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Feels very rural, on a very quiet, leafy, green site in a delightful setting with a very pretty playing field set in a dell. Fresh air seems to be king at this school. Windows are flung wide and the garden is inside with vases of flowers everywhere – all bright and cheerful.  Parents didn’t need to tell us that this is a happy school; we could see it for ourselves. Our delightful guides were proud, chatty and cheerful. Boarding starts in year 3. Definitely home from home; they even have…

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Stamford Junior School nurtures the academic and social growth of its children, whilst enriching them with values which emphasise community and responsibility. The School is a caring environment in which the children feel safe and happy, and look forward to returning to each day. Stamford Junior School is one of three schools that make up the Stamford Endowed Schools. Pupils normally move to either Stamford School (Boys) or Stamford High School (Girls) at the age of eleven. ...Read more

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Since April 2021, co-acting heads Mrs Weeks and Mrs Hughes, to be replaced in September 2021 by Matthew O’Reilly. Currently head at St Mary’s School, Cambridge, where he rose through the ranks, having started his teaching career there. He is very involved in the co-curricular life of the school, leading a number of sports clubs, including cross country. He also runs eco club, and recently organised and hosted a climate change conference. Has worked as a teacher in Japan and prior to his teaching career was an interpreter for Siemens, Goldmans Sachs and Deutsche Bank. He has also worked with and mentored underprivileged teenage boys in a previous role. His degree is in German and politics from Newcastle; his PGCE from Cambridge. Sits on the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) finance committee and...

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