I'm debating whether to sit ds for the 10+ at Whitgift School. Does anyone have any experiences they'd share with me about sitting their sons a year early?
Ds is currently in year 4 a state primary. I think he'd love Whitgift (assuming an offer was forthcoming of course
) but am really confused about the pros and cons of going at year 6 rather than year 7. Part of me thinks it's a good idea, as it gives you two cracks at the whip, and introduces the boys early into an environment that could be rather daunting otherwise. On the other hand I don't know if it's asking too much too soon - and should I take ds away from a school he loves when he's finally about to be in the top class?
Also, if they don't manage a place at 10+ does this mess up the chances for entrance at 11?
Sorry for the slightly rambling post - any experiences would be much appreciated!