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Heart to Heart

It’s time to start writing again. Today I had a revelation of how high school has changed me, and I wanted to throw up with guilt. 1,091 more words


"Looking For Alaska" by John Green

I think we are all searching for the Great Perhaps. The great possibilities of life that come when we step out of a place of comfort, or boredom. 148 more words

Adolescent Lit

The Secret Place - Tana French

After a long time I’ve read a new author(new to me) that I really like.

Nowadays my trips to the library are no longer ones I actually look forward to. 406 more words



It has just been announced that a number of pupils from Downside School have been selected to represent the Somerset Schools’ Athletics Association in a national race. 245 more words

Downside School


A pupil from Downside School has won a major international chess competition in Austria.

Joshua Higgs represented England in the Graz International Chess Open during the half term break. 101 more words

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323. The Academy and Scotts Valley School

Long ago there was a program called “The Academy”. They had departments in Oregon and in Fiji.

Former students stated on Fornits:

My name is Grace and i lived at the Academy for 22 months.

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Boarding School

The waters required to navigate while applying to an independent school, especially for an international student can be tricky. You can hear horror stories about bad agents and then really great stories about agents who really help their clients find, apply, enrol and even travel to see schools. 395 more words

Boarding School