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Building on Excellence - New Headmaster, Guy Sanderson, starts at Eltham College
Eltham College, London
Guy Sanderson joins Eltham College this September as the next Headmaster and is thrilled to become part of such a flourishing community. Previously at Reigate Grammar where he spent the last eleven years, latterly as Deputy Head, Guy is looking forward to further strengthening the school and buildin... more... added 2 September 2014
GCSE results summer 2014
Godolphin, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Godolphin School, Salisbury, celebrates another year of excellent GCSE results. Once again the results have exceeded national figures. 41% of all examinations were awarded the top A* grade, against the national statistic of 6.7%. Since 2011, A* grades have risen by 6% at Godolphin which is a testa... more... added 2 September 2014
King Edward's Witley appoints new Deputy Head
King Edward's School, Witley, Surrey
King Edwardís Witley is pleased to announce the appointment of a new deputy head. Mr. James Hole will join the School at the start of the 2014-15 academic year from Cheltenham Ladiesí College. Mr. James Hole takes up the post of Deputy Head (Academic) from September 2014. Mr. Hole was previousl... more... added 2 September 2014
Donaldson's Opens it's Doors
Donaldson's School, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland
Donaldsonís School in Linlithgow is offering an opportunity for parents of deaf children, or children with communication difficulties, and professionals to take a tour of the school, meet the staff and experience for themselves the state of the art facilities. Taking place on Saturday, the 1st o... more... added 1 September 2014
New Building Projects at St Benedictís
St Benedict's School, London
St Benedictís School, Ealing has received planning permission from Ealing Council to go ahead with two exciting building projects on the school site along Montpelier Avenue. Architects van Heyningen & Haward have submitted stunning designs for a new Sixth Form Centre and Art, Design & Technology Bui... more... added 29 August 2014

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