Best of the Best

Forget about grades and think more about pancake flipping and muddy sports! The School Notices team take a fun peek behind the scenes and give your our verdict on what’s best within our schools!

The Best…
  • Intellectual society – Charterhouse House Apostles
  • Hogwarts staircase – Canford School
  • Highest number of Olympians – Millfield, including Duncan Goodhew, Helen Glover and James Guy
  • Muddiest sport Harrow School, Football
  • Senior match tea – Wellington College
  • Architectural buildings- Stowe
  • Longest drive – Bryanston
  • Funkiest uniform – Christ’s Hospital
  • Smallest chapel – Ludgrove School
  • List of celebrity alumni – Godolphin & Latymer, including Davina McCall, Nigella Lawson and Sophie Ellis-Bexter 
  • Quirkiest sport – Eton College, Eton wall game
  • Dining Room – Queen Anne’s Caversham
  • School tradition – Winchester College, ‘Morning Hill’ entire school walk at dawn up St Catherine’s Hill for prayers
  • Friendliest Head’s dog – Cheam School
  • Stunning library – Cheltenham Ladies’ College
  • Stunning scenery – Christ College Brecon
  • Riding school, manège & cross country courseHanford School
  • Social media savvy – Cottesmore School
  • Heritage siteMarlborough College, Merlin’s Mount
  • Prep match tea – Lambrook School
  • Most testing sports pitch – Twyford School


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