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The College Of Richard Collyer
THE COLLEGE OF RICHARD COLLYER (colloquially COLLYER’S /koliːəs/), formerly called COLLYER’S SCHOOL, is a coeducational sixth form college in Horsham
Horsham
, West Sussex
West Sussex
, England
England
. In recent years, the college has achieved the best A-level results in West Sussex
West Sussex
for state-run institutions and is widely regarded to be one of the best sixth form colleges in the country. Academically it is a very strong school; the students regularly achieve good results and a significant number progress to the most prestigious universities. The college is rated as being 'Outstanding' by Ofsted
Ofsted
and is the only further education college in the county to have achieved this
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Baby Boom
A BABY BOOM is a period marked by a significant increase of birth rate . This demographic phenomenon is usually ascribed within certain geographical bounds. People born during this period are often called baby boomers ; however, some experts distinguish between those born during such demographic baby booms and those who identify with the overlapping cultural generations . The causes of baby booms involves various fertility factors . The most well-known baby boom occurred immediately after World War II during the Cold War
Cold War
. It was a change of trend that was largely unexpected, because in most countries it occurred in the midst of a period of improving economies and rising living standards. The baby boom occurred in countries that experienced tremendous damage from the war and were going through dramatic economic hardships. These countries include Germany and Poland
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Grammar School
A GRAMMAR SCHOOL is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin
Latin
, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school , differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools . The original purpose of medieval grammar schools was the teaching of Latin. Over time the curriculum was broadened, first to include Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
, and later English and other European languages , natural sciences , mathematics , history , geography , and other subjects. In the late Victorian era
Victorian era
grammar schools were reorganised to provide secondary education throughout England and Wales; Scotland had developed a different system
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Education Act 1944
The EDUCATION ACT 1944 (7 and 8 Geo 6 c. 31) made numerous major changes in the provision and governance of secondary schools in England and Wales. It is also known as the "Butler Act" after the Conservative politician R. A. Butler
R. A. Butler
, who wrote the legislation after consultation with all parties. Historians consider it a "triumph for progressive reform," and it became a core element of the Post-war consensus supported by all major parties. The Act was repealed in steps with the last parts repealed in 1996. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 New policies * 3 School meals and milk * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links BACKGROUNDThe Education Act of 1944 was an answer to surging social and educational demands created by the war and the widespread demands for social reform
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Office For Standards In Education
The OFFICE FOR STANDARDS IN EDUCATION, CHILDREN\'S SERVICES AND SKILLS (OFSTED) is a non-ministerial department of the UK government , reporting to Parliament . Ofsted
Ofsted
is responsible for inspecting a range of educational institutions, including state schools and some independent schools. It also inspects childcare, adoption and fostering agencies and initial teacher training, and regulates a range of early years and children’s social care services. The Chief Inspector (HMCI) is appointed by an Order-in-Council and thus becomes an office holder under the Crown. The current office holder is Amanda Spielman , since 2017 ; since April 2017 the Chair of Ofsted
Ofsted
is Julius Weinberg, following the resignation of David Hoare
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Evacuations Of Civilians In Britain During World War II
The EVACUATION OF CIVILIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR was designed to protect civilians in Britain, particularly children, from the risks associated with aerial bombing of cities by moving them to areas thought to be less at risk. OPERATION PIED PIPER, which began on 1 September 1939, officially relocated more than 3.5 million people. Further waves of official evacuation and re-evacuation occurred on the south and east coasts in June 1940, when a seaborne invasion was expected, and from affected cities after the Blitz began in September 1940. There were also official evacuations from the UK to other parts of the British Empire
British Empire
, and many non-official evacuations within and from the UK. Other mass movements of civilians included British citizens arriving from the Channel Islands , and displaced people arriving from continental Europe
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House System
The HOUSE SYSTEM is a traditional feature of schools in the English-speaking world, particularly in Commonwealth countries , originating in England
England
. The school is divided into subunits called 'houses' and each student is allocated to one house at the moment of enrollment. Houses may compete with one another at sports and maybe in other ways, thus providing a focus for group loyalty. Different schools will have different numbers of houses: some might have more than 10 houses (with as few as 50 students in each house) or as few as four or fewer (with as many as 200 students in each). In some cases, individual houses can be even larger, as in McCracken County High School in the U.S. state of Kentucky, whose five houses have nearly 400 students each. Facilities, such as pastoral care , may be provided on a house basis to a greater or lesser extent depending on the type of school
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Will (law)
Sections * Attestation clause
Attestation clause
* Residuary clause * Incorporation by reference
Incorporation by reference
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Sixth Form College
A SIXTH FORM COLLEGE is an educational institution in England , Wales , Northern Ireland , Belize , the Caribbean , Malta , Norway , Brunei , and Malaysia , among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels , BTEC and the International Baccalaureate Diploma , or school-level qualifications such as GCSEs . In Singapore and India , this is known as a junior college . The municipal government of the city of Paris uses the phrase "sixth form college" as the English name for a lycée . In England and the Caribbean, education is compulsory until the end of year 13, the school year in which the pupil turns 18 (although education was only compulsory until year 11 before August 2013 and until year 12 between August 2013 and 2015)
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Boarding School
A boarding school is a pre-university level school where most or all of the students take up residence when school is in session. The word ”boarding” is used in the sense of "room and board," i.e., lodging and meals. Boarding schools are also known as University
University
or College Preparatory Schools, aka “Prep Schools.” Some boarding schools also have day students who attend the institution by day and return to their families in the evenings. Many independent (private) schools are boarding schools. Boarding school students (a.k.a. "boarders") normally return home during the school holidays and often weekends, but in some cultures may spend most of their childhood and adolescent life away from their families. In the United States, boarding schools comprise various grades, most commonly grades seven or nine through grade twelve—the high school years. Other schools are for younger children, grades two through eight
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Public School (United Kingdom)
A PUBLIC SCHOOL in England and Wales
England and Wales
is an older, student selective, fee-paying independent secondary school which caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18. The term "public" should not be misunderstood to mean that these are public sector schools: they are in fact private sector . Traditionally, public schools were all-male boarding schools , although most now allow day pupils, and many have become either partially or fully co-educational. Scotland, having had a state-funded education system for roughly 300 years prior to England, uses the term in a different sense than its use in England, as a school administered by the local government to serve the children of that area
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Beacon Status
BEACON STATUS is a progressive educational initiative that the United Kingdom implemented based on the idea that organizational learning could be advanced through a competitive process of identifying successful organizations and recruiting them to disseminate their good practices. The award congratulates learning providers that deliver outstanding teaching and learning and are well led and managed. Beacon Status schools are partially funded by the Learning and Skills Council. The Office for Standards in Education
Office for Standards in Education
(OFSTED) and the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI) are responsible for inspection and making sure the schools maintain their level of excellence and disseminating their practices. The status must be renewed every three years. The beacon status initiative was launched by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) in partnership with the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) in 1998
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Centre Of Vocational Excellence
CENTRE OF VOCATIONAL EXCELLENCE (CoVE) is a status given to departments in further education colleges (and some third party training companies) in England
England
. It is intended as a kind of quality guarantee for vocational teaching, and is awarded by the Learning and Skills Council if the teaching is of good quality and if the department offers a range of courses with progression routes up to Level 3 or beyond in the National Qualifications Framework
National Qualifications Framework

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London
LONDON (/ˈlʌndən/ ( listen )) is the capital and most populous city of England
England
and the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London
London
has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it Londinium . London's ancient core, the City of London
London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries
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St Leonard's Forest
ST. LEONARD\'S FOREST is at the western end of the Wealden Forest Ridge which runs from Horsham
Horsham
to Tonbridge, and is part of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty . It lies on the ridge to the south of the A264 between Horsham
Horsham
and Crawley
Crawley
with the villages of Colgate and Lower Beeding within it. The A24 lies to west and A23 to the East and A272 through Cowfold to the south. Much has been cleared, but a large area is still wooded. The Forestry Commission has 289 ha. (714 acres) which is open to the public (many regard this as The St. Leonard's Forest), as are Owlbeech (mainly heathland) and Leechpool Woods (claimed by Horsham
Horsham
District Council to be ancient woodland) to the east of Horsham, and Buchan Country Park to the SW of Crawley
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Art & Design
GRAPHIC DESIGN is the process of visual communication and problem-solving using one or more of typography , photography and illustration . The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design , but sometimes the term "graphic design " is used synonymously. Graphic designers create and combine symbols, images and text to form visual representations of ideas and messages. They use typography , visual arts and page layout techniques to create visual compositions . Common uses of graphic design include corporate design (logos and branding), editorial design (magazines, newspapers and books), wayfinding or environmental design , advertising , web design , communication design , product packaging and signage
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