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The vibe inside is relaxed modern office rather than school lobby, with the receptionist half-hidden by a bunch of flowers and a library where young people are working on computers or chatting. They are extremely flexible and will try to construct a timetable that allows for a more unusual course selection than is often available, meaning some subjects only have two or three students in a class. Pupils say that this can lead to some fairly wacky timetabling...

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Quality but expensive college located in the heart of Kensington, London. Class sizes never exceed ten. Offers a wide range of subjects with great flexibility in subject combinations. Can organise accommodation in local hostels and host families although not a boarding school.

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Since 1981, Mike Kirby BApSc MSC (60s). Raised and educated in and around Toronto, his second degree was in aerospace engineering and astrophysics. He became a maths teacher because he was ‘entirely unsuited to the aerospace engineering profession’ and still teaches once a week. An extremely tall, gently ironic man with a slightly lazy sounding Canadian drawl, but with a mind that is not remotely idle. No plans to hand over the reins entirely, as we speak, but has a plan for the succession in place if the mountains of electronic paper, needed by modern legislation, threaten to swamp the pleasure of running his school. His son, Lee, is already in place and is given the ‘thumbs up’ by parents, particularly in his handling of student interviews and the energy he brings.


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