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Ampleforth College

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It has just been announced (Friday 27th November 2020) that the Government has banned Ampleforth from taking new pupils. In a statement the school said, 'We will be appealing this on the basis that we believe, and have been advised, that it is unjustified and based on incorrect information.' More to follow on Monday.

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What the school says...

Ampleforth College is a Catholic, Benedictine school situated in a beautiful valley below the North York Moors. Pastoral care and spiritual development are excellent. An Ampleforth education gives the young men and women in our care a Compass for Life.

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Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since 2019, Robin Dyer, previously second master and operational head at Wellington College. He is the college's third headteacher in a year, following the resignations in August 2018 of Fr Wulstan and in March 2019 of acting head Deirdre Rowe, who stood down after an inspection found that the school is still failing to meet adequate child protection standards.

It has just been announced (Friday 27th November 2020) that the Government has banned Ampleforth from taking new pupils. In a statement the school said, 'We will be appealing this on the basis that we believe, and have been advised, that it is unjustified and based on incorrect information.' More to follow on Monday.

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From over 80 prep schools, though top 20 or so annually and most others on a less regular...

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