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King William’s College launches Golf Academy & Scholarships

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02/08/2017

King William’s College is teaming up with Castletown Golf Links to launch a Golf Academy with two programmes, as well as Golf Scholarships for pupils entering the school in Year 7 or Year 12.The ‘Youth Development’ programme is designed for those aged between 7 and 16 as an…

Gina’s visit to King’s Bruton School

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19/07/2017

The last on Gina’s most recent itinerary of visits was a very small and friendly English boarding school where everyone knows everyone.One of King’s Bruton School’s highlights is the fantastic hockey provision and reputation. Full of old-world charm but also forward-looking,…

Gina’s visit to Wells Cathedral School

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17/07/2017

From Oxford, Gina headed south west to Somerset, starting in Wells. This historic city’s Cathedral School has long been renowned for its music offering, with a long tradition of educating the choristers.A new performance space has recently been added to the school’s impressive…

Gina’s visit to St Clare’s, Oxford

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12/07/2017

On her next batch of visits to some of our British boarding schools, it was a return to Oxford for Gina. She and the business used to be based in this beautiful, historic home of education, so she knows St Clare’s well already, but it was great to catch up with key staff and the…

Gina’s visit to Worksop College

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07/07/2017

Gina’s recent trip out to visit some of the British boarding schools we recommend in England’s Midlands ended at Worksop College.She was impressed by the excellent boarding provision, with the brand-new Mason house offering outstanding accommodation for 40 boys, while the other…

Gina’s visit to Oakham School

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05/07/2017

Gina’s mini Midlands odyssey took her from Uppingham to Oakham School, another traditional, English boarding school, founded in 1584 in the historic market town of Oakham near Rutland Water. As well as A Levels, the school has been offering the IB Diploma for 15 years now, and…

Gina’s visit to Uppingham School

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30/06/2017

On Gina’s recent visit to the famous British boarding school, Uppingham, she was impressed by the brand-new Science Centre and well-equipped Sports Centre. The creative arts are also well supported, with excellent provision for Art and Theatre, while Music is woven into the very…

Excellent feedback on English boarding school Rye St Antony!

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25/05/2017

Dear Gina,When we collected Johanna from Oxford at the end of March, we decided to combine business and pleasure by spending a couple of days in the area to get to know that wonderful city a bit better. We also visited the heartachingly beautiful Blenheim Palace and its grounds.…

Young Enterprise at Malvern St James Girls’ School

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23/06/2017

We are constantly impressed by the range of activities and opportunities that our fabulous British boarding schools offer the young people they educate.One which recently caught the eye is the Young Enterprise programme, which saw Year 12 girls at Malvern St James Girls’ School…

Win for Loretto pianist

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10/05/2017

Now in its seventh year, the James Waterhouse Piano Competition, in association with Steinway and Sons, has established itself as one of the foremost piano competitions in the UK for children under 19 years of age.This year there were a record 82 entrants, 34 of whom went on to…