Co-Educational Boarding Schools: The King's School, Canterbury, Institut Le Rosey, Stonyhurst College, Phillips Exeter Academy

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9781155911120: Co-Educational Boarding Schools: The King's School, Canterbury, Institut Le Rosey, Stonyhurst College, Phillips Exeter Academy

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 62. Chapters: The King's School, Canterbury, Institut Le Rosey, Stonyhurst College, Phillips Exeter Academy, Lancing College, TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas, Geelong Grammar School, Groton School, Bedales School, Ampleforth College, Hurstpierpoint College, Ackworth School, St. Mary's Town and Country School, Twyford School, Dragon School, Schule Schloss Salem, Black Forest Academy, Sidcot School, King's School, Rochester, Treverton Preparatory School and College, Newtown School, Waterford, Dublin School, Read School, Drax, Sibford School, Friends' School, Lisburn, Middlesex School, Schule Birklehof, Friends School Saffron Walden, Schnepfenthal Salzmann School. Excerpt: Stonyhurst College is an independent, Roman Catholic school, adhering to the Jesuit tradition. It is located on the Stonyhurst Estate near the village of Hurst Green in the Ribble Valley area of Lancashire, England, and occupies a Grade I listed building. The school has been fully co-educational since 1999. The college was founded in 1593 by Father Robert Persons SJ at St Omer, at a time when penal laws prohibited Catholic education in England. After moving to Bruges in 1762 and Liège in 1773, the college moved to England and located at Stonyhurst Hall in 1794. Today it provides boarding and day education to approximately 450 boys and girls aged 13-18. On an adjacent site, its preparatory school, St Mary's Hall, provides education for boys and girls aged 3-13. Under the motto Quant Je Puis, "All that I can", the school combines an academic curriculum with extra-curricular pursuits. Roman Catholicism plays a central role in college life, with emphasis on both prayer and service, according to the Jesuit philosophy of creating "Men and Women for Others". The school's alumni include three Saints, twelve Beati, seven archbishops, seven Victoria Cross winners, a Per...

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