Our son was born in May 2006. He was bright and keen to learn, yet socially a little immature. Our local Qld primary school recommended we commence him in Prep at age 4. He enjoyed school, got great academic results but remained socially slightly immature. He started year 7 in Qld at age 11. After 6 months of high school we moved to Victoria where we placed him in the Victorian equivalent for 11-12 year olds, being Year 6, for the remaining 6 months of the year. He has now progressed to Year 7, high school, along with his 12-13 year old Victorian peers. We are moving back to Qld next year and need to prepare for his return to Qld education. Would he enter year 9 in 2020 (where his former classmates are) or should he be in Year 8? He hasn't been bored at his Victorian high school school and academically seems to be exactly where he needs to be. He is achieving A and B grading for all subjects, but is still quite playful and nowhere near adolescence. We would appreciate your views as to whether to enroll him in Year 8 or Year 9 in 2020. He will be 13 years old.
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