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Forum: France
Jan 13th 2013, 10:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By alicet

Re: Orthophonistes - dyslexic kid

Thanks for help both, we are looking at private school for both kids next year and will try the orthophoniste as a trial and see how we go... I haven't ruled out the radical option of returning to UK...
Forum: France
Jan 12th 2013, 11:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By alicet

Orthophonistes - dyslexic kid

Hello people

Since no recent posts on education thought I'd start one.

Moved in the summer with 2 boys aged 7 and 10 having some major doubts in relation to education. The oldest fits the...
Forum: France
Jan 28th 2012, 10:32 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

Thanks all for comments - school is school and kids are kids. Private school is not an option, I want my kids to have a social life locally and belong to a community. Gladtobehome, your comments are...
Forum: France
Jan 13th 2012, 11:39 am
Replies: 32
Views: 24,264
Posted By alicet

Re: Hi, any info on life in Bordeaux??

Thanks mission accomplished
Forum: France
Jan 12th 2012, 9:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 24,264
Posted By alicet

Question Re: Hi, any info on life in Bordeaux??

Hi Vicki, thanks for that, I am trying to work out how to send you a direct message.....any ideas anyone?
Forum: France
Jan 8th 2012, 1:39 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 24,264
Posted By alicet

Re: Hi, any info on life in Bordeaux??

Hi Mitsi, thanks for the last post good to hear different opinions. You said you lived about 45 mins from Bordeaux can I ask in which direction and also is the public transport into the city any...
Forum: France
Jan 7th 2012, 6:25 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

Right-oh - Thanks again
Forum: France
Jan 6th 2012, 11:41 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

oh my words... useful stuff re what makes you resident , thanks for that tip, but what is this about insurance ? what kind of insurance? and what is the rationale for this? public liability...
Forum: France
Jan 6th 2012, 6:24 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

Thanks all - much appreciated.:)
Jan 6th 2012, 12:47 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 14,155
Posted By alicet

Re: Are we eligible to work while waiting for the Residence Card?

The residence card really future proofs you against future evantualities for eg your OH having to go abroad or something and makes it easier for you to prove habitual residence in your own right for...
Jan 6th 2012, 3:59 am
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

Its chorlton-cum-hardy you want
Forum: France
Jan 6th 2012, 2:10 am
Replies: 32
Views: 24,264
Posted By alicet

Re: Hi, any info on life in Bordeaux??

hey guys I realise this is a pretty old thread but thought i'd join in anyway ! We are moving this summer - where thinking of Charente but now also looking at Medoc as major requirement for us is to...
Forum: USA
Jan 6th 2012, 1:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,550
Posted By alicet

Re: Jobs

job situation in public sector is not as good as it once was, but lots of people have been made redundant and jobs still have to be done ... i would suggest sign up with an agency. Eg, but there are...
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By alicet

Re: Seeking urgent advice

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/nationalityinstructions/nichapter20/

here is the web link for rules on descent
Jan 6th 2012, 1:13 am
Replies: 70
Views: 12,959
Posted By alicet

Re: Benefits in the UK (London)

Hi there - the big thing here is passing the habitual residence requirements - unfortunately no hard core guidance exists for what this means, but generally you have to show that you intend to stay...
Jan 6th 2012, 1:05 am
Replies: 25
Views: 14,155
Posted By alicet

Smile Re: Are we eligible to work while waiting for the Residence Card?

Hi there - you don't NEED the card - you have rights as an EEA spouse , residence card helps but is not a requirement as long as you are both in UK together. Your work situation is not therefore...
Jan 6th 2012, 12:46 am
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

This is my top tip for somewhere to stay - it is a student hall (theology) very nice for the price, quiet and pretty central, very nice folk live there (lots of mature students so you can make a few...
Jan 6th 2012, 12:02 am
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

Green quarter is actually behid MEN arena/victoria station ... bottom of cheetham hill ...its not been there very long nad is not very green as far as I can see!, Northern Quarter is behind picadilly...
Jan 5th 2012, 11:59 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

pps sorry for any repetions I'm a newbie here and missed half the posts, doh!
Jan 5th 2012, 11:58 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

PS vegan /organic shop bar none is Unicorn in Chorlton
Jan 5th 2012, 11:52 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 22,741
Posted By alicet

Re: Greater Manchester~ Question

Hi there - i live in (greater) Manchester.
Basics as follows - the Greater Manchester conglomeration includes two cities (Manchester and Salford) that back on to each other, around the outside are...
Forum: France
Jan 5th 2012, 7:15 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

ok. Sorry to bore with questions but can you shed light on extra support for 2nd language speakers? from what I can tell its a bit patchy (as here in UK) depending on how many 2nd language speakers...
Forum: France
Jan 5th 2012, 6:35 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

ok, thanks for that - my eldest is quite academic and likes to do well so I think the staying back a year would be good for him confidence wise, the little one will definitely benefit from another...
Forum: France
Jan 4th 2012, 6:09 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Smile Re: catchment areas and schools

hi there - thanks for that, both kids born in September and therefore currently oldest in class in UK so the December cut off date very useful for them and something I didn't know. very helpful.
Forum: France
Jan 4th 2012, 5:52 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By alicet

Re: catchment areas and schools

okay, thanks for that, very helpful - since we are trying to mitigate against too many school moves maybe we will do a short term rental in summer and then get a better grip on the school catchments...
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