Warks mum wrote:
Not sure what you mean magwich re "why would you want to?" Please expand.
Both of magwich's DDs went to Shottery and sadly they didn't seem to find it a wholly positive experience. I can only speak from a third person's perspective, but I would say that - at least in magwich's DD2's case - the school experience was certainly not typical, so it's unlikely your DC would have a similar one!
Doesn't seem as if magwich is impressed with KES either....viewtopic.php?f=37&t=26232
Interestingly from my experience in Dorridge:
KECHB has been a far more popular destination than KES Stratford for boys of my acquaintance, both at 11 and at 6th form (in fact I don't think I know of any local families sending their sons to KES Stratford from Knowle/Dorridge, though no doubt there are some). I know Warwickshire families of boys who have applied, one successful, one not, and several girls who have been to Shottery - those who entered at 6th form found it rather quaint, but KECHG also seems difficult to adjust to at 6th form. I guess historically those locally with the means have sent their sons to Solihull School and their girls to Kings High (Warwick) while the rest of us kept Arden going!