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Prep School on the Move!

The sun shone and there was huge excitement on Monday 20 June as The Royal School welcomed Reception, Year 1 & 2...


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The Royal Prep School race to success!

Nine Year 6 pupils from The Royal Prep School travelled to Norfolk to compete in a Greenpower Goblin race car event on...


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Team Blackout on the Starting Grid . . World Finals F1iS 2022

Team Blackout from St John's College, Cardiff will be representing Wales as part of Team GB at the F1...


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Leweston School's Hockey Fundraiser Match

On Friday 10 June, Leweston Enterprise organised a fundraiser hockey match at Leweston School. Staff, students and...


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Celebrating creativity in the community

Pieces of art created by pupils at Bedales went on display at independent shops and cafés in Petersfield this...


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Head appointed at Fairstead House School and Nursery in Suffolk

Mr Radford, who was previously Deputy Head at Fairstead House, has been Acting Head since the beginning of the Summer...


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Head of Bedales Will Goldsmith on his plans for the future

In his first media interview since his appointment as permanent Head of Bedales Schools, Will Goldsmith spoke to Dr...


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Jubilee celebrations at Bedales Pre-prep

Children at Bedales Nursery and Pre-prep, Dunannie got into the spirit of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee...


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Leweston's 'Best-Ever' Performance at Dorset School's Athletics...

Leweston athletes enjoyed their best ever performance at the Dorset School’s County Athletics Championships on...


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Leweston's Equestrian Team Become National Champions at Hickstead

With eight team events and nine riders competing for individual honours, Leweston School had a very busy three days at...


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Passionate King’s Ely Teacher recognised with national award

Esmeralda Salgado, who is Head of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at King’s Ely, has won Silver in the prestigious...


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School Celebrates Ama-sing Pupils’ Festival Success

Westholme School pupils are celebrating a bumper year after scoring nearly 40 trophies and medals in the 2022 Blackburn...


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Leweston School Come 4th at Dragon Boat Race 2022

On Sunday 29 May, Leweston School had two teams enter the annual Sherborne Fair Dragon Boat Race. As usual, the school...


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Second Place at Inter-Schools Show Jumping Competition

Many congratulations to Leweston School Equestrian team, who all rode brilliantly on Saturday 14 May to take 2nd place...


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Athletes from Leweston selected to compete in Greece for GB Triathle...

The Leweston Triathle took place on 15 May with 155 athletes from around the country. This was a qualifying event for...


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Year 7 students receive replies from House of Commons & David...

Year 7 students have enthusiastically been writing letters to people of importance after studying a range of Global...


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World Swim Championships Success for St Columba's College Pupils

St Columba’s College swimmers did brilliantly at the WSG Events World Swim Championships, bringing home a new...


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The stage is alive with the sound of music, dance and drama...

Drama, music and dance scholars at Westholme School will be showcasing their favourite things as they present a...


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Legally Brunette – Moreton Hall Alumni On Her Way to Being a Barrister

When Alura Bather joined Moreton Hall in Oswestry for her A Level programme, she was in no doubt that her dream job...


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Students embark on Polar SOS! tour of Lancashire’s nurseries 

Drama students from Westholme’s INSPIRED Sixth Form are delivering a series of free climate change workshops for...


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Berkhamsted Schools Group pulls together for Ukraine

Many communities across the globe have responded with compassion and support in response to the devastating conflict in...


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Prep 3 & 4 Go Back in Time to the Victorian Era

On Thursday 19 May, Prep 3 and 4 had a visit from the Victorian School, to experience what life was like as a child in...


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Olympic athlete inspires Westholme students to ‘work hard and dream...

Westholme School celebrated their wonderful sporting achievements of the past 12 months at their Sports...


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The Royal School shortlisted for the Tes Schools Awards 2022

The Royal School has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Tes Schools Awards 2022; for Headteacher of...


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Navigating Andorra – Prep & Heatherton Combined Trip

The original destination was Italy, but fortunately Debbie Hawkes managed to arrange a relocation to Andorra, when it...


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King’s Ely pupil is highest achieving contestant in major STEM...

Eleanor, who is in Year 13 at King’s Ely Sixth Form, is no stranger to academic achievements, particularly when...


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Athletes from Leweston selected for GB Laser Run for European...

At the National Laser Run in Edinburgh, Leweston had eight pupils make the long trip to Scotland and returned with...


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Mia K, Year 12, Spends 3 Weeks with Team GB ShowJumper in Vilamoura

Equestrian Team Captain and School Sport Prefect, Mia K, Year 12, spent three weeks with Team GB showjumper, Harriet...


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Talented King’s Ely student secures role with National Youth Music...

Isobel, who is in Year 11 at King’s Ely Senior, is not only going to benefit from the many opportunities that the...


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Best Schools Awards Finalist

Earlier this year, The Royal School entered the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards and are proud to have been selected...


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Delving into School league tables - don’t believe (all) the hype

Choosing the right school for your child There is a proliferation of comparison websites and league tables which all...


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Behind the Curtain with Theatre Manager, Andrew Ibbott

What does your schedule look like in the run up to a production? How does the team operate? A normal day in production...


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Photography at King’s Ely goes from strength to strength

The King’s Ely Photography Department, which is run by Head of Photography, Antonio Longo, is of international...


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Ukraine appeal - Thank you for your donations

We’re thrilled with the response from our community to the Ukraine Appeal which was organised by Sixth Form...


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Students receive prestigious award from The Worshipful Company of...

Congratulations to Brendan (Upper 6) and Annabelle (Upper 3) who have been awarded the prestigious 'Fletcher's...


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Westholme school root themselves in history

Westholme school have rooted themselves in history after planting a tree for the Queen’s Jubilee. The...


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Heatherton Open Day - 18th March

Heatherton School are hosting an Open Event this Friday, 18th March. The event provides a fantastic opportunity for...


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Shrek The Musical and Drama Dedication with Dawn Wylie

Firstly Dawn, can you tell us all about your Berkhamsted school history as a member of staff and your love for Drama...


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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!

At long last The Royal School Drama department were able to perform in a packed Kilmorey theatre with a spring...


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Swimming success for St Columba's College student Caitlin

There was a real boost for St Columba's College swimmers last weekend when Sixth Form student Caitlin Hartley won...


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Author visit inspires children at The Royal Prep School

The children in Pre-Prep (Reception to Year 2) listened with great excitement as author, Jon Gilbert, read his fun and...


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Champions at National Schools Biathlon

The schools Biathlon team had some great success at the National Schools Biathlon at University of Bath at the weekend,...


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Allies and Advocates – Supporting Berkhamsted Schools

The Allies and Advocates Leaders learn about why allyship and advocacy are important far beyond the school gates and...


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British Science Week at Heatherton

The week started with the girls having access to a fully electric car which sparked conversations about the growth and...


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Leweston School's Charity Week

For the past few years, Year 13 have held a 24-hour triathlon in aid of their chosen charity at the end of the Easter...


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Roald Dahl’s Matilda

Roald Dahl’s Matilda may not seem like the obvious choice of show for a cast of discerning 12-18 year olds, but anyone...


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

This exciting decision will see Fairstead House – a leading independent nursery, pre-preparatory and preparatory...


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Egg-Citing end to the Spring Term for The Royal Prep School

Little Sailors’ Daycare and Nursery classes at The Royal Prep School ended the Spring Term in a blaze of colour...


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The Royal Prep School – STEAM Week

The Royal Prep School had a wonderful time during their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) Week...


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March Madness at St Columba's College

It was March Madness at St Columba's College in St Albans when the Senior School Basketball teams reached the final...


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Competition Success for St Columba's College Young Musicians

Three talented performers from St Columba's College enjoyed great success at the District Final of the 2022 Rotary...


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Denstone College Pupils to attend England U17 Rugby Training Camp

Three Denstone College pupils have been selected for the England U17s rugby training camp this...


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Inter-House Gymnastics and Dance Competition 2022

On Wednesday 16 February, Leweston School hosted their historical Inter-House Gymnastics and Dance Competition for...


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Discovering A-Level Chinese with Hannah Galbraith

Following an incredibly successful event hosted by Hannah Galbraith (pictured) and Clare Tan, entitled CPD:...


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Art Sale supporting refugee charity - 8 March 2022

Artwork by accomplished and emerging artists – including royal academicians – will be on sale at Bedales on 8 March at...


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Royal School pupil captivates judges with original story

A pupil from The Royal School has enthralled judges with her original story about mermaids as part of United...


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Inter-School ‘Philosothon’ Success for The Royal

Six schools (Battle Abbey School, Brighton College, Caterham School, Notre Dame School, The Royal School and Woldingham...


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World Book Day

With multiple Mary Poppins, two Highway Rats, Gangsta Granny, Elmer and at least a dozen raucous elephants roaming...


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Creating Space: Opening Speech to the Society of Heads Conference 2022

Mrs Sarah Raffray, Headteacher of St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing Catholic independent school for girls and Chair...


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School Community Comes Together to Help Ukraine

Leweston School was a ‘drop off site’ for members of staff and Leweston School parents to donate any aid to families...


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St Columba’s College Ukraine Appeal collects much-needed items for...

St Columba’s College in St Albans organised a collection of much-needed items for Ukrainian refugees on Wednesday 9...


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Overwhelming support for refugees on Bedales community day

Bedales held a community day on 8 March 2022 dedicated to supporting the plight of refugees. In the run-up to the day,...


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Eco Swap Shop raises money for Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

The Royal Prep School organised an Eco Swap Shop last week to raise money for the Red Cross and their Ukraine...


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King’s Ely student is a winner in national fashion design contest

John-Oswald Crichton, 17, was one of eight Fashion and Textile Design students at King’s Ely to be shortlisted in...


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New King’s Ely Scholars installed during Choral Evensong

The school’s King’s Scholars for this academic year are William Biggs, Benjamin Collier, Joseph Coppin,...


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Berkhamsted Schools Group - Successful End to the Year

As Berkhamsted look towards the end of the year and head into 2022, we've had some fantastic successes...


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Season of goodwill celebrated in abundance at King’s Ely

From raising funds for charities which support people less fortunate than themselves, to making and donating food for...


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King’s Ely musician achieves place at prestigious conservatoire

Lauren Booth, who is in Year 11 at King’s Ely Senior and who joined King’s Ely Acremont Pre-Prep in Year 1,...


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Making an Impact in A Level Art

With a glue gun in hand, talented Lower Sixth artists at St Edward's Senior and Sixth Form, intricately designed...


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Wisbech Grammar School Appoints New Head for September 2022

The Board of Wisbech Grammar School are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Barnaby Rimmer as the next Head...


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Leweston supports Bath Rugby match in aid of School Partnership

On Sunday 9 January, Leweston School students and members of staff took a trip up to Bath to support Bath Rugby against...


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A Tuneful Visit From a Very Special Young Musician

This week, St Edward's Pre-Prep pupils were very lucky to meet percussionist Darcy Beck, current “Gloucestershire Young...


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Eye-Opening Biology

Year 10 students were first up, tasked with dissecting hearts. The aim of the lesson was to enable the class to...


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Leweston Equestrian Team Named NSEA SW Grass Roots Regional Champions

Eight riders from Leweston School's Equestrian team, took part in the NSEA South-West Regional Grass Roots Show...


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Leweston voted Top Performing School in Cross Country Championships

On Thursday 13 January, over 30 athletes from Leweston School, from minors to 6th form, travelled to Kings Park in...


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St Edward’s Secures £3m Investment as it Joins Leading UK Schools...

Independent Schools have been hit with uncertainties following the impact of the pandemic. St Edward’s Trustees...


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Leweston School GCSE Fine Art Cohort

A snapshot of last years GCSE Fine Art students’ art works from Leweston School have recently adorned the walls...


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Claremont Fan Court School purchases adjacent property

CLAREMONT Fan Court school of Esher, Surrey, has purchased a neighbouring property to support continued development and...


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Dr Adam Rutherford delivers annual Bedales science lecture

Geneticist, author and broadcaster Dr Adam Rutherford inspired an audience of Bedales students, parents and staff at...


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Poetry Workshop Day with Poet Matt Bryden

On Tuesday 2 March, Leweston School had a visit from Poet, Matt Bryden. Matt spent the morning in the Prep school,...


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Leweston School Art Scholars Exhibition

Leweston School welcomed the school community to take a look at their talented Art and Design Scholars, Art exhibition...


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Westholme student has been tipped ‘one to watch’ after winning...

Sixth Former Charlotte Corrigan beat thousands of students from across the world to be named “Future Leader of...


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Prep 5 Pupil from Leweston School wins online competition with Kenton...

Annabel H, Prep 5 entered an online competition on Instagram to win a telephone call from Kenton Cool, from the South...


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Halliford School’s New Woodward Building

This academic year, Halliford School is marking its Centenary, and at the centre of their celebrations was the...


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Another Set Of Excellent LAMDA Examination Results

Halliford School is delighted to announce our LAMDA examination results. Twenty-six Halliford students took exams in...


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Royal Navy Visits Leweston School

Year 10 spent the morning with 4 representatives from the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Reserves. After an initial...


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Creating Space for Truthful Conversations

We have been involved in the Faith and Belief Forum’s school linking programme since November 2010. We are...


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Leweston Prep's WOW Day for Chinese New Year!

On Tuesday 1 February, in celebration of Chinese New Year, Prep 6 had a WOW Day. WOW days are fun filled educational...


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Leweston Prep's Dress To Express Day

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week 2022, Leweston Prep hosted a ‘Dress To Express’ day where...


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Chinese New Year – Lion Dance Performance at Berkhamsted

On the 10th of February, Berkhamsted Schools Group celebrated Chinese New Year in style. One Chinese legend, dictates...


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Westholme invites prospective parents to explore plans for new...

Excitement is building ahead of Westholme School’s new state-of-the-art Prep School – and prospective...


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Bedales announces new Head

Bedales School has announced the appointment of Will Goldsmith as its new Head. Will has been the school’s...


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Well-rounded students celebrated at Westholme School

Students at Westholme School have been congratulated for their achievements in all areas of life as the school held its...


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Julia experiments with success after getting Oxford University offer

High-flying student Julia Gartold has set her sights on becoming a Zoologist after being given an open offer to study...


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LVS Ascot students deliver outstanding performances in their end of...

Senior school students at award-winning, independent day and boarding school LVS Ascot, on London...


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Westholme students lobby Boris for freedom in Iran

Students from Westholme School are lobbying Boris Johnson for the release of two British-Iranian nationals held against...


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St Columba’s student awarded Principal Trumpet in the National Youth...

Samuel Balchin, 18, from Hertfordshire has been awarded the honour of becoming the Principal Trumpet in the National...


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Bedales Pre-prep teacher publishes new children's book

Children at Bedales Nursery & Pre-prep, Dunannie celebrated the publication of their teacher’s new...


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King’s Ely duo shine in Mathematical Olympiad for Girls

Eleanor MacGillivray, who is in Year 13 and is Head of School, achieved 100% in the competition for the second year...


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The Official Opening of the Woodward Building

Wednesday 10th November saw the official opening of Halliford School’s new Woodward Building. The building has...


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Investment in sport at King’s Ely continues with significant...

The £400,000 project was carried out by Velocity Sports Ltd and Surfacing Standards Ltd and was started in July...


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Creating Space for Headteachers surviving a pandemic

The pandemic blurred all boundaries. Some of this was good. To start with we thought it was a great equaliser –...


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King’s Ely donates “outstanding” haul of items to local foodbank

Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and families from King’s Ely Acremont Pre-Prep right the way through...


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Final whistle on charity football stadium tour

Four teenage football fans have visited 92 professional clubs during their half term break to raise money for...


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Westholme School pupils have cemented their place in history

Westholme School pupils have cemented their place in history – by hiding a time capsule in the wall of their new...


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NATMATSCI BOARDING EXPANDS: OFFERING IN HOUSE CATERING, EVENT SPACE...

In September 2022, The National Mathematics and Science College, the UK’s top specialist sixth-form STEM school,...


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Moreton Hall Students Tackle Climate Change

As world leaders prepare to gather in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Annual Climate Change Conference, last week...


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Surbiton High School Pupils Shine in Virtual Green Love! Performance

Last Friday, pupils at Surbiton High School joined together virtually with thousands of their peers from across United...


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Surbiton High Girls' Preparatory School Awarded Primary Science...

283 Primary Science Quality Marks have been awarded to infant, junior, primary, middle and special schools to celebrate...


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Old Bedalian Gyles Brandreth returns to Bedales

Old Bedalian Gyles Brandreth returned to Bedales on 12 October to hand deliver a copy of his new book, Odd Boy Out, to...


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King’s Ely celebrates fifty years of being co-educational

To commemorate fifty years of being co-educational, (well, fifty-one years now but the school was unable to celebrate...


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Moreton Hall Sixth Form Student Stakes Claim to Mountain Biking Elite

This summer, Moreton Hall’s Sixth Form student Ellie Jones proved her status as one of the nation’s most...


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Moreton Sixth Form Information Evening Provides a One Stop Shop...

For our Upper Five pupils, and external families considering Moreton Hall for their A Level programme, Moreton Sixth...


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An Artist Inspires At Shiplake College

Shiplake College Sixth Form art students were fortunate to spend a day last week with British Fine Artist, Ian Murphy...


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Antonia Jubb becomes British Youth Triathlon & Youth Super League...

Antonia Jubb, 16, from St Albans won the British Youth Triathlon Grand Final and the overall British Triathlon Super...


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Shiplake College Champions at Henley Royal Regatta

?This is the first time a full Shiplake crew has won a final at Henley Regatta and topped off an already...


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St Columba’s College Celebrates 200 Years of the Brothers of the...

St Columba’s College in St Albans held two Bicentenary Masses in celebration of this impressive milestone, one...


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St Columba’s College in St Albans becomes a co-educational school

St Columba’s College in St Albans has become a co-educational school, after girls started in Reception, Prep 1,...


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King’s Ely teacher becomes President of the Geographical Association

Alan Parkinson, who is Head of Geography at King’s Ely Junior, was Vice President of the GA last year, and became...


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Box Hill School Sixth Form Open Evening

At Box Hill School we offer our sixth form students the choice of two academic programmes. They can study for A Levels...


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Box Hill School students receive fantastic A Level results

Box Hill School students and staff celebrated a fantastic 100% pass rate for this year’s A level cohort. 26%...


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King’s Ely secures reaccreditation of International School Award

The British Council’s International School Award is a badge of honour for schools that do “outstanding work...


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Farlington to welcome new Head in September 2021

Farlington School, near Horsham in West Sussex, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Headmaster, Mr James...


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The Covid Generation – so what have we learnt?

As they approach the end of their school year and following 16 months of restrictions, Berkhamsted School students are...


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‘A simple act of kindness can make a tremendous impact on a person’s...

‘A simple act of kindness can make a tremendous impact on a person’s life’ The past 18 months have prevented us coming...


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Making a Difference in 2021

Making a difference to others’ lives is an intrinsic part of the Freemen’s community. Under the leadership of Mrs...


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Students gain best ever International Baccalaureate Diploma results

On Tuesday 6th July, students at Box Hill School celebrated after the Class of 2021 achieved a fantastic 100 per cent...


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Freemen’s A Level students celebrate success despite COVID challenges

49% of all grades achieved were A* grades 81% of grades achieved were A* / A grades 95% of grades achieved were A* - B...


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67.8% of OLA students achieve A*-A in best results on record!

Business Studies, Drama, Geography, Further Maths, PE and Textiles Departments all achieved 100% A*-A, with other...


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St Columba’s College celebrates A Level success

Sixth Form students at St Columba’s College in St Albans had plenty to celebrate today as they received their A...


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A-level Results 2021

Our congratulations go out to the 2021 A-level cohort who have achieved excellent results, despite the challenges of...


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Record-Breaking Stover School 2021 A level Results

Despite the difficulties and uncertainties of the past two years, the Stover School 2021 Year 13 cohort have produced...


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A* all the way for top achievers at Pitsford School

Once again the Pitsford students have triumphed at the end of what has been the most trying 2 years. This year’s...


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St Joseph’s College celebrates impressive A Level results

Sixth Form students and staff at St Joseph’s College are celebrating a superb set of A Level results this...


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Future Ready Royal Sixth Form students

~ Future Ready curriculum prepares students for a rapidly changing world ~ ~ Individual approach demonstrated by...


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Congratulations to our Class of 2021

Congratulations to our Class of 2021 The culmination of two years in Sixth Form at St John’s has seen the...


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Outstanding A-Level results for Wisbech Grammar School Students

Pupils at WGS continue to excel in a remarkable display of resilience as A-Level results surpass...


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A Level results at St Augustine's Priory

St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing Catholic independent school for girls, is delighted to announce that their pupils...


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The future is bright following Tettenhall College’s A Level success

Tettenhall College are today celebrating their student’s A Level results with a 100% pass rate and 85% achieving...


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LVS Ascot Pupils Celebrate A Level Exam Success

Pupils at independent day and boarding school LVS Ascot, on London Road, celebrated their A Level...


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Superb A Level results for diligent King’s Ely students

Following what has been a challenging 18 months for everyone involved in education, whether learning or teaching, Year...


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Claremont Fan Court School celebrates stellar A level results

Many congratulations to our brilliant upper sixth leavers who celebrated stellar A level results on the morning of...


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Students secure wide range of courses at prestigious universities

Students at Bedales - including many who progressed from Bedales Prep, Dunhurst (indicated by †) - are celebrating...


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Students at Freemen’s achieve top marks at GCSE despite COVID...

· 45% of grades were the top grade of 9 · 72% of all grades were 8 or 9 · 89% of all grades achieved were 7, 8 or 9 ·...


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High-achieving pupils at Wisbech Grammar School are celebrating their...

Headmaster, Mr Chris Staley, said: “There is so much to celebrate given the disruption and unpredictability of...


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OLA Pupils achieve top grades in another outstanding GCSE performance

15 students (31% of the Year 11 cohort) gained 10 or more of the highest 9-7 grades: Ellie Birtwistle, Rosie Gallacher,...


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St Columba’s College celebrates GCSE success

Year 11 students at St Columba’s College in St Albans celebrated their GCSE results today. Overall, the...


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Record-breaking GCSE Results from Stover School

This year’s GCSE cohort at Stover School are celebrating some outstanding achievements. The Year 11 pupils at...


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Focus on the future for GCSE students at The Royal School

~ Congratulations to The Royal School's Year 11 pupils - who performed well across all subjects ~ ~ Focus on the...


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Students excel in their GCSE results

The efforts and hard work of Year 11 students at St Joseph’s have resulted in excellent GCSE outcomes again this...


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Claremont pupils beam with delight on GCSE results day

Year 11 pupils have been beaming with delight following excellent, well deserved, GCSE results. 59.5% of grades were...


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Resilient King’s Ely pupils achieve excellent GCSE results

Following what has certainly been a unique and challenging 18 months, King’s Ely is delighted to report that 94%...


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GCSE results at St Augustine’s Priory

The GCSE results achieved by the pupils at St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing Catholic independent school for girls,...


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GCSE Results 2021

Surbiton High School’s Year 11 pupils have been celebrating their fantastic GCSE results today. These pupils...


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LVS Ascot Pupils Celebrate GCSE Exam Success

Pupils at independent day and boarding school LVS Ascot, on London Road, Ascot,...


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Moreton Hall Announces GCSE Results

Following on from the success of A Level Students earlier in the week, it is now the turn of Moreton Hall’s GCSE...


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Continued Success at Tettenhall College

Teachers and staff at Tettenhall College are celebrating the fantastic GCSE results attained by their pupils today. The...


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Pitsfordians shining bright

Pitsford School's GCSE students have secured the best ever results in the school's history in what has been the...


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Ready for the Next Challenge!

The 2021 cohort of St John’s Upper Fifth are celebrating fantastic GCSE results this summer. They have...


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Moreton Hall students are once again celebrating a stellar set of...

Moreton Hall students are once again celebrating a stellar set of results which cements Moreton Hall’s reputation...


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Schools Diversity Week

Freemen’s Diversity and Equality Committee has been very active since it was convened in January, and this term pupils...


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DGS boys rule the court

Two Derby Grammar School pupils are celebrating after a fantastic run in the County Cup. Sam and Mikeli, both in Year 7...


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Teenage Film Director wins Nations Award

Budding film director, Constance Bole, 17, from Warfield, has won a national competition for her short film...


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Derby Grammar School co-curricular extravaganza

Having just celebrated its 25-year anniversary, Derby Grammar School used their Summer Open Day to celebrate with ‘A...


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Young ambassador for Derbyshire County Golf

Derby Grammar School has a long tradition of sports pupils going on to achieve excellent playing careers at University...


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Bedales Assessed Courses showcase students’ talents

Bedales students are celebrating after the publication of GCSE and Bedales Assessed Courses (BAC) results, with 16 of...


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Medals for skilled King’s Ely rowing duo

Sixth Form students Will Buckingham and Conall Comley, who are both dedicated members of King’s Ely Boat Club,...


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Further success for talented King’s Ely photography students!

Year 11 King’s Ely Senior student, Ivana Peat, has been announced as the winner of the age 11-15 category in this...


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Coach and former rugby player, Geordan Murphy, visits Claremont Fan...

We were very pleased to welcome rugby coach and former Irish and Leicester Tigers player, Geordan Murphy, to the Prep...


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King’s Ely wins national photography competition for fourth year...

More than 200 photography students from schools across Britain submitted entries for this year’s competition, and...


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National Youth Theatre programme is calling for talented King’s Ely...

Billy Pinto, who is in Year 13, and Tom Bateman, who is in Year 11, auditioned back in January by submitting a...


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Refugee Awareness Week

It is our duty, as educators, to open the eyes of our students to situations across the globe and to remind them of the...


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SHS Art Club Produces Artwork for Kingston Hospital's Garden of...

Over the course of this year, members of Surbiton High School's Gifted and Talented Art Club have been working...


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Cross-curricular film to be screened at Salisbury Schools Art...

A cross-curricular film produced by Bedales Prep, Dunhurst is set to be screened at the annual Salisbury Schools Art...


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Discover your future at WGS with a fully funded 6th Form place...

The charitable governing body of Wisbech Grammar School was reformed a year ago as the Wisbech Educational Foundation...


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Full STEAM Ahead at The Royal Prep School!

Children and staff returned to The Royal Prep School after half term, full STEAM ahead, joining together in...


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Year 8 pupil Junior Maths Olympian!

In April, pupils from Year 7 and 8 at The Royal School participated in the UKMT Junior Mathematics Challenge. This is a...


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Art Success at The Royal Prep School

Not one, but FOUR budding artists at The Royal Prep School met success in a recent Art competition run by The 1805...


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Success at the Young Artists Summer Show at the Royal Academy

The Young Artists’ Summer Show at the Royal Academy is aimed at young artists studying in the UK and British...


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Young Performers Scoop National Drama Awards Despite Lockdown...

  Year 7 students at LVS Ascot, an award-winning independent day and boarding school, on London Road,...


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Tim Henman visit to Ackworth School to spur on more youngsters to...

Tennis royalty was in town on Wednesday as former British number one Tim Henman visited Ackworth School to celebrate a...


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Moreton Hall named Tes Boarding School of the Year 2021

Moreton Hall has been awarded Boarding School of the Year by the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards 2021. ...


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Stage 1 of ‘Project W’ hitting the right notes with students at...

Budding musicians at Westholme School now have access to industry standard recording equipment as stage one of...


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Mrs Sylvia Grace, Moreton Hall Educator, honoured with Tes Lifetime...

Moreton Hall is proud to announce that Mrs Sylvia Grace has been awarded with the prestigious Tes Lifetime Achievement...


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The 'lost learning' narrative needs to change say two leading prep...

16th March 2021 — Two prep school heads have expressed their concern at the narrative of 'lost learning'...


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Parents and pupils hear inspirational talk from campaigner Hope Virgo

As part of Oswestry School’s wellbeing programme, pupils and parents had an opportunity to hear from the author,...


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Pupils put through their paces with Severn Stars netballer Nia Jones

A group of Oswestry School pupils took part in a live Zoom training session with Severn Stars netballer, Nia...


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Scholarship scheme launched for Westholme Sixth Form

Westholme School’s new Principal has launched a scholarship programme – offering up to 100% towards fees...


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Top public school to become vaccination hub

Oswestry School, one of the top public schools in the country, is to become a vaccination hub under the...


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Social distance ‘high five’ from Swim National Champions

Thousands of swimmers across the country raced and submitted their best times in virtual events either within Swim...


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The National Mathematics and Science College in Warwickshire joins...

The Society of Heads is delighted to welcome Dr Andy Kemp (Principal) and The National Mathematics and Science College...


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Jools rides out for The Gurkha Welfare Trust

Jools Brennan, a current Upper Sixth pupil at Oswestry School, is raising money for The Gurkha Welfare Trust by cycling...


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Head of school tutors Nottingham teachers in online learning...

Claire Belk, the Head of Oswestry School’s Prep Department, Bellan House, has been training teachers in...


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Brothers win prestigious art award

Two brothers from Oswestry School have won a prestigious art award run by the Hereford College of Art. Oliver and...


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Roman Ridge School puts community first in its Service Work

FIRST ANNUAL SERVICE LEARNING CONFERENCE FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS On Saturday 2nd February 2019, The Roman Ridge...


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The Meadows welcomes new Governor

Headmaster of Oswestry School, Julian Noad, has been appointed as governor at The Meadows Primary School, in Oswestry....


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Exciting Developments at Moreton Hall

There is an exciting development at Moreton Hall, in the 20th anniversary year of the Prep School.  The School,...


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Pupils receive emotional support to learn effectively

Ensuring counselling sessions for all pupils at Oswestry School has been an initiative that has been in place long...


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School Open Morning is a resounding success

Oswestry School and Bellan House have bucked against the ‘virtual’ trend and opened their doors for an...


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Westholme students ‘adopt a grandparent’ for National Grandparents Day

Year 7 students at Westholme School in Blackburn have ‘adopted a grandparent’ for National Grandparent Day...


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Dan is invited by England Golf to play in the North of England...

Daniel Haycocks in Upper Sixth Form is an Oswestry School Sports Scholar, and his specialism is golf. A...


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Equestrian team ride to victory

Six members of the Oswestry School equestrian team competed at the National Schools Equine Association (NSEA) Eventers...


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New Director of Sport for Oswestry School

The Headmaster of Oswestry School has announced the appointment of a new Director of Sport from September 2020. Mr...


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International pupils volunteer in response to COVID in their home...

International pupils from Oswestry School have been volunteering in their home countries in response to the COVID...


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Junior Schools 100 Words Writing Competition Winners

We are delighted to announce this year's Junior Schools 100 Words Competition winners! Congratulations...


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Westholme appoint Dr Richard Robson as new Principal

The Governors of Westholme School are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Richard Robson as...


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Reading Blue Coat raise thousands for NHS by walking to Argentina!

Reading Blue Coat raise thousands by walking to Argentina! Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning-on-Thames has...


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Making a Difference

At Freemen’s, our stated aims are to encourage pupils to ‘Learn, Lead and Make a...


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Halliford School Donates PPE to the NHS

Halliford School in Shepperton has donated vital Personal Protective Equipment to Shepperton Medical Practice to help...


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Westholme School support the NHS and its community

Westholme School has come together to support the NHS and its community in a number of different ways during this...


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COVID-19 doesn't stop learning at Oswestry School

Oswestry School, like many schools locally, nationally and internationally was uncharacteristically quiet this morning....


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Welcome from Roland Martin, Chair of The Society of Heads, to the...

It is a great privilege and pleasure to welcome you  to Carden...


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Dr Neuberg, Head of Science at Fulneck School, wins the Royal...

Fulneck School is delighted to announce that our Head of Science and Assistant Principal Dr Caroline Neuberg has been...


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Oswestry School alumni awarded CBE in the New Year’s Honours list

Former pupil of Oswestry School, Colonel Andrew Dawes, who has been in command of the Army in the South West of England...


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Reading Blue Coat declared ‘Excellent’ by Independent Schools...

The School in Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire, was inspected in November 2019, and the full report was published this...


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Clements Cup winner achieves county championship and UK records

Following his outstanding accomplishment in the County Athletics Championships, Year 8 pupil Aaron Warburton, from...


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Dunottar School wins prestigious national Award

Dunottar School is delighted to announce that it has won the prestigious Education Business Award for the...


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Milton Abbey named BTEC School of the Year at national awards ceremony

A Dorset school has today (Thursday 4 July) won top prize at a national awards ceremony run by Pearson, the UK’s...


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Dyslexic Pupil at St David’s College Has Found Her Freedom To Learn

A dyslexic pupil at St David’s College found her freedom to learn when she discovered a release from anxiety...


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Apprenticeship is a smarter choice for Sixth Form student

Sixth Form pupil, Jacob Tidridge, is celebrating gaining a sponsored degree apprenticeship with IBM worth over...


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Abbey Gate College Variety Show Raises Almost £2,000 for Local...

Abbey Gate College Variety Show Raises Almost £2,000 for Local Charity TRN Pupils at independent school Abbey...


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Collaborative approach between Independent schools hits a high note...

As part of the Society of Heads programme of events aimed at bringing schools together to share innovative ideas and...


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Warm Welcome for Iceland Boss at Business Lunch at Moreton Hall

Warm Welcome for Iceland Boss at Business Lunch It was back to his roots for Sir Malcolm Walker CBE, Founder and...


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The Society of Heads Annual Conference 2019

The 59th annual Society of Heads’ conference took place last week (4th - 6th March) at Whittlebury, near...


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Oswestry School brothers scoop top prizes in the Halls Young Artist...

Brothers Oliver and Charlie Miller have received First Prize Awards in the Primary and Secondary School Halls art...


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Tis the Season to be Jolly....

The Nativity is one of the most important dates on the school calendar! Kingsley School, Bideford, Devon chose to tell...


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Moreton Hall Shortlisted at the TES Independent School Awards 2019

Moreton Hall, one of the UK’s top performing independent schools, based in Oswestry has been shortlisted in the...


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Kingsley School Remembrance Day

This week Kingsley School held a very special Remembrance Service to honour all those who have given their lives...


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New Courses Open for Bookings - Autumn Term 2018

New Courses Open for Bookings for Autumn Term 2018: September 2018 – Maximising Your Effectiveness as a 21st...


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David Walker-Smith, Chief Product & Trading Officer (House of Fraser)...

Abbey Gate College Speech Day This year's Speech Day took place at Chester Racecourse on Thursday 13 September...


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International Caps for Oswestry School footballers

The new football season is well and truly underway, but Oswestry School staff and pupils have been making the most of...


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Sports & Creative Arts News Update

Welcome to your Sports & Creative Arts News Update. This newsletter contains information regarding sports and...


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The Society of Heads Football Tournament 2017-18

The Society of Heads Football Cup Finals have now been played and the results are as follows: U13 LVS Ascot 10-1...


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Royal Institution North Devon Mathematics Masterclass hosted by...

Kingsley School, Bideford host and sponsor the North Devon Royal Institution Masterclass series taught by award winning...


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Oswestry School 1st XI crowned Society of Heads U18 Cup winners

Oswestry School 1st XI crowned Society of Heads U18 Cup winners Oswestry School’s 1st XI football team were...


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Sports News Update April 2018

Sports News...


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The Society of Heads Rugby 7's

Thank you to everyone involved in setting up and playing in The Society of Heads Rugby 7's Tournaments, which were...


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Oswestry School golfers play in national compeition with the top 21...

Oswestry School golfers play in national competition with the top 21 schools in the UK Oswestry School senior golf...


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Hill House School Girls Under 14 Hockey Team

The Hill House Girls Under 14 Hockey team, having been runners up in the North of England Finals, hosted Blundells...


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Oswestry School Swimmer

Bellan House swimmer ranked 15th in the UK 10 year old swimmer Louie Leggett is currently ranked 15th in the UK...


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‘Book Pal’ for Bali

Parcels of books from Schools all around the UK are arriving in Bali to support reading and create the love of reading...


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Oswestry School teacher goes viral with #doitfordavid campaign

Oswestry School’s art and drama teacher, Mandy Price, and her daughter Becky, are the brains behind a new social...


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The Society of Heads Cup - Football Tournament 2017-18

Football Results: The new Society of Heads Cup Football Tournament got off to a flying start, with Westholme School...


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BBC Children In Need - Clifton High School Has a Visit from Pudsey!

Children in  Nursery and Reception at Clifton High School enjoyed a special visit from Pudsey Bear on...


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BBC Children In Need - Fundraising In Our Schools

Here are just a few stories from our schools around the country, all doing great things for BBC Children in Need! ...


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Society of Heads Junior Schools - 'The World Around Us' Poetry &...

Stafford Grammar Preparatory School with The Society of Heads organised a fantastic competition earlier this year, and...


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The Ealing Mini Mile

The Ealing Mini Mile:  Getting that Ealing Feeling St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing Catholic independent day...


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Roland Martin's Blog

Roland Martin, Headmaster of City of London Freemen's School writes his own...


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Kingsley students overjoyed with their GCSE results

Students nervously arrived at Kingsley School this morning to be given their exam results.  The nervousness...


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Record A level results at Kingsley

Kingsley School, Bideford is delighted to congratulate the 6th form pupils who have just received their A level and...


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Third Award for St.Joseph's College Reading

St Joseph’s College in Reading has had an incredibly successful year, culminating in winning the Outstanding...


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Hill House School Wins TES Award 2016

Judges’ Comment - "An extraordinary project of impressive scope" Hill House won the...


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Rugby 7's Tournament 2017

The Inaugural Society of Heads U18 Rugby 7s North Region tournament took place at Hill House School in Doncaster on...