' comp in the east of Bromley borough, which would mean a chance at a Bexley grammar and a good comp to fall back on. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Login. The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School costs only £5, and the quickest way takes just 29 mins. If you take out the top 20-25%(?) Find the travel option that best suits you. We're thinking of it for dd. The Bexley Grammars seem to be getting more popular and since the test was changed more local DC seem to pass. Hi. Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School Cricket Boys-U15A: Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School Hurst Road SIDCUP Kent DA15 9AG Tel: 020 8302 6511 School Website Sports Website. You've given me lots to think about. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? Hi Ladies,Thank you for all of your replies. Re gs being the best place for your dd, I do know of parents who turned down a Bexley grammar place for a Bromley comp. Score only comes into it for a top 180 place which is why some come and sit for Bexley from huge distances away. If dc2 is a boy, there are good coed comps and a boys' comp in the east of Bromley borough, which would mean a chance at a Bexley grammar and a good comp to fall back on.Personally, I'd prefer to live in Bromley, which includes Chislehurst, than Bexley, just because it's generally a more pleasant place, shops etc., but that's just my opinion. Welcome to our virtual open event. I'd also point out that you have to factor in a year's tutoring. 5 bedroom end of terrace house for sale. DD at Bullers is doing very well, we are very happy with school, we are approx. When DD1 passed the 11+ 4 DC in her year went to Chis @ Sid. Bullers Wood has such a small catchment area. Is anyone's child there? I don't understand! Where we live the best reachable Kent Grammar school is Judds.This is not an easy choice to make but take a good look at your children and you have to judge what type of school would suit them. Which grammar schools (other than Chis and Sid) to the Bromley children attend? We would love to live in Chislehurst and if we have the option of the Bexley grammars (without having to be in the top 180) and good comps to fall back on, then it would be perfect.Martorana - thank you for managing my expectations I wouldn't pursue the grammar route if by then I didn't think my DD was able. Looking forward to the open eve! 2, and looking to stay put until secondary school is finished. Remember Me. Happy house hunting :-). From a personal point of view we have found Chis & Sid to be a well balanced school with plenty of support for our child and plenty of communication where needed. Try ringing the boroughs concerned? I live in New Eltham, which borders Bexley borough. This means that most of the children there are bright and capable, of course there will be exceptions. So we started to look at Chislehurst, which looks lovely, as well as Bexley.Our DD is going to be in reception class and we will have to put in a late application, unfortunately. Hi,Feeling a bit confused and overwhelmed. Annandale Road Sidcup DA15 Data is available on pupils' attainment, average grades, the quality of the teaching and when the school was last inspected. Log in. My kids' school just points out to parents that if they want their kids to be able to say they've met the EBAC requirements, these are the subjects they have to take to GCSE. Where would be the nicest area to live in Bexley Borough? 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