Passionate, Driven, Ambitious: three words that sum up Abbey College Cambridge perfectly. We have a passion to provide a first class British education with a global outlook. We are driven to give the best teaching and support to all students, including those for whom English is not their first language. And we are ambitious for our students, helping them to achieve exceptional academic and personal success.
As Cambridge’s Outstanding International College, we are experts in teaching and in supporting both UK and international students, and we do so in a community that is energised by the love of learning. It is a place where students feel at home, where they make friends from all over the world, share unforgettable experiences and go on to achieve amazing things together.
Our students are driven by a desire to attend one of the UK’s best universities. That desire, coupled with the excellent academic progress they make, results in over one third of our A Level students progressing to one of the UK’s top five universities every year.
We are a dynamic, exciting college situated in the heart of Manchester providing high quality, flexible programmes of study. A recent student survey highlighted how much our students enjoy the cultural, educational and business opportunities afforded by learning in the city centre. Our modern building provides an environment conducive to study and in our small classes each student can develop their individual aptitudes aided by a strong system of tutorial guidance. Teaching and learning is rigorous whilst being creative and responsive to individual need.
Our enrichment activities include sports, voluntary work, charity events and many other opportunities led by the students and staff. We encourage students to raise their own expectations and standards to the highest possible level. Staff, students and families get to know each other well and enjoy working together.
At Abbey College Manchester we offer a unique alternative to the traditional school whilst maintaining a strong academic ethos. Everyone contributes, everyone is appreciated; our committed teachers love their subjects and seek to inspire their students, in their turn, to love learning and value the acquisition of knowledge.
Hendon Preparatory School is an independent, culturally diverse school with a friendly family atmosphere, small class sizes and outstanding results. It offers education for children aged 2-10 years. At Hendon Prep, children benefit from an excellent teaching environment which follows a traditional academic programme of study. Individual tracking ensures that the strengths of every child are integrated and that each is challenged at an appropriate level.
A clear focus on self-esteem enables students to develop the confidence they need to achieve their best across the curriculum. Hendon Prep is an established school, small enough to give each child the attention they need in order to flourish. Our guiding principle is that every child follows their own development path and can grow at their own pace.
Delivering high standards is a genuine hallmark of the School. Since turning co-educational in 1972, Akeley Wood has been at the heart of quality education in Buckinghamshire. Set over three sites in the best of the English countryside, the School prides itself on the cooperative nature of the students’ rapport with the school staff who they get to know and trust.
The A-level results show that excellent teaching in small classes helps the students to achieve their full potential, thus maximizing their opportunities to attend the top universities. The School puts a great deal of attention on playing to the strengths of each and every individual pupil to ensure they achieve their full potential.
Bablake School was founded in 1344, making it one of the oldest schools in England and as well as delivering first rate academic education, the school has a well-regarded range of extra-curricular activities, including sport, music, drama, art, debating and the Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme.
Bablake School enjoys the educational, artistic and historical benefits of its proximity to Warwick and Coventry Universities, Royal Leamington Spa and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon.
St. Nicholas Preparatory School is a happy, vibrant independent school in Kensington, London which thoroughly prepares pupils for their 11+ entrance exams to central London senior schools and beyond.
St. Nicholas provides a demanding and balanced education. Small classes, enhanced by teaching assistants supporting teachers, ensure the progress of children accelerates as they move through the school.
Our pupils achieve excellent results year on year, which allows pupils to move on to destination schools that rank among the best in the country. We are committed to encouraging pupils to fulfill their potential and for them to be valued equally. We place particular emphasis on a balanced, all-round education – our pupils are happy and confident, eager to learn and help others.
Charterhouse Square School is an independent, non-selective, co-educational day school, situated in the Barbican area of the City of London. It occupies a five-story Victorian building near what used to be a Carthusian monastery.
The 2016 Ofsted inspection rated Charterhouse’s curriculum and teaching as “outstanding”. Many former pupils go on to leading independent schools in London including City of London School for Girls, City of London School, Forest School and Highgate School
A proud member of the Girls Day School Trust, Northampton High School has an excellent reputation for the academic achievements of its pupils and the outstanding facilities it provides for every young girl to develop, be that in art, drama, music, science and technology, as well as a wide range of indoor and outdoor sports.
Within a strong framework of both academic and pastoral guidance, girls are encouraged to be independent and think for themselves, pursue their passions and develop new ones. Excellence underpins every aspect of school life, not least in the teaching provision and the school’s outstanding facilities.
At Clifton Lodge, we pride ourselves on offering our pupils the very best start in life. As a specialist prep school, we are able to provide an all-round education of the highest quality that challenges and engages our children. Our aim is to inspire, to encourage a spirt of enquiry and exploration and to provide an exciting, stimulating and safe environment in which to learn.
We are a happy school with a strong community and family values. We are a specialist prep school with a wonderful Nursery. Our highly qualified and dedicated staff, together with small class sizes, make the most of every learning opportunity. Children are encouraged to develop a respect for others, combined with building their confidence and independence.
We focus on creating a joy for learning which enhances their progress and achievement as they continue through the school. We provide excellent 11+ and 13+ preparation, with specialist teachers, to attain places at the best Independent and Grammar senior schools. With a strong focus on the core subjects: we concentrate on building a strong phonic base in the early years on which we build reading and writing skills.
Mathematics is introduced in a practical way, with the emphasis on building a broad skills base. Our personalised learning approach means that children are often working well above expected levels for their age.
At Clifton Lodge, we have a strong emphasis on pastoral care. Our culture of respect and kindness means we are a successful, thriving and happy school. Every day in our school, we learn about making good friends, sensible choices, staying safe, manners and being kind to others.
Building on the strong foundation of the schools’ history, the girls embrace challenge and opportunity and their remarkable talents and aspirations inspire the whole community, making Croydon High School a truly exceptional place to work and learn.
The combination of impressive facilities, stunning and extensive grounds and a passionate and dedicated teaching staff, supported by a strong leadership team, guarantees the girls’ success and enjoyment in their endeavours. Every girl is understood for the person she is and will become. She is supported through her challenges, and her accomplishments are celebrated.