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Dec 17th 2020, 8:27 pm
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Posted By Honey246

Re: Grade 10 Ontario back to the UK?

We moved back summer 2018. Our son was 15 jut finished grade 10 in calgary.turned 16 in Sept '18 and went into yr 11 final year of GSCE and adapted very well to the education system. If any thing...
Dec 8th 2020, 8:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By Honey246

Re: Reclaim British car licence

[QUOTE=magnification;12943752]Having resided in Europe & swapped my UK licence for EU one, when I relocate back to UK what documents/evidence do I need to get back my licence? How long does it

if...
Dec 8th 2020, 3:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By Honey246

Re: Reclaim British car licence

When we arrived back 2yrs ago. All we had to do was get a form from the post office to exchange our license back to our GB license. We were only back a matter of weeks when we did this. You will...
Aug 8th 2020, 8:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada

Our son had only had a canadian education and he managed to get above grades. The school let him drop a couple of subjects ie second language. He did all core subjects and was fine.the advantage...
Jul 31st 2020, 3:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada

We moved back to uk after our son finished grade 10. He went into yr 11 and he didn't find at as hard as he thought it would be. He had the option of going back a year but he didn't want to as his...
Apr 12th 2020, 1:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,340
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving back to UK - buying a house (Question)

Also find out what your credit rating is as that may help. We had been out the country 13yrs and had to start building our credit rating. Even though we were putting 60% deposit down we still had t...
Apr 10th 2020, 8:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,340
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving back to UK - buying a house (Question)

There are very strict rules regarding mortgages . The big mortgage lenders will not look at you until you have been here 3 years. You can find an expat mortgage lender but you have to been here 1...
Mar 2nd 2020, 6:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Honey246

Re: Child benefits etc when returning?

On the government website it states it can take up to 12 weeks for claims. When we claimed it did get back dated. For us it was took about 3 months. Don't know if it was quicker for, as was already...
Jan 8th 2020, 8:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Honey246

Re: Drivers license- issue date- Ontario

I had not previously had a UK driving licence prior to exchanging my Ontario licence but I did have this issue where DVLA used the last issue date of my Ontario licence rather than it's original...
Jan 7th 2020, 5:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Honey246

Re: Drivers license- issue date- Ontario

When I swapped my license it has the original date on it. You shouldn't have any problems.
Dec 5th 2019, 10:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Honey246

Re: Questions/Experiences Bank Acc/Rentals

We had the same problems trying to rent through an agent. One of the agents told us to try going private as its not as strict, which we did and ending up renting private with paying 6 months rent up...
Dec 4th 2019, 10:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving from NZ to UK with teenage son - question about timing/education

Our son was 15 when we returned in the summer '18. He did the last year of GCSE as he turned 16 in that September. He didn't find it as hard as he thought it would be. the school did give us the...
Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Honey246

Re: Possible move back to the UK - education dilemma

We were in calgary. Moved back as all family live in uk. We found the school was very good to our son and as he hadn't covered all the subjects in the uk system, he didn't have to do a language ...
Nov 19th 2019, 6:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Honey246

Re: Possible move back to the UK - education dilemma

When does your oldest turn 16. We came bac k July 2018 and our son turned 16 in the September, . Which allowed him to do final year of GSCE then go onto A levels
Nov 13th 2019, 1:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By Honey246

Re: UK driving license - Swapped for full G in Ontario- swap back?

Not 100% butI think it took between a week to 2 weeks.
Oct 28th 2019, 12:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By Honey246

Re: UK driving license - Swapped for full G in Ontario- swap back?

When we exchanged our license last year, we didn't know our license number. We didn't phone DVLA , we just filled in the form and put in our passport number. As long as your passport is valid they...
Sep 10th 2019, 10:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,552
Posted By Honey246

Re: Children's education worries

Your will not be able to apply for any schools until you are living here. You have to go to the education board at the council. Filll in a form with your 3 chooses of school,. Then it's a waiting...
Aug 4th 2019, 3:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Honey246

Re: School refusing a place without paying a fee

My son has just completed yr11 and will be going into yr12/6form at his school. We haven't been asked to fill in any paperwork don't know if because school is a state school.
Aug 3rd 2019, 7:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Honey246

Re: School refusing a place without paying a fee

I take you you have moved back permanently and were from? We came back from Canada and our 15yr old had any had canadian education. You are correct in that education is compulsory until they are...
Aug 2nd 2019, 8:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Honey246

Re: School refusing a place without paying a fee

As your son is only 15, he would be going into yr11 in September. You have to go to the education department at the council to apply for a school place not the school. We had to do this last summer...
Jul 8th 2019, 11:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By Honey246

Re: Moving back to UK with teenage son

We moved back last July after 13yrs in canada with a 15yr old who turned 16 in the September. He went into yr11 . We found that the school were very accommodating for him and helped him adapt to...
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