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British Council Education - UK Agents Training Certificate for Stanford & Ackel (7th July 2017)

We are very pleased to inform you that Mr Philipp Ackel has successfully passed the British Council Agents examination with distinction.

Ellesmere College to offer tennis scholarships to mark the opening of £1.2m Tennis Centre

Ellesmere College is on the verge of opening a new £1.2m indoor tennis centre which will provide 4 acrylic state of the art courts.

Queenswood win 3rd Place at the World School Tennis Finals in Brazil

Congratulations to Lilli Wiedenmann and the Queenswood School team for winning Bronze at the ISF World School Tennis Championships in Receife, Brazil.

British boarding school students at Olympics in Rio

GB swimmer Adam Peaty powered his way to win the Olympic gold medal and a new world record in the men’s 100m breaststroke event.

Rio 2016 – 10 Olympians from Plymouth College

It would appear impossible, for a small school community like Plymouth College, with only 500 students, to be represented by 10 Olympians at Rio 2016. Plymouth College is world famous for its aquatic programmes, but this year has more students at the Olympics than any other school in the UK.

The UK Referendum - some reassurances from a British Boarding School perspective

Europe and the UK are still coming to terms with the outcome of the referendum result. However, we think that is important to put the whole situation into context and give it a sense of perspective.

The academic year in England and Scotland has now come to an end

We would like to wish all our students at boarding schools across the UK a well-earned and relaxing summer break.

Statement - Brexit Referendum

Dear Parents,

As you are probably aware the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in  the recent referendum. We would like to reassure students and parents alike that this will have no impact on:

A-Level reform makes the IB more attractive

Over the course of the next 3 years, the UK will be in the process of changing its A-level examination process. The changes will make A-levels more challenging and demanding for students. This may make the IB (International Baccalaureate), traditionally perceived as the tougher qualification, an increasingly attractive alternative.

Applications to Boarding Schools 2016

Most schools will now accept applications for the academic year 2016-2017. Overseas families should look at the application process to keep their options open.

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