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Grammar School or Private School (Sixth Form) ?? watch

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    I've been offered a place at a grammar school and a private school and I was wondering which place I should take?

    The grammar school are offering me a fourth A level subject and a trip to America in the first year, but it's an all girls school and didn't feel as welcoming as other sixth forms I visited - the staff were kinda rude to me and my mom when we visited lmao. But they are regularly getting some of the best results in the county, and it's a difficult school to get into.

    The private school got the best results in the county this year (this isn't really a regular thing for them though) and everyone there seemed genuinely nice and welcoming, but are only offering me 3 A levels. They offer an EPQ in place of a fourth A level, and are generally a better equipped school.

    Both schools are really well regarded, but I'm not sure which place to take. I'm not too worried about settling in, I just want the best possible results and the best chances of getting into a good university. Thoughts?

    private if your parents can afford it

    Definitely private.

    Buckinghamshire by any chance?

    I would prefer private but considering what you have said about the Grammer school I guess it's not gonna be that bad. The Grammer school looks good and would also save your parents so much money. The school does not matter what matters is how much effort you put in. I go to a state school and still manage to do quite well.

    Go with your gut feeling if you didn't get that feeling of this is where I want to go and your parents can afford the private school then go with that.
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