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  • New training centre

    Olympic gold medallist opens new training centre for Gordon’s rowers

    George started rowing at the aged of 13 and was a Cambridge Blue, rowing against Oxford in the Boat Race four times. He won the World Championship at Junior and U23 level, Olympic gold and bronze, three World titles and two European crowns in five seasons. He retired from rowing after winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the men’s coxless fours. Rowing is a growing sport at Gordon’s and has become a popular choice of co-curricular activity...

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    Fifth form post-GCSE programme at Fettes College

    visiting the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art for the NOW exhibition of contemporary art exploring themes of change, growth and decay including works by French artist Aurélien Froment, sculptor and installation artist Roger Hiorns and Scottish artist Charles Avery visiting the Court of Session, Sheriff Court and High Court to see law in action with everything from tax law to assault being heard in court a day replicating a United Nations Conference led by a number of lower sixth-form pupils,...

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  • Sherborne Girls

    New £11m Arts Centre opens at Sherborne Girls

    Sherborne Girls celebrated the official opening of its new arts centre, The Merritt Centre, on Wednesday 26 June with a spectacular concert featuring Dame Emma Kirkby, former pupil and world-renowned soprano. Dame Emma carried out the formal ‘ribbon-cutting’ ceremony before taking to the stage to perform alongside the school’s senior choir in a memorable event that truly showcased the recital hall’s magnificent acoustics. The opening concert was the highlight in a week-long series of creative, musical and theatrical performances, many...

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  • 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. Andrew Gordon-Brown is currently Head of Truro School, which is a member of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust and therefore...

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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 Hare (aged 10), who is visually impaired. Archie addressed the school in assembly and explained about the importance of the...

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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 to be excellent” and that all pupils “make excellent progress from their starting points because of the impact leadership has...

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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. All eight singers progressed to the semi-final, with the singer achieving the most sing-offs receiving a pass to the final....

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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 Chaplain the Reverend Sarah Norbron.  Dressed in their Blues uniform and accompanied by the Pipes and Drums – a unique...

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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 them, including school leaver programmes, graduate schemes and apprenticeships.  "More than 700 pupils and parents were invited to choose from...

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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 girls from Year 3 to 8 change into PE kit and run the beautiful course. The pupils attendances are noted...

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