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    KEGS HONEST REVIEW 2/ 5

    KEGS IS AN OK SCHOOL HOWEVER DUE TO THE FACT IT HAS BEEN ELEVATED TO A NEXT LEVEL THAT IT IS NOT ACTUALLY AT IS A BIG ISSUE

    THIS IS NOT THE ONLY ISSUE WITH THEIR BEING MANY DIFFERENT SOCIAL , CRIMINAL AND LEARNING ISSUES IN THE SCHOOL

    FOR WORKING CLASS PEOPLE KEGS MAY NOT BE THE SCHOOL FOR YOU DUE TO THE FACT THAT THERE IS ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF PEOPLE LIKE YOU AS MOST PEOPLE FROM KEGS AND OTHER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS HAD ATTENDED PRIVATE SCHOOLS PREVIOUSLY. EVEN THOUGH THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO KEGS SPECIFICALLY IT HIGHLIGHTS AN ISSUE IN THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL SYSTEM AS IT IS NOT CARRYING OUT ONE OF THE MAIN FUNCTION's WHICH ARE TO ALLOW BRIGHT WORKING CLASS CHILDREN TO MAKE THE STEPPING STONE THROUGH THE SOCIAL LADDER

    MANY KIDS ALSO CRITICISE OTHER COVER STAFF AS THEY FEEL THEY ARE SMARTER THAN THEM AS THEY WENT TO A MORE PRESTIGIOUS SCHOOL OR ARE RICHER OR GREW UP IN A BETTER AREA than Them.

    THE WAY THE SCHOOL DEALS WITH ISSUES IS COMPLETELY ABSURD AT TIMES WITH PUNISHMENTS BEING GIVEN ARE UNREASONABLE

    THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT YET OBVIOUS RACIAL DIVIDE WITH MANY STUDENTS OF A certain w colour making RACIAL REMARKS such as P*** and N****. Thus there are not often that much integration between people of different of ethnicity.

    IF you DO NOT LIVE IN THE PRIORITY AREA IT IS HARD TO MAKE GOOD FRIENDS WITH PEOPLE AS PEOPLE DONT LIVE TOO LOCAL WITH EACH OTHER , for example someone who LIVES IN CHELMSFORD AND SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN CHAD WELL HEATH WILL FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LINK UP WITH EACH OTHER IN SCHOOL HOLIDAY DUE TO THE difference between ESSEX AND LONDON AND THE COST AND JOURNEY OF TRAVEL. EVEN SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN ILFORD AND SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN HAROLD HILL WILL FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LINK UP AS EVEN THOUGH THESE AREAS ARE BOTH IN LONDON IT IS A 20 minute drive and 40 minute bus journey. THIS WILL LEAD TO KIDS MISSING OUT ON MAKING LONG LASTING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR PEERS

    ALSO JUST LIKE ANY OTHER SCHOOL , 95% of the kid use SWEAR WORDS IN THEIR LANGUAGE EVERDAY

    AS WELL AS THIS FOR CHILDREN COMING OUTSIDE OF THE PRIORITY AREA KEGS CAN BE VERY TIRESOME DUE TO THE COST OF TRAVEL AND THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES FOR THE JOURNEY TO OCCUR. THIS IS ONE REASON WHY KEGS CAN BE A STRESSFUL SCHOOL. THIS GIVES CHILDREN LESS TIME TO STUDY OR RELAX.

    IN EVERY SCHOOL THERE IS SOME CRIMINAL BEHAVIOUR AMONGST STUDENTS AND THIS HAS MOST DEFINITELY HAPPENED TO SOME ( GREAT OR NOT great) IN KEGS .... NO FURTHER COMMENT .... AS WELL AS THIS MANY KIDS AS YOUNG AS IN YEAR 7 TO YEAR 11 BELIEVE THEY ARE REAL GANGSTER HOWEVER THEY DO NOT KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THAT LIFE AND DO NOT KNOW THE CONSEQUENCES THAT END UP WITH RISKING YOUR FREEDOM BOTH MORALLY + SOCIAL

    KEGS ALSO HAS SOME DECENT TEACHERS ROUGHLY 15- 20 ( WITH ROUGHLY 6-8 BEING AS EXCEPTIONAL AS THE EDUCATIONAL STANDARD KEGS HAD PROMISED WHEN YOU AGREED TO GO THERE) BUT THERE ARE SOME NOT SO good TEACHERS WITH THERE BEING ABOUT 20 OF THESE ( 9 ARE TERRIBLE)

    IN TERMS OF DEPARTMENTS , THE BETTER ONES ARE THE HISTORY , CHEMISTRY , MATHS , D.T

    THE MFL DEPARTMENT HAS SOME GREAT TEACHERS BUT ALSO SOME QUESTIONABLE TEACHERS

    THE OK DEPARTMENTS ARE ART , CS , BIOLOGY , MUSIC , ECONOMICS

    SUBSTANDARD - ENGLISH , GEOGRAPHY , P.E

    TERRIBLE - PHYSICS ( LACKING - GET ON JOB B!) , PSHE

    HOWEVER KEGS HAS GOOD EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES SUCH AS ECONOMICS SOCIETY , DRAMA SOCIETY/ SCHOOL PRODUCTION , D of E , Ancient LANGUAGES , EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES , MANY SCHOOL TRIPS , SPORTS and CORE OF DRUMS / CCF

    THE LEARNING MENTOR SCHEME IN KEGS IS VERY GOOD AS IT ALLOWS OLDER SIXTH FORMERS WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE SITUATION OF DOING GCSES TO HELP STRUGGLING STUDENTS WITH THEIR WORK

    KEGS DOES PROMISE GOOD GCSE RESULTS HOWEVER THEN AGAIN ANY SCHOOL EVEN OAKS PARK PROMISES GOOD RESULTS PROVIDING YOUR WILLING TO PUT IN THE EFFORT. HOWEVER KEGS DOES HAVE SOME EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS THAT WILL HONESTLY IMPROVE YOUR GRADE AND ACTUALLY CARE FOR YOUR ACADEMIC STUDY

    THERE IS MORE TO SAY

    THIS HAS BEEN DONE BY A FORMER STUDENT AT KEGS SO THE JUDGEMENT IS HONEST
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    (Original post by MADMAXLOOSE)
    KEGS HONEST REVIEW 2/ 5

    KEGS IS AN OK SCHOOL HOWEVER DUE TO THE FACT IT HAS BEEN ELEVATED TO A NEXT LEVEL THAT IT IS NOT ACTUALLY AT IS A BIG ISSUE

    THIS IS NOT THE ONLY ISSUE WITH THEIR BEING MANY DIFFERENT SOCIAL , CRIMINAL AND LEARNING ISSUES IN THE SCHOOL

    FOR WORKING CLASS PEOPLE KEGS MAY NOT BE THE SCHOOL FOR YOU DUE TO THE FACT THAT THERE IS ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF PEOPLE LIKE YOU AS MOST PEOPLE FROM KEGS AND OTHER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS HAD ATTENDED PRIVATE SCHOOLS PREVIOUSLY. EVEN THOUGH THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO KEGS SPECIFICALLY IT HIGHLIGHTS AN ISSUE IN THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL SYSTEM AS IT IS NOT CARRYING OUT ONE OF THE MAIN FUNCTION's WHICH ARE TO ALLOW BRIGHT WORKING CLASS CHILDREN TO MAKE THE STEPPING STONE THROUGH THE SOCIAL LADDER

    MANY KIDS ALSO CRITICISE OTHER COVER STAFF AS THEY FEEL THEY ARE SMARTER THAN THEM AS THEY WENT TO A MORE PRESTIGIOUS SCHOOL OR ARE RICHER OR GREW UP IN A BETTER AREA than Them.

    THE WAY THE SCHOOL DEALS WITH ISSUES IS COMPLETELY ABSURD AT TIMES WITH PUNISHMENTS BEING GIVEN ARE UNREASONABLE

    THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT YET OBVIOUS RACIAL DIVIDE WITH MANY STUDENTS OF A certain w colour making RACIAL REMARKS such as P*** and N****. Thus there are not often that much integration between people of different of ethnicity.

    IF you DO NOT LIVE IN THE PRIORITY AREA IT IS HARD TO MAKE GOOD FRIENDS WITH PEOPLE AS PEOPLE DONT LIVE TOO LOCAL WITH EACH OTHER , for example someone who LIVES IN CHELMSFORD AND SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN CHAD WELL HEATH WILL FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LINK UP WITH EACH OTHER IN SCHOOL HOLIDAY DUE TO THE difference between ESSEX AND LONDON AND THE COST AND JOURNEY OF TRAVEL. EVEN SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN ILFORD AND SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN HAROLD HILL WILL FIND IT DIFFICULT TO LINK UP AS EVEN THOUGH THESE AREAS ARE BOTH IN LONDON IT IS A 20 minute drive and 40 minute bus journey. THIS WILL LEAD TO KIDS MISSING OUT ON MAKING LONG LASTING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR PEERS

    ALSO JUST LIKE ANY OTHER SCHOOL , 95% of the kid use SWEAR WORDS IN THEIR LANGUAGE EVERDAY

    AS WELL AS THIS FOR CHILDREN COMING OUTSIDE OF THE PRIORITY AREA KEGS CAN BE VERY TIRESOME DUE TO THE COST OF TRAVEL AND THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES FOR THE JOURNEY TO OCCUR. THIS IS ONE REASON WHY KEGS CAN BE A STRESSFUL SCHOOL. THIS GIVES CHILDREN LESS TIME TO STUDY OR RELAX.

    IN EVERY SCHOOL THERE IS SOME CRIMINAL BEHAVIOUR AMONGST STUDENTS AND THIS HAS MOST DEFINITELY HAPPENED TO SOME ( GREAT OR NOT great) IN KEGS .... NO FURTHER COMMENT .... AS WELL AS THIS MANY KIDS AS YOUNG AS IN YEAR 7 TO YEAR 11 BELIEVE THEY ARE REAL GANGSTER HOWEVER THEY DO NOT KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THAT LIFE AND DO NOT KNOW THE CONSEQUENCES THAT END UP WITH RISKING YOUR FREEDOM BOTH MORALLY + SOCIAL

    KEGS ALSO HAS SOME DECENT TEACHERS ROUGHLY 15- 20 ( WITH ROUGHLY 6-8 BEING AS EXCEPTIONAL AS THE EDUCATIONAL STANDARD KEGS HAD PROMISED WHEN YOU AGREED TO GO THERE) BUT THERE ARE SOME NOT SO good TEACHERS WITH THERE BEING ABOUT 20 OF THESE ( 9 ARE TERRIBLE)

    IN TERMS OF DEPARTMENTS , THE BETTER ONES ARE THE HISTORY , CHEMISTRY , MATHS , D.T

    THE MFL DEPARTMENT HAS SOME GREAT TEACHERS BUT ALSO SOME QUESTIONABLE TEACHERS

    THE OK DEPARTMENTS ARE ART , CS , BIOLOGY , MUSIC , ECONOMICS

    SUBSTANDARD - ENGLISH , GEOGRAPHY , P.E

    TERRIBLE - PHYSICS ( LACKING - GET ON JOB B!) , PSHE

    HOWEVER KEGS HAS GOOD EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES SUCH AS ECONOMICS SOCIETY , DRAMA SOCIETY/ SCHOOL PRODUCTION , D of E , Ancient LANGUAGES , EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES , MANY SCHOOL TRIPS , SPORTS and CORE OF DRUMS / CCF

    THE LEARNING MENTOR SCHEME IN KEGS IS VERY GOOD AS IT ALLOWS OLDER SIXTH FORMERS WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE SITUATION OF DOING GCSES TO HELP STRUGGLING STUDENTS WITH THEIR WORK

    KEGS DOES PROMISE GOOD GCSE RESULTS HOWEVER THEN AGAIN ANY SCHOOL EVEN OAKS PARK PROMISES GOOD RESULTS PROVIDING YOUR WILLING TO PUT IN THE EFFORT. HOWEVER KEGS DOES HAVE SOME EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS THAT WILL HONESTLY IMPROVE YOUR GRADE AND ACTUALLY CARE FOR YOUR ACADEMIC STUDY

    THERE IS MORE TO SAY

    THIS HAS BEEN DONE BY A FORMER STUDENT AT KEGS SO THE JUDGEMENT IS HONEST
    I assume you are referring to KEGS in Chelmsford?

    A friend of mine went to sixth form there, he wanted to do medicine but I suppose he let his arrogance (as a result of getting into KEGS) get the better of him and got complacent, resulting in some rather sub-standard A-Level results. He certainly isn't doing medicine now.
 
 
 
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