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A Blundell's Education

Blundell’s Senior School begins in Year 7 and goes through to the end of Year 13

A Blundell’s education is broad and far-reaching. The foundation of success in the classroom or on the sports field lies in a combination of hard work and excellent teaching and coaching. Culturally, hard work is admired, and pupils recognise the dividends paid by diligence and effort. We are blessed with a passionate and innovative staff body and teaching, according to independent inspections, has been recognised as being excellent.

We believe in nurturing curiosity and courage to embrace whatever opportunities and challenges come our way. At Blundell’s we instil in pupils a sense of anticipation and a readiness to say yes when possibilities present themselves.

The skills that are most likely to be in greatest demand in the workplace in the coming years are those associated with resourcefulness, adaptability, and courage. At Blundell’s we create opportunities for pupils to test themselves and to hone those skills that will prepare them for a life beyond school. The pioneering and adventurous spirit is one of which we are proud, whether it is undertaking independent research for an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), representing the school on the sports field, composing a piece of music, or yomping across Dartmoor.

One of the most important tasks of growing up is coming to terms with who we are. Blundell’s is a safe environment for pupils to explore different facets of themselves, to work out their strengths and weaknesses, to grow familiar with their personality and to develop their character. Not only do we want pupils to leave Blundell’s with a healthy sense of themselves but also to be young adults who are comfortable in their own skin.

A Blundell’s education prepares pupils for a life in which they have the ability and the confidence to make a meaningful contribution to society. Instilling in pupils a strong social conscience and an appreciation of the opportunities they have at school matters a great deal to us. Woven into our day-to-day life is the chance to contribute, in school or in the wider community. This includes encouraging all pupils to learn about leadership and service, and what these entail.

Latest News

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Summer performs Animal Farm with British Youth Music Theatre

Summer performs Animal Farm with British Youth Music Theatre

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Boys' Hockey Season

A busy hockey season saw our boys’ teams playing a record 101 fixtures!

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Blundell's at Rosslyn Park

For the first time, Blundell's took the maximum number of teams to Rosslyn Park, three girls and four boys’ teams.

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Musicians reach National Final

Congratulations to our sixth form group, who have qualified for the national final.

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U18 Girls Rugby Triumph

Our U18's were crowned winners at Millfield 7's tournament.

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

The “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Spring Concert was an event of extraordinary scope and execution, so grand that to say it took the audience on a whirlwind global tour would be an understatement.

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Oxford University success for Freya!

Congratulations Freya!

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1st XV Semi Final Success

Semi Final Success for Blundell's 1st XV!

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Carol Service at Exeter Cathedral

The Carol Service in Exeter Cathedral has consistently been a highlight on the school calendar, and this year proved to be no exception.

Senior School News