Milton Abbey School announces new girls’ house
The new house is in response to a high demand for girls' places at the school
Milton Abbey School will open its second girls’ day and boarding house in September 2018 in response to the high demand for girls’ places at the school. This is very exciting news for Milton Abbey and a clear endorsement of its unique educational offer and the move to full co-education five years ago.
Headmaster Magnus Bashaarat said, “It is now over 11 years since girls first joined Milton Abbey in the sixth form and five years since our move to full co-education. Over the past few years the numbers of girls joining the School has increased to such an extent that Hodgkinson House, or Hughies as it is more commonly known, is now full and we are having to turn away prospective pupils. This is testament to the huge success of co-education at Milton Abbey and in no small part to the happy, supportive and nurturing atmosphere that has been created in Hughies. Girls are contributing at the highest level across all areas of school life in a way that would have been inconceivable only 10 years ago.”
Milton Abbey’s unique educational offer is attracting record numbers of enquiries from prospective parents.
Milton Abbey offers a truly bespoke education for each child,” said Magnus Bashaarat. “Pupils can choose to follow the traditional GCSE/A-level route in to higher education and the world of work or they can opt to follow a more vocational route to the same destinations taking BTECs.”
The range of courses offered at Milton Abbey is “epic” in the words of Head of Sixth Form, Dr Josh Bradbury. “We are leading the way in offering pupils a huge range of courses from which to choose – 15 A-level subjects and 11 BTEC courses in the sixth form alone. No other independent school comes close to us in this regard.”