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  • Linda Salway, Chair of the Eastbourne Schools Partnership

    Community awards for Partnership lead

    Linda collected the award at the Eastbourne and District Community Awards 2019 on behalf of the 15,000 or so pupils that the ESP represents, and the many education leaders that dedicate themselves to ensuring the award-winning partnership blossoms. Founded in 2014, the ESP is now made up of 13 schools (Bexhill Academy, the Causeway School, the Cavendish School, the Eastbourne Academy, Eastbourne College, East Sussex College, Gildredge House, Hailsham Community College, Ratton School, Seaford Head School, St Catherine’s College, St...

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  • Denstone College Gold Duke of Edinburgh award

    OD’s receive prestigious Gold Duke of Edinburgh award

    The event was attended by HRH the Earl of Wessex and guest speaker, Annabel Croft who spoke wonderfully to the groups about her life and how hard she had worked to get to where she is today. The speech was then followed by presentations which took place in the Picture Gallery. This was also a great opportunity for Head of Outdoor Pursuits Mrs Linnell who was the marshal for the group, to catch up with the OD’s and congratulate them...

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  • Staff Charity Cycle Ride

    Staff cycle to “France” for Save the Children charity

    The “Staff Charity Fitness Challenge”, which involved cycling on a static gym bike in the front of school, commenced as the sun rose on Friday morning, finishing some 392km and 12 hours later. The aim was to cycle to “France” non-stop, with staff members pedalling as far as they could in their 30 minute time slots, only stopping to hand over to the next team member. An additional bike was set up for any extra staff or students who wanted...

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  • Kings Ely Head

    New Heads of School, Deputy Heads, Prefects and Heads of Houses appointed

    Hundreds of people gathered inside Ely Cathedral for the school’s Beginning of Year Service, which saw the incoming Heads of School being robed in their prefects’ gowns. The new Heads of School then robed the Deputy Heads of School, after which all then assisted in robing the other Prefects. Charlotte has been a student at King’s Ely since joining King’s Ely Acremont Nursery in 2005. She is studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths for her A Levels and is heavily involved...

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  • Jane Gandee

    St Swithun’s headmistress raises money for girls in care by running the 33-mile St Swithun’s Way

    ‘The Bramston Bursary Foundation was established in the name of Anna Bramston who founded St Swithun’s in 1884 with the vision to provide talented and hard-working girls, irrespective of background, with the opportunity to reach their full potential through education. The Foundation aims to provide two full life-changing transformational bursaries every year to girls in care, or on the brink of care but living at home, whom our partner charity and local authority experts believe would thrive emotionally and academically...

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  • St John's College

    Students Thrive at St John’s College

    A Level Success: Students Thrive at St John’s College.... St John’s College in Southsea wide-ability school has a Sixth Form of 90 students. Well-regarded for its pastoral ethos and strong sense of community, the 38 students receiving their results today have taken advantage of the wealth of support and expert advice over the two-year A-Level course. Head Girl, Hannah was thrilled to receive her results, two A*s and an A in History, Politics and English. Hannah said, “I was extremely...

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  • Kings Ely Drama

    King’s Ely Drama team earns 5* review at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019

    “A theatrical triumph in every respect”and “an energetic piece, undertaken with enthusiasm and panache by its talented, young cast”, are among sterling comments made by reviewers of the play, which starred more than 20 King’s Ely Senior students and was written by King’s Ely’s Director of Drama and Theatre, Nick Huntington. But it wasn’t just Nick Huntington and the young thespians who made the production a success – everything from the choreography to the stage management and the set design...

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  • Introducing ‘Embley’ – Hampshire Collegiate School’s new name and visual identity

    Hampshire Collegiate School is excited to announce that with effect from September, it will be renamed ‘Embley’ and the school will have a new visual identity to strengthen and modernise how it is represented to pupils, families, colleagues and the communities it works with. The new logo shows a double headed eagle – a symbol of hope, strength and courage – and the Hampshire Rose, both of which are woven into the original architecture that you can see today in...

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  • Performing-arts

    St Edmund’s shortlisted for performing arts in the Independent School of the Year Awards 2019

    The annual St Edmund’s Festival held at the end of the academic year demonstrates the school’s commitment to the arts, with world-class professionals performing and working alongside the pupils, giving them unique opportunities to immerse themselves in the performing arts. And it was very timely that on the first day of the Festival 2019 the school heard it had been shortlisted for the Independent School of the Year Awards 2019 in the category of performing arts. The judges will make...

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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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