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‘A good place for children in the middle’, according to pupils and parents, who describe the school as ‘not pushy academically,’ though through target setting, small classes (maximum 20) and good rapport between pupils and teachers, they ‘reach and often exceed potential’. ‘In another setting my child wouldn’t have been so successful in GCSEs,’ a parent claimed, ‘especially as they don’t make STEM sound geeky here.’ The grade 1 listed building has its challenges, including the warren-like arrangement of classrooms and departments, but students take it in their stride...

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Set in 27 acres of beautiful grounds on the outskirts of Sevenoaks, Kent, Radnor House Sevenoaks is a forward-thinking, co-educational school for pupils from 2 to 18. A Radnor House education is founded on our guiding principles of excellence, perseverance, respect and courage. Our nurturing, happy and active environment, with a wide range of co-curricular opportunities and excellent pastoral care, inspires and challenges pupils. ...Read more

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Since August 2020, Fraser Halliwell, previously deputy head for a year and before that, head of Colegio Anglo Colombiano for seven years, having been drawn there by ‘wanderlust’, literature, biodiversity and the challenge of learning Spanish – a far cry from teaching in north Somerset for 10 years following his degree in psychology and zoology from Bristol University. Returned to the UK to be closer to family and friends – and he is enjoying exploring his new Kentish stomping ground, especially the coastal walks and his home in Tunbridge Wells. His love of climbing and the outdoors was never more apparent when he announced to the school from the top of a mountain that they had been accepted into the Round Square community: ‘The joy and excitement on his face just said it all,’...

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