we won't know if we made the right choice until many years after the fact and that is what is keeping me awake at night. I think that's why indie v state v grammar is such an emotive topic - people have had a hard enough time making the decision and then if someone comes along and questions your choice -
I actually think it is the last word that causes the emotional response! "Choice" I would never dream of starting a thread which went along the lines of "oh I am so happy that my children are in a grammar school as the local comp was simply not good enough." (Incidentally my local comp does very well so I am not saying that
These threads get a reaction because some posters, not meaning this thread, are insensitive to the lack of choice the vast majority of parents feel they have. I am happy with my children's state school but I know that I am blessed in that, so I try to be careful how I word things.Even then I am sure I don't get it right always.These threads historically have become tense when some posters make little attempt to hide their glee at the many choices they have and even put down in general the state sector.This isn't the case with this thread or the locked one but really I believe therein lies all the tension.