Top 3 FAQS About Transferring Schools & Colleges

Are you considering transferring your child to a different school or college in the U.K.? The process can be head-scratching and full of questions. It is important to understand the process and associated rules and regulations before making your decision. We have assembled a comprehensive guide to help answer the most common FAQs about transferring schools and colleges in the U.K.

What is the process for transferring between schools and colleges in the U.K.?

Generally, there are five steps:

  • Request a transfer.
  • Obtain the necessary paperwork.
  • Submit your application.
  • Await approval.
  • Attend orientation.

At Greene’s College Oxford, our transfer application process differs slightly. All of our education is personalised, and it begins right from your application. After completing the pre-admissions questionnaire, prospective students and their guardians are invited to interview with the College Principal and Academic Director so that we can truly understand each applicant’s needs and desires and build an appropriate plan of study to maximise their studies.

How long does it take to transfer?

The process of transferring to a new school or college can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months. The amount of time it takes will depend on the school or college’s policies and procedures, as well as the paperwork and documentation needed.

Is transferring a good idea?

Transferring may be a good option if you feel that the current school or college is not the right fit for you. However, it is important to consider all the pros and cons before making a decision. Talk to family, friends, and teachers to get their opinion and make sure that you are making an informed choice.

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Greene’s College Oxford

Greene’s offers a full-time, university-style sixth form education, both in Oxford, England and in Estoril, Portugal – with academic oversight resting with the Oxford college. In Portugal, Greene’s is the first tutorial college and the foremost sixth form college in the Lisbon area. At Greene’s, students are taught and supervised by our outstanding educators and academics, all trained to deliver the very best education, and to guide students towards the highest grades – while maintaining the greatest regard for student welfare and wellbeing.

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