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School open days in and around Essex: 7 coming up soon

PUBLISHED: 15:33 02 October 2018

School open days in and around Essex

School open days in and around Essex

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An open day is a school’s opportunity to show you precisely what they can offer your child. Here 7 schools from in and around Essex introduce themselves and tell you when their open days will take place

Orwell Park School

Orwell Park, Nacton, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0ER | 01473 659225

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Orwell Park, established in 1868, is a co-educational prep school for day pupils and boarders from 2½ to 13.

Set in a stunning 18th century mansion, facilities include a working Victorian observatory, a walled garden with outdoor pool, a nine-hole golf course, floodlit sports facilities, a library in the mansion house, as well as a new, state of the art outstanding Pre-Prep facility, set in the shadow of the main building among woods full of opportunities for outdoor learning.

Boys and girls are given every opportunity to be the best they can be, in and outside the classroom. High expectations, and learning strategies tailored to the individual child, lead to high levels of attainment.

Pupils progress to a wide range of senior schools both local and national and our leaving year group in 2018 achieved 31 scholarships in art, academic, music, DT, sport and all-rounder. For more information on their open mornings call the number above.

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St Auybns

Bunces Ln, Woodford, Woodford Green IG8 9DU | 020 8504 1577

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They strive for excellence and creativity in forward thinking education by ensuring that the children we send from here are not only up to the challenge but set out to challenge the world.

A Christian foundation, the school is inclusive of all faiths and backgrounds. Children respect each other’s individuality and achievements. Their motto from 1884 still reflects the approach to teaching and to learning today: Fortiter, Fideliter, Feliciter; Bravely, Faithfully, Happily. They invite you to join them as a member of the St Aubyn’s family.

To arrange a visit to see the School in action please contact the Admissions Registrar at registrar@staubyns.com

Their next Open Morning is Saturday 29th September, 10am to 12pm - Headmasters introduction at 10am

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Royal Hospital School

Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk IP9 2RX | 01473 326 136

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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary, the Royal Hospital School is a leading co-educational boarding and day school for 11 to 18 year olds providing a full and broad education fit for the modern world. They inspire their pupils to have the courage to be ambitious for their futures.

Whichever path they choose, they encourage them to do so with commitment, integrity and belief in themselves. Everyone has the potential to achieve the most exceptional things but we are all different. That is why they focus on the individual looking for their strengths and nurturing their motivations. Their role is to help navigate young people through their critical and formative years, ensuring that their education becomes the foundation for lifelong happiness and success.

To find out more come to one of their next Open Mornings on Saturday 6 October or Saturday 10 November. Arrive at 9am for breakfast followed by a tour of the school with a pupil and a presentation by the Headmaster. There is an opportunity to meet staff and find out more about admissions before departures at around 12.30pm.

To book or to arrange a private visit please contact Kate Evers, Registrar on 01473 326 136 or admissions@royalhospitalschool.org or click here

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Bishop’s Stortford College

10 Maze Green Road, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2PJ | 01279 838575

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Bishop’s Stortford College is a top 20 UK independent co-educational day and boarding school. In their March 2017 Inspection, the College received the ISI headline judgements ‘excellent’ in all 4 sections.

As three schools in one, the College is large enough to provide an exceptional range of opportunities, whilst small enough for pupils to be known and valued. The infectious enthusiasm, imagination and dedication of College staff enables pupils to grow into happy, well-rounded, skilful and caring young people equipped and ready for life.

Breadth of experience is woven into daily life. Pupils can, and do, pursue high academic standards whilst enjoying and succeeding in many other interests. Every pupil is encouraged, taught and challenged to fulfil his or her true potential. Teachers strive to allow time and space for academic work to be balanced by sport, music, drama, and a diverse choice of other activities. Their tagline is ‘We Build Confidence for Life’.

Click here for more information on their open mornings taking place September 22, October 13 and November 10.

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St Margaret’s Preparatory School

Gosfield Hall Park, Gosfield, Halstead, Essex CO9 1SE | 01787 472134

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OPEN MORNING – Tuesday 16th October, 9.30am-11.30am

Give your child the best start in life and book your place at their Open Morning on Tuesday 16th October. Contact the Registrar: 01787 472134 or julie.last@stmargaretsprep.com

St Margaret’s look forward to welcoming you to their wonderful school for a personal tour, Headmaster talk, and refreshments.

They are a family, with traditional caring family values. Their dedicated team help every child to flourish, and so they are happy, thriving and full of life with a great love of learning. They are their greatest achievement and they are so proud to be a part of their lives.

Their curriculum is exciting and challenging: their children think hard, love learning and work together.From core subjects to Latin, art, music, sport and forest school everyone is inspired!

• Outstanding Early Years Provision from 2 years of age

• Small classes for tailored learning

• Specialist teaching; Music, ICT, Sport & Foreign languages

• Daily wrap around care from 8.00am

• Set in 7 acres of peaceful, listed parkland

• Excellent educational outcomes at 11+

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Brentwood Preparatory School

Brentwood Preparatory School, Middleton Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8EQ | +44 (0)1277 243291

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It’s an exciting time at Brentwood Preparatory School as they embark on a multi-million pound development which will include new buildings, refurbishment and upgrading of existing buildings and improvements to external areas and landscaping.

This exciting new development will also provide an opportunity to expand and re-organise their Early Years facilities.

The expansion will mean that from September 2019, thy will be able to offer a full day’s Nursery provision from 7.30am to 6pm and, in response to the overwhelming demand for places, the School will also be able to offer 15 additional places in Year 3.

Register now for their Open Morning on Friday 19th October 2018

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Colchester County High School for Girls

Norman Way, Colchester, CO3 3US

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Be part of the Sixth Form in this top performing 11-18 state school offering an excellent record of A level success and high progression rates to the most selective university courses, including Russell Group and Oxbridge. Each year they welcome an additional intake of students, directly into Year 12.

Their highly-qualified and dedicated staff provide Sixth Formers with a personalised experience, developing the confidence, leadership skills, knowledge and interpersonal qualities to enable them to thrive at university, in employment and throughout their lives. They offer an exceptional range of extra-curricular opportunities and an extensive programme to support the university application process including specialist advice on admissions tests and interview practice.

The stunning new Sixth Form Centre, which opened in 2018, offers high quality resources and facilities and includes communal and social spaces, an ICT suite, study areas, a kitchen, commonroom and 250-seat lecture theatre.

Take the opportunity to visit them during the Open Evening on November 1 and experience for yourself the diverse and welcoming Sixth Form community at the heart of this amazing school. For information about how to apply for direct entry into their Sixth Form for September 2019 and a copy of the Sixth Form prospectus see the above link.

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