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One of the great joys and benefits of a boarding education is the fact that there is the time and the space to offer a rich array of opportunities which enable young people to grow and develop and explore the person they are. They develop passions and interests, they develop their character and they learn to play a positive part in a community – all things that will help them to lead a happy and fulfilled life.

  • Mini Master Chef at The Manor

    Each day started by exploring a particular food group; herbs and cheeses and fruits. Going on a journey of discovery finding out where food comes from and how best to harvest or forage for it.  The young cooks then went on to rustle up a range of wonderful culinary delights including wild garlic pesto, chilli-spiced butternut squash soup with toasted...

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  • Adapt and engage

    With traditional networking activities put on pause in the last academic year, Pocklington School’s thriving Careers and Business Network adapted its scheduled programme in order to continue to deliver events to inspire and engage its community. Launched in 2017, the Network comprises parents past and present, former pupils, staff, supporters and Governors.  Its aim is to help Pocklington School students,...

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  • Medals for skilled King’s Ely rowing duo

    TWO King’s Ely rowing students are celebrating a fantastic racing season. Sixth Form students Will Buckingham and Conall Comley, who are both dedicated members of King’s Ely Boat Club, won a Bronze medal at the fiercely contested British Rowing Junior Championships. Conall and Will produced a stunning performance in the J18 Boys Double race, in gruelling heat, to secure the...

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  • Dauntsey’s holds Celebration Week of Performance and Art

    Photograph shows: Students from Dauntsey’s during Celebration Week The programme of music included Dance Band performances, a concert of musical ensembles, a concert featuring the School’s major groups, as well as Rock Band and a Musical Theatre Concert Celebration. Lower School pupils ran a Musical Theatre workshop, while the Sixth Form Dance Club performed a moving interpretation of Black Swan...

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  • Enjoy our Autumn Concert

    Despite the circumstances we have managed to safely sustain music-making at Freemen's this term. We are really proud of the students and thankful to the staff who have guided them in their performing. We hope that you enjoy this concert which ranges from solo items to a virtual orchestral performance involving over 50 students. Watch this space for weekly releases of the...

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  • Refugee Awareness Week

    A week of activities began with a performance from two young adult Syrian refugees playing traditional music which enthralled many of our pupils. Students engaged with talks from The Epsom and Ewell Refugee Network and Donate4Refugees, Upper 5 built refugee shelters, pupils from across the School took part in assemblies highlighting the refugee struggles, and ten colleagues took part in Concern Worldwide's Ration Challenge. Eating...

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  • King’s Ely flautist makes school history with ARSM Diploma result

    Lauren Booth, who will be going into Year 11 in September, has achieved a 49/50 Distinction in her ARSM Diploma exam on the flute. This is the highest mark ever achieved by a King's Ely student and according to Neil Porter-Thaw, the school’s Director of Music, it is a mark very rarely achieved. Sophie Hillier, who is also going into...

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  • “Inspirational” chemistry teacher leaves the laboratory to lead by example

    Angus Young, a chemistry teacher at Bryanston, has stunned pupils and colleagues at the Dorset school with two remarkable tales of endurance in the space of just a few weeks. Having led the way for most of the race, he has just won the ultra-endurance 2,000km Pan Celtic Cycling Race in an impressive time of 5 days, 3 hours 56...

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