If she can pass the exam without formal tutoring then I would feel very happy about sending her there - it's a great school. 134 likes. Share. There will be a few over coached ones who are sick of education though and will do the minimum. It's a nightmare. Definitely not - but even the ones that scrape in on appeal with below 121 progress well if they put the effort in. But not all! I'm another former AHS pupil! Oh, absolutely, but we came out with the strong impression it wasn't for dd. What do the table headers mean? Second all the positive comments above. What's their drama and arts like? If your DD is averagely competitive and averagely resilient she should be fine. Phone: 01494 216 068 Email: hwmusic@bucksmusic.org. We have been to visit on a few occasions and we all really like it. 778 views. I think you've got your answer there then. So be it. Sr. Asset Operations Associate Renew Financial November 2017 – April 2019 1 year 6 months. The two institutions remain on adjacent sites. Share your imaginative play tips with The LEGO Group: £200 voucher to be won. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 778 views. Where I live, hardly anyone chooses it as first choice. View Vania Tashjian Frank’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Sorry not constructive I know op. Pebble Brook School | 14 followers on LinkedIn. They also seem to have a healthy relationship with the boys school, particularly in the sixth form, which to us was quite important.I could really see my daughter there but not at the other two schools. If you look at other areas within the catchment, it is a different story. There are areas of Aylesbury that are not remotely well to do, so there is a mix of girls. Mr E Baird. We too felt the girls were well rounded and did not appear to only be superwomen in training. The results tell you that girls do work! For Waddesdon, this is vanishingly small! Phone: 01494 216 066 Email: aylmusic@bucksmusic.org. Or those who think they are the elite. It used to be just verbal reasoning but now includes non verbal reasoning and Maths as well. Consumer Discretionary. I have some niggling doubts however about how competitive and resilient it is necessary to be. Also lots from MK. Bojo, that's all reassuring, and MMA, that's the sort of thing that concerns me. Sure we'll do practice papers at home to familiarise her with the style, concentrate on speed and accuracy, but this is exam technique. Certainly didn't feel competitive back then, although it may just have gone right over my head! 778 views. Fees, admissions, teachers and reviews on all London Secondary schools. There are musical productions with Aylesbury Grammar school next door, and competitive house events in music, dance and drama. Elmhurst County Junior School. Welcome to Aylesbury High School's online application form for 2021 entry into the Sixth Form. I went there and my mum was at Challoners. 134 likes. The Aylesbury, which standard next to Aylesbury High School, is one of the premier institutions for music in the country, rivalling the Royal College of Music. Join to Connect Aylesbury High School. But I did pretty well and was never made to feel that I wasn't good enough - I was the third year of GCSEs, so grading expectations were a bit of unknown. Mills was born on 26 January 1951. The school takes its pupils from a wide area as far from Aylesbury as Oxford and Milton Keynes, as admissions are determined by the eleven-plus. If this is not the general experience of people then fantastic. The school term dates vary between schools so please check the dates below; they will not be exactly the same as other schools. Jesus, that sent a shudder down my spine.I hated that school. Aylesbury High School was founded in 1959, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, when the previously co-educational Aylesbury Grammar School split to become two single-sex grammar schools. Personally I think they are wrong to just look at SHF but it is difficult to shift perceptions about not fitting in elsewhere. The vast majority of DDs friends (15) went to AHS. They were more creative and less fitting into pigeon holes! It makes me cross! In South Bucks and the Chilterns there is a higher local pass rate and therefore the schools there have fewer places for kids who don't live in Bucks. DD really didn't like SHF. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? GRWDo you mind me asking why you think your DD wouldn't get through under the "new" 11+ exam please?CookieDoughKidAs I always say to people who are thinking about moving to Bucks because of schools. Year 7 entry 2021 Applications for admission into Year 7 are handled on behalf of the Governing Body by Buckinghamshire Council as part of its Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme. It’s a large school and takes all sorts of personalities. Early life and education. To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? The company's line of business includes elementary and secondary schools. But I'm going back 30 years since I started. She is predicted all A grades but is terrified of letting that slip.Her friends have run out of patience for her as she never makes any time to hang out with them. Grange County Secondary School. The only thing I would really caution about is where she will fall academically in the cohort. Thanks GRW for your reply. Apr 16, 2020. Student at Aylesbury High School Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom 30 connections. A teacher commented that 'all the girls are competitive', I found this concerning as either they didn't understand their girls, or they really are and it's not the right place for dd. Oh I'm very aware of the pecking order ;-) I do wonder though whether the two recent leavers I know who felt like failures (whether from their own self esteem or through the school's influence) would have had a happier time at SHF. However, my comp lacks in a few areas and we don't feel it's the right fit for us so willing to move to Bucks and obviously stay in Bucks. Certainly in Aylesbury Vale the pass rate for kids from state primaries has gone down since the new test came in. So what other options do you have?? Bedgrove County Infant School. Her daughter complains that the girls don't want to work and are only concerned about their hair etc. I am, perhaps rather naively, very anti tutoring though. Obviously take these with a pinch of salt. A selection of recordings from our a cappella vocal groups, wind band and string ensembles will be available to stream from 16 December. She was educated at Aston Clinton Primary It’s a happy school with many highly educated parents. It's obviously up to you though so good luck with whatever you decide. The children I know who went to SHF loved it. Works with Google Expeditions . There is a high proportion of girls doing Duke of Edinburgh awards, my DD got a lot out of that and achieved her gold. SHF and AHS are the only Grammars in Aylesbury. The two institutions remain on adjacent sites. I have asked her whether her teachers are aware of how hard she is working and how anxious she is and it seems that they are not, despite the fact that she has dropped extra-curricular activities (some school-based) to make more time for school work.I find it concerning that no one there has identified that she has a problem. We live in catchment and I know loads of girls that went there. Christmas Concert 03 December 2020-We are so pleased that we can bring you a taste of what our music groups have been working on since our clubs restarted at half term with our virtual Christmas Concert. Not about choosing them, but about wanting to get to a grammar. Mental health issues are not just found in grammar schools. Aylesbury High School - Prepare, Challenge & Inspire. There are after school bands and orchestra there too with kids from other local schools. I loved it but yes, it was competitive and single-sex all-girls can get fairly intense emotionally at times. Anybody have experience of this school? My dd is top of the top table at our state primary. Aylesbury High School (AHS), any thoughts......? INDUSTRY. I guess they didn’t work and just sailed in! Post: Aylesbury High School Walton Road Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP21 7SX Telephone: Main number: 01296 388222 Pupil absence line: 01296 388230 Staff absence line: 01296 388205 e … Regarding sport, I was absolutely hopeless at it but never felt like I stood out for my incompetence and lack of interest, whereas at some other schools there was far more pressure to be hale and hearty and brilliant at games (Malory Towers, for instance! ) Hello - I'm considering Aylesbury High and considering moving to Bucks. There is a Google Map at the bottom of this page showing the location of all the schools in AYLESBURY. Elmhurst County Infant School. In retrospect I have issues with single sex schools and have deliberately avoided for my own children but if it's something you're happy with then obviously that's a personal decision! They are not a majority. I went and so did all my sisters. It was her first choice and DS is already at AGS. 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