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  • Dauntsey’s Unveils Jolie Brise Summer Schedule for 2022

    Dauntsey’s has announced the 2022 summer sailing programme for its Tall Ship, Jolie Brise. The programme includes seven different cruises for pupils, lasting between four and ten days. Jolie Brise will set off from the Hamble, cross the North Sea and head to Amsterdam to join the rest of the Tall Ships Fleet in the port of Harlingen. She will then take part in the famous Tall Ships Parade of Sail. Cruising-in-company with some of the other Tall Ships, Jolie...

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  • Choral Competition at Dauntsey’s

    Photograph shows: Dauntsey’s Competition winner Rhys, with adjudicator Emma Brain-Gabbott Congratulations go to Sixth Former Rhys, who won the Dauntsey’s 2022 Gilliat Singing Competition, adjudicated by the amazing soprano, Emma Brain-Gabbott. Rhys performed O Del Mio Dolce Ardor by Gluck, followed by Sondheim’s Everybody Says Don’t from Anyone Can Whistle. Emma noted the Gluck required excellent breath control to support the long musical phrases and maintain a beautiful sound. Everybody Says Don’t was a very good choice as a contrasting...

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  • Badminton School breaks ground to build ‘The Hub’

    Badminton School were enormously excited to break ground this week as building of ‘The Hub’ got underway. A modern project located at the heart of the 15-acre campus, The Hub will provide an aspiring space for pupils to learn in new and innovative ways. It will also be a social space not only to learn together, but also for interacting as a school community and with the local community. The Hub has been carefully planned to support various study strategies...

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  • Dauntsey’s Welcomes World Leading Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie

    Dauntsey’s has welcomed Dame Evelyn Glennie to deliver the first of the School’s Mercers’ Lectures of 2022. As one of the world’s leading percussionists, Dame Evelyn has received more than one hundred international awards; including an OBE, two Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, the Companion of Honour and a BAFTA nomination. She is renowned for leading a thousand drummers in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Dame Evelyn used her opening piece, Restless - played on a...

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  • Local children develop their gameplay in netball coaching session

    Pocklington School shared its facilities and resources as part of its Schools Outreach Programme when the Head of Netball and Co-curriculum hosted a netball coaching session for 8 to 11-year-olds from local primary schools. Thirteen children from local primary schools honed their netball skills when they joined a netball coaching session at Pocklington School recently. Eight to 11-year-olds were invited to a skills-driven morning, hosted by Pocklington School's Head of Netball and Co-curriculum, Lucy Hornby. Three Sixth Form 1st Team...

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  • British Artist Sarah Graham Gives Shoutout to Year 8 Budding Artists

    Forres Sandle Manor Year 8 Art students recently received a shoutout from highly respected British photorealistic painter Sarah Graham. In 2012, Sarah was commissioned by the British band Kaiser Chiefs to paint the album cover of their singles collection ‘Souvenir’, which was released worldwide. Her work is also owned by Standard Chartered Bank, which commissioned several pieces by Sarah, including a self-portrait, for their vast global collection of contemporary portraits. Sarah’s work is studied in schools throughout the UK and...

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  • Sexey’s School celebrate ‘Good’ Ofsted rating for its boarding offer

    Following a recent Ofsted inspection, Sexey’s School are delighted to be awarded a ‘good’ rating for its boarding provision. The glowing report raises the schools social care grading to ‘good’ and takes into account how well children and young people are helped and protected and the effectiveness of leaders and managers. The key findings identified safeguarding as priority and highlighted the commitment by all staff to ensure the welfare and safety of all students. A remote social care inspection identifying...

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  • Dauntsey’s Dancers Wows Audiences with Annual Show

    More than 200 pupils staged the Dauntsey’s annual Lower School Dance Show last week. The show presented a wide variety of dance styles, showcasing the talents and versatility of the pupils. The audience enjoyed contemporary, ballet, tap and street dance to name but a few, all performed with incredibly energy and enthusiasm. This year the Dance Show’s theme was the Olympics, with each dance focusing on an Olympic sport. Particularly spectacular performances were given by the Third Form Dance Scholars,...

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  • Summer Immersion Programme – Ratcliffe College

    English for Speakers of Other Languages and cultural programme is perfect for children who want to learn English whilst experiencing school life at a traditional British boarding school. As part of this programme, visitors will get the opportunity to take part in specialist English Language lessons and activities alongside our full-time students, with a Cambridge Examination Board Exam at the end. The programme will run for the last 4 weeks of our Summer Term, the last of which will be...

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  • Rossall School News – Lent Term – Week 5

    View this email in your browser Friday 4th of February 2022 Headmaster's First XI winners of the ISFA Semi Finals by Mr Roberts, Houseparent of Mitre Fleur de Lys From the football field to students seeking scholarships and from world wetlands to an academy ambassador: Floreat Rossallia! Contents From The Headmaster Education is our Greatest Protection Against Tyranny From the Preparatory School Headmaster Nursery, Pre-Prep & Prep School News Support Their Next Steps Roscoe Trio Signature Concert Eco Society Newsletter Sunday Evensong Jack Senior...

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