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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.

  • New Kingswood Principal And Head Of Senior School Appointed For September 2020

    Kingswood School Chairman of Governors, Tim Westbrook, has announced that the Governing Body have appointed Mr Andrew Gordon-Brown to succeed Simon Morris as Principal of the Kingswood Foundation and Head of the Senior School from September 2020. Educating around 1100 pupils aged 9  months to 18 years, the Lansdown school is one the UK’s leading co-educational day and boarding schools....

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  • RNIB Aysgarth to Aysgarth Walk

    RNIB Aysgarth to Aysgarth Walk

    The walk took place over the 16 miles from Aysgarth Falls, where the School was founded, to Newton-le-Willows, the current site of Aysgarth School. Over 370 walkers took part in the event, with younger children joining the route at either the 10 mile or 5 mile points. The pupils were inspired to take on this challenge by fellow pupil Archie...

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  • The Downs Malvern Preparatory School

    The Downs Malvern Preparatory School celebrates an “Excellent” Inspection Report

    Inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate found that The Downs Malvern Preparatory School meets its aim of “providing a first class education in a secure, caring and disciplined environment. It seeks to enable all pupils to fulfil their unique potential academically, creatively, physically, socially and spiritually”. The four Independent Schools’ and Ofsted Inspectors judged the “quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements...

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  • Numa Shah

    Gifted Headington School singer reaches final of CBBC talent programme

    Over the course of the show, singers were selected to take part in a sing-off with a difference – their performance was to the contestants’ mothers, who voted for their favourite. Numa won the first sing-off with a performance of King by Years and Years. She made it to the sing-off in week eight, performing Say Something by Justin Timberlake....

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    Gordon’s School piping for peace

    The 17-year-old Pipe Sergeant took up the bagpipes six years ago when he arrived at the school and was one of 1,000 pipers from across the country playing this traditional Scottish air. The event marked the start of a day in which pupils, parents and staff from Gordon’s joined together for the Parade and Remembrance Service taken by the School...

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  • Careers-Convention

    Careers convention at Stamford Endowed Schools

    More than 700 pupils and parents were invited to choose from presentations and talks from industry experts, including a talk on ‘trends in the graduate employment market’ by Martin Birchall of High Fliers Research and editor of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers. These talks were very popular and helped to demonstrate the wide range of career opportunities available to...

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  • Hazlegrove

    Prep School Park Run encourages every child to have a go

    The Hazlegrove Park Run is a 1.8km parkland running course that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime at 12:45pm. Boys and Girls from Year 3 to 8 come along and change into PE kit and run the beautiful course. The Hazlegrove Park Run is a 1.8km parkland running course that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime. Boys and...

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  • Izzy Barr Lego Masters

    St Swithun’s student is a Lego Master runner up

    Congratulations to Izzy Barr, a student at St Swithun’s School, came second alongside her father in Channel 4’s Lego Masters. The television programme offers Lego enthusiasts the chance to demonstrate their creativity and building skills in a bid to become the Lego Masters champion. A fan of the show, the 14-year-old was picked after writing to producers. She was invited...

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