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Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2013, 7:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,424
Posted By CEM

Re: Considering the merits of daughter attending uni in UK

The other thing to consider, if you come back to the UK, is going to uni in Europe. A few of my daughters' peers are considering/doing that as the fees are cheaper than the UK and it's looked on...
Feb 9th 2013, 8:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 7,238
Posted By CEM

Re: Nantwich

Single sex state schools aren't very common ( more in the independent sector), but the two in Sandbach are state schools. They used to be selective (my grandad went to the boys school a million years...
Feb 8th 2013, 8:14 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,238
Posted By CEM

Re: Nantwich

She just got back. Both of the Nantwich schools are good apparently - there's Malbank as well as Brine Leas. The 6th form centre is just called 'BL6'. http://www.bl6.org.uk/


She said you could...
Feb 8th 2013, 7:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,238
Posted By CEM

Re: Nantwich

She lives between Nantwich and Crewe. I'll text her today and ask her opinion re the other schools. I think the sixth form centre may have another name although it is on the same site - looks quite...
Feb 7th 2013, 9:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 7,238
Posted By CEM

Re: Nantwich

My parents live very close to Nantwich. They moved 25 years ago from north Cheshire and have made some lovely friends there. I've never lived there, but I've met many of their friends and find them...
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2013, 8:21 am
Replies: 91
Views: 22,406
Posted By CEM

Re: Good British Indian style restaurant Perth

My husband spent a big part of his childhood there and agrees, as verystormy says, that there are regional variations in cooking, so no one type of 'Indian' food. He says too, that what we get in the...
Oct 25th 2012, 7:10 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 11,309
Posted By CEM

Oct 24th 2012, 9:50 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,582
Posted By CEM

Re: moving from OZ to the UK

I could easily help with schools..... Job, sorry!
Oct 20th 2012, 10:51 am
Replies: 32
Views: 11,309
Posted By CEM

Re: Suffolk & Norfolk

So true!! We were there just after the 'ram raid' on the bank too.
It's a shame about the roads in North Norfolk (or most of Norfolk really), they can't cope very well with the hoards of tourists...
Oct 14th 2012, 5:28 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 11,309
Posted By CEM

Re: Suffolk & Norfolk

Reepham could well be for you then. Excellent high school. Lots of my friends have children there (one has just taken their son out of private school to go there) and they're all doing very well. It...
Oct 14th 2012, 5:03 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 11,309
Posted By CEM

Re: Suffolk & Norfolk

North of Norwich is my favourite market town, Reepham. It's a lovely place. We lived there for a year or so and I'd be really happy to go back someday.
Oct 14th 2012, 4:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By CEM

Re: Hello and Advice re A Levels

She'll have a great time, as long as she doesn't mind writing essays!:D
Good luck to all of you.
Oct 10th 2012, 11:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By CEM

Re: Hello and Advice re A Levels

There have been people who have returned to the UK without GCSEs and their children have been allowed to go straight to A levels. Have you got a school/s in mind? If so, get in touch with them and...
Oct 9th 2012, 9:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By CEM

Re: Another step on the road:daughter started uni

I hope she has a great first term there. I was there with our eldest for open day a couple of weeks ago. We loved the city and, despite the course not being exactly what she wants, she's put it as...
Oct 8th 2012, 11:43 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By CEM

Re: Hello and Advice re A Levels

What does your daughter want to do at A level? Quite a few courses are only offered at A level (at my daughters' school it's things like psychology, government and politics, philosophy etc). If your...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2012, 7:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By CEM

Re: Perth Primary Schools - State or Private?

I wouldn't worry about it if you're coming back to the UK before secondary school starts.
My daughter started at Nedlands before we moved her to one of the independent schools after 2 1/2 years. It...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 8th 2012, 4:30 pm
Replies: 609
Views: 61,101
Posted By CEM

Re: Depression / anxiety

Poor you Caroline - you have enough to deal with without all this too. The borderline pregnant did make me giggle though - interesting concept (I know what you mean, it's just funny reading it!)
...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 5:52 pm
Replies: 609
Views: 61,101
Posted By CEM

Re: Depression / anxiety

I wanted to give you karma for this, but wasn't allowed to, so here it is :thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
May 31st 2012, 2:39 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,309
Posted By CEM

Re: Misheard lyrics

Oh's 'Tonight I sellotape my glove to you'. I think that was deliberate though... He's a bit strange like that..
May 31st 2012, 11:03 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,281
Posted By CEM

Re: Moving to Shrewsbury, Shropshire

I can't tell you about individual schools around that area, but three and four year olds are entitled to free nursery provision for a certain number of hours a week (my kids are much older so I'm a...
Forum: The Barbie
May 31st 2012, 10:05 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,309
Posted By CEM

Re: Misheard lyrics

Our youngest daughter told us recently that she always thought 'you'll always find him in the kitchen at parties' was 'you'll always find the perfect kitchen at Benny's'. She wondered where Benny's...
May 21st 2012, 5:53 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,799
Posted By CEM

Re: North East England after Canada

We moved to Hexham last September. We lived up here 20 years ago (got married in Hexham Abbey) and have come back for work.

My middle daughter and I took the dog for a walk by the Tyne this...
Forum: The Barbie
May 17th 2012, 9:55 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,455
Posted By CEM

Re: Smacking children

My maths teacher used to do that. Unfortunately for me the boy it was usually aimed at sat right behind me! It used to whistle past my right ear almost every lesson until one day Oliver had...
Apr 25th 2012, 10:34 am
Replies: 38
Views: 12,764
Posted By CEM

Re: Changing from Australian (ACT) school to uk school

"I do take exception to " Schools advising them whatever best suits them" you must of been very unfortunate if thats been your experience"


That's what I thought too. Our experience has been...
Apr 25th 2012, 9:43 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By CEM

Re: am thinking about Chester now ...

We didn't live near hills in Perth, but we used to go at the weekend lots. I loved going out from Melbourne too - the hills around there are lovely.
You're right; sometimes you don't realise you're...
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