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Cheltenham College

PUBLISHED: 15:26 12 September 2012 | UPDATED: 20:54 20 February 2013

Cheltenham College

Cheltenham College

Cheltenham College is renowned as one of the country's leading co-educational independent schools for boarding and day pupils aged 3 - 18.

Contact Details

Address:

Cheltenham College

Bath Road

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

GL53 7LD

Tel: 01242 265 600

Website: www.cheltenhamcollege.org

Headmaster: Dr Alex Peterken



Address:

Cheltenham College Junior School

Thirlestaine Road

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire

GL53 7AB

Tel: 01242 522 697

Website: www.cheltenhamcollege.org

Headmaster: Mr Scott Bryan



Advertorial Feature: Cheltenham College

Open Morning

Cheltenham College is hosting two Open Mornings this term; Saturday 10 March at 9.30am (Junior School 3 - 13) and Saturday 17 October at 9.30am (Senior School 13 -18). Each Open Morning offers prospective parents the opportunity to see the school in action as well as to meet the Headmaster and staff informally. Current pupils will be running tours all morning, offering visitors a real insight into life as a pupil.

To register for an Open Morning, please call Mrs Lucinda Roskilly on 01242 522 697 (Junior) or Ms Roz Salamone on 01242 706810 (Senior) Alternatively you can register at www.cheltenhamcollege.org or email: admissions@cheltenhamcollege.org




Introduction

Cheltenham College is renowned as one of the countrys leading co-educational independent schools for boarding and day pupils aged 3 18. Offering outstanding education within a warm and vibrant community, the school is situated in 76 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Regency Cheltenham.

The Junior School, complete with its own sports fields, garden allotments and multiple playgrounds nestles in a woodland setting adjacent to College. Kingfishers, its vibrant pre-prep department which has been classed as outstanding by both Ofsted and ISI, caters for pupils from age 3 to 7. It has its own cottage and classrooms within the school and a brand new Kingfishers Lodge opened in September, along with a Forest School. Boarding on either a full or flexi basis is offered to pupils from age 7 upwards, with the bright, airy dorms and action packed weekends offering a real home from home.

The College, founded in 1841 as one of the first great Victorian schools, has built up a strong reputation for its first class all-round education and modern thinking, combined with a real sense of history and tradition. This year saw 6th formers achieve record A Levels with 80% A* - B across the board. It has also seen the unveiling of the new library (complete with ipad docking stations and a specific careers and university library), new Science classrooms, a new dance studio, extra drama teaching space, as well as a complete renovation of the main theatre; Big Classical. With other new developments across the curriculum, the College is going from strength to strength under the leadership of Dr Alex Peterken.

In both schools, the extraordinary breadth of extra curricular activities complementing the academic curriculum remains unparalleled, as does the variety and depth of sports teams. Over 40 clubs, societies and sports teams are offered in the Junior School while off the pitch, College pupils enjoy 3rd Form challenge, community Service, CCF, overseas expeditions and over 30 weekly clubs. There is, quite simply, never a dull moment!


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