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Longridge Towers School

Longridge Towers School

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Setin the stunning Northumberland countryside just outside Berwick upon Tweed, close to the Scottish Borders, Longridge Towers School is an independent school with a very special atmosphere. It isa place where pupilsaspire and achieve academically, growing and finding fulfilment as individuals. The school is the only independent co-educational day and boarding school in Northumberland offering education for children from the age of3 through to 18 in small class sizes.Longridge is an independent school small enough to really care about each individual pupil but large enough to ensure all who come here - whether aboarder, a day pupil, a member of the Junior Department, or asixth former - are offered the best possible start in life both educationally and socially. An education at Longridge Towers School endows individualswith the character, strength, knowledge and abilities to go out into the world with confidence and purpose.Situated in north Northumberland on the outskirts of Berwick upon Tweed, the school is almost equal in distance between the historic cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. Day pupils come to Longridge from all over the north of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. A comprehensive daily bus network extends to Reston, Cockburnspath and Dunbar in the north, Chirnside, Duns and Greenlaw in the North West, Cornhill and Kelso to the west, and Belford, Beadnell, Seahouses, Bamburgh, Alnwick Wooler and Powburn in the south. Nearly half of the pupils at the school travel to school each day on the dedicated Longridge buses.Surroundings contribute significantly topupils' education. The beautiful grounds at Longridge Towers School extend to over eighty acres and contain the main school building, a magnificent Grade 2 listed Victorian mansion, and consist of woodland, lawns and playing fields. Facilities include a library, science laboratories, assembly hall, a specialist music room, a separate art block, a design centre, a sports hall, rugby, hockey, cricket pitches, an athletics facility andall weather tennis courts. The recently upgraded computer network extends to all parts of the school. The Junior Department, with its own fully equipped playground, is housed in two separate buildings near to the main school, the latest of which was only completed in 2004 and incorporates a science laboratory as well as four classrooms, changing facilities and a large atrium.
Setin the stunning Northumberland countryside just outside Berwick upon Tweed, close to the Scottish Borders, Longridge Towers School is an independent school with a very special atmosphere. It isa place where pupilsaspire and achieve academically, growing and finding fulfilment as individuals. The school is the only independent co-educational day and boarding school in Northumberland offering...
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