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    My son has an interview to join the sixth form - looking for any insights into what they ask/expect? Also does anyone know how many boys they interview for the 40 - 5o places available?
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    As a previous student of Tiffin boys, for an ‘outsider’. I.e a person who didn’t go there from year 7-11. You would need pretty much straight A*s at GCSE.

    Tiffin is an all boys school, I’d recommend going somewhere else to be honest. A lot of tiffinians fails at university because they get spoon fed by teachers and are not used to the sudden dramatic freedom they receive. I would highly recommend going to a college like esher or Richmond.
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    (Original post by SherlocksMa)
    My son has an interview to join the sixth form - looking for any insights into what they ask/expect? Also does anyone know how many boys they interview for the 40 - 5o places available?
    I have applied for the sixth form also, but I have got no reply from them since I gave them my reference. Did you receive a letter or an email? When did you give them your reference? Did you get a reply immediately? I have so many questions!! Please answer them!
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    (Original post by SherlocksMa)
    My son has an interview to join the sixth form - looking for any insights into what they ask/expect? Also does anyone know how many boys they interview for the 40 - 5o places available?
    When did you get response?
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    When did you get response?
    Unsure about the OP; but I also got an interview - notification sent by email about 2 weeks ago.
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    Good luck ns_2 - we got notification about the same time as you.
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    Unsure about the OP; but I also got an interview - notification sent by email about 2 weeks ago.
    Congrats what are your grades looking like?
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    Congrats what are your grades looking like?
    Predicted are all A*/8/9 - A*(A^) in Further Mathematics and Business & Economics; 9 in English Lit/Lang, Computer Science, Mathematics and Chemistry.

    Hoping for all 9s.
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    (Original post by ns_2)
    Predicted are all A*/8/9 - A*(A^) in Further Mathematics and Business & Economics; 9 in English Lit/Lang, Computer Science, Mathematics and Chemistry.

    Hoping for all 9s.
    All the best!
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    (Original post by ns_2)
    Unsure about the OP; but I also got an interview - notification sent by email about 2 weeks ago.
    My school only received the reference email on last Wednesday and we sent it on Friday. How come you guys got your reference in so early?
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    Tiffin sent an email a few weeks ago saying there were delays as they'd had over 300 applicants.
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    (Original post by SherlocksMa)
    Tiffin sent an email a few weeks ago saying there were delays as they'd had over 300 applicants.
    Oh so there is still a hope that I haven't been rejected! I remember that email! Phew!
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    (Original post by King Arthur 284)
    A lot of tiffinians fails at university because they get spoon fed by teachers and are not used to the sudden dramatic freedom they receive.
    Where did you get this from? Or is this just anecdotal?
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    Where did you get this from? Or is this just anecdotal?
    I went to the school. So I made friends and kept in touch with almost everyone there. That is what happend. Several people had either dropped out or retook a year.
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    (Original post by King Arthur 284)
    I went to the school. So I made friends and kept in touch with almost everyone there. That is what happend. Several people had either dropped out or retook a year.
    Dropped out of Tiffin or dropped out of uni?
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    Dropped out of Tiffin or dropped out of uni?
    University
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    (Original post by King Arthur 284)
    University
    I'm curious because aren't you in the process of university applications at the moment?
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    I'm curious because aren't you in the process of university applications at the moment?
    Yes. I didn’t go straight to university, I worked and am now returning. I’m just saying what happened to those that did. Not all ofcourse, but quite a significant number. Tiffin prides itself with having over 80 percent of its students at Russell group universities. They don’t mention what happens to them at those universities
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    (Original post by King Arthur 284)
    Yes. I didn’t go straight to university, I worked and am now returning. I’m just saying what happened to those that did. Not all ofcourse, but quite a significant number. Tiffin prides itself with having over 80 percent of its students at Russell group universities. They don’t mention what happens to them at those universities
    True...
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    (Original post by King Arthur 284)
    Yes. I didn’t go straight to university, I worked and am now returning. I’m just saying what happened to those that did. Not all ofcourse, but quite a significant number. Tiffin prides itself with having over 80 percent of its students at Russell group universities. They don’t mention what happens to them at those universities
    You might as well say the same about every grammar school and private school.
 
 
 

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