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Birkenhead School

Birkenhead School - Credit: Archant

A look at a selection of highly regarded schools

Alderley Edge School for Girls

Alderley Edge School for Girls is a top performing independent school for girls aged 2 – 18 years.

With outstanding pastoral support, innovative teaching, a broad curriculum and a fantastic array of extra-curricular opportunities, each girl is nurtured and supported in small classes. This year, the School achieved its best ever A Level results and was ranked the top performing independent school for A Level Results in Cheshire East for A* - B grades*

The School invites you to visit one of its forthcoming open events to find out more:

Open Evening, Thursday 4 October from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Open Day, Saturday 6 October from 10:00am – 12:30pm

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Sixth Form Open Evening, Thursday 11 October from 6:30pm – 8:45pm

‘Aspire not to have more, but to be more’

Alderley Edge

01625 583 028 |

*The Times League Tables - 17/08/2018


Ampleforth College

Set in over 2,000 acres of North Yorkshire countryside, Ampleforth College provides an environment where all children go beyond their potential.

Ampleforth is more than just a school; our students do well academically, excel on the games field, make inspiring music and stretch themselves through the enormous variety of activities on offer in our beautiful valley, which they leave with a desire to go beyond their potential, whatever that may be.

We are concerned with the whole person who will one day leave our valley with what we call a ‘compass for life;’ a personal direction-finder that allows them to always hold onto their moral bearings. Come and see how we prepare our students for life beyond the Ampleforth valley.

York | 01439 766 000


Birkenhead School

One of the UK’s leading independent schools, located in the heart of Oxton in Wirral.

The School offers an all through education for girls and boys from Nursery at three months through to Sixth Form. Small class sizes, investment in pastoral care and belief in knowing each individual creates a close school community where teachers know what makes every student ‘tick’.

Sports tours to South Africa, trekking in Nepal and talks from speakers such as Clare Balding are just some of the recent opportunities offered to students and complement the School’s extensive co-curricular programme.

Families are warmly invited to visit the School at the forthcoming Open Events:

Seniors Open Evening on Thursday 4th October 5.00pm-8.00pm and Prep Open Morning on Friday 9th November 9.30am-11.30am.

Birkenhead | 0151 652 4014


Cheadle Hulme School

Rated ‘excellent’ by the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate, with its Reception pupils praised for ‘exceptional achievement’, the School values individual effort, active engagement, and collaborative learning. All pupils are encouraged to lead academic, active and altruistic lifestyles whilst being educated within core principles – Integrity, Endeavour, Resilience, Compassion and Contribution.

Whether enrolling in CHS’s Pre-School, joining the Infants or Juniors, starting in the Senior School aged 11 or embarking upon one of CHS’s Sixth Form Pathways during those decisive pre-University years, each child is offered an experience which is unique to their own educational journey.

Boys and girls learn, work and develop alongside each other. Together they experience a challenging, dynamic and relevant education that enables them to reach their full academic potential whilst preparing them for today’s rapidly changing world.

Cheadle | 0161 488 3345


Withington Girls’ School

Withington Girls’ School celebrated exceptional A Level and GCSE results this summer, with an all-time high of 42% of A-level subject grades passed at A* and 43% of GCSE results at Grade 9. Alongside its outstanding academic record, girls benefit from an extensive extracurricular programme and thrive in the School’s nurturing and supportive environment. In an exciting recent development, WGS has added a new sport and fitness centre with the aim of inspiring lifelong fitness and wellbeing for all. Pupils come from all backgrounds, cultures and faiths and excellent transport links enable pupils to travel from a wide catchment area. Means-tested bursary assistance is available. Open Days are on 8th and 10th November.

Manchester |0161 249 3371

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