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  • Students receive prestigious award from The Worshipful Company of Fletchers

    Congratulations to Brendan (Upper 6) and Annabelle (Upper 3) who have been awarded the prestigious 'Fletcher's Arrow Award for Endeavour', thanks to their contribution to the Freemen's community and their commitment to School life. We're proud that both students have demonstrated the characteristics of being ‘True and Sure’. Thank you to Professor Anne Curry and Andrew McMillan from The Worshipful Company of Fletchers, who presented the awards to Brendan and Annabelle as part of their 650th anniversary celebrations. We're delighted...

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  • Dauntsey’s Sixth Formers Put Leadership Skills to the Test

    Photograph shows: Dauntsey’s Sixth Formers Take Part in High Pressure Leadership Day A group of Lower Sixth students from Dauntsey’s have taken part in a High Pressure Leadership Day, as part of the school’s Leadership, Sport and Adventure (LSA) programme. The challenge was to design, purchase the materials and construct a boat from scratch, and then race it across a course. A total of fourteen students were divided into teams and briefed to create a boat able to carry them...

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  • First ‘Giving Day’ at The Leys a Resounding Success

    On 23-24 March 2022, staff and pupils at The Leys School, Cambridge held their first ‘Giving Day’, raising more than £25,000 for school bursaries, and almost £5,000 for chosen charities beyond the School. The day included a programme of events designed to bring the school community together such as bake sales, cupcakes at lunch and opportunities for the pupils to showcase the year-round fundraising they have been involved with. It was also an opportunity to invite guests to hear about...

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  • King’s Ely and Fairstead House schools become “one family”

    The Governing Bodies of King’s Ely in Cambridgeshire and Fairstead House in Suffolk today (March 22nd) announced a strategic partnership between the two schools by merger of their respective charities. This exciting decision will see Fairstead House – a leading independent nursery, pre-preparatory and preparatory school for children aged 0-11 based in Newmarket – join forces with King’s Ely – a thriving independent all-through school for children aged 2-18 based in Ely. This strategic move formalises a longstanding relationship between...

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  • Dauntsey’s Stages Jekyll and Hyde in New Production

    A cast of 15, supported by an assistant director and seven technicians, all from the Fifth and Sixth Forms at Dauntsey’s, have staged a daring new production of ‘Jekyll & Hyde’. Elise Chambers, Head of Speech and Drama, adapted the script from Robert Louis Stevenson’s legendary Gothic novella, ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’. Elise commented: “Each year as a department we look to provide pupils with variety, producing a range of productions differing in style and...

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  • New £250,000 Outdoor Learning and Play Facility Complete

    The latest development of a £250,000 outdoor learning and play facility at Lincoln Minster Preparatory School is now complete. The facilities, developed by Timotay Playscapes, will include spaces for role play, adventurous climbing areas, running water play, tipis and woodland campsite features. The works took 4 months to complete, having started in October 2021, and will be available to all Preparatory School pupils, from Reception to Year 6. Maria Young, Lincoln Minster School Headmistress, said: "Providing an inspiring environment for...

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  • Lincoln Pupils Crowned National Champions

    A team of Lincoln pupils are ranked number one in England for squash. Key Stage Three Girls’ Team at Lincoln Minster School are now the reigning national champions after winning the National Schools Championship yesterday. Charlotte, Lucy, Lydia, Priyaa and Zara, coached by the school, had beaten off all competition to become the England number one Key Stage Three team, in the championship run by the national governing body for squash, England Squash. Fran Wallis, Lincoln Minster School Squash Coach,...

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  • Primary school students join forces with environmental experts to tackle climate change

    Seven primary school teams from across Surrey, Middlesex and Doha, Qatar have been selected as finalists of the inaugural ACS Future Impact competition, organised by ACS International Schools, and will now be mentored by sustainability professionals from organisations including Allianz, Unilever and University of Surrey. During the final in April, teams will join a virtual judging session and will have their presentations judged by a panel of environmental experts, including: The Rt Hon. the Lord Knight of Weymouth, Sam Kendall...

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  • Dauntsey’s Welcomes All Blacks Rugby Legend Sean Fitzpatrick to the School

    Dauntsey’s has welcomed All Blacks rugby legend Sean Fitzpatrick to the school, in the second of this term’s Mercers’ Lectures. The former New Zealand All Blacks legend gave a captivating talk about his rugby career, highlighting his inner drive, his mentality and the importance of family to his success. Sean is widely regarded as one of the finest New Zealand players, having played in 92 internationals, 51 of those as Captain. Sean regaled the audience with many stories about his...

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  • Wells Cathedral School’s Head of History is appointed Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

    Chris Eldridge, Head of History at Wells Cathedral School, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS) in recognition of the unique work he and his team have been doing in promoting the study of medieval history in the Sixth Form at Wells. He is thrilled to have been made a Fellow, especially as it is normally university level academics who receive the recognition. “When I first arrived in Wells I was captivated by our 10th century...

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