Please Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Beechwood Sacred Heart School: Tunbridge Wells. School Office. One of the many benefits of choosing a boarding school is that there is no need for parents and children to endure tedious – and expensive – daily or weekly travel. Claire Oulton, Head of St Catherine's Bramley and a graduate from Somerville College, Oxford, was appointed Headmistress in 2000. No other piercings are allowed. SPLASH opened in 1990. Rosemead Prep Uniform £ 150 Excellent condition - only worn for 6 months! There are 550 girls in the school, with approximately 190 of those in the Sixth Form. Parents and teachers today see uniforms as an aid to building an identity for their schools, and helping smooth over differences between the affluent and less well-off. St Edmund's School: Canterbury, Kent, UK : Kent, United Kingdom. The school dining room and cloisters were refurbished. The new Guldeford House opened the following year. The senior students, in their last two years (16–18), go to Sixth Form houses called Beeches, Elms, Limes and Oaks, which make up the Sixth Form Centre, known as Founders. Lessons at the school start at 9Â am and carry on until 5:30Â pm. Sixth Formers remain members of their junior house and take up positions of responsibility in them. The Elizabethan property was demolished in 1860 following the acquisition of the estate by Lord Cranbrook. In January 1924 Hemsted Park, near Benenden village in Kent, was leased to the Founders and the school was named Benenden School, to avoid confusion with Hemel Hempstead. Fax: 01580 240280 Founders has 184 single study bedrooms. try again, the name must be unique, Please There is a traditional school hall where morning prayers are taken. For most families, school uniform comes cheaper. Children should be smart at all times with shirts tucked in, with collars done up and ties tight and straight. Wellesley House: Broadstairs, Kent, UK : Kent, United Kingdom. Most liked, -1) ? Newest first, -1) ? A cheap blazer, made of poly-viscose, costs around pounds 25, complete with embroidered badge, while some retailers are selling school trousers for just pounds 10. Independent boarding school in Benenden, Kent, England, âª A bird's eye view of Benenden School (full version), âª **Updated 2016** - Benenden: A Centenary Vision, âª A bird's eye view of Benenden School (short version), The Benenden Lacrosse team at the National School Tournament 2000. will be published daily in dedicated articles. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Delivery is within 7 working days unless otherwise specified. The 1987 hurricane hit Benenden hard and over 250 trees were lost in the parkland. Oldest first, -1) ? There have been, and continue to be, many improvements to the site. The items below marked with a * are available from the school outfitters, Phillips Man’s Shop Today Benenden remains an all-boarding school for over 500 girls aged 11 to 18. Each article of clothing should be clearly named, preferably with name-tapes. LASS is the sole supplier of Benenden uniform and sportswear and stocks most of the optional items of uniform. The school has two main objectives: for every girl to achieve the best possible academic standards and qualifications, and for each girl to experience the maximum enjoyment in her learning. Create a commenting name to join the debate. Under our popular Benenden Boarding model, girls board full-time and this is balanced with Long Home Weekends when all girls go home, as well as two or three optional weekends at home each term. Benenden is a full-boarding school and has around 540 to 550 girls. Instead of wearing the normal navy blue Sixth form uniform, they wear white and red striped blouses and grey jumpers. Elizabeth I visited Thomas Guldeford at the house and he was knighted by her at Rye a few days later. No hype, just the advice and analysis you need, Register with your social account or click here to log in. Category:People educated at Benenden School, "Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett (1903â1972), archaeologist and palaeoanthropologist", https://gb.abrsm.org/en/about-abrsm/abrsm-blog/article/kent-music-summer-school-celebrates-70th-year/853/#, Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Echyngham, Guldeford, Hemsted, Marshall, Medway, Norris, Beeches, Elms, Limes and Oaks. In the Rhonda Valley, limited incomes translate into a relaxed dress code. Benenden has been one of the leading academic boarding schools for over 80 years. Sixth Formers remain members of their junior house and take up positions of responsibility in them.