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What are our top British boarding schools for tennis?

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One of the many reasons to consider a boarding school in England is the quality of their sports provision. All our schools have excellent facilities, and make time within and alongside the curriculum to support all students to enjoy a wide range of physical activities, but some…

What makes each British Boarding School unique? (2)

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In the second of our series asking what makes each British boarding school unique, we hear Dan Harrison, the headmaster of Sedbergh School, explain how his British boarding school is unique for, amongst other things, its stunning location in the Yorkshire Dales, close to the…

How were British boarding schools’ 2023 exam results?

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‘Summertime and the living is easy.’ Unless you’re a 16- or 18-year-old anxiously awaiting results… This can be a nervous time for many every year, but British boarding schools’ 2023 exam results were particularly keenly anticipated by those who took IB, A Level and/or BTEC…

How do British boarding schools nurture enterprise?

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While all our British boarding schools nurture enterprise via Business Studies and/or Economics courses, as well as entering students into schemes such as the Young Enterprise programme, I was struck by recent news from Charterhouse. This coeducational boarding school in Surrey…

How do British boarding school communities work?

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The private school system can come under fire for being too elitist or for sheltering its students from the real world outside. In fact, in many ways, British boarding school communities reflect our global community more accurately than state schools can, having a spread of…

When should you apply to British boarding schools?

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This is a good question I am often asked, and to which there is no one answer! The fact is that we can help you find the right educational setting for your child no matter when you get in touch.  British boarding schools with the highest demand Naturally, there are some for…

What makes each British Boarding School unique? (1)

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In the first of an occasional series asking what makes each British boarding school unique, we hear from Alastair Tighe, the headmaster of Wells Cathedral School, explain how his British boarding school is unique, amongst other things, for being one of just four specialist music…

What’s new at Scarborough College?

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I recently took a short trip to the popular seaside town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire to catch up with all the latest developments at Scarborough College. Enjoying a stunning location overlooking the sea, just a short walk from the beach at South Bay and the town centre,…

What about British Boarding Prep Schools?

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While we don’t receive quite so many enquiries about British Prep Schools, it is important to keep my British boarding school consulting knowledge up to date across the whole range, so it was great to welcome Debbie from Aysgarth Prep School to HQ for a catch-up.  As background…

How does Gina keep her British boarding school knowledge fresh?

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One of the best ways to stay updated on everything our British boarding schools have to offer is to go and visit, and recently I have been out and about doing just that, starting with Westonbirt. Set in glorious grounds near Tetbury in the Cotswolds, the stunning main building…