Oh hey! Dulwich College (Singapore) Shortlisted for 2021 International School Awards. Dulwich would likely have a higher % of British students which may feel more familiar. 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). Five Minutes of Fame with Charlotte Martin. Also the condos along Farrer Road - Woollerton Park, Sommerville Park, Villa della Rose, D'Leedon, Gallop Gables. 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. I see there's the open day coming up soon for DC -a good time for you to inspire your DS maybe? If you have registered your son, the admissions team will be in contact with you in the coming weeks to … Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is an International school located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. Sep 25, 2020. 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. Early life. They will be in Year 3 and Reception, and Dulwich is the only school that potentially have space for us. And the Trevose condo near Botanic Gardens mrt. That's great news. We submitted the application already. 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. 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 … To think women should be told this about the morning after pill? Junior School Boys (7-11) DUCKS Girls & Boys (0-7) Facebook (opens in new window/tab) Diane and Paul Carter, both Senior School teachers at the College… We have six to 10 … 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 really do not know what to do as I need to accept the offers pretty much soon!!! “Shrewsbury too can stake it’s claim as one of England’s elite public schools. Tricky one. It says that it is looking to take the 'top 15%' of boys, and that the academic boys in … Bukit Timah is a particularly good spot. 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. Taranta - don't DPL boys usually go straight into DC senior school at 13? 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. 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.. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 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. Welcome to Dulwich College, an academically selective independent day and boarding school where pupils from all backgrounds feel equally valued. Dulwich College Suzhou is an international school in Suzhou, China. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. 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. 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 are moving to Singapore the next academic year (August 2019) and I have a 6 and a 3 years old. It is the world-wide resource and international networks that differentiate Dulwich from others. The Dulwich … Right, this is a new post re Dulwich College Singapore. The Dulwich College Shanghai class of 2017 has a lot to be proud of. The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by students who took A-levels in 2018. It began as the College of God's Gift, founded in 1619 by Elizabethan actor Edward Alleyn, with the … 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). Please PM if you find it easier. it has a wider academic intake than DS's school … Have a look around the train stations along the Downtown (blue line) like Tan Kah Kee, Sixth Avenue, Albert Park. Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. Delivering high … It seems surreal I have to choose a school just based on forums or internet....I am very nervous. ), he didn't get a place and he's pretty bright. It's a big school - I believe there are 8 reception classes! Anybody here that could give me any insight about the school in general? Registration for entry to Year 7 in 2021 has now closed. 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? In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. Lots of Dulwich College families living all the way from River Valley west to the school. We teach through small groups or by supporting in class depending on what is the most appropriate method for each student. We didn't choose Dulwich in the end but we have lots of friends there and they are very happy with it. If you are anywhere near Croydon the Whitgift foundation can afford substantial bursaries to Whitgift and Trinity schools. The music, drama, code-breaking, young engineers etc are all prized too - that's the huge advantage of a well-run … 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. Welcome to Dulwich College, an academically selective independent day and boarding school where pupils from all backgrounds feel equally valued. Dulwich College Suzhou is the DCI group's first boarding school in China. 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+. 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. Right, this is a new post re Dulwich College Singapore. 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 … 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 … Years 3-9. 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?! 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. 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). 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. Hi thereAnyone with any experience of applying to Dulwich College London at 8+ please? Any idea about UWCSEA? 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 College … 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. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. Aug 27, 2020. DS went for a tour with DS2 recently and is very jealous! 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 difficult entry,’ admits Antony Faccinello, the senior deputy head. Congratulations! 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. Hi, my DS did 7+ last year (not sure what 8+ is like but I imagine broadly similar). My feelings were mixed - St O's had impressed me but I … The table below features the A-level league table results of the top 100 UK independent schools published by The Telegraph. Oct 29, 2020. Learn more about our school's academic results. Regarding travelling to school, he went on a school coach, which collected him locally to our home when he was young. We have the chance to go for another one just in case!Thanks again! 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. Eton College … 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 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. What school did you choose in the end if you dont mind asking? 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. It seems very appealing for us. Dulwich College Sports Club provide Andrea as running coach for beginners - or any level: Tues & Thurs. But as they have some boarders (though not … I haven't visited either UWC campus but I hear great things about the school. Better Together: Why Collaboration is Key to Our Success. The Dulwich College International family of co-educational, academically selective schools has been in Asia since 2003, building bridges between Eastern and Western communities. Spence was born on 18 December 1959. There are school coaches (you pay extra) covering most of the surrounding areas, and late coaches Mon to Thurs. Good luck! what was the testing like? All of these will have school buses going to Dulwich and have easy (walkable) access to the MRT stations to get to Raffles. I like the ethos of the school and the head very much. 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. You're lucky to have the choice!! 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. 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. Dulwich College is a 2–19 independent, day and boarding school for boys in Dulwich, London, England. thanks again!! I saw that advert too - it included schools like Dulwich College and Alleyn's, amongst others. 1619 Year Dulwich College was founded The rankings are based on the percentage of A and A* grades achieved by … 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. 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. In addition, boys from Dulwich College Junior School move up into Year 7, making a year group total of around 125 boys. However I really don't know if the college … Bottom line of course is that both are very well regarded schools and your kids are very likely to thrive in both. The offers span some of the most world … The College offers a friendly, student-centred learning environment where your child is placed at the heart of the learning process. 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. He will do it but quite obviously a rush job and run out the door. - and has a reputation for good academics, facilities and great extra-curricular opportunities for sport, music and drama. 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. Spence was born on 18 December 1959. Is your DS sitting the exams? And find out more about the intake while you're at it. This is page 1 of 1 (This thread has 7 messages.). At Alleyn’s in Dulwich this year, more than 100 candidates sat the 13+ exam for just 11 places. Just thirty minutes away from Shanghai, our College offers full time and flexible boarding for students aged over eight years old. They will be in Year 3 and Reception, and Dulwich … ....Thanks! 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. Tenerife cluster houses too. I had a friend who tried to get her son in at 8+ (or maybe 7+? Is the journey OK to both? As in recent years, they have been admitted to most universities where they have applied, including two Russell Group … Thank you ex-FroddoFrog! 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. thanks a lot again @RickytickytemboYou are right, I should be grateful to have these 2 options!! His parents didn't prep him much though, they were just having a go. 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. 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. Is it a real issue if you don't live locally?Thanks so much. For DC there was a maths test, reading comprehension, writing a story + interview. Dulwich College junior department is of course the junior department of Dulwich College. I was @FreddoFrog once upon a time! 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. Get into the habit before the holidays. The College … 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. 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