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Primary & Secondary
Last update: 25 May 2022

OPEN DAYS AND VIRTUAL VISITS

We are hosting socially distanced one-to-one tours for Bridge Nursery, The Stables Nursery, Ashford Prep School (and Nursery) and Ashford Senior School.

Eastbourne College
Secondary
Last update: 25 May 2022

OPEN DAYS

Upcoming Open Events

Please book online: https://www.eastbourne-college.co.uk/contact/book-a-visit/ or call admissions on 01323 452323 for more information.

 

WELCOME TO EASTBOURNE COLLEGE

There are not many top senior independent schools in Britain where you can take a six-minute stroll and find yourself on the doorstep of a national park, an international tennis venue, a county cricket ground, two challenging golf courses, award-winning beaches, theatres, a modern art gallery, a brand new shopping centre with 7-screen cinema and a mainline station to London and Ashford International.

COLLEGE VALUES

The College believes that the key values of participation, the pursuit of excellence, integrity, courtesy and kindness form the bedrock upon which every child's education should stand, providing young people with the wherewithal to flourish both at school and beyond. The College positions itself as the "blue health" school and aimsto utilise its unique seaside location to promote healthy learning for the long term.

Primary
Last update: 21 May 2022
Primary & Secondary
Last update: 21 May 2022
Primary & Secondary
Last update: 21 May 2022

NEW HEAD FOR REDMAIDS' HIGH SCHOOL, BRISTOL

From September 2020, Mr Paul Dwyer will take over as Head of Redmaids' High Senior School, following on from Isabel Tobias who was its Headmistress for 19 years.

Mr Dwyer, who joins the Bristol-based girls' school from his previous Deputy Head post at North London Collegiate School, completed both his undergraduate degree in History and his PGCE at Oxford.

He has strong experience in girls’ education, having previously been the Director of Sixth Form at Putney High School.

As well as his expertise in teaching, Mr Dwyer is known for encouraging teachers across the globe to challenge themselves. He regularly speaks at national and international conferences on education, hosts a podcast designed to help teachers reflect on their practice and was President and a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching.

Groups of Redmaids' High students were able to meet the candidates during the recruitment process. The nine girls who met Mr Dwyer, a married father with a two-year-old daughter, recalled that he was highly approachable and personable, adding that he recognised the high importance we place on tradition, and shared their desire for more sustainable practices within school to address climate change.

“I’m honoured to have been selected as the next Head of Redmaids’ High School,” says Mr Dwyer. “It is a vibrant and modern school, steeped in history with an excellent academic record and I’m looking forward to joining the RHS community.

“The founding aims of the School, with its provision of bursaries and scholarships to ambitious and able students, resonate strongly with me. I was the first of my family to attend university and did so thanks to the Sutton Trust – an organisation that identifies potential in children from non-traditional backgrounds.

“I know first-hand the benefit that a strong and supportive educational environment can have and can see that Redmaids’ High has this same life-changing impact on young women in Bristol."

Bristol Grammar School
Primary & Secondary
Last update: 21 May 2022

OPEN DAYS

Bristol Grammar School holds regular open mornings, when you can tour the School in the company of current students and chat to staff over refreshments. 

There are also individual tours on offer when you can see the School on a normal working day and find out more about life at BGS. 

Details of upcoming dates and how to book are available on the BGS website. 

WHOLE SCHOOL OPEN MORNING WEDNESDAY 16 MARCH

Our next Whole School Open Morning is on Wednesday 16 March, from 10.00am–12 noon. Come and spend a morning at BGS on a normal school day and see us in action. You will be shown around the School by some of our current students, and have the opportunity to chat to members of staff over refreshments.

Advance booking is not required, but you are welcome to register your intention to attend on the BGS website <<www.bristolgrammarschool.co.uk/events>>. The event will run from 10.00am until 12.00 noon; we recommend you allow at least an hour for your visit, if possible.

If you'd like to visit BGS but this time is not convenient, please contact the Recruitment Office on 0117 933 9885 to arrange your visit.

We look forward to welcoming you to BGS. 

Bromley High School
Primary & Secondary
Last update: 10 May 2022

OPEN DAYS AND VIRTUAL VISITS

The best way to see what makes Bromley High School so unique, is to meet our Headmistress, teachers and current pupils at our Open Mornings. You will also have the opportunity to tour our fantastic facilities with a pupil guide.

WHY CHOOSE A GIRLS' EDUCATION?

  
 


Research tells us that girls and boys learn differently...

This means that they need to be taught differently if they are to make excellent progress.  In order to get the very best out of a class of girls and boys, therefore, one needs to teach two different lessons.  It is clear also from visiting co-educational schools, that girls and boys see each other differently and that, in such an environment, it is possible for these views to be emphasised.  In a girls only environment such as Bromley High, these stereotypes do not exist.  The girls have some girls only space in which to explore their interests and their passions and are supported in doing so by teachers who open their eyes to the myriad opportunities available to them, without suggesting that they follow any particular pathway.

It is undeniable that girls do better without boys around – and here we can make that happen for them.  As the only all girls’ school in the area, we provide the space and professional expertise for our girls to shine.  And the wonderful thing is – that as a day school, the girls can have a proper social life (after school and at weekends) with their friends - boys and girls.
 

We are proud to be a member of the Girls' Day School Trust: 



 

Primary
Last update: 07 May 2022

OPEN DAYS AND VIRTUAL VISITS

We are delighted to once again be able to open our wonderful school to prospective parents. In the first instance, please do get in touch with our Admissions Team via the link below.

OUR PRESCHOOL: A SAFE AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT

  

  

The main aim of our Pre-School is to provide a setting where the children feel emotionally safe and secure. The environment is friendly, stimulating and nurturing and offers a dynamic time-tabled curriculum which includes; French, ICT, Classics, Tennis, Forest School, Street Dance and Art plus daily lessons in maths, literacy and pre-reading.

Children can join our Pre-School when they are 2 years old and age appropriate Pre-School children are given first consideration for our sought after Reception places.

ENROLLING FOR RECEPTION

 

 

Call 020 8203 7727 to request a Registration Pack or click the link below.
Secondary
Last update: 07 May 2022

OPEN DAYS AND VIRTUAL VISITS

To help parents clearly understand everything Southbank can offer your child, we regularly host information mornings throughout the academic year.

 

CLASS OF 2021 IB DIPLOMA RESULTS

 

Southbank International's class of 2021 have recieved a fantastic set of IB Diploma results again this year.

  • Of the 77 diploma students entered, 77 passed (100%), with 35% achieving a bilingual diploma
  • The average Diploma score our students achieved was 37.6 (world average for 2020 31.34)
  • 34% achieved a score of 40 or higher, putting them in the top 3% of students worldwide (based on 2020 scores)
  • A whopping 9% students scored a perfect score of 45 out of 45, achieved by less than 1% of IB Diploma students worldwide

Southbank students consistenly achieve excellent grades year on year and we are extremely proud that this year saw the highest number of students in our history taking and passing the IB Diploma. The hard work and dedication put in by our class of 2021 in what has been another challenging year, has paid off and we’d also like to give credit to our teachers for their work in educating and inspiring our students.

 

NEW CLEVELAND STREET CAMPUS - NOW OPEN

 

It was an exciting start of the academic year with the formal opening of our new Cleveland Street campus for our Westminster students last week.

Founding Principal Milton Toubkin was invited to officially open the site, and he shared his memories of the start of the school 39 years ago and took guests on a historical walk through Southbank’s evolution. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the school’s beginnings and marvel at the strength of vision and ethos which, whilst adapting as the school has grown, still underpins Southbank today.

We are already looking forward to our 40th birthday next year.  What a way to celebrate our 39th year with such an impressive new building, designed with the creative input from our Southbank community of staff and students.  IB diploma students eloquently led visitor tours of the building and their pride in the design was evident.  It’s been a great start to the year!

Eaton Square School
Primary
Last update: 07 May 2022

ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS

 

 

 

Eaton Square Schools provides a seamless co-educational learning experience from the Early Years in our three central London Nursery Schools, through to our Preparatory School in Belgravia, then onto the Upper School on Piccadilly.

 

'Every child, every single child has the capacity to excel.'

We believe education must be fostered from within - it stems from connecting, not directing.

Eaton Square School is an independent, coeducational Nursery, Pre-preparatory and Preparatory school in the heart of central London, educating children from the age of 21/2 to 13 years of age. Offering continuity of education in the important formative years of a child's life, the school is a vibrant, popular community where children learn not only the skills, but also the values that will prepare them for the next stage of their life at senior school and beyond.

Eaton Square School offers a breadth and depth of education, which goes beyond academic success in examinations and into every sphere of life. Equal emphasis is placed on intellectual, artistic, aesthetic, physical and musical pursuits.

OUR SENIOR SCHOOL IN HEART OF MAYFAIR

  

        

Eaton Square, Mayfair ages 11-18

An independent, co-educational day school for children ages 11 to 18. We are located in a beautiful Grade I listed building on Piccadilly, opposite Green Park in the heart of London.

We are the only senior school in Mayfair, a stone’s throw from the hundreds of acres of green space afforded by the Royal Parks. The education we provide has a traditional British foundation, but a modern and international outlook.

Download a Prospectus here or click on the link below for more information. 

Primary & Secondary
Last update: 07 May 2022

OPEN DAYS

 

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR 2020 DATES

To get a real sense of the School you really need to meet the teachers and the pupils.

We hold Open Days throughout the year. Ideal for a first visit, they are designed to give you a broad overview of the school and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

See Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior and Sixth Form provision; you will be able to enjoy a tour of the school and drop into lessons of your choice as well as meet our dedicated teaching staff; best displaying the nurturing, happy environment in which our students learn.

We also welcome private visits which include an individual tour and meeting with the Headmaster, should you not be able to attend one of our Open Days.

Additionally, we host a number of Taster Events for prospective pupils and individual Taster Days can also be arranged, allowing your child to experience first hand what life at Lincoln Minster School is like.

Step inside a truly inspiring education for life at one of our upcoming Whole School Open Afternoons:

To arrange an individual visit or Taster Day, please call us on 01522 551300 or email [email protected]

Primary
Last update: 07 May 2022

BEST SCHOOL IN BRITAIN! - SUNDAY TIMES 2020

The Sunday Times has named St Martin’s Preparatory School as the Best Primary School in the United Kingdom for 2020. 

Each year, the Sunday Times publishes its Parent Power Schools Guide in which it identifies the highest-achieving schools in the UK, ranking them based on recent examination results.  For over a decade, St Martin’s has been steadily climbing the national rankings.  After spending the last five years rising through the top twenty places, we have finally reached the number one place in the country.

This exceptional result sees us eclipsing the UK’s ‘big named’ schools, a remarkable achievement, especially as we do not set entrance examinations and keep school fees to well below half the national average. 

Our Headmistress, Miss Harris, is thrilled with the result and attributes the school’s success to focusing on tailoring learning to each pupil as an individual:

‘It is wonderful to be recognised as the Top Performing Prep and Primary School in the UK.  We concentrate on our pupils’ happiness and everything else falls into place – I think of our school as a greenhouse, not a hothouse.  By creating a warm and stimulating environment for pupils, they develop genuine inquisitiveness and a passion for learning.  This means that we are not only successful in examinations, our pupils blossom into happy, well-rounded individuals, destined for success.’

Primary & Secondary
Last update: 04 May 2022
Primary
Last update: 30 April 2022

AIMS AND ETHOS

St Michael’s school is a non-selective coeducational school for 2 to 13 year olds promoting a rich, varied, broad and balanced education within a Christian context. We challenge and stimulate pupils to achieve their best and strive for excellence; fostering in them a sense of wonder, and joy in learning, so that they take real pride in their accomplishments. Children are helped to understand themselves as individuals, their feelings, how they can affect others and to show tolerance and respect for the diversity of the world.
Culturally the school provides a wide sporting, musical, artistic and dramatic programme to which all pupils are encouraged to participate.
We recognise that every child is an individual and aim to promote their happiness, self-confidence and well-being as members of a caring community. Children are given opportunities to make a difference to their school and to the wider world. The school motto; perseverance, wisdom, gratitude encapsulates the cornerstones of this education.
Through perseverance children learn to win and lose gracefully, overcome difficulties and gain resilience. As their knowledge grows, the school teaches children to have the wisdom to use this knowledge well and to be grateful for all the blessings they receive in life and in their education.

Admissions

For more information or to enquire about a place at our school visit the Admissions page of our website: https://www.stmichaels.kent.sch.uk/admissions/

Virtual Tour

To watch a virtual tour of St Michael's visit our YouTube page:

https://youtu.be/dRxUUs2eRGw

 

Primary
Last update: 30 April 2022

“Pupils achieve highly because they are nurtured, engaged and inspired to succeed, in line with the school’s mission.”    ISI Inspection Report, Jan 2019

Independent excellence for boys and girls from 3 to 13.  Beechwood Park is a thriving Prep School set in stunning rural parkland on the edge of Markyate village, just 15 minutes’ drive from Harpenden and 20 minutes from Luton, Berkhamsted and St Albans (London St Pancras International can be reached (direct) in under 30 minutes).  The School runs an extensive coach service to a number of local towns and villages and is located just 5 minutes from Junction 9 of the M1.

Onsite Woodlands Nursery prepares pupils for a smooth and stress-free transition to Reception, when they become part of the Junior Department until Year 2.  The Middle Department is for children from Years 3 to 5 whilst pupils at the top of the age range (Years 6 to 8) are in the Senior Department.  Pupils go on to a range of excellent secondary schools, many with scholarships.

There are first-rate sporting facilities including an indoor pool complex, large sports hall and extensive playing fields.  A great variety of sports are on offer as well as the traditional ones (rugby, football, hockey, netball, cricket (both boys’ and girls’) such as martial arts, fencing, sailing and orienteering.

Co-curricular opportunities are abundant with a wide variety of clubs and activities available across the School, including Russian, cheerleading, origami, yoga and card games.

Opportunities in drama include the annual School Production and a range of other performance opportunities, LAMDA lessons and theatre visits and workshops.  The dynamic Music Department hosts a number of very popular choirs, ensembles and orchestras. The majority of pupils learn a musical instrument and also have the opportunity to compose and record their own music in the new Music Technology suite and Recording Studio.

The CS, Art and DT departments are equally high profile and the School is lucky enough to have its own pottery room, complete with kiln, located in the former wine cellar.  Within the School’s beautiful woodland is a well-established Forest School, with the recent addition of an outdoor classroom structure, aptly named ‘Treetops’, which is enjoyed across the curriculum, by all pupils.

Flexi-boarding is available from Year 5 and is a very popular option.  The Boarding House holds many fun evening events and activities for the boarders, in addition to ensuring that homework and music practice are completed.

Please visit us at one of our Open Mornings or by individual appointment.  Open Mornings are held each term, and you will have a chance to see our onsite Nursery (Woodlands Nursery) and School in action and meet the Headmaster, staff and pupils.

For further details, and to pre-register for the Open Morning, please visit www.beechwoodpark.com or contact Mrs Graham on 01582 840333