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Here is a small cross-section of the many contributions we have received from those currently boarding in the UK. We thank all those who contributed and we believe they are a great credit to their schools and boarding in all schools.

  • Life at a state boarding school

    The pupils

    Evie is at Dean Close Preparatory School The best things about boarding are sleeping in a room with my friends and eating altogether at a big table. My House is Wilton and it is like a home from home. We have lovely Houseparents and living with all the other boarders is like having lots of sisters and brothers (but not...

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  • sixth-form

    The parents

    Simon and Rebecca Hamilton-Bing have two sets of twin girls at King’s Ely Before joining King’s Ely, we were feeling increasingly guilty over the lack of extra-curricular activities the girls did. We often rushed home for 6pm to spend quality time with them, which amounted to no more than frantically cooking a wholesome, vegetable-laden meal (not necessarily achieved), while they...

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