The days of waiting and wondering are over, it’s finally here… the day that school places 2014 are announced for starting Reception in September
And the best news of all we got our first choice for Rosie! She will start at a local Church of England Primary School in September. As soon as we told her the news she wanted to go shopping for her uniform, it’s great to see her so excited and enthusiastic about school but a tiny part of me can hardly believe that my baby is going to big school, time has passed so quickly with our second child that in the blink of an eye we are preparing for school.
Rosie is a bold and outgoing little girl she has an inner confidence for her age that at times I find quite astonishing, when we looked at the school where she now has a place those qualities that we see all the time at home were evident and she seemed, ‘at home’ there. It was for this reason that we chose the school as our first choice and we are hopeful that she will soon settle in and have a great time.
But for many families the news might not be so good today and I can’t help but spare a thought for those families where they have not got their first preference or indeed any of the choices, it is difficult to trust your child to others and if you feel even the admissions procedure hasn’t worked for you it must be doubly difficult to trust in the system at all.
Back to our happy news and the process of accepting the place seems to have been streamlined since Ruth started at school and it was easy to confirm our acceptance via the online system, so it really is all official Rosie will be going to school and time is ticking we will soon have two school age girls.
Did you get news of a school place today, let us know how it went in the comments section below?