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St Lawrence College: Committed to excellence in education

   Jun 27, 2022
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Founded in 1879, St Lawrence College is a British independent day and boarding school that provides first class education for boys and girls aged 3 to 18 years. Located near the coast in Ramsgate, Kent, it was one of 14 initial schools to have earned the “world class” accolade among the more than 70 around the world that have now signed up to the High Performance Learning (HPL) scheme.

St Lawrence College offer a broad, challenging curriculum that focusses on core educational skills and provides a stimulating, inspiring learning environment for its pupils, while helping in the development of a strong work ethic.

Nearly all its graduates choose to pursue university education and secure places in prestigious educational institutions, like the Oxbridge and Russell Group universities.

Committed to deliver holistic development, St. Lawrence also has various sporting facilities and expert coaches in a variety of sports. Its Sports Excellence Program has delivered success in the county and national levels in cricket, hockey, netball and rugby. The school’s excellent sporting center also includes a fitness gym, squash courts, climbing wall and dance studio

St Lawrence also encourages an interest in music and the theatre and takes part in other well-known programs, like the Combined Cadet Force, a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. For boarders aged 7 to 18 years, the school also arranges an array of evening and weekend activities, like day trips

The school is currently headed by Barney Durrant, who previously was principal deputy head at an international school in Hong Kong for almost 8 years. He is a graduate of University College London and obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at the University of Cambridge.

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