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New Mini bus service

A Minibus service will be running in the mornings after the Easter break. The trial route will be as follows: 0700 Bramley Start 0710 Reigate Hill 0727 Shelvers Way 0740 Epsom Golf Course 0750 Londis Drift Bridge 0805 Priory Car Park 0826 Chequers The minibus will wait for 5 minutes at each stop. If you…

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Scholarships and Senior Schools

extract from Headmistresses’ Open Day Speech 1st March 2014 I’m pleased to announce that each and every girl has gained a place in one or more of the many prestigious independent senior schools of their choice. Places have been gained at Woldingham, Sutton Hign GDST, Reigate grammar, Greenacre, Caterham, Boxhill and Epsom College (through Common…

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A ski-ing triumph!

As written by Allegra Martin: “In half term I went on a snow race camp with my club Sandown Park Ski Race Club. We went to Bormio, Italy to do the English Alpine Ski Championships. There were about 47 children on the camp and it was really good fun. I didn’t sleep in the club…

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All the talk is about Open Day 1st March 10am …

The Headmistress will make a short, introductory speech at 10.30 followed by speeches by both the Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl.  The Choir will then perform two pieces before there is the opportunity to tour the school, see the girls work and meet the staff.  We look forward to welcoming both current and prospective…

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A date for your diary

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Reading and Listening

The number of parents who regularly read their children bedtime stories has almost doubled in a generation according to a recent survey. Half of all parents read to their children every night but admit to adapting traditional stories to make them shorter, add some celebrity glamour or introduce a taste of reality based on their…

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Healthy Development of Girls through Sport

The recent success that Allegra had, when she brought home 2 medals from the British Ski Championships, highlights that both within school, where we offer a vast array of sports both individual and team events, or as extracurricular activities, sport is a cornerstone of development and therefore our curriculum. Physical education and sport do have…

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‘A quick word’ from The Headmistress

Merry Christmas – Happy New Year ! As busy as we all are it is only right that we step back and reflect at certain times of the year – and Christmas is an excellent time to do just that. When we consider how much we have all achieved, individually and collectively, in the Autumn…

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Parental Voice

The Parental Voice The value of excellent parental relationships is priceless, to coin a phrase. When parents are involved in their daughter’s learning and in the life of the school, children do better. This is borne out by a growing body of research. Parental involvement is thus a key lever for school improvement. Our Parent…

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Showcasing talent and teaching

We call tomorrow an ‘Open Morning ’, which is true, but in reality it is a showcase for the girls to share their talents across a variety of activities, in addition to their academic achievements. Parents, grandparents and family friends come to Bramley to see what their daughters and granddaughters have been doing at school….

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