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Queen Ethelburga's college/Chapter House Prep?

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WanderWomble Mon 15-Jun-15 11:32:47

(Asking for a friend.)

Does anyone have any experience with the school? My friend's little girl (8) is desperate to go to this school. I believe she'd be a day student or weekly boarder.

Anything good or bad I can pass on?

Thank you!

SunnyBaudelaire Mon 15-Jun-15 11:33:34

<gets popcorn>

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 11:36:53

<Pulls up chair and take some of sunny's popcorn>

<opens book on how long it will take this thread to be deleted>

ZeroFunDame Mon 15-Jun-15 11:39:07

Someone should at least suggest to the OP that she searches here using the first two words of her title ...

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 11:40:33

There is nothing bad to be said about Queen Ethelburga's

This post may or may not have been sponsored by Queen Ethelburga's lawyers.

WanderWomble Mon 15-Jun-15 11:42:02

Oh God. Popcorn? That doesn't sound good.

<trundles off to search.>

SunnyBaudelaire Mon 15-Jun-15 11:42:40

womble !! come back! I also have some cheesy wotsits!

Lottiedoubtie Mon 15-Jun-15 11:45:10

Would anyone like a glass of water?

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 11:47:57

I've got some Haribo.

OP the thread you are looking for is the one posted in education about last Feb if that helps.

WanderWomble Mon 15-Jun-15 11:54:26

I've got it and have sent the link to my friend.

LeChien Mon 15-Jun-15 11:57:15

You won't find anything bad about QE's because their lawyers are on the case deleting anything but the positive.

Wotsitsareafterme Mon 15-Jun-15 12:00:50

I don't know anyone who went to that horsy school but I competed plenty with girls who did and they were very rude about them.....the leaflets used to fall out of horse and pony I was quite keen but bullet dodged I reckon wink

WanderWomble Mon 15-Jun-15 12:01:12

Which speaks volumes in itself!

mummytime Mon 15-Jun-15 14:04:29

Does she like horses? Has she had a flier from a horsey magazine?

There are other schools which allow you to take your pony/offer riding but which don't advertise in quite the same way.

Rosieposy4 Mon 15-Jun-15 20:52:48

no horses there any longer anyway!, but they have kept very quiet about that.

ludovica Mon 15-Jun-15 20:54:37

I have never actuallly typed these words before but marking place.

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 21:19:06

You are right Rosie. The mention of horses seems to have disappeared from their website.

There is a free DVD available though.

Haffdonga Mon 15-Jun-15 21:22:22

Ooooooooh...

biscuit unfortunately

ludovica Mon 15-Jun-15 21:37:54

I couldn't find anything on the website about horses but I did find this:

keeping in touch helps tremendously to helping our Service children settle and relax.

Where have all the horses gone?

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 22:02:26

There's so many things I want to post from that website. The boarding section contains some absolute gems.

TalkinPeace Mon 15-Jun-15 22:21:34

QE has its uses : the reading up on the Defamation Act I had to do came in useful at work recently grin

mummytime Mon 15-Jun-15 22:46:19

They still have a £1M equestrian centre mentioned, but thats all. What happened if you joined because of the horses, and then....

I actually remember this school always used to advertise in the Telegraph when I was a girl (a long long time ago), the only one I remember doing so.

Wotsitsareafterme Mon 15-Jun-15 22:48:14

I may have started reading the website....it's um....entertaining wink

RafaIsTheKingOfClay Mon 15-Jun-15 23:03:45

grin Talk.

That's a new website since the last threads isn't it? I don't remember it looking like that.

WanderWomble Mon 15-Jun-15 23:59:17

Yes the little girl is very horsey- she does Pony Club and has her own pony. The horses are a very big draw for her I think.

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