Australian School System compared to UK
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Looking for advice on the main differences to expect from the school system in Australia (SA) when moving between from the UK?
Moving back to the uk on an Australian passport
Is it worth getting a british passport to go back on or should I go back on my Australian. I was born in the UK
Dad with 2 Children returning to UK
Hello everyone, I'd like to draw on the collective wisdom on this site as my living arrangements are slightly eccentric compared to most. I am British will be returning to the UK with my two children (one under 5) from Australia after 12 years away. I have a house in the UK, am paying rates ...
Real differences between UK nurseries & Australian kindys/pre-school
HiDoes anyone have experience of both UK nurseries vs Aussie kindergartens / pre-school classes? I know every place with differ slightly, however, just wondering if there are any big differences of note? Just speaking about mainstream ones.
Dubai GEMS Schools vs UK Private Schools Study
Some one please advise me how is GEMs Secondary School study compared to UK private schools.Thanks
Just a quick vent :) I'm not currently in the process of moving back but will be someday, so I was looking at the UK Immigration website to get an idea of what I'd need to do. Is it just me or is the whole thing just massively confusing?? Applying for my Australian partner visa was a piece ...
Moving to UK with school aged Australian kids - had anyone done it?
Hi everyone, we are hoping to move back next year and by then our 2 oldest kids will be 9 and 6 and are in primary school. OH and I are English but oz citizens and all our children were born here and have only ever lived here, so in effect they are all australian. I am wondering if anyone has mad...
Article on UK expats moving home
Hi everyone,My name's Daniel and I'm a student journalist (I'm currently based at the Press Association in London).I'm writing a feature article on why so many Brits are leaving Australia permanently compared to a few years' ago. I'd love to speak to a few people about their experiences a...
How would transfering from end of UK GCSE's year 11 to an australian school work?
eg if my family moved to sydney in july/august 2013 to begin school in say Barker, which year group would i be in? is it true that australian schools are 1 year behind britsh schools? or are they the same? By the way i turn 16 next june so how would transfering work, i heard you have to join at t...