Go to navigation
It is currently Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:27 pm

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:02 pm
Posts: 5
Hello
We are a family moving back to the UK after a 10 year absence.
As our older son went to UCS we would like our younger son to go there as-well.
Is it possible to enter UCS at the age of 15?
And how does UCS treat kids with ADD?
Our child is highly intelligent with a very high IQ but he is currently going to a state school in Israel and he isnt doing very well becuse the system just dosnt work for him...
Thank you,
Alan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:20 pm 
It's unlikely that a place will be available because this school generally has more applicants than places. The next stage would be post GCSE as they take more pupils into the sixth form, however they may make exceptions as you have links to the school, so it is worth asking. As for ADD, I cannot answer that, but my friends son had it for years and in the last year has changed his diet and his extreme behaviour has stopped. I'm sure you've researched all of this, but just a thought in case you hadn't. :)


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:21 pm
Posts: 11942
Tipsy

ADD is not the same as ADHD - diet is unlikely to have an impact


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:54 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:27 am
Posts: 2086
Location: Barnet, Herts
Actually it does - also fish oil supplements helped my DD enormously.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:02 pm
Posts: 5
Hi
Thank you evreyone i have another question:
Is it common for kids at UCS to come to school with a lap-top?
Is it even possible?
Thank you
Alan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:34 am 
I don't know if you need to bring your own or if they provide them but boys are assessed when they enter and can use laptops if its deemed necessary. UCS, compared to some of the other selective independents is better for dealing with SEN.


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:37 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:02 pm
Posts: 5
T.i.p.s.y wrote:
I don't know if you need to bring your own or if they provide them but boys are assessed when they enter and can use laptops if its deemed necessary. UCS, compared to some of the other selective independents is better for dealing with SEN.

Hi
Im sorry for my ignorance but i dont really know what SEN stands for... Do you mind explaining?
Thank you
Alan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:41 am 
Special Educational Needs, but that doesn't necessarily mean an extreme need, it could be Genius child with mild dyslexia.


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:46 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:02 pm
Posts: 5
T.i.p.s.y wrote:
Special Educational Needs, but that doesn't necessarily mean an extreme need, it could be Genius child with mild dyslexia.

Thank you for all of your help.
I do have another question
Does the fact that my older son went there for two years between the ages of 11-13 help me with admission for my younger son.
He wasnt expaled or anything we just moved to Israel so he coudnt keep on learning there.
Thank you
Alan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:54 am 
It may help, but only unofficially. :wink: I would definitely mention it as it can't dp any harm.


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Lady Byron and 7 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
CALL 020 8204 5060
   
Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright © 2004 – 2016