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Parents and pupils acknowledge the outstanding quality of the teachers - many are leading lights in their own disciplines and write the textbooks. A father spoke of ‘highly intelligent, motivated teaching - the pupils are lucky’. The school educates the cathedral choristers but also has its own chapel choir, which leads school worship and performs at concerts. Over half the school learns an instrument and there are regular music competitions including House Shout. The cathedral close setting gives school bags of style and the blessing (or curse) of a number of medieval buildings to occupy...

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Art & Design (Graphics) at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Boys taking Art & Design (3D Studies) at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Classical Civilisation at an English Independent School (GCSE)

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Head master

Since 2011, Mr Steffan Griffiths MA (Oxon) classics, BA (Open University) English literature (40s). Educated at Whitgift School, where his father was headmaster, and had a spell at Timbertop School in Australia as a ‘Rentapom’, before Oxford. Taught classics and games at Tonbridge School, then Eton (also deputy housemaster) before returning to Oxford for appointment as usher (deputy head) of Magdalen College School. Has made a confident impression at Norwich, where his relaxed, low-key style has been welcomed all round. ’He seems right for the school now,’ commented pupils, though a mother we spoke to said, ’I am not sure I would recognise him in the street.’

Acknowledges and defends the rapid expansion of the school in recent years to admit girls throughout; proportion now nearing 60:40, and nearly even...

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