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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.

  • Belhaven Hill School Commended for Its ‘All-Round Approach to Education’ Says The Good Schools Guide

    Olly Langton became Headmaster of Belhaven Hill School in Dunbar, East Lothian, in July 2020 in the depths of the Pandemic. Belhaven is one of Scotland’s few prep schools that still offers both a boarding and day education, and the longer school day provides more time for a genuinely all-round education with lots of sport, music and life skills, as...

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  • Carla Rudd Joins The Leys as Director of Sport

    The Leys School is delighted to announce their new Director of Sport, cricketer Carla Rudd, who joined at start of the Autumn Term 2022. Carla’s arrival comes just days after finishing in second place as part of the Southern Brave team in this year’s The Hundred competition. Prior to joining The Leys Carla was Head of Girls’ Cricket at Felsted...

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  • Dauntsey’s Sixth Former Enjoys Winning Summer of Athletics

    Photograph shows: Phe Phe Pye in action over the summer (photo credit Marta Gorczynska) It has been a fantastic summer of athletics for Dauntsey’s Sixth Former Ophelia (Phe Phe) Pye.  At the start of the holidays, she was selected for the Great Britain & Northern Ireland Under 18 athletics team, to compete in the European Championships in Jerusalem.  But just...

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  • Autumn edition of BSA Guide to Boarding Schools published

    The Autumn 2022 edition of the ‘BSA Guide to Boarding Schools’ has now been published. To view the latest edition, please click on the link below. If you would like to request a hard copy, please click here to complete the form.

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  • Dauntsey’s School Announces Impressive Line-Up for 2022-23 Lecture Series

    Photograph shows: David Olusoga, historian and broadcaster, who is one of the speakers visiting Dauntsey’s Dauntsey’s has announced an impressive line-up of speakers for the 2022-2023 programme of its renowned Lecture series. The Mercers’ Lectures are named in recognition of the links between Dauntsey’s and the Mercers’ Company, which go back to Mercer founder Alderman William Dauntsey, Master of the...

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  • Dauntsey’s Students Tackle Brecons Challenge

    Photograph shows: Students tackling Dauntsey’s tough Brecons Challenge Two Lower Sixth students, Freddie and Oscar, have won the Dauntsey’s adventure race, the Brecons Challenge. The race, held in June annually in the Brecon Beacons, involves running over Pen y Fan, Cribyn and Fan y Big (approximately 10 km in distance and 850 m of ascent), followed by a 21 km...

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  • Post GCSE Courses for Dauntsey’s Pupils

    Photograph shows: Students from Dauntsey’s enjoying post GCSE activities Pupils from Dauntsey’s, who have now completed their GCSEs, are being kept busy with a range of non-curriculum courses thanks to the school’s extensive post-GCSE activity programme. The range of courses this year includes: Lifeguarding, Emergency First Aid and Rescue, Cookery, Sewing, a Jurassic Adventure, the Dauntsey's Leadership Academy and the...

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  • Downe House partnership with Springboard to transform futures

    Downe House has a long and proud history of providing an outstanding education for young people. We are delighted to have partnered with Royal National Children's SpringBoard Foundation (RNCSF) which will enable us to widen our reach to others who would not usually be able to access a Downe House education. RNCSF is a social mobility charity which works to...

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