I'm new to this and need your advice. My DS has currently moved back into the country after completing primary school overseas.
KCC would not accept an application for secondary school before he was physically living here permanently, which effectively was last weekend.
Having done all our research and school visits, we decided we would like him to attempt entry to a grammar school as he certainly has the ability. I have called all schools in my areas to assess waiting lists and have been advised to apply and let him sit the exam either in Aug/Sept. We are applying to Darford, Wilmington and Gravesend Grammar Schools and Leigh Tech, with our favourite being Gravesend due to proximity to home.
This means we essentially have 6-8 weeks to get him prepped and ready for the tests!! He is being such a star and is willing to try his best knowing it will involve daily tuition sessions and study over his precious summer holidays.
What I need from you all, is advice on the best study guides to buy for the Kent test, where I can get similar exam questions / past papers and the any good tutors to coach him in the Medway - Dartford areas. And any other tips you can offer to a very stressed mother would be much appreciated.
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