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Folgende Beratungstage sind für Oktober geplant:

Düsseldorf     07. Oktober 2017 (Samstag)
Stuttgart        14. Oktober 2017 (Samstag)
München       21. Oktober 2017 (Samstag)

Ein Termin in unserem Büro in München ist jederzeit nach Absprache möglich: Tel 089/ 60 01 38 50

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Further news

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.

School of the Week – Lancing College

Lancing College is situated on a hill which is a part of the beautiful South Downs. The school's Gothic chapel is very impressive. In the most recent Ofsted boarding report the school was described as “outstanding” which was reinforced by an excellent Oxbridge success rate (10% in 2013).

Sport Scholarships at UK Independent Schools

In most schools, sport is a fundamental part of education. Students compete in a wide range of disciplines including: Rugby, Football, Hockey, Cricket, Tennis, Swimming, Netball, Horse Riding, Athletics and Golf.

School of the Week – Truro School

Truro School is located in rural Cornwall and life there makes for a traditional English experience.  The majority of students are from a local background. The boarding community is small and therefore maintains a warm family feel. Truro is a welcoming school that maximises the potential of its students. Geology is offered as a subject.

School of the Week – Dauntsey’s School

Dauntsey’s is a traditional school close to Stonehenge. It provides for an excellent all round education and is famous for sailing its own boat the Jolie Brise. It won The Tall Ship’s Race in 2000 and 2002.

Famous Alumni: Mohamed Nasheed (former President of the Maldives), Wilbert Awdry (Children’s author: Thomas the Tank Engine) 

School of the week – St Georges School for Girls, Edinburgh

St Georges is a famous all-girls school located near the Murryfield Sports Stadium in Edinburgh. It combines elements of the English and Scottish education systems. On both counts the school’s results compare with the best in Scotland. A particular strength of the school is the Art Department and the Tennis Academy. The school is a perfect environment for a true Scottish experience.

British Goody of the Week - Love Wall – Great Britain

Great Britain is a fantastic place. It is difficult to put it in words but this website summarises the empire its sights, landmarks, cities, culture and opportunities very well.

http://lovewall.visitbritain.com/en

School of the Week – Dulwich College

This all boys’ school is based in London with impressive architecture and rural character. It has been a popular location for filming (Harry Potter, Tomb Raider, The Importance of being Earnest). From an academic and a sporting perspective it competes with schools such as Harrow and Eton. In 2012, 15% of Year 13 went to Oxbridge.

Student Nina Devani develops App

Nina Devani will be Jonathan Stanford’s student next year. Her App “Prompt Me Nina” helps you to remember your passwords. It is available in the Google Play Store. Please support this young talent.

www.promptmenina.com

IB at Oakham

Oakham is one of the best IB Boarding Schools in England. The school excels in sports especially Rugby, Hockey, Cricket and Golf.

In the following video gives an excellent insight:

School of the Week - King's Ely

King's Ely School was founded in 970 A.D., making it the oldest school in England. One of the boys' boarding houses, School House, is claimed to be the oldest residential building in Europe. Valuing traditions the school has invested in the future with a new Art centre and the very impressive Sixth Form building. Rowing is extremely popular and the school also has its own boat house, next to Cambridge University's on the River Great Ouse. The Cathedral of Ely which is used for weekly school services is a well-known monument in the area because of it prominent shape and age.

School of the Week – Oakham School

Oakham School was founded in 1584 and is renowned for being innovative. It was the first independent all boys school to accept girls and introduced the IB qualification over 10 years ago. The results have been impressive (2012 IB Points average = 37.8). It is particularly successful at rugby, hockey and cricket.

School of the week - Repton School

Repton School is a prestigious and flourishing school in the Midlands founded in 1557. It achieves very good results and excels at sport, art and drama. In 2012, 11% of Year 13 went to Oxbridge. School teams have been National Champions in hockey, cricket, swimming and tennis in recent years.

School of the Week - Roedean School

Roedean School (founded in 1885) is one of the most famous all girls schools in the country. The school is set in large grounds on the top of a cliff overlooking the sea. It has a relatively small student body with a good percentage of international students.

 

School of the Week – Gordonstoun

Located in the North of Scotland Gordonstoun was founded by Dr Kurt Hahn former Principal of Salem in 1933. Round Square values and the Duke of Edinburgh Award originated there. Children are educated with many outdoor activities including trips on the school yacht The Ocean Spirit of Moray.