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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 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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  • Izzy Barr Lego Masters

    St Swithun’s student is a Lego Master runner up

    Congratulations to Izzy Barr, a student at St Swithun’s School, came second alongside her father in Channel 4’s Lego Masters. The television programme offers Lego enthusiasts the chance to demonstrate their creativity and building skills in a bid to become the Lego Masters champion. A fan of the show, the 14-year-old was picked after writing to producers. She was invited to audition with her dad and build-partner Stuart. A Lego enthusiast since the age of seven, Izzy says that ‘building...

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  • Swanbourne Children In Need

    Swanbourne House children raise £862 for BBC Children in Need

    Pupils and staff at Swanbourne House School raised a magnificent £862 for BBC Children in Need 2018. Pupils came to school dressed in spots and took part in fundraising activities throughout the day, including face painting, guess the smarties in the jar, penny trail in the shape of Pudsey Bear and many more. The children enthusiastically embraced the spirit of Children In Need and were incredibly well informed about the importance of the work they do. Well done to everyone,...

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  • Moscow

    The 2019 UK Study Fair

    The British Council UK and Study UK fairs in Russia official delivery partner - educational agency ECM - will provide the most effective and complex support and broad opportunities to increase your school brand awareness and numbers of students as well as to develop business opportunities in Russia. ECM agency was appointed by the Cultural and Educational section of the British Embassy in Moscow. Within the upcoming 20th Study UK fair -  the biggest single-destination exhibition in Russia (around 6000 target visitors in 2...

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  • New Headmaster

    New Headmaster at Denstone College

    The service was led by the Provost of Woodard Schools, The Revd. Canon Father Brendan Clover. During the course of the service, the Chairman of Council, Mr Kevin Threlfall, presented Mr Norris to the Provost for his blessing, before pupils from Heywood House led the school in prayer. Hymns included two of the new Headmaster's personal favourites: Be thou my vision, and Dear Lord and Father of mankind. Mr Norris said “It will be an honour and privilege to lead...

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  • Bart Wielenga

    New Head of Blundell’s School

    Mr Bart Wielenga has just taken over as the new Head of Blundell’s School. Mr Wielenga succeeds Mrs Nicola Huggett to become the thirtieth Head of this leading co-educational day and boarding school. Mr Wielenga has been the Second Master at Blundell’s since September 2012 and has made a significant contribution to the growth and reputation of Blundell’s in recent years. Bart graduated from the University of Natal in South Africa in 1994 after majoring in Economics and from the...

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    New Head welcomes pupils back to School

    New Head at Swanbourne House, Mrs Jane Thorpe, has welcomed staff and pupils back to the School after the summer break. The new Head at Swanbourne House School, Mrs Jane Thorpe, today welcomed pupils and their families to the School after the summer break. Under Jane’s leadership, Swanbourne House aims to be an increasingly dynamic and forward thinking school offering an exemplary service in teaching and learning and the provision of an all-round education. Deputy Head (Academic) Simone Mitchell said...

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  • Maidwell-Hall

    Maidwell Hall pupils take on obstacle course for charity

    Pupils at Maidwell Hall in Northamptonshire tackled an extreme obstacle course to raise money for the James Wentworth-Stanley Memorial Fund. The whole school ran together over a variety of obstacles, including mountainous hay bales, the Maidwell Maze and a tyre tunnel. The sun shone while pupils, parents and teachers put themselves to the test over this challenging course. Pupils were thrilled to have raised money for their chosen charity. Headmaster Robert Lankester commented, ‘This was a really fun day and...

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