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NAVY NEWS, JANUARY 2009 41
Centenary celebrations
Boarding
AT the heart of any good school success
lie high expectations – and the
Duke of York’s Royal Military
COMMODORE Chris Palmer,
School is proud that yet again last
Commanding Officer of RNAS
summer its pupils enjoyed success
Yeovilton, and Gen Sir Alex Harvey,
both in GCSEs and university
governor, were at Hazlegrove
applications.
for the official opening of the
Amongst our GCSE
third boarding house, reflecting
the strong links the school enjoys
candidates, 94 per cent gained
with both the Royal Navy and the
the Government’s benchmark
Army.
academic figure of five or more
Headmaster Richard Fenwick
passes including Mathematics and
said: “The boarding has grown
English (the national average is
steadily over the past five years,
47 per cent, and in independent
largely as a result of personal
education 61 per cent) and just
recommendation.
about all (97 per cent) Sixth Form
“It is a tribute to the
leavers went on to university, the
commitment and dedication of
vast majority of them (96 per cent)
the strong teaching team we have
being accepted at their university
here at Hazlegrove.”
and course of first choice.
This year is a very important
year for the Duke of York’s as it
● The Duke of York’s Military Band play at Lord’s
is celebrates the centenary of the who died fighting for their The children are looking
school’s escape from the pollution country, and now, fully funded by forward to many special events
of London to Dover. the MOD, is a boarding school for to celebrate the centenary of the
It was originally founded in the children of Servicemen and move, and the school marching
1801 for the children of soldiers women. band will be particularly active.
Admiral’s school still proud to serve
KELLY College, founded by and class size of a smaller school. sporting achievements.
Admiral Kelly in 1877, is proud The Preparatory School is Entry to the Senior School is
of its 130 years of service to the co-educational and has a further by examination and/or interview
Royal Navy. 200 pupils aged two to eleven, at 11+, 13+ and at Sixth Form
Situated in the beautiful south- and it shares many of the facilities level.
west of England, the school offers of the senior school, including For further information about
a co-educational full and weekly boarding from Year 5. bursaries for Service families or
boarding, and day education for Kelly enjoys good academic to arrange a visit, please contact
370 pupils aged 11–18. results (100 per cent pass rate at the Registrar, Candace Greensted,
Kelly offers all the facilities of a A-level for the past six years, with on 01822 813100, 01822
larger school, while retaining the 65 per cent at grades A and B 612050 (fax) or admissions@
advantages in the individual care in 2008) and for its cultural and kellycollege.com
A-level Results 2008
kelly
100% pass rate -
65% A+B Grades
college
Co-educational Boarding, Weekly Boarding and Day School
for pupils aged 11-18, Prep Boarding from Year 5
Fee reductions for Service families
E: admissions@kellycollege.com
T: 01822 813100
Founded by Admiral Kelly in 1877- www.kellycollege.com
celebrating 130 years of service to Naval families Tavistock, Devon
OPENING MINDS...
Wellington School

Generous Forces Allowance

Outstanding academic results

Academic, all-rounder and music scholarships

Entry at all ages 10 – 18 years

Just off junction 26 on the M5
For more information call 01823 668800 or
email admin@wellington-school.org.uk
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