Lockhart Removed My Bones!
Sorting/ Organising previously homeschooled/ educated abroad students in DH
In DH when the law comes in meaning all British children need to be educated at Hogwarts, do you think those who were not eleven but had previously been educated at home or abroad were re-introduced to Hogwarts? There wouldn't be that many of them but you'd think there'd be some for whatever reasons.
Do you think they would be Sorted privately before hand or just with the other first years? Or, given all would have to have a Pureblood relative to still be attending Hogwarts, just get sorted into the house their parent/ parents were or which was most common for their family? Is it possible the Sorting Hat might refuse to sort them if they weren't eleven/ twelve?
Also I know pastoral care at Hogwarts isn't great, even under Dumbledore, but do you think any attempts would be made, other than asking a prefect or someone in the year to look after them, to get them accustomed to Hogwarts?
Any ideas/ suggestions would be much appreciated.