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Parent's Review of Gems Bolitho school in Penzance, UK

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

Gems Bolitho school

In what town or city is this school located?

Penzance

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

British

What grade levels are represented at this school?

3-18

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

walk/car

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

Good. A number of extras, but not much staffing, so pupils have to go outside school to do extras

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

Not much

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

Used to be very good - but now that school has been taken over by GEMS, parents kept back

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

This used to be a lovely school, but since the takeover there is clearly a different atmosphere - some staff have been treated badly, and we feel the school is not the same. it really has gone corporate, and lots of broken promises. previous entries here were when the school was truly independent. No longer the case. very sad

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