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We were struck by the benevolence of the PE staff, their borderline-messianic dedication and their concern to find something for everyone. One mum told us that her daughter had become sporty for the first time in her life. Careers counselling and course guidance highly rated. You see the evidence for that in the well-chosen universities students go on to, from the highly academic to the best of the rather more doable. Down to earth. Punches above its weight. No sense of entitlement...

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Choir school - substantial scholarships and bursaries usually available for choristers.

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Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

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Sailing

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Headmaster

Since 2019, Eugene Du Toit, previously senior deputy head at Trinity School, Croydon. Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and an MA in educational leadership from the Institute of Education. Began his teaching career at King Edward VII School in Johannesburg before moving to England and taking up a position at St Paul’s School, London as a teacher of economics and mathematics, undermaster (assistant head), and head of house. A keen sportsman who has coached rugby, water polo and athletics. He is married to Angela and they have two young daughters.

Entrance

Main entry at year 7, everyone sits school’s entry test in January. At year 9, tests in Eng, maths + paper of own choice. Post-GCSE they’ll have you as long as you got three 6s and three 5s. So, not fiendishly selective....

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