Having gone through the highs and lows of the 11+ I am now looking at schools for my DD. I am fortunate in that she stands a good chance of getting into Newstead Woods, Townley and Dartford and so the decision is which school to put first. I am leaning towards Newstead Woods (and many friends have said because it is super selective I would be crazy not to) however I live only just within the 9 mile catchment area and both DGSG and Townley are closer/easier to get to. I am worried that if I choose Newstead too much time will be wasted on travelling to and from school and that she will not have any friends local to us. Some forums have also indicated that Newstead is not all that it is cracked up to be! Does anyone have any thoughts/experiences that could help me make up my mind as I am running out of time!!