OP, you may see that QE parents will defend QE and RBS will defend RBS choice and rightly so. Both schools are good and both of them will have their pros and cons. If you ask for those particular points that are important to you/your DS then you may have a more concrete/helpful discussion. Example, sports, music, academics, triple sciences, further maths, homework, discipline, 6th form cull, universities that DCs go to, career choices and so on….
Sorry, not very helpful?
Let's do it this way then...
QE sports infra is better than RB, but not sure how much the QE boys can utilise them under academic pressure
QE sidelined it I believe. Not sure about Reading though.
Academics: QE GCSC score are better than RB. A level is also better. But cull should be factored in.
Discipline: I believe QE is very strict. Not sure about RB. Is this very relaxed environment for RB?
Strong subjects: for QE it looks like medicine, economics are strong. Law, history, Maths and engineering follow....
Can you anyone shed some light on RB's performance and strong/popular and weak/not popular subjects in RB context?
Happy if anyone wants to add any other criteria to discuss the pros and cons.