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Blundell’s School

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Blundell’s School

Address: Blundell’s Road, Tiverton, Devon EX16 4DN
Founded: 1604
Number of Pupils: 347 boys, 257 girls
Fees: Day £4,710-£7,470; Boarding: flexi £5,450-£8,170; weekly £7,190-£10,220; full £8,020-£11,735 per term. Scholarships available.
Ages:  11–18
Head Teacher: Mr Bart Wielenga  B Ed. Natal
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Common entrance or Blundell’s Entrance Test, scholarship exams, interview.
Contact: Mrs Tracy Frankpitt, 01884 252543
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Open morning Saturday 14 September. Please contact the school to reserve your place or to arrange
a visit on another day.

The Curriculum

The school combines a strong tradition of academic ambition with an innovative emphasis on the moral, spiritual and cultural development of pupils. A broad, challenging and stimulating range of subjects is offered, supported by a rich programme of extra-curricular activities, lectures, conferences and visits.

Games & The Arts

Excellent facilities and reputation for sport (especially rugby, cricket, hockey and fives) and the creative arts, with purpose-built theatre and music school providing a focus for cultural activities.

Pastoral Care

Each individual pupil is known and cared for throughout their time at school. All pupils (day and boarders) are included in the life of the boarding houses, a system which promotes pastoral welfare, happiness and fosters a strong spirit of achievement and sense of community.

University Places

Six Oxbridge offers for 2017, strong Russell Group entry, over 90 per cent of pupils successfully achieve places at their first choice of university.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Blundell’s supports and guides young people to achieve their very best in whatever sphere they choose. We provide ‘roots’ for security, based on friendship, respect for others and personal values and ‘wings’ to succeed in the challenging world beyond school, based on self-confidence and a sense of excitement.

Outstanding Characteristics

Blundellians have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and there is a fantastic community spirit within the school. Blundell’s provides a rounded education in which pupils learn to be flexible, articulate and independent, capable of motivating themselves and others.

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