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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 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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“Teaching the skills today the world needs tomorrow”

“Teaching the skills today the world needs tomorrow” is the key message at WGS Speech Day It was a...


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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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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...