I went to an open evening at the Priory the other night. I thought I'd already made my mind up not to send my son there, but I was so impressed with what I saw I'm now in two minds. I realise that I only saw the school at its best and the pupils who were there seemed to all be "nice" well-spoken girls, but they were genuinely enthusiastic. I was also impressed by the teachers.
Do you have a child there at the moment and what do you think of it? Is it better for girls than boys? Has the new head made a difference?
For years I've heard nothing but horror stories about this school and have known several bright young men who say they went off the rails at Priory. However I also know of kids who ended up at Oxford, so I'm more confused than ever.
If you're a parent, or even better, a pupil at Priory (and Chailey or Ringmer), please share your thoughts about the schools.