Bottom line of course is that both are very well regarded schools and your kids are very likely to thrive in both. I would like to have more updated information regarding the school itself, where to live, etc. 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. At Dulwich College (Singapore) our students always come first. Registration for entry to Year 7 in 2021 has now closed. 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. Early life. 1619 Year Dulwich College was founded Dulwich College Suzhou is an international school in Suzhou, China. thanks a lot again @RickytickytemboYou are right, I should be grateful to have these 2 options!! Our University Counsellor’s Office supported the students right from the beginning, introducing … Dulwich College is a 2–19 independent, day and boarding school for boys in Dulwich, London, England. Hi thereAnyone with any experience of applying to Dulwich College London at 8+ please? Congratulations! 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. 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. Dulwich College Suzhou is the DCI group's first boarding school in China. How far away are you? As in recent years, they have been admitted to most universities where they have applied, including two Russell Group … The Dulwich College International family of co-educational, academically selective schools has been in Asia since 2003, building bridges between Eastern and Western communities. My feelings were mixed - St O's had impressed me but I … To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? 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.. The table below features the A-level league table results of the top 100 UK independent schools published by The Telegraph. “Shrewsbury too can stake it’s claim as one of England’s elite public schools. I see there's the open day coming up soon for DC -a good time for you to inspire your DS maybe? UWC is more established in SG and is kind of the it school for expat establishment. Dulwich has a reputation for being very sporty, but you di!mt have to be a jock to thrive there. Senior School Boys (11-18) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) VIEW … 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. Delivering high … @Rickytickytembo very useful information. 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. 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. Spence was born on 18 December 1959. 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). Also the condos along Farrer Road - Woollerton Park, Sommerville Park, Villa della Rose, D'Leedon, Gallop Gables. We submitted the application already. Early life. His parents didn't prep him much though, they were just having a go. 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. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. It says that it is looking to take the 'top 15%' of boys, and that the academic boys in … There are school coaches (you pay extra) covering most of the surrounding areas, and late coaches Mon to Thurs. 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. 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. 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?! Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is an International school located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. We have six to 10 … If you have registered your … I really do not know what to do as I need to accept the offers pretty much soon!!! 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! The Dulwich College Shanghai class of 2017 has a lot to be proud of. Get into the habit before the holidays. 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. Eton College … I haven't visited either UWC campus but I hear great things about the school. 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. We didn't choose Dulwich in the end but we have lots of friends there and they are very happy with it. Bukit Timah is a particularly good spot. 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. This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 7 messages.). To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Is it a real issue if you don't live locally?Thanks so much. But as they have some boarders (though not … Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. 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. It seems surreal I have to choose a school just based on forums or internet....I am very nervous. A full range of uniform, sports clothing and games … Regarding travelling to school, he went on a school coach, which collected him locally to our home when he was young. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? The College … ‘It’s a very difficult entry,’ admits Antony Faccinello, the senior deputy head. 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. What school did you choose in the end if you dont mind asking? 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. 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. Hi, my DS did 7+ last year (not sure what 8+ is like but I imagine broadly similar). 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. ), he didn't get a place and he's pretty bright. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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!! Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. Dulwich College junior department is of course the junior department of Dulwich College. Is your DS at a prep at the moment S999? DS went for a tour with DS2 recently and is very jealous! You're lucky to have the choice!! 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). Five Minutes of Fame with Charlotte Martin. I like the ethos of the school and the head very much. 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. 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. Years 3-9. The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by students who took A-levels in 2018. Any idea about UWCSEA? 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 … 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. 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. It's a very good all round school, and is on a high at the moment because the headmaster Dr Spence is extremely good. 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. Get into the habit before the holidays. 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. If you have registered your son, the admissions team will be in contact with you in the coming weeks to … Oct 29, 2020. 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. The music, drama, code-breaking, young engineers etc are all prized too - that's the huge advantage of a well-run … I saw that advert too - it included schools like Dulwich College and Alleyn's, amongst others. Anybody here that could give me any insight about the school in general? I had a friend who tried to get her son in at 8+ (or maybe 7+? We teach through small groups or by supporting in class depending on what is the most appropriate method for each student. Sep 25, 2020. Taranta - don't DPL boys usually go straight into DC senior school at 13? Registration for entry to Year 7 in 2021 has now closed. Read more about our academic framework and academic results. Junior School Boys (7-11) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) Dulwich would likely have a higher % of British students which may feel more familiar. - and has a reputation for good academics, facilities and great extra-curricular opportunities for sport, music and drama. 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. Right, this is a new post re Dulwich College Singapore. Diane and Paul Carter, both Senior School teachers at the College… In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. It began as the College of God's Gift, founded in 1619 by Elizabethan actor Edward Alleyn, with the … Good luck! Is the journey OK to both? The Dulwich … 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.. it has a wider academic intake than DS's school … Registration for entry to Dulwich College in … Have a look around the train stations along the Downtown (blue line) like Tan Kah Kee, Sixth Avenue, Albert Park. It's a big school - I believe there are 8 reception classes! They will be in Year 3 and Reception, and Dulwich … I was @FreddoFrog once upon a time! To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? “Shrewsbury too can stake it’s claim as one of England’s elite public schools. Sigh.Did you find most candidates are from the local area? We have six to 10 places for entry into Year 4 (age 8) and Year … 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. And the Trevose condo near Botanic Gardens mrt. That's great news. The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by … Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? 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