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Ashford School Virtual Open Week

Are you a parent who is researching schools for the first time? Are you considering enrolling your child at our Prep, Senior or Sixth Form School? We have designed a Virtual Open Event with interactive lessons aimed at your child's age range, all from the comfort of your home! Choose from English and Maths, or Science, Psychology and History, depending on your child's year group. Register now via our website!

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Virtual Design Your Tours

Design Your Tours is here to take you on a virtual touring adventure you’ll never forget! Whilst our favourite thing in the world is to meet you in person and show you the sights and sounds of the city in real life, DYT are now offering private, virtual tours of London- the city you thought you knew so well. Still just as packed with wonder, history and scandal as before and now from the comfort of your own home, we invite you to join us online to experience London as you’ve never experienced.

Fundraising

Hampshire Country and Garden Festival

This wonderful day out for all the family on Sunday 27th June celebrates all the benefits of the great outdoors. From food and drink suppliers to music, workshops and demonstrations, plant experts and nurseries, plus a wonderful array of childrens’ activities – all in the beautiful grounds of Bere Mill on the River Test. All the money raised goes to the Hampshire Medical Fund supporting local hospitals and patients.

Group Activities

Art/craft yurt weekend retreat

Arts and crafts retreat for 6 friends 23-25th July 2021! Workshop sessions: On glaze ceramic painting (paint and glaze your own tiles for a small tray/ trivet) Felt making Lino block printing ( Add your designs to tea towels, napkins or a table runner) The weekend will include: 2 nights accommodation in the cosy yurt for 6 people All meals Homemade cakes and snacks Bedding and towels All arts tuition All art and crafts materials £2100 for six friends (£350 per person rson)

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Go wild this summer with the Adventure Society!

The perfect antidote to lockdown our immersive expeditions are designed for children to re-engage with nature and challenge themselves in some of the UK's wildest locations. Say goodbye to those devices and pack your rucksack! Interested? - History Hike [8-11th July] £325pp KS2 *ONE SPACE LEFT* - Rùm Ranger [11-17th July] £725pp KS2/3+ - Coasts and Castles [25-28th Aug.] £325pp KS2 - Cairngorm Explorer [29th Aug.-4th Sept.] £745pp KS2/3+ - Nick Carter's Wild Weekend [2nd-3rd Oct.] £185pp

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Camp Crusoe: The traditional Summer Camp for 8 - 15 year olds

Camp Crusoe is a traditional American-style residential Summer Camp for children aged 8-15, based in the beautiful Somerset countryside. With an emphasis on having fun, fostering team spirit and personal development, Camp Crusoe is the perfect place for children to relax in a friendly environment, making new friends away from the online world, trying new activities and catching up on a lost year's worth of social interaction. Get in touch or visit our website for information and to book.

Fundraising

Fundraising spring cooking masterclass for Charlie Waller

The Global Artichoke together with Floras Kitchen offer you a fantastic virtual Spring Cooking masterclass with 11 recipes, spring lamb, lots of vegetarian dishes, salsa ideas and of course pudding. Great fun for all the family. Flora has taught teenagers, husbands and pioneered D of E classes. The course costs £25 and proceeds go to the brilliant Charlie Waller Trust, championing mental health in youngsters. Never has this been more important than now. Visit theglobalartichoke to purchase

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The Magnolia ~ English Literature Summer Courses for 14-18 year olds

~ Literature Rethought ~ The Magnolia aims to change the way people think about literature. Our one or two-week summer courses give students new ways of thinking about texts that focus on their own opinions and ideas about the words on the page - no assessment objectives, no grades, no timed exams. Our courses are split into different areas of literature, each allowing students to specialise in a certain literary field. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook, @ The Magnolia Courses.

Services

Family & Business Chauffeur

If you need a private Chauffeur for any occasion or simply for business, social or school run ,please get in contact. Enhanced DBS checked I have extensive experience in driving UHNW clients and VIP’s and understand the level of privacy needed. My wealth of several years experience is gained in Her Majesty’s Armed Services. Although I am based in Dorset, London pick ups are also available.

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Great opportunity for kids age 14 - 17 years old. Summer holidays

France Language offers a full immersion French & Surf programme dedicated to the juniors from 14 to 17 years old, supervised 24 hours a day by a team of qualified leaders. The accommodation is on a full board basis in a secured residence. French classes take place directly on campus. Check France Language website for detail information

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The Magnolia ~ English Literature Summer Courses for 14-18 year olds

~ Literature Rethought ~ The Magnolia aims to change the way people think about literature. Our one or two-week summer courses give students new ways of thinking about texts that focus on their own opinions and ideas about the words on the page - no assessment objectives, no grades, no timed exams. Our courses are split into different areas of literature, each allowing students to specialise in a certain literary field. You can find us on Instagram and Facebook, @ The Magnolia Courses.

Services

Free Summer Camp & Teen Programmes Advisory

There is a unique opportunity now for British students as UK summer camps and teen programmes are refocusing their offer as internationals are unlikely to come - think more fun US style activities. Why not take advantage of this to send your child to camp? Or try out an A level/IB or Uni course online or in person at Universities in England or Scotland? Camp Experts & Teen Summers UK offer a free advisory service to parents for local and worldwide camps and teen programmes.