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by Dr Jalal
Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: results
Replies: 95
Views: 31848

Sweet dilemma!!!

Wow! I can't believe the number of parents with the same dilemma as my wife and I had last year regarding our son (KES vs KECHB). All I can say is that you have done your best to get your children to the privileged and envious position of having offers from 2 of the best schools in the country. Ther...
by Dr Jalal
Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: results
Replies: 95
Views: 31848

Congratulations to all!!!

Well done to all those children who managed to secure KEGS places. My daughter, I am ecstatic to report, has got a place at KE Camp Hill Girls....so she may be bumping into fm's daughter....great news fm, I'm so thrilled for you and your daughter. :D :D :D All of my daughter's friends who studied fo...
by Dr Jalal
Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: Done & Dusted!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2356

Guest: sorry I've been away but the pressures of work and family committments had got the better of me and I've not had the time to visit the site over the past few months. \with regards to my son, he's really enjoying KES and has settled in well. I'd recommend the school to any parents considering ...
by Dr Jalal
Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: GOOD LUCK to fm's daughter!
Replies: 10
Views: 5338

exam concerns

It appears there is quite a lot of concern regarding the amounts of questions pupils weren't abe to complete or attempt. Rest assured there is nothing to worry about....my son, who sat the test last year, missed out a huge number of questions and still secured a place at Camp Hill Boys. Indeed, my s...
by Dr Jalal
Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: Done & Dusted!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2356

Done & Dusted!!

My daughter sat the KE test at Camp Hill and now that it's all over we're simply over the moon. After a quick celebratory meal we're just unwinding from what seems like being in a pressure cooker for the past few months. My daughter and several of her friends found the test to be quite reasonable an...
by Dr Jalal
Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: GENERAL 11 PLUS TOPICS
Topic: 11+ Exams Good for your confident
Replies: 8
Views: 7525

We were so proud of our son's achievements - he'd managed to get a scholarship at the local Independent School (King Edward's School) as well as securing a place at the top Grammar school (King Edward VI Camp Hill). We wanted to shout from the roof tops....but managed to contain our glee and sheer d...
by Dr Jalal
Mon Mar 12, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: KECHB vs KES Dilemma Finally Resolved!
Replies: 9
Views: 7107

11+ preparations

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words. I also have a daughter who is preparing for the upcoming 2007 11+ exams. So I wish you all the best in your endeavours. The following will hopefully give you some ideas on how to prepare your child for the task ahead. I feel 9 months of preparation is more t...
by Dr Jalal
Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: KECHB vs KES Dilemma Finally Resolved!
Replies: 9
Views: 7107

BTW Everyone

The above post was from Dr Jalal

I'm not sure why my profile didn't show up in the post

Thanks

Dr Jalal
by Dr Jalal
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Topic: Independent vs State Schools
Replies: 4
Views: 5070

Interesting article KenR

This is on similar lines as to my article in the Beyond 11+ section.

http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/forum/ ... php?t=1807

Do you think we should take this into consideration when choosing between KES and Camp Hill Boys?
by Dr Jalal
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Wrekin
Topic: Double success has left us with a dilemma!!
Replies: 20
Views: 11793

Thanks KenR Your advice, as usual, has been invaluable. I've managed to set up a tour of both schools with my son this coming Friday, so that we can further assess the suitability of the schools to meet my son's needs. BTW, your article in the Independent Schools section ("Private Schooling is ...