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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.

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    Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards at St James’s Palace

    In May, 13 boys and 12 girls from the Stamford Endowed Schools’ in Lincolnshire attended a presentation at St. James’s Palace, London, they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from the Trustee for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), HRH The Earl of Wessex. During the presentation, HRH took the opportunity to congratulate the group from the Stamford Endowed...

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    Headington School take on Ten Tors challenge

    Headington School take on Ten Tors challenge A team of six Headington School girls reached the culmination of months of intense training by completing the gruelling Ten Tors navigation contest. Headington’s team of Lucy, Emily, Alexia, Sophie, Ellie and Caitlin has spent months in preparation, travelling to Dartmoor in February, stomping around the Chilterns in March, and endlessly route planning and...

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  • Gordon’s pupils make history in Sudan

    Gordon’s pupils make history in Sudan Sudan isn’t usually top of the list of destinations for school trips but pupils and staff from Gordon’s School recently spent a week there. The visit is believed to be the first by a European school. The trip included a boat trip along the Nile and to the Meroe Pyramids, a tour of the...

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    Stamford Endowed Schools win second Oswald Elliott Cup

    After a successful inaugural debating event held last year at Stamford School, the second Oswald Elliott Cup debate took place in November 2017, hosted by Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and introduced by the Master of the College, Nicola Padfield. A team of Year 13 pupils from Stamford Endowed Schools, Daniel White and Daisy Jowers, retained the hotly contested Oswald Elliott Cup...

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    Collaboration and leadership at St Mary’s

    Girls from St Mary’s Shaftesbury girls were joined by represenatives from their sister school St Mary’s Cambridge when they hosted a leadership conference run by Jo Cruse from a company called The Unreasonables. The Unreasonables are dedicated to creating cultures of leadership across the UK's most ambitious schools through the delivery of inspirational programmes. During the conference, the girls explored...

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  • Shebbear College

    Two renowned authors visit Shebbear College

    Shebbear College was delighted to have a visit from award-winning author Tanya Landman. Tanya is acknowledged internationally as a superb writer of books for young people. Her book Buffalo Soldier won the Carnegie Medal in 2015 and a number of her other titles have won awards too. Tanya gave an entertaining and informative talk to pupils in Forms 1, 2...

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    Rockport girls win prestigious Irish Golf Championship

    Molly O’Hara and Katie Webb who represent Rockport’s Elite Team have won the Irish Ladies’ Junior Schools Championship. The duo was successful in winning the Ulster Schools Junior Cup which qualified them to compete for the title of Irish Champions. The Rockport Golf Academy – the only one of its kind in Ireland – is a high performance sports programme...

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  • Pangbourne

    Pangbourne hockey makes historic progress

    Girls’ hockey at Pangbourne College has gone from strength to strength throughout the 2017 season, with the U16 team earning themselves a spot at the Regional Championships. The U16 team fought off competition from local rivals, Bradfield College, and then produced a dominant display against The Abbey. Head of Hockey, Mr Dan Paynter, commented on the match against The Abbey,...

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