This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 12 messages.). My feelings were mixed - St O's had impressed me but I … Junior School Boys (7-11) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) Facebook (opens in new window/tab) Any idea about UWCSEA? Dulwich College had received perhaps the most damaging publicity in its history, and the governors believe it will take at least until September 1996 to appoint a new Master. It and Tanglin Trust are not for profit schools which is a good thing I think, Dulwich and Dover Court are businesses and feel that way sometimes. For DC there was a maths test, reading comprehension, writing a story + interview. He was educated at St Philip's School, grammar school in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, and at Salesian College, Battersea, a Roman Catholic school in Battersea, London. All of these will have school buses going to Dulwich and have easy (walkable) access to the MRT stations to get to Raffles. We have the chance to go for another one just in case!Thanks again! Also the condos along Farrer Road - Woollerton Park, Sommerville Park, Villa della Rose, D'Leedon, Gallop Gables. If you are anywhere near Croydon the Whitgift foundation can afford substantial bursaries to Whitgift and Trinity schools. Sep 25, 2020. The Commissariat (for clothing, sports kit, stationery and books), which has been operating in the interests of Dulwich boys for over seventy years. We are from London and planning to come back in 5 years time when our eldest might enter to senior school here, so following the UK curriculum would be beneficial.I really appreciate it your help. “Shrewsbury too can stake it’s claim as one of England’s elite public schools. Dulwich College is the London hub for two national teaching training programmes, which places between 30 and 40 trainee teachers per year in a range of different schools. Diane and Paul Carter, both Senior School teachers at the College… Dulwich College (Singapore) Shortlisted for 2021 International School Awards. “Shrewsbury too can stake it’s claim as one of England’s elite public schools. At Alleyn’s in Dulwich this year, more than 100 candidates sat the 13+ exam for just 11 places. In addition to boarders whose families are based in London and elsewhere in the UK, our boarding community comprises over 20 nationalities who enjoy excellent facilities within our beautiful 70 acre … Admissions are open. Aug 27, 2020. Early life. UWC is well known for a strong philanthropy philosophy- they do a lot of charity work. Dulwich In Numbers It is because of the people in our community that we can proudly say that we are one of the best international schools in Yangon. But as they have some boarders (though not … The Vice Principal at my school told me that I may have the chance of getting a full bursary to go to Dulwich College because I'm predicted A* in most of my subjects. The assumption is that your son will progress through the junior, lower, middle and senior schools at DC, … Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? If you have registered your son, the admissions team will be in contact with you in the coming weeks to … Dulwich is the school to beat at all team games and it is the fixture most looked forward to by DS's school who devoted a whole page of a recent brochure to a rare victory over them. Eton College … Years 3-9. I read you 2016 posts @Tango80 @FreddoFrog @shuijiao and I was wondering if you managed to find the right place to live accessible to Dulwich College and what are your thoughts about the school itself. But that still leaves half that aren't and the high percentage is obviously skewed by the fact that the prep is just round the corner and the natural place for many parents to want to continue their sons education in the non-state sector in this area. Yes you're right wandymum re-reading it's age 8 not year 8, silly me...I thought all boys had to take the assessment for entry to DC at 13, it's not automatic entry by any means, is it?! We have six to 10 … He was educated at St Philip's School, grammar school in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, and at Salesian College… To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? Dulwich has a reputation for being very sporty, but you di!mt have to be a jock to thrive there. It says that it is looking to take the 'top 15%' of boys, and that the academic boys in … There are main entry points (by the school's own exams) at bit 11+ and 13+.Boys at Dulwich Prep (a totally different school, despite similar name) would be prepped for the 13+ entrance exam, and a very high proportion of those who sit for DC secure offers. But as they have some boarders (though not many, before sixth form) international entry from different systems is a fairly well-trodden path. Get into the habit before the holidays. Is it a real issue if you don't live locally?Thanks so much. That's great news. Junior School Boys (7-11) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) It seems very appealing for us. If you look at DPL leaver destinations (on their website) then year on year they send between 30-40 boys across to DC, so around half of DCs intake of 70 is boys from DPL. Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? Have a look around the train stations along the Downtown (blue line) like Tan Kah Kee, Sixth Avenue, Albert Park. I haven't visited either UWC campus but I hear great things about the school. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. This is completely random but I recently went to a 40th where most of the guests were ex-UWC and they were a truly great bunch of people. A full range of uniform, sports clothing and games … UWC is more established in SG and is kind of the it school for expat establishment. The College … If you have registered your … Joseph Arthur Francis Spence is an educationalist and the current Master of Dulwich College.He was previously Headmaster of Oakham School and Master in College at Eton College.. what was the testing like? I had a friend who tried to get her son in at 8+ (or maybe 7+? Hi there. ....Thanks! Bukit Timah is a particularly good spot. Dulwich College … Dulwich College is a really popular choice at the moment, and is rather harder to get in to - at any point (sorry OP) - than it was even a only a few years ago. @Rickytickytembo very useful information. Delivering high … Hello S999 - my DS went to DC but not until he was at secondary level, so I can't answer the first part of your post. Dulwich would likely have a higher % of British students which may feel more familiar. Right, this is a new post re Dulwich College Singapore. They will be in Year 3 and Reception, and Dulwich is the only school that potentially have space for us. I would like to have more updated information regarding the school itself, where to live, etc.We are moving to Singapore the next academic year (August 2019) and I have a 6 and a 3 years old. Spence was born on 18 December 1959. Congratulations! Tricky one. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Registration for entry to Dulwich College in … Sigh.Did you find most candidates are from the local area? His parents didn't prep him much though, they were just having a go. Dulwich College had received perhaps the most damaging publicity in its history, and the governors believe it will take at least until September 1996 to appoint a new Master. Get into the habit before the holidays. It's a big school - I believe there are 8 reception classes! To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? If you're planning to be here long term, right now it's probably the better school for networking - though this may change as Dulwich becomes more established.On balance, I personally would choose UWC for my children but both are excellent options. I like the ethos of the school and the head very much. I think OP is talking about entry to DC juniors at age 8 rather than in year 8.P.S we opted for DPL in the end too - DS could not be happier. thanks a lot again @RickytickytemboYou are right, I should be grateful to have these 2 options!! Right, this is a new post re Dulwich College Singapore. Dulwich College Suzhou is an international school in Suzhou, China. - and has a reputation for good academics, facilities and great extra-curricular opportunities for sport, music and drama. Some condos to look at: Duchess Crest, Duchess Residences, the cluster houses at Hillcrest Villa are all good ones and will have lots of kids going to Dulwich. The Head is trying to move the school away from rugger bugger towards more academic boys so it is definitely not easy to get into. Thank you ex-FroddoFrog! How far away are you? In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. Taranta - don't DPL boys usually go straight into DC senior school at 13? Good luck! The College offers a friendly, student-centred learning environment where your child is placed at the heart of the learning process. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. The Dulwich … The main point of entry into the Junior School is at age 7 (Year 3) when we have some 45 places available (15 or 16 boys in each of three forms). Thanks Wandymum we are doing those exam papers, on a good day, he scores really well in Maths and other days, we have to start praying...English is not his strong area...we still have a few months to prepare so I think we will use this time to do comprehensions and compositions but it's so hard to get him motivated. The music, drama, code-breaking, young engineers etc are all prized too - that's the huge advantage of a well-run … Bottom line of course is that both are very well regarded schools and your kids are very likely to thrive in both. The table below features the A-level league table results of the top 100 UK independent schools published by The Telegraph. You may need to do the occasional late pickup and if he's sporty he will play matches most Saturdays (possibly not until he's older). It wasn't a particularly academic pre-prep so I would think that if your DS is in the upper half of his year ability wise he should be fine. Thanks so much for your messages, we are definitely prepping my son as we have to move school at 8+.The early years sound manageable but later on with extra-curricular activities it could get tricky but then that might be the case anywhere in London. The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by … This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 7 messages.). We teach through small groups or by supporting in class depending on what is the most appropriate method for each student. You're lucky to have the choice!! The offers span some of the most world … Welcome to Dulwich College Junior School, an academically selective day school for boys from Year 3 to Year 6 before they join the Senior School. Welcome to the Admissions section of our website where you will find information about the process of applying for a place to join Dulwich College. Read more about our academic framework and academic results. Five Minutes of Fame with Charlotte Martin. The Vice Principal at my school told me that I may have the chance of getting a full bursary to go to Dulwich College because I'm predicted A* in most of my subjects. There are school coaches (you pay extra) covering most of the surrounding areas, and late coaches Mon to Thurs. Senior School Boys (11-18) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) VIEW … Spence was born on 18 December 1959. Share your imaginative play tips with The LEGO Group: £200 voucher to be won, Find out what Mumsnet users thought of Echo by Lloyd’s Pharmacy, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. As in recent years, they have been admitted to most universities where they have applied, including two Russell Group … Welcome to Dulwich College, an academically selective independent day and boarding school where pupils from all backgrounds feel equally valued. The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by students who took A-levels in 2018. Is the journey OK to both? Oh hey! We live quite far, in central London... Our DS is a good few years away yet from DC entry, currently at Dulwich Prep, but obviously we keep an eye on how 8+ entry goes as that is what DPL boys are geared towards. It began as the College of God's Gift, founded in 1619 by Elizabethan actor Edward Alleyn, with the … More elitist schools would be: Haberdashers Aske, Malvern College, Marlborough College, Wellington College, University College School, City of London, Dulwich College, Sherborne, Merchiston, Latymer Upper School, even my school Highgate... Oh and it's Fettes College.. What sort of numbers are we up against? I saw that advert too - it included schools like Dulwich College and Alleyn's, amongst others. I would like to have more updated information regarding the school itself, where to live, etc. ), he didn't get a place and he's pretty bright. I really do not know what to do as I need to accept the offers pretty much soon!!! Dulwich College junior department is of course the junior department of Dulwich College. There's a website called exam papers plus where you can download practice tests to work through - they are a bit harder than the bond papers so if your DS is ok with those he should be fine.5 boys from DS's previous school sat the DC test - 2 got offers, 1 was waitlisted and 2 got Nos. ‘It’s a very difficult entry,’ admits Antony Faccinello, the senior deputy head. 1619 Year Dulwich College was founded I was @FreddoFrog once upon a time! It's a very good all round school, and is on a high at the moment because the headmaster Dr Spence is extremely good. The main point of entry into the Junior School is at age 7 (Year 3) when we have some 45 places available (15 or 16 boys in each of three forms). I am a bit concern about the location of the school, I know that everything is near in Singapore, but I was wondering if there is any updated information about nearby condos or cluster houses near Dulwich and with easy commute to Raffles Place MRT. Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is an International school located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. Is your DS sitting the exams? However I really don't know if the college … What school did you choose in the end if you dont mind asking? Dulwich College (Singapore) support is tailored to t the individual student, but in general ranges from individual education plans to supporting the curriculum in the classroom. At Dulwich College (Singapore) our students always come first. Known universally as JAGS, the school dates from 1741, part of the same foundation as Dulwich College and Alleyn's School, and claims to be the oldest girls' school in London. Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. Learn more about our school's academic results. It is the world-wide resource and international networks that differentiate Dulwich from others. Dulwich College Suzhou’s Class of 2020 bring us some fantastic news on the range and quality of university offers they have secured for 2020/21. I see there's the open day coming up soon for DC -a good time for you to inspire your DS maybe? Other areas of comparisons - Chinese program is stronger at Dulwich but that's only for the junior years (there is a Mandarin teacher all day in the classrooms at Dulwich but only until year 2);- UWC campus is more centrally located (assume you're applying to Dover campus)- Dulwich has a more formal uniform!! Just thirty minutes away from Shanghai, our College offers full time and flexible boarding for students aged over eight years old. DS went for a tour with DS2 recently and is very jealous! And it's unusual if they don't. Registration for entry to Year 7 in 2021 has now closed. The table below features the A-level league table results of the top 100 UK independent schools published by The Telegraph. It seems surreal I have to choose a school just based on forums or internet....I am very nervous. Anybody here that could give me any insight about the school in general? When he was older he went on the train.Regarding sports and out of school activities, I used to go and collect him late some evenings and on Saturdays he rowed, so it was a trip to Putney (I live in south east London). it has a wider academic intake than DS's school … Regarding travelling to school, he went on a school coach, which collected him locally to our home when he was young. And the Trevose condo near Botanic Gardens mrt. Hi, my DS did 7+ last year (not sure what 8+ is like but I imagine broadly similar). Welcome to Dulwich College, an academically selective independent day and boarding school where pupils from all backgrounds feel equally valued. Ours is at a nearby prep and from what I gather it is getting harder to get into for the reasons ladydepp describes... Hi thereYes he's at a British school but we are abroad...however, DS is being prepared. He's pretty strong in maths but as with every 7 year old, never know how he's going to perform on the day!He is trying a few schools in the central area and south west London. Better Together: Why Collaboration is Key to Our Success. And find out more about the intake while you're at it. Please PM if you find it easier. Dulwich College is a really popular choice at the moment, and is rather harder to get in to - at any point (sorry OP) - than it was even a only a few years ago. We have six to 10 places for entry into Year 4 (age 8) and Year … Known universally as JAGS, the school dates from 1741, part of the same foundation as Dulwich College and Alleyn's School, and claims to be the oldest girls' school in London. We submitted the application already. Hi thereAnyone with any experience of applying to Dulwich College London at 8+ please? Dulwich College Suzhou is the DCI group's first boarding school in China. He said the DC test wasn't as hard as some of the others he did (e.g KCJS).We didn't do masses of work beforehand and his school don't prep for it either. Oct 29, 2020. Dulwich College is a 2–19 independent, day and boarding school for boys in Dulwich, London, England. Our University Counsellor’s Office supported the students right from the beginning, introducing … Joseph Arthur Francis Spence is an educationalist and the current Master of Dulwich College.He was previously Headmaster of Oakham School and Master in College at Eton College.. Is your DS at a prep at the moment S999? Lots of Dulwich College families living all the way from River Valley west to the school. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. I have a DS at DC - he didn't make the St O's cut on 1 March and for us that was the decision made! They will be in Year 3 and Reception, and Dulwich … Registration for entry to Year 7 in 2021 has now closed. He will do it but quite obviously a rush job and run out the door. However I really don't know if the college is for me. In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. We didn't choose Dulwich in the end but we have lots of friends there and they are very happy with it. @Rickytickytembo Thanks for your help.We have been offered a place for UWCSEA for my both kids and for Dulwich my youngest got a place and my son passed the test but he is on the waiting list for Y3. It's a very popular school.I know all of the British international schools here have significant wait lists so you should get your kids on the waitlist if you are keen. If the boy is at the Junior School of Dulwich College, then yes they have to reach the expected standard to join the Lower School of the College at 11+ and again, boys in the Lower a School have to reach the expected standard to progress to the Middle School at 13+. thanks again!! We are moving to Singapore the next academic year (August 2019) and I have a 6 and a 3 years old. Tenerife cluster houses too. The Dulwich College Shanghai class of 2017 has a lot to be proud of. Share your imaginative play tips with The LEGO Group: £200 voucher to be won, Find out what Mumsnet users thought of Echo by Lloyd’s Pharmacy, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. Early life. The Dulwich College International family of co-educational, academically selective schools has been in Asia since 2003, building bridges between Eastern and Western communities. Should be grateful to have these 2 options!!!!!!! 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