Address Montgomerie Hotel, Emirates Hills, Dubai
8 November 2018, 6.00pm-8.00pm
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New Hall School is pleased to announce that it is hosting a networking event for parents and children in Dubai who are hoping to find out about boarding in the UK. Malcolm Day, MD, Global Head of FX and Treasury Management at RG Trading Dubai, will provide a real insight into choosing the right boarding school for your child. Malcolm is a 30 year veteran of financial markets, having worked at Citibank, HSBC and BBVA, including three years in the Middle East. Malcolm has successfully guided three children through UK boarding school and on to top Russell Group Universities, including the University of Cambridge. As a Governor at New Hall School, Malcolm can also answer questions from families on attending a British boarding school and address any key concerns or queries.
New Hall students are furnished with a spectacular learning environment on a 70-acre site, where they can play outside all year round. Their playground consists of rugby, hockey, and cricket pitches, netball and tennis courts, neatly landscaped grounds, a chapel and a performing arts centre which is home to thriving music, dance and drama departments.
The school, a beautiful former Tudor Palace that once belonged to Henry VIII, is a short 15 minute journey by school coach from Stansted Airport. The sheer scale, splendour and history of our grounds provide a marvellous and memorable setting for any child to be educated. New Hall students are given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and develop into confident young men and women.
At New Hall, we operate a highly successful ‘diamond model’ structure, i.e. co-education in the Pre-Prep and Preparatory Divisions (ages 3-11), single-sex education in the Boys’ Division and Girls’ Division (11-16) and co-education in the Sixth Form (16-18). In this way, New Hall provides the best of both worlds: the benefits of a co-educational environment together with the advantages of girls and boys being taught separately at Key Stages 3 and 4. The provision of single-sex education during formative years enables students to grow in confidence, whilst enjoying an education that is specifically tailored and that recognises the different ways in which girls and boys learn, whilst still providing opportunities to mix within the exceptional co-curricular activities on offer.
Emirates recently launched its new Dubai to London Stansted service. Dubai children who choose to board at New Hall School will be a short 15 minute journey by school coach from Stansted Airport. The school prides itself on the care and attention given to all boarding pupils. We help to arrange transport to and from the airport and work hard to ensure we have regular contact with parents, keeping them fully informed of all aspects of their child’s education and progress.
Boarding in the UK could be the best investment you will ever make, with New Hall School offering 24-hour care in an enriching, stimulating, and spacious environment.
Our team of boarding staff is committed to providing a happy, settled and safe family environment for every child, where confidence, intellectual curiosity and independence are fostered. Boarding pupils have access to New Hall’s full range of facilities and resources, including additional academic support from specialist staff. This enables boarding students to excel in their academic studies, to enjoy a wide range of activities and to develop their skills and characters, helping to lay the foundation for their success in the future. Our boarding students develop the key characteristics of capability, resourcefulness and adventurousness – with a mature, open-minded and global outlook. “From an early age, pupils respect and value the cultural diversity represented in the school community”, (Independent Schools Inspectorate 2016).
The facilities in each House are exceptional. New Hall is distinctive in offering single study bedrooms for most boarders. All rooms are well-equipped, with modern furnishings, internet access and a personal desk and noticeboard. In an inspirational setting, dreams and aspirations for the future are nurtured and life-long friendships are forged.
Malcolm Day, School Governor, said: “It’s the out-of-classroom offer which is the reason why British education still stands up so strongly. As well as a focus on discipline, boarding schools offer outstanding opportunities for sport, music, drama, voluntary work and a host of other extra-curricular activities”.
New Hall enjoys an enviable academic reputation. The benefits of boarding at New Hall are reflected in this year’s outstanding A Level results. For those students, without the daily time pressure of travelling to and from school, there is more time to dedicate to their studies, to seek help from academic staff and to access the full co-curricular timetable and the facilities at New Hall.”
At New Hall we aim to give our students ‘the best start in life’. The holistic education that New Hall offers also includes the students’ co-curricular achievements. Malcolm Day, School Governor, said, “The school has outstanding academic standards with committed and dedicated teachers. However, it is the co-curricular provision that will really appeal to families in Dubai that are searching for the best start in life for their children”. The school offers what Malcolm describes as “elite sports facilities”, with the former England cricketer Nasser Hussain among the coaches. High academic expectations and achievements, together with outstanding pastoral care and exceptional drama, music and sports provision, make New Hall a wonderful place to be educated.
New Hall is a selective school. International children are tested in English and Maths. Although the school does not only reserve places for the higher achievers: it also looks at a student’s reports and talks to their primary school before making a decision on the child’s potential to do well. The Admissions Team are always willing to answer any questions and help make the process as smooth and uncomplicated as possible. If you have questions about any aspect of our admissions process, please telephone: 01245 236 098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What the inspectors say
At New Hall we aim to give our students ‘the best start in life’. The holistic education that New Hall offers includes the students’ co-curricular achievements. In their last inspection New Hall was rated ‘Excellent’ by the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI), the highest accolade an independent school can receive, and ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for its boarding provision.
“The quality of pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent.” (ISI, 2016)
“In classes at every stage, pupils demonstrate their extensive knowledge, understanding and skills across all areas of learning.” (ISI, 2016)
What others say
Tatler Schools Guide 2019: “The magnificent Tudor palace of Beaulieu is a pretty awe-inspiring place to spend your schooldays; with its breath taking setting and mile-long approach, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d stumbled across a National Trust property.”
The Good Schools Guide: “There is a feeling that New Hall is much more than the sum of its parts, with personal qualities and integrity as central to the ethos as an application to study and success.”