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A concerted effort to improve results through academic rigour, targeting and ‘working smarter’ has paid off – now among top 20 UK co-ed independent schools. Without five centuries of history to draw on, Bishop’s Stortford College isn’t widely known, but is among the generation of schools founded in the Victorian era that are quietly succeeding. ‘The school expects a lot from the children and as a parent that is exactly what I want,’ said one parent. Despite…

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Bishop's Stortford College is large enough to provide an exceptional range of opportunities, yet small enough for students to be known and valued. At the heart of the value offered are the people. It is the infectious enthusiasm, imagination and dedication of staff, which, in partnership with parents, enables pupils to grow into well-rounded, skilful, caring and confident young people, equipped and ready for the adventures and opportunities life has to offer. ...Read more

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Since 2011, Mr Jeremy Gladwin BSc MEd. Educated at The King’s School, Worcester (chorister) and Whitgift School in south Croydon. Graduated from Durham in geography, taught at Shrewsbury School for 15 years, rising to become head of geography and housemaster, then deputy headmaster at the Royal Hospital School, and headmaster of St Edmund’s, Canterbury. Decided to apply for second headship as 'the opportunity to lead Bishop’s Stortford College was too good to miss'. Recently took a masters in education at Cambridge, focusing on ‘educational leadership and school improvement’, the completion of which has prompted his appointment to HMC committee for professional development. ‘Heads are lonely,’ he says; ‘they need more support. That way we might be able to tackle the current high rate of attrition.’ Also an inspector for both ISI and Ofsted (boarding)....

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