If you think lessons are boring, think again. Here, Latin comes alive with a Mexican wave, a maths choir sings quadratic equations and when you use the decorations on iced buns to explore atoms, you can even eat your research.

We’re free to experiment because we teach in single sex classes. That means both boys and girls are way less self-conscious – and the benefits don’t stop there. It never occurs to our girls that science is for boys, that being a leader is unfeminine or that it’s inappropriate to come top in exams. Our boys (we're welcoming them in 2018) won't be made to feel that sensitivity is girly, that the arts aren't for them or that coming second undermines their masculinity.

Although no-one’s getting distracted by the opposite sex in lessons, you'll socialise and eat together, share facilities, some sports and the creative arts (dramatic moments belong on stage, even if anyone streaming out of our fabulous visual arts centre is likely to be covered in paint or clay).

'A crazy, clever, wonderful school where we all thrive and learn while having the best time of our lives'

But what's a smudge or two between friends? We’re more concerned with how you think, so the emphasis throughout the school – in the classroom and out of it – is on analysing problems, questions and opportunities and coming up with original and creative answers.

It’s a lot more effective than absorbing received opinion when it comes to exams, as our results show. In 2014, 93 per cent of GCSEs were graded A* or A and 51 per cent of the students racked up 9 or more A*s.

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    Year 9 badminton player Chanumi wins gold and bronze at national tournament...
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  • Judo Regional School Qualifier success
    Year 9 student Amelia entered the British Judo Regional Schools Qualifiers in Breckland, Norfolk, last weekend and won a silver medal...

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Our programme of visiting speakers brings in individuals and groups to share fascinating careers/life stories , inspiring students, parents and alumni to think differently.

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