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List Of State Boarding Schools In England
There are about 40 state boarding schools in England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. E ..., providing state-funded education but charging for boarding. In addition, the Five Islands School in St Mary's, Isles of Scilly St Mary's ( kw, Ennor, meaning ''The Mainland'') is the largest and most populous island of the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off the southwest coast of Cornwall in England. Description St Mary's has an area of — 40 percent of the total la ..., provides free boarding during the week to secondary students from other islands. The gender shown is that of the boarding provision; some of these schools have mixed day provision. See also * State-funded schools (England) English state-funded schools, commonly known as state schools, provide Edu ...
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Colchester Royal Grammar School
Colchester Royal Grammar School (CRGS) is a state-funded grammar school A grammar school is one of several different types of school A school is an educational institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students under the direction of teachers. Most coun ... in Colchester Colchester () is a historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex, in the East of England. Colchester occupies the site of what was Camulodunum, the first Colonia (Roman), major Roman ci ..., Essex Essex () is a county A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposesChambers Dictionary The ''Chambers Dictionary'' (''TCD'') was first published by William Chambers (publisher), William and Ro .... It was founded in 1128 and was later granted two royal charters - by Henry VIII Henry VIII (28 June 149128 January 1547) was King o ...
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Haydon Bridge High School
Haydon Bridge High School is a Mixed-sex education, mixed secondary school, secondary day school located in Haydon Bridge in the English county of Northumberland. The current headteacher is Michael Smith, who took over in January 2021. It is a foundation school administered by Northumberland County Council, It is claimed to have the largest catchment area of any school in England, reputedly covering an area larger than that encompassed by the M25 motorway, M25, the orbital motorway around London. In April 2016, Ofsted judged the school standards as ''"below par"''. Haydon Bridge High School offers General Certificate of Secondary Education, GCSEs and Business and Technology Education Council, BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs. Governance In a report published on 10 December 2014, Ofsted described Haydon Bridge High School as ''"inadequate"'', and placed the school into spec ...
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London Borough Of Hillingdon
The London Borough of Hillingdon () is a large borough in West London West London is the western part of London, England. The area lies north of the River Thames and extends from its historic and commercial core of Westminster and the West End of London, West End to the Greater London boundary, much of which is f ..., England. It was formed from the districts of Hayes and Harlington, Ruislip-Northwood, Uxbridge Uxbridge () is a suburban town in West London and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Situated west-northwest of Charing Cross, it is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Uxbridg ..., and Yiewsley and West Drayton in the ceremonial county of Middlesex Middlesex (; abbreviation: Middx) is a Historic counties of England, historic county in South East England, southeast England. Its area is almost entirely within the wider urbanised area of London and mostly within the Ceremonial counties of En ...
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Harefield Academy
Harefield Academy is a secondary school and sixth form in Uxbridge, London. Located on the site of the former community school, John Penrose School, which closed on 31 August 2005, it reopened as an Academy (English school), academy in 2005 and specialises in sports. Among other connections, Watford Football Club provides coaching there (the school serves as its youth system), and it also hosts an elite gymnastics division. In January 2014, the academy was one of three schools that featured in BBC Three's six-part series Tough Young Teachers. The series was filmed throughout the 2012–2013 academic year. Notable alumni *Jazzi Barnum-Bobb, footballer *Gavin Massey, footballer *Sean Murray (footballer, born 1993), Sean Murray, footballer *Jadon Sancho, footballer Sources Official WebsiteWatford Football Club< ...
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Surrey
Surrey () is a county A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposesChambers Dictionary The ''Chambers Dictionary'' (''TCD'') was first published by William Chambers (publisher), William and Robert Chambers (publisher bo ... in South East England which borders Kent to the east, East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous Home counties, home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent. Surrey is a relatively affluent county. It has the highest proportion of woodland of counties in England. It has four horse racing courses, and golf courses including the international competition venue at Wentworth Club, Wentworth. Guildford is popularly regarded as the county town, a ...
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Gordon's School
Gordon's School is a secondary school with Academy (English school), academy status in West End, Woking, West End near Woking, Surrey, England. It was founded as the Gordon Boys' Home in 1885. It is now one of the 36 state boarding schools to exist in England. It converted to an academy 1 January 2013. It was ranked the 2nd highest achieving state boarding school in 2016 by ''The Daily Telegraph,''. History It was founded as the Gordon Boys' Home in 1885 by public subscription as the National Memorial to Charles George Gordon, Gordon of Khartoum, an officer of the Corps of Royal Engineers, who was killed in 1885. According to the school, the idea came from Queen Victoria, who was its first patron. The Monarchy of the United Kingdom, reigning monarch of the United Kingdom has been patron ever since. Its first commandant was Colonel Henry Tyndall, CB, 2nd Punjab Infantry and its first home was Fort Wallingford. Gordon's began as a home for underprivileged boys, but it quickly bec ...
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Duke Of York's Royal Military School
The Duke of York's Royal Military School, more commonly called the Duke of York's, is a co-educational academy (for students aged 11 to 18) with military traditions in Dover, Kent, Dover, Kent. Since becoming an academy in 2010, the school is now sponsored by the Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Ministry of Defence, and accepts applications from any student wishing to board. Before 2010, only those students whose parents were serving or had served in the armed forces were eligible. With the transition to Academy (English school), academy status, the school became a List of state boarding schools in England, state boarding academy (and is both a member of the State Boarding Forum and Boarding Schools Association) and oversight transferred from the Ministry of Defence to the Department for Education. Duke of York's has many traditions and rich history, which includes ceremonial parades and uniforms, a Prefect#Academic, monitorial style of education modelled on the Independe ...
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Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs.) is a Counties of England, county in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east. It borders Norfolk to the south-east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south-west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north-west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north. It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just , England's shortest county boundary. The county also have maritime border with Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. The county town is the Lincoln, England, city of Lincoln, where the county council is based. The Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county of Lincolnshire consists of the non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire and the area covered by the unitary authority, unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Part of the ceremonial county is in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and most is in the E ...
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De Aston School
De Aston School is a Coeducation, mixed secondary school with Academy (English school), academy status in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, England. It also has a sixth form but no longer has a boarding house as of 2020, following the country's decision to leave the European Union, due to its declining popularity and dwindling funds. The school has a broad Christian ethos but accommodates those of other faiths. Admissions The school has approximately 957 Student, pupils. The school used to provide boarding accommodation for around 80 pupils, many of whom came from abroad. De Aston was a specialist school in Mathematics and Computing College, mathematics and computing. History Grammar school De Aston School was founded in 1863 as a small grammar school, as part of a legal settlement following a court case involving funds from the medieval charity of Thomas De Aston, a 14th-century monk. Until 1995, the school's Foundation Governors also owned the chapel at the site of the charity's A ...
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Cumbria
Cumbria ( ) is a ceremonial A ceremony (, ) is a unified ritual A ritual is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, actions, or objects, performed according to a set sequence. Rituals may be prescribed by the traditions of a community, including a religious ... and non-metropolitan county A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England England is a that is part of the . It shares land borders with to its west and to its north. The lies northwest of England and the to the ... in North West England North West England is one of nine official and consists of the of , , , and . The North West had a population of 7,052,000 in 2011. It is the in the United Kingdom, after the and . The largest settlements are and . Subdivisions The o .... The county and Cumbria County Council Cumbria County Council is the county council A county council is the elected administrative body governing an ...
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Dallam School
Dallam School is a mixed, 11-18 secondary school with Academy (English school), academy status, located in Milnthorpe, Cumbria, England. History The school was founded in 1984 through the merger of Heversham Grammar School and Milnthorpe Secondary School. Heversham School was founded and endowed on 24 January 1619/20, by Edward Wilson, Kt (1557-1653), of Nether Levens, who also owned Heversham Hall.R Percival Brown, ''Edward Wilson of Nether Levens (1557-1653) and his kin'' (Kendal, 1930). It occupied the site known in recent years as Old School, above and behind the village church, on Heversham Head. The building is now a private house. The present ivy-clad Boarding House and Big School (formerly the school hall) date from the 1880s. After occupying many different buildings around the village, Milnthorpe Secondary School moved to its current location, complete with Community Centre, in 1968. Dallam is a boarding school, the boarding house being on a separate site from that ...
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