Kings school gloucester fees: Fees | The King’s School


Fees | The King’s School

The fees and payment details can all be found below.  These are applicable from September 2021.

Little King’s

Little King’s offers a stimulating Pre School environment and prepares children for the important next step to Reception.

We are delighted to be able to accept the 15 hours free Government vouchers, please note we do not accept the additional 15 hours. This is due to the fact that the cost of our bespoke Early Years environment cannot be covered by the value of these vouchers. Time in Kindergarten includes specialist teachers e.g. music lessons with the Director of Music from the Junior School, Dance and Movement lessons with the Head of Dance from the Senior School as well as structured activities and excursions designed to develop each child.

Kindergarten places are available for morning sessions or full day sessions at a charge of £8. 30 per hour.
Morning Session Full Day Aftercare
8.30am – 12.30pm* 8.30am – 3.15pm* 3.15pm – 6.00pm

A discount of 10% is given for full time attendance per term.

Early Birds club is available from 7.45am at a charge of £1.80 per half hour. Aftercare is available at £6.45 per hour, with a minimum charge of 1 hour and then thereafter at half hour intervals.

Sibling discount of 5% is offered for the second child from the same family, rising for subsequent siblings to a maximum of 25%.


• Kindergarten fees are invoiced on a six-weekly basis and are payable upon receipt of the invoice

• The Governors reserve the right to not permit pupils to return to school if fees remain unpaid

• Employee Childcare vouchers/salary sacrifice schemes are accepted.

Junior and Senior School 

Junior School
Reception    £2,645
Lower Transition (Year 1) £3,150
Upper Transition (Year 2) £3,150
Lower Preparatory (Year 3) £4,070
Upper Preparatory (Year 4) £4,245
Lower Shell (Year 5) £4,550
Upper Shell (Year 6) £5,040
Senior School
First Form (Year 7) £5,870
Second Form (Year 8) £6,265
Third Form (Year 9) £6,265
Fourth Form (Year 10) £6,905
Fifth Form (Year 11) £6,905
Sixth Form
Lower Sixth (Year 12) £6,905
Upper Sixth (Year 13) £6,905


Sibling Discount

A Sibling Discount of 5% is offered for the second child from the same family rising to 10%, 15%, 20% and 25% for subsequent siblings.

The School fees are calculated on an annual basis. For the purposes of payment, they are divided into three equal instalments, which do not necessarily relate to the length of the term.

School fees are reviewed annually by the Governing body. Any increase normally takes effect from September each year. The Governors reserve the right to impose a surcharge at any time in the event of any sudden or unpredictable rise in the School’s running costs.

What is included?

  • Lunch
  • Stationery
  • Laboratory, Art and DT expenses (pupils wishing to keep completed items only pay for materials)

What is not included?

  • Textbooks in Senior School
  • External examination fees
  • Excursions

Optional Extras

All optional extras are offered on a termly basis and one term’s notice in writing to the Bursar is required to discontinue any optional extra.

  • Music – £22.15 per lesson (normally 10 lessons per term of 30 minutes each).
  • LAMDA Speech and Drama lessons – between £10 and £20 per lesson depending on group size.
  • Learning Support – In Junior and Senior School learning support is conducted in small groups within curriculum time without extra charge except in exceptional circumstances when a charge will be made.
  • After Care £6.45 per hour. Minimum charge £6.45 and thereafter booking is in half hour intervals.
  • Incidentals – Outdoor pursuits, visits to plays, concerts etc.
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL) £31.00 per lesson.


  • A deposit of £500 per child is payable to secure a place. The deposit is refundable, subject to any outstanding payments, against the final invoice issued when a child leaves the School.
  • Payment of school fees is due on or before the start of the term invoiced. A surcharge of 1.5% per month is payable on all late payments.
  • Monthly direct debit payments may be arranged via an arrangement with School Fee Plan. Please see their website for further details: School Fee Plan.
  • The Governors reserve the right to not permit pupils to return to school if the fees are not paid on time.


  • A full term’s notice must be given in writing by the parent or guardian before a pupil is withdrawn. This notice should be received by the Bursar, on or before the first day of term. This rule applies throughout the school, including transfer from Junior (Year 6) to Senior (Year 7) and into the Lower Sixth (Year 12), where transfer is presumed. Failure to provide such notice will result in a term’s fees being charged in lieu of notice.

School bank

Lloyd’s TSB Bank plc, Eastgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1NU

Account Name: The King’s School, Gloucester

Sort Code: 30-93-48

Account No: 00175810


Gloucestershire independent schools guide – Gloucestershire children & family

  • Discover some of the finest independent schools located across Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire is home to some of the most prestigious and historical independent schools in the country, offering outstanding academic and pastoral excellence, not to mention first-class facilities.

Whether you’re looking for a co-educational, a boys or girls school; a day or boarding school; a pre-preparatory, preparatory, senior or Sixth Form; SoGlos’s comprehensive guide spans some truly exceptional institutions for children aged from two to 18.

Parents looking for a stunning location, a strong faith foundation, diverse extra-curricular programmes, and of course, outstanding academic results, are spoilt for choice by the range of independent schools in Gloucestershire – which pride themselves on producing nurtured, confident, well-rounded pupils – and even some famous alumni.

Cheltenham independent schools

Cheltenham Ladies’ College


The world-renowned Cheltenham Ladies’ College has been educating girls from across the globe for more than 160 years. The boarding and day school welcomes girls from 11 through to 18 to its diverse community of approximately 840 pupils. By creating an educational environment that’s supportive, challenging, innovative and creative, CLC helps pupils achieve success both inside and outside the classroom.

The independent school consistently achieves outstanding results in GCSE, A Level and International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations; with the school being named the top boarding school in the world for IB in 2019. Class sizes are small and encourage active participation, while expert teaching and regular feedback help girls realise their full potential. Pupils can also benefit from the extensive range of co-curricular activities, from music clubs and creative societies to sports.

Specialist areas

Pupils are invited to pursue a broad and varied curriculum, with engineering, enterprise and technology, language acquisition, and philosophical enquiry offered alongside the core subjects of maths, English language and literature, sciences and modern languages.

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Cheltenham Ladies’ College students benefit from a state-of-the-art Health and Fitness Centre, complete with two sports halls, a 58-station fitness gym with free weights and spin area, multi-purpose activity and dance studio, squash courts, and a swimming pool.

Age range

From 11 to 18 years old.


Fees are £12,780 for boarding and £8,580 for day pupils per term.


Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3EP


Actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas; artist Bridget Riley; scientist and chair of the Science Museum Group, Dame Mary Archer; and Rt Hon Amber Rudd, former MP, Home Secretary, and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Telephone number

(01242) 520691


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Cheltenham College and Preparatory School


Providing a well-rounded education for boys and girls aged three to 18, Cheltenham College is a leading independent day and boarding school with separate preparatory and senior school facilities.

Set in 72 acres of grounds in the heart of Cheltenham, the school engenders a vibrant sense of community, whilst consistently delivering academic excellence at both prep and senior school level.

Both Cheltenham College schools offer a broad curriculum with personalised support from specialist teachers. Senior students are encouraged to develop their academic interests across the arts, humanities and sciences – and there are plenty of co-curricular opportunities for students of all ages to pursue outside of the classroom too.

Specialist areas

With first-class sporting facilities and outstanding coaching, delivered by ex-professional players, Cheltenham College students are given the level of support and attention needed to excel in a variety of sports including rugby, equestrian, cricket and rifle shooting.

Cheltenham College also offers a talented athlete programme, providing structured training, mentoring and nutritional guidance for elite sporting students – helping them to succeed in their chosen field, from club to international level.

SoGlos loves

With a diverse range of co-curricular clubs and activities on offer, Cheltenham College Prep students are encouraged to follow their passions. From skiing and street dancing to baking and creative writing, there’s something for everyone to get involved in.

At the senior school, voluntary work is actively encouraged and Wednesday afternoons are set aside for Cheltenham College students to take part in community activities and pursue charitable causes, if they wish. Students are also given the chance to join the Combined Cadet Force, a testament to the college’s long connection with the military.

Age range

Cheltenham College Pre-Prep runs from three to seven, while Cheltenham College Prep welcomes pupils aged seven to 13. Cheltenham College Seniors is for 13 to 18-year olds.


For Cheltenham College Prep school students, fees per term start at £4,135 for day students and £6,300 for boarders; while the cost for Cheltenham College Senior students starts at £9,520 for day students and £12,690 for boarders.


Gloucester Rugby player Ollie Thorley; journalist and broadcaster Rageh Omaar; and Gloucestershire’s favourite farmer, tv presenter and owner of Cotswold Farm Park, Adam Henson.


Cheltenham College Preparatory School is on Thirlestaine Road in Cheltenham, GL53 7AB, while Cheltenham College is on Bath Road in Cheltenham, GL53 7LD.


For Cheltenham College Preparatory School, call (01242) 522697 and for Cheltenham College, call (01242) 265600.


Contact Cheltenham College Preparatory School at [email protected] and Cheltenham College at [email protected]


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Dean Close School


Dean Close School is a co-educational day and boarding school, located in the heart of Cheltenham. Situated in 50 acres of picturesque grounds, with a blend of original Victorian buildings and modern purpose-built facilities, the school offers fantastic academic and extra-curricular opportunities for pupils aged two to 18.

The school aims to get the best out of students academically, while also broadening their horizons through access to its exceptional facilities and varied clubs and societies.

With a strong Christian ethos, Dean Close seeks to provide a supportive environment for learning and self-discovery, encouraging each member of its community to realise their greatest potential.

Specialist areas

Students can benefit from the school’s multimillion-pound sports hall, which accommodates everything from basketball to cricket and features a hi-tech fitness suite. Other sporting facilities include a 25-metre indoor pool, a climbing wall and rifle range – with Dean Close also boasting a national reputation in hockey and equestrianism.

Meanwhile, the two-story art school provides specialist studio spaces for creative students; music lovers have access to a range of amenities, from a recording studio to a concert hall; and, renowned for its drama, Dean Close is also home to the Bacon Theatre.

SoGlos loves

With around 300 preparatory school pupils and 500 senior school students, Dean Close is small enough for everyone to get to know each other, forming close bonds with their peers and getting fully involved in school life. At the same time, it’s large enough to have a strong community of boarders and day pupils, as well as first-class sporting and creative arts opportunities.

Age range

From two to 18 years old.


Per term, full day fees for the 2020/21 academic year range from £4,000 for preparatory school students, £8,300 for senior school students and £8,800 for sixth formers.

Dean Close also offers day, flexi and international boarding options.


Issy Bailey, Paralympian GB pistol shooter; Lloyd Evans, Gloucester Rugby player; and Brian Jones, musician and founding member of The Rolling Stones.


Dean Close Pre-Preparatory and Preparatory Schools are on Lansdown Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6QS. Dean Close Senior School is on Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6HE.


Call Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School on (01242) 258079; Dean Close Preparatory School on (01242) 512217 and Dean Close Senior School on (01242) 258000.


For Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School, email [email protected], for Dean Close Preparatory School, email [email protected] and for Dean Close Senior School, email [email protected]


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St Edward’s School


With 45 acres of grounds located in the Charlton Kings area of Cheltenham, St Edward’s is set in superb surroundings. Welcoming both boys and girls to its Preparatory and Senior school, which are just five minutes from each other, with the aim to help its students ‘believe, strive and achieve.’

St Edward’s has a strong nurturing environment to aid academic achievement, with small class sizes ensuring that teachers really get to know every pupil, their individual strengths and their talents. The school also encourages pupils to develop their social skills, grow in confidence and thrive in life beyond school.

Specialist areas

St Edward’s inclusive school community is built on Christian values and welcomes children of all faiths. Pastoral care is based on principles of compassion, ethics and morals, encouraging pupils to grow spiritually, as well as academically.

SoGlos loves

The range of co-curricular activities at St Edward’s include water polo, golf, drama, music and the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – encouraging students to grow in confidence and build lifelong skills.

Age range

From one to 18 years old.


St Edward’s Prep School fees range from £2,715 to £4,540 per term, while St Edward’s Senior School fees cost from £5,090 to £6,210 per term. St Edward’s Sixth Form fees are £6,210 per term.


St Edward’s Preparatory School is on London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6NR, while St Edward’s Senior School is on Cirencester Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8EY.

Telephone number

Call St Edward’s Preparatory School on (01242) 388550 and St Edward’s Senior School on (01242) 388555.


Email St Edward’s Preparatory School at [email protected] and St Edward’s Senior School at [email protected]


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The Richard Pate School


The Richard Pate School is a co-educational independent day school for three to 11-year-olds, with approximately 300 pupils across its Nursery, Prep and Junior departments. It teaches all national curriculum foundation subjects, with a strong special educational needs provision.

Set on an idyllic, semi-rural campus in Leckhampton, the school benefits from 11 and a half acres of space and impressive educational facilities, with plenty of opportunities to explore the natural world through its adventure playground, woodland area and dedicated conservation space for environmental studies.

Celebrating each individual student’s strengths and attributes, the school also works closely with parents to help them choose the right onward destination for their child, with a large percentage of pupils progressing to achieve places and scholarships at leading grammar and independent schools.

Specialist areas

The Richard Pate School has invested in its specialist facilities over the years, which include an art studio, science laboratory, music centre and all-weather, floodlit astro pitch – allowing teachers to offer a broad and varied education to its pupils.

The school also has a diverse programme of extracurricular activities to help children develop their passions. From coding to ukulele, sessions operate during lunch and after school – not to mention competitive sport.

SoGlos loves

While its academic offering is certainly appealing to families seeking an enriching education, The Richard Pate School prides itself on its sense of community above all. There’s a great family atmosphere between pupils, teachers and parents, as children are taught to value and respect themselves and others in a supportive educational environment.

Age range

From three to 11 years old.


Per term, fees start at £2,795 for reception, with an increase in price per year group. Current fees for year 6 pupils per term are £3,964. Fees are inclusive of equipment, school lunches and swimming lessons.


Double Olympic gold medallist and rower Alex Gregory MBE; children’s author Vivian French; and Amy Weaver, the youngest female trainer in UK horse racing history.


Southern Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, GL53 9RP.


(01242) 522086


[email protected]


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Cotswolds independent schools

Rendcomb College


Situated on an estate on the outskirts of Cirencester, Rendcomb College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. Although the school has evolved since its inception in 1920, it remains true to founder Frederick Wills’ original values of providing an inclusive and broad-ranging education for its pupils, while working with families to ensure students have realistic academic ambitions.

Sport and music co-curricular activities include choir, fencing, orchestra, martial arts and drama, while Rendcomb’s Performing Arts Centre provides an industry standard performance and rehearsal space for students. The school’s curriculum helps pupils identify their strengths and aptitudes, nurture respect for individualism and promote collaboration, while providing a pastoral framework that fosters physical, emotional and spiritual well-being to help prepare pupils for life beyond school.

SoGlos loves

Encouraging respect for the environment is part of Rendcomb College’s ethos and its 230 acres of parkland provide ample room for pupils to play, explore and learn outdoors, with the Forest School for Junior School pupils and a dedicated Outdoor Education area for Senior School pupils.

Age range

From three to 18 years-old.


The Junior School ranges between £2,140 and £4,210 per term; and the Senior School between £5,995 and £7,995 per term for day students and £8,500 and £12,350 per term for boarders; while day fees for Sixth Form students are £5,695 per term and £12,350 for boarders.


Chairman of Sainsbury’s David Tyler; veteran jockey Richard Dunwoody; historian David Vaisey and yacht designer Angus Primrose.


Rendcomb College, Cirencester, GL7 7HA


(01285) 831213


[email protected]



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Westonbirt School


Westonbirt is a unique co-educational day and boarding school in the heart of Gloucestershire for students from two to 18 years old. Rated excellent by the ISI, the school is in the top five per cent of schools in the UK for Value Added. Small class sizes, great pastoral care, excellent learning support and a warm and encouraging environment are celebrated at Westonbirt to help children reach their full potential. Westonbirt places a great importance on building children’s confidence and on motivating and encouraging its students so that they can pursue their interests. The Headmistress, Mrs Natasha Dangerfield, who was voted the runner-up for the Head of the Year Award, believes in recognising every student’s individuality and creating personalised learning experiences for students that are in line with their strengths and preferences. This ethos influences every decision of the school and manifests itself in the diversity of the school’s activities and initiatives, from a great range of sports and extracurricular activities the school has on offer, to its varied global engagement opportunities.

Specialist areas

Westonbirt School believes that motivation and love for learning are key to its students’ success, happiness, and wellbeing. Therefore, providing excellent pastoral care and learning support, and building students’ confidence is what Westonbirt is well known for.

SoGlos loves

The school offers students beautiful grounds and buildings to explore. With cows, peacocks, foxes, Italian gardens and a grotto.

Age range

From two to 18 years old.


Fees are £10,150 for boarding and from £2,785 for day pupils per term.


Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QG

Telephone number

(01666) 880333


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Gloucester independent schools

The King’s School Gloucester


The King’s School Gloucester is an independent day school for girls and boys aged three to 18. The impressive campus of historic buildings and state-of-the art sports and performing arts facilities are adjacent to Gloucester Cathedral, which is the inspirational setting for daily assemblies. Welcoming pupils of all religious faiths, and of none, the school offers academic excellence together with a wide range of extra-curricular activities and outstanding pastoral care.

Founded in 1541, the historic school has over 600 pupils across its Kindergarten, Junior and Senior Schools and Sixth Form. It creates a pupil-centred environment, where students benefit from small class sizes and a broad range of academic subjects and extra-curricular activities, allowing each pupil to reach their full potential.

Specialist areas

The King’s School Gloucester instils a love of learning by presenting stimulating and engaging lessons, while also encouraging pupils to pursue their interests through the wide range of extra-curricular activities on offer. The school’s specialist teaching staff have the time to stretch the gifted and talented pupils while offering extra support to those pupils who need it. King’s has a wide choice of sports, music and performing arts lessons and clubs to ensure that there is something on offer for everyone to enjoy.

SoGlos loves: The King’s School Gloucester’s scholarship programme recognises and rewards academic excellence, in addition to artistic, musical, dramatic and sporting ability. Providing a significant reduction in school fees, the scholarships run annually and offer entry into Years 5, 7, 9 and Year 12.

The King’s School Sixth Form has recently undergone a £2.5 million redevelopment to transform the 13th century building into state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre, ready for the 2020/21 academic year.

Age range

From three to 18 years old.


Per term, fees are from £2,535 for Reception, to £6,620 for Year 11, with Sixth Form also at £6,620.


Pitt Street, Gloucester, GL1 2BG


Actor Simon Pegg; BBC Breakfast presenter, Charlie Stayt; conductor with the English National Opera, Edward Gardner; and rugby player, John Brain.


(01452) 337337


[email protected]


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Wynstones School


Please note, Wynstones School is temporarily closed.

Wynstones is a progressive Steiner Waldorf school set on 11 acres of land on the outskirts of Gloucester, which delivers a holistic education to children aged three to 11 – with plans to expand year-by-year to cater for secondary students when it reopens.

Inspired, but not constrained, by Rudolf Steiner’s approach to education, Wynstones’ curriculum is focused on developing its students’ interests across academic, social, moral and creative spheres, as well as supporting them in becoming well-rounded people and independent thinkers. It offers small class sizes, as well as an excellent special needs provision.

Specialist areas

Wynstones passionately believes that learning is different for everyone. Its Steiner-inspired education programme encourages all students to drive their own learning and discover what they’re passionate about – whether that’s writing or art, learning languages or sport and movement.

Its holistic curriculum values academic, active and affective development equally, with its content organised to meet and progress students’ growth in all areas; and all subjects taught with an integrated approach. Plus, each student benefits from an individual development plan, created with their class teacher and guardian.

SoGlos loves

Mandarin Chinese and Spanish are Wynstones’ chosen modern foreign languages, giving pupils the opportunity to learn the two most spoken languages worldwide from early years, through songs and rhymes, through to GCSE-level.

What’s more, there are plans to include British Sign Language in the curriculum, further promoting inclusivity in education.

Age range

When it reopens, Wynstones will take three to 11-year-olds with plans to expand into the secondary provision year-on-year to cater for children aged three to 16.


Per term, fees start at £2,995 for early years students; £3,675 for lower school students; and £5,075 for middle and upper school students.


Actor and acting professor, Peter Bridgmont.


Wynstones School, Church Lane, Whaddon, GL4 0UF.


(01452) 429220


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Stroud independent schools

Wycliffe College


Founded in 1882, Wycliffe College in Stonehouse is a co-educational day and boarding school offering all the advantages of a contemporary environment in a beautiful rural location just 90 minutes from London. The school boasts a broad curriculum mixing traditional and modern subjects to help all students achieve their full potential and encourages each child to pursue an interest outside of the classroom – whether it’s on stage, in the choir, on the sports field or up a mountain.

Wycliffe College’s facilities include a library that’s a haven for independent learning; chapel; floodlit Astroturf sports surface; swimming pool; high-tech gym; two basketball courts; tennis courts; performing arts centre; and even a boat house for its strong rowing programme. It also has an impressive squash programme with support from renowned coaches. Wycliffe is proud to offer its students support from an exceptional pastoral team, as well as a house system which promotes a strong sense of community, friendship and healthy competition among students.

Specialist areas

Wycliffe College boasts excellent sports performance alongside an excellent music, drama and art provision. The school places strong emphasis on personal development, pastoral care and pupil performance across the board, with high ratings from the Good Schools Guide.

SoGlos loves

The diversity of subjects offered at Wycliffe, which includes GCSE Japanese; Fine Art, Music, Technology, and Government & Politics A Levels; BTEC National Diplomas (equivalent to two A Levels) in Business; Digital Production; and Sport. Plus, Wycliffe also provides ACT and SAT preparation, required to gain entry to American universities.

Age range

From three to 19 years old.


Wycliffe Preparatory School costs from £4,285 per term for day pupils and from £7,475 per term for boarders; while Wycliffe Senior School is from £7,495 per term for day pupils and from £12,955 per term for boarders.


Rugby player Charlie Sharples; actor William Moseley; cricketer Alex Gidman; and singer-songwriter Al Stewart.


Bristol Road, Stonehouse, GL10 2AF.


(01453) 822432


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Malvern St James Girls’ School


Set at the foot of the beautiful Malvern Hills, Malvern St James is a leading independent day and boarding school for girls aged four to 18. Advocating for women’s education since 1893, the school encourages its girls to be ambitious and confident, to follow their passions, and thrive beyond school.

The school is renowned for its academic prowess, with MSJ girls consistently achieving top A Level and GCSE results – with many progressing to study STEM subjects at university.

The prep school is based in the same building as the senior school, meaning MSJ girls of all ages are able to benefit from the specialist educational facilities and resources. From science laboratories to top-class art and sporting amenities, there is something for everyone at Malvern St James.

Offering an all-through education, Malvern St James supports its students from pre-prep to Sixth Form, with class sizes kept small at a ratio of one teacher to eight girls. The school engenders a supportive ‘home from home’ environment, with MSJ girls able to build meaningful, long-term relationships with staff both academically and pastorally.

Specialist areas

The school prepares its girls for fulfilling careers, all while encouraging them to cultivate a range of interests and lead a balanced and happy lifestyle.

Its vast enrichment programme helps every girl to discover her passion, offering extra-curricular languages, leadership opportunities, music, photography and clubs for aspiring engineers and scientists – to name a few.

SoGlos loves

Making it a fantastic choice for local families, Malvern St James operates a minibus service which has routes in Gloucestershire. And, in addition to the main school bus which departs at around 6pm, the school is offering an earlier minibus home, too.

Departing at 4.10pm, the new service has been created for the convenience of parents, allowing their daughters to return home earlier if they need to.

Places on the school bus are available on a termly basis and can be shared between two families if pupils only need to use the route one way.

Age range

From four to 18 years old.


For the 2021/22 academic year, day pupil fees range from £2,550 per term in Reception through to £6,580 per term in Sixth Form; while full boarding fees range from £8,160 per term in Year 3 through to £13,470 per term in Sixth Form.

Malvern St James also offers flexi and weekly boarding options to suit individual family needs.


Great Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3BA.

Telephone number

(01684) 892288


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Description: This co-educational day school and nursery in Cheltenham prides itself on its homely and caring atmosphere, with a strong focus on small teaching groups and one-to-one teaching.
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Description: Set in charming Cotswold countryside, this is a mixed preparatory day and boarding school aiming to successfully prepare all children for their first choice senior school.
Age range: From two to 13 years old
Fees: Nursery fees cost £28 per morning or £49 per day; Pre-Prep school fees range between £2,045 and £3,245 per term; Prep school between £3,675 and £4,495 per term; and boarding between £5,975 and 6,795 per term.
Address: Hatherop Castle School, Hatherop, Cirencester, GL7 3NB
Telephone: (01285) 750206

School name: Kitebrook House
Description: Established for 60 years, Kitebrook House is a mixed preparatory school with academically high standards and an emphasis on providing care, trust and self-confidence to pupils.
Age range: From three to 13 years old
Fees: The Pre-Prep day school costs £3,250 per term; Prep day school from £3,970 per term; and boarding £5,490 per term.
Address: Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0RP
Telephone: (01608) 674350

School name: Malvern College
Description: Founded in 1865, the leading co-educational boarding and day school is set on a stunning 250-acre campus in Malvern and offers pupils a broad curriculum supported by extensive musical, dramatic, artistic and sporting co-curricular activities.
Age range: From 13 to 18.
Fees: From £7,512 for day pupils and £11,338 for boarders, per term
Address: College Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3DF
Telephone number: (01684) 581500

School name: The Acorn School
Description: A co-educational lower school, encompassing the main elements of the Steiner Curriculum, and upper school offering a stimulating and highly academic programme, which is supported by its own internal examination and assessment system.
Age range: From six to 18 years old
Fees: Lower school fees range between £1,960 and £2,350 per term; and Upper school between £2,750 and £3,500 per term.
Address: Church Street, Nailsworth, GL6 0BP
Telephone: (01453) 836508

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Fees & Charges | Independent Day School

Fees from 1st September 2021

Registration & Deposit (per child)

Registration Fee (non-refundable) £75 per child
Deposit for EU Pupils* £500 per child
Deposit for non-EU pupils* A Term’s Fee

* The deposit is refunded upon leaving the School once all financial matters have been resolved.  

† A reduced deposit scheme is available for posted military families.  Please contact the Bursar for further information.

St Edward’s Kindergarten Session Fees

The Kindergarten is intended for children who go on to the main school.

Under 3s Session Fees

Sessions Hours
Morning including lunch (8am – 1pm) £37.35 5 hours
All day including lunch (8am – 3.30pm) £54.72 7.5 hours
After school supervision including tea (3.30pm – 5.30pm) £13.90 2 hours

Over 3’s Fees

Once your child is in receipt of Government funding, an individual hourly rate will be applied which is agreed by the Trustees – please contact the Kindergarten Manager for details ([email protected]). Children must attend for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Termly School Fees

Year Termly Fee Annual Fee
EYFS Reception £2,660 £7,980
Pre-Prep Year 1 £2,865 £8,595
Year 2 £2,990 £8,970
Prep Year 3 £3,585 £10,755
Year 4 £3,945 £11,835
Year 5 £4,595 £13,785
Year 6 £4,595 £13,785
Senior Year 7 £5,325 £15,975
Year 8 £5,530 £16,590
Year 9 £5,735 £17,205
Year 10 £6,305 £18,915
Year 11 £6,305 £18,915
Sixth Form Year 12 £6,305 £18,915
Year 13 £6,305 £18,915

School fees are inclusive of school lunches.

After-School Supervision and Activities

Prep School

An after-school Late Collection service is available to children between Reception and Year 6 at no extra charge. This service is intended for parents who are unintentionally running late and does not include any clubs or tea, this service is only available until 5.30pm. Alternatively, parents may book their children onto the following after-school facilities:

Facility Time Fee
Reception – Year 6 Extra-curricular clubs run by the School including an evening tea. 4.00pm – 5.30pm with pick up until 6pm £5.20 per session
Extra-curricular clubs run by external providers including an evening tea. 4.00pm – 5.30pm with pick up until 6pm £8.95 per session


Senior School

There is no additional charge for after-school activities in the Senior School.

Children who are staying on can purchase a snack or simply shelter in The Canopy until 4.15pm.

Clubs and Activities start from 4.15pm and end at 5.30pm.

Homework Club is from 4.15pm until 5.30pm, Monday- Thursdays inclusive and is supervised by teachers on a rota basis. Collection is from Reception at any time during these hours.

Children can wait on The Bridge for collection from 5.30pm.

Sibling Discount*


Third Child 20% discount
Fourth and subsequent children 40% discount

*Excludes Kindergarten
**Discounts are only given when all siblings are current pupils in the School at the same time.

Private Tuition

Music tuition can be booked privately with Visiting Music Teachers.  Please click to complete a Music Lesson Request Form.
Private Speech & Drama tuition can also be booked for both Prep and Senior School pupils.

Please click to complete a Private Speech & Drama Request Form for the Prep School.

Please click here to complete at Private Speech & Drama Request Form for the Senior School.

Instrument Hire £40 per term
Speech & Drama

£65 per term (Prep) / £70 per term (Senior)

10 lessons

EAL Lessons (Senior School) £32.00 per 40 minute lesson
Individual Learning (Senior School) £32.00 per 40 minute lesson

Please note:

  • All fees are subject to review to take effect from September each year.
  • Payment to St Edward’s School is due on the first day of each term.  The School reserves the right to charge interest on late payment. You can download our Direct Debit Form and information about how to pay fees by Bank Transfer via the links below.

Payment of Fees

School accounts must be settled in full on or before the first day of term or by either termly or twelve monthly direct debit payments.

Notice of Withdrawal

A full term’s notice is required in writing to the Head when a pupil is withdrawn from the School. In the event of such notice not being given a full term’s fees will be charged in lieu of notice.


All pupils are insured under a Pupils’ Personal Accident Scheme and parents are responsible for insuring their children’s personal effects. Please view the document below for further information.

THE KING’S SCHOOL GLOUCESTER. by Robertson, David.: (1974)

218 pp, 8vo (8 11/16″ H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. “The King’s School continues an educational tradition that has lasted more than 900 years, with only one short break between the dissolution of the medieval Abbey of St. Peters and Henry VIII’s establishment of the present school as part of the new Cathedral Church in 1545. A monastic school was well established when Abbot Serlo arrived in 1072, followed by an Almonry School which flourished up to the Dissolution. Through out the 17th and 18th centuries it was one of England’s principal grammar schools, to which were sent the sons not only of leading Gloucestershire families but also of families of distinction from all over the country. The 19th century and the early years of this saw the School facing severe financial problems, but their eventual solution by the Ministry of Education and the Church Commissioners has led to revival and rapid expansion in recent years. Former pupils include many men who have achieved positions of national importance, including the joint founders of the Sunday School movement, one of the founders of Methodism, several bishops and an Archbishop of Canterbury, a famous explorer, and the compo ser of the American National Anthem. In these days of widespread questioning of teaching practices, Mr. Robertson’s book will be of interest to historians and educationalists as an account of a school which has managed to maintain tradition and high standards over many centuries and to combine them with the most modern teaching.” Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, light browning to parts of endpapers, minor rub marks on front board, tiny speck on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has old price sticker on front flap, tiny tear and wrinkling at top of spine, several heavy creases down fore-edge of flaps, very light rubbing and soiling on rear panel. VG+/G. Seller Inventory # 16191

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The King’s School, Gloucester | 7+ (7 Plus) Exam for Year 3 Entry



The King’s School is an independent, co-ed day school in Gloucester. Founded in 1541 following the English Reformation, the school is noted as one of the seven ‘King’s Schools’ proclaimed by King Henry VIII. [1]


In the Junior School, pupils study subjects such as French, English, maths, history, geography, PE, dance, performing arts, music and ICT. 


The stimulating curriculum is coupled with a varied after-class activities programme. Settled in close proximity to Cotswolds, King’s ensures that pupils experience nature first-hand, learn where their food comes from and interact with animals.


Furthermore, aiming to meet the growing artistic interests of children, King’s provides them with activities such as Orchestra, Choir and Drama, as well as LAMDA lessons.


Sporting clubs cover mixed football, High Five Netball and Zumba Kids, amongst others, whilst pupils who wish to explore their creative side can join craft clubs, poetry competitions and cookery classes.


Education at King’s Gloucester is tailored according to the individual needs of each pupil, as is the school’s pastoral care system. Small class sizes enable staff to recognise each child’s potential and limitations, challenging them to make the most of their time whilst actively preparing them to thrive in the fast-paced world beyond school.


The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Information


Address: Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BG

County: Gloucestershire

Admissions info: [email protected] or 01452 337337

School Type: Independent, co-educational day school

Open days: March

7+ Exam Date: On Taster Day


Open Events for The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Entry


The Whole School Open Morning allows prospective families to visit the school and experience life on campus. 


The event takes place in the second half of March, welcoming visitors who wish to meet staff and tour King’s top-class facilities. You can book your spot via this form.


Personal tours can be arranged via the Admissions Office.


The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Admissions


Following the visit, you may decide to register your child with the school. Online forms can be accessed here. 


Once the form has been submitted and reviewed, your child will be invited to attend a Taster Day, during which they will be formally assessed in English, Maths and Reasoning.


There will also be an informal interview with a senior member of staff.


Based on performance in all stages of the admissions process, your child may receive an offer of a place. To secure it, you will be asked to complete an Acceptance Form and pay a deposit.


The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Scholarships and Bursaries


Bursaries and most scholarships are only available for Senior School entry. Some scholarships are available to 9+ applicants.


The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Format


The King’s Gloucester 7 Plus (7+) exam consists of the following assessments:


  • English
  • Maths
  • Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)


The English assessment will examine comprehension and writing skills, including spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as the fluency of your child’s reading and their oral skills.    


The Maths exam assesses your child’s problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills, including their knowledge of times tables.


The Non-Verbal Reasoning paper measures their ability to understand, interpret and problem-solve, testing logic and intelligence rather than knowledge. 


The Verbal Reasoning section is designed to test and assess their logical thinking, use of English language and vocabulary.


Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus entrance examination.


How to Prepare for the King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Entrance Assessment 


One of the best ways to prepare your child for the King’s Gloucester 7+ entrance exam is to make use of our up to date practice tests. By becoming familiar with the exam format and doing the tests under timed conditions, your child will significantly improve their skills ahead of the actual exam. 


With the help of our practice tests, you will be able to calm any potential nerves and stress from the preparation process through a carefully thought-out revision plan that focuses on studying ‘little and often’, and thus transform the entire preparation process into a more pleasant experience.


The majority of our 7+ resources are accompanied by detailed step-by-step video tutorials for every question. These are available for free with all purchases. It’s like having a word-class tutor explain each question to your child at no extra cost!


Our practice tests are used successfully every year by tens of thousands of students targeting schools with a competitive entrance exam. They are age-appropriate, reflecting the demands of the actual exam.


Our recommendations to help your child prepare for the King’s Gloucester 7 Plus entrance exam can be found below.


The King’s School, Gloucester, 7 Plus (7+) Exam Practice Papers


If you are at the very beginning of your 7+ journey, you may wish to start with our range of 6+ resources. These cover the core Maths and English skills your child needs to develop but at a slightly easier level.


Our 6+ range will help your child develop confidence and a strong foundation before they progress further with the 7+ material listed below.




We highly recommend the following packs to prepare successfully for the King’s Gloucester 7 Plus English assessment. They will help improve your child’s comprehension and writing skills.


Full Practice Tests


7+ English Pack 1

7+ English Pack 2

7+ English Pack 3

7+ English Pack 4

7+ English Pack 5


Comprehension Skills


7+ English: Reading Workbook

7+ English: Inference Skills

7+ English: Vocabulary and Grammar


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Comprehension


Writing Skills


7+ English: Writing

7+ English: Rewrite & Improve

7+ English: Punctuation

7+ English: Spelling

7+ English: Dictation


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Writing




We highly recommend the use of the following packs to help develop your child’s arithmetic and problem-solving skills within the examination context of the King’s Gloucester 7 Plus maths test:


Full Practice Tests


7+ Mathematics Pack 1

7+ Mathematics Pack 2

7+ Mathematics Pack 3

7+ Mathematics Pack 4

7+ Mathematics Pack 5


Targeted Skill Development


7+ Mathematics: Mental Arithmetic

7+ Mathematics: Problem Solving


The Complete Illustrated Guide to 7+ Mathematics




The following packs will significantly boost your child’s Reasoning abilities ahead of the King’s Gloucester 7 Plus entrance exam:


Full Practice Tests


7+ Reasoning Pack 1

7+ Reasoning Pack 2 

7+ Reasoning Pack 3 

7+ Reasoning Pack 4  

7+ Reasoning Pack 5  




The following pack is ideal for developing listening skills ahead of the King’s Gloucester 7 Plus entrance exam:


7+ Listening Pack 1



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Our practice tests aim to show the sorts of questions that have been included in The King’s School, Gloucester, 7+ past papers. The information provided about The King’s School, Gloucester, was believed to be correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.

Schools issue jobs warning over unpaid fees

Private schools and colleges have urged parents not to withhold fees during the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis – or risk job cuts.

Independent schools across Gloucestershire have closed or introduced remote learning although King’s School in Gloucester is among those offering supervision for a small number of key workers’ children before the spring term ends on Friday.

The chief executive of the Independent Schools Association has warned some schools may close if fees are withheld and explained schools were working with parents to ease financial concerns.

Neil Roskilly, whose organisation represents around 540 schools in the UK, was among headmasters and owners who wrote to The Times expressing their concerns.

In the county the sector supports thousands of jobs – with Cheltenham Ladies’ College alone employing 662 staff directly.

Mr Roskilly told “Some schools are concerned obviously that some parents may not pay fees for the summer term.

“Some of the schools have put in a little bit of a fee reduction already for September in their modelling to cover the fact there won’t be any extracurricular activities over the course of the summer term, or lunches that they won’t have to provide.”

He said some schools faced an uncertain future without deep reservoirs of money to make up for any shortfall in fees.

“We see schools close every year,” he told the i. “Will there be more as a result of this? Yes, I suspect so unfortunately, because they don’t have huge reserves.”

The letter to The Times, signed by senior figures in the independents schools sector, warned of job losses if fees are withheld.

It reads: “We want to reassure hard-pressed families that schools are doing what they can to help in the present emergency.

“Private schools are operating extensive online learning platforms so that children’s education will not be interrupted.

“Despite that, some parents might consider withholding fees if the nature of provision has changed, albeit only in the short term.”

The letter continues: “No school wants to make teachers redundant, recognising that the relationship between teacher and pupils is the most precious commodity; parents will want reassurance that this will still be the case in September.

“We are happy to give that reassurance while recognising that parents also face unprecedented challenges.

“Our schools are doing everything possible to support parents financially during the present crisis.”

The King’s School, which charges up to £6,620 per term for day pupils, is closed to all bar keyworkers children and essential staff.

A statement from the school said: “Online education is being provided to all pupils and will continue to be until the government permits us to open again.

“The keyworker school will remain open throughout the Easter holidays and next term. The school’s facilities have been offered to the NHS, the local state primary school, and a local charity who may use our catering facilities.”

David Moreton, headmaster at the school said: “Online education is being provided to all pupils and will continue to be until the government permits us to open again. 

“The keyworker school will remain open throughout the Easter holidays and next term.

“The school’s facilities have been offered to the NHS, the local state primary school, and a local charity who may use our catering facilities.”

Cheltenham Ladies’ College moved to remote learning for the last week of term, which ended on Saturday. The college charges up to £14,390 per term for boarders and up to £9,525 for day pupils.

A statement on the college website reads: “Our unwavering approach to education has been, and always will be, to put pupils first, and in these testing times, we will continue to provide an outstanding education to our students across the globe.”

Cheltenham College, which charges up to £12,590 per term for boarders, will also use remote learning after the Easter break on April 15.

The college has made its car parks available for use by NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis.

Other schools offering boarding in the county include Dean Close in Cheltenham, Westonbirt School, Wycliffe School in Stonehouse and Rendcomb School near Cirencester, which opened a new sixth form centre in February as part of its centenary celebrations.

According to the British Educational Suppliers Association, there are 2,408 independent schools in the UK, employing 61,500 people.

In its latest report The Independent Schools Council, which lists 23 members in Gloucestershire, says 6.5 per cent of pupils in the country attend independent schools, rising to more than 15 per cent over the age of 16.

Gloucestershire Independent School Fees

Airthrie School, Cheltenham – £2,345-3,430 (Day)

Beaudesert Park, Minchinhampton – £4,967-7,559 (Boarding), £1,915-5,887 (Day)

Berkhampstead School, Cheltenham – £799-£3,460 (Day)

Bredon School, Tewkesbury – £8,080-11,715 (Boarding), £3,680-7,315 (Day)

Cheltenham College – £12,260-£12,590 (Boarding), £9,195-£9,525 (Day)

Cheltenham Ladies’ College – £12,780-14,390 (Boarding), £8,580-9,760 (Day)

Dean Close Prep/Pre-Prep School, Cheltenham – £4,547-£11,939 (Boarding), £2,830-£8,044 (Day)

Dean Close School, Cheltenham – £8,455-12,471 (Boarding), £5,850-£8,200 (Day)

Edward Jenner School, Gloucester – £2,520-2,880 (Day)

Hatherop Castle Preparatory School, Cirencester – £6,240-7,100 (Boarding), £2,280-4,750 (Day)

Hopelands Preparatory School – £2,096-3,041 (Day)

The King’s School, Gloucester – £2,535-6,620 (Day)

Kitebrook Preparatory School, Moreton-in-Marsh – £5,270 (Boarding), £2,410-4,720 (Day)

OneSchool Global, Gloucester/Berkeley – £998 (Day)

Rendcomb College, Cirencester – £8,190-10,815 (Boarding), £2,070-7,775 (Day)

The Richard Pate School, Leckhampton – £1,160-3,650 (Day)

St Edward’s Preparatory School, Charlton Kings – £62,715-£4,325 (Day)

St Edward’s Senior School & Sixth Form – £5,090-6,210 (Day)

Westonbirt Preparatory School – £4,755 (Boarding), £2,040-3,865 (Day)

Westonbirt School – £10,150 (Boarding), £5,195 (Day)

Wycliffe Preparatory School, Stonehouse – £6,875-8,885 (Boarding), £3,225-5,595 (Day)

Wycliffe School, Stonehouse – £11,740-12,190 (Boarding), £6,645-6995 (Day)

Source: Independent Schools Council/School Websites

Head Start

Twin Rivers Head Start
569 Abbington Drive
East Windsor, NJ 08520
(609) 443-1707, fax (609) 443-9577
Director – Gabriela Porcayo

Hamilton I Head Start
John O. Wilson Neighborhood Center
169 Wilfred Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08610
(609) 393-7030, fax (609)393-5125
Director – Aline Skaff

Hamilton II Head Start
1801 E. State Street Extension
Bromley Civic Center
Hamilton, NJ 08609
(609) 587-4544, fax (609) 587-9052
Director – Dorothy Bellinger

Ewing/Lawrence Head Start Early Learning Center
100 Scotch Road
Ewing NJ 08628
(609) 771-4076. fax (609) 771-1242
Director – Theresa Carroll

Gateway-Brightside Academy Early Head Start Partnership (Philadelphia)
Director – Raejean Bristol 

C & Allegheny EHS Partnership
341 East Allegheny Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19134 
(215) 291-5525
Academy Director – TBD
Assistant Academy Director –Troy Sanders

Meadow Street EHS Partnership
1627 Meadow Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19124 
(215) 289-0641
Academy Director – Nikia Ridley
Assistant Academy Director – Anissa Daniel 

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111 West Erie Avenue
 Philadelphia, PA 19140 
(215) 634-1970
Assistant Academy Director – Angela 

4920 North Broad EHS Partnership
4920 North Broad Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19141 
(215) 457-5708

Mellon EHS Partnership
701 Market Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19106 
(215) 625-3566 
 Academy Director – Kristan Davis

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543 W. Courtland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
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Williamstown, NJ 08094
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90,000 Wicker Man Saga Walkthrough

In the last part we visited “Vinland”, a beautiful picturesque region of the present territory of North America, where Gorm, one of the leaders in the Order of the Ancients, was finally killed.

The journey has taken a long time, and it is time to continue putting things in order in England and in your settlement of Ravensthorpe.

Vinland Report

Talk to Randwi and select a new region to form an alliance. The only option with the recommended level of influence is Gloucestershire, where Gunnar went if you had already talked to the blacksmith’s friend.

The Wickerman Saga questline will begin with an interesting storyline and a difficult moral dilemma at the end.

Note: In our case, after talking with Sigurd, we talked to Ubba Ragnarson, who thanked Eyvor for allowing Ivara to die with honor and an ax in his hands. Ubba donated a silver ring as a gift.

First Night of Samhain

Travel to Gloucester and find Gunnar near St. Kenelm’s Falls.

Talk to the blacksmith and his chosen one Brigita, who are planning to get married soon, and follow Gunnar to the local Eldorman Keenan.

While Keenan is busy, meet Teudur, who is clearly not friendly to the Danes.

Upon completion of your conversation with the current and future rulers of Gloucester, escort Teudur to St. Kenelm’s Falls, and in the course of the conversation, the motives for such an attitude towards Eyvor and the Danes in general will become clear.

Protect Teudur from the boar attack and leave him to pray in silence by going to talk to Gunnar about the upcoming Samhain festival.

Try on the mask that makes up the image of Marie Louis and knock on several houses. The bottom line is simple – finish the verse greeting and get “moldy cheese”.

After completing the “sweets scale”, find Gunnar and the pier, who has already entered into a skirmish with the local bully.

Show the erroneous decision to be rude to the Danes and charge the Thug. Leave Gunnar in Modron’s hands and head out to celebrate and talk to Teudur.

Watch a lengthy cutscene and, if you wish, romance with a possible future ruler of Gloucester.

Traces and mysteries

Such partying and fanaticism of Teudur could not pass just like that. After waking up, Eyvor needs to restore the picture of the attack and the disappearance of the future Eldorman of Gloucestershire.

Inspect the broken jug, the traces of the struggle, the bloody trail and Gwilym’s bag, then leave the house, where they are already waiting for you on the street.

Fight off Keenan’s soldiers and find Modron, who sits on a kind of throne nearby.

She will send Eyvor to a Druid living in the forest northeast of her current location.

Talk to the Druid, pretending to be a spirit of light, and set fire to 5 straw effigies – three right in front of the house, one on the side of the tree and another on the pillar.

The druid will ask a riddle, the answer to which is worth looking for in the clues in and around his house:

  • Inverted dagger to the right of the entrance;
  • Table in the house – Three instruments of murder: the noose of the gallows, a knife and a vessel with poison;
  • Under the house – a grave;
  • Bundle of skulls on the wall to the right of the house;
  • Symbol (Celtic knot) – to the left of the house;
  • Statue of a woman in the lake behind the house.

Return to the Druid and Eyvor, based on the clues he finds, he will find the answers he needs.

The Stolen King

Find Modron nearby and reveal the possible whereabouts of Theudur’s kidnappers.

Follow her to the Thieves’ Cache to find and rescue a friend.

There will be many warriors in this fortification, and they are located close enough to each other, so spending time on stealth is not the best choice here.Even before the start of this mission, we tried to clear the “Cache of Thieves” secretly – 5 warriors can be killed by whistling to the canal at the main entrance, a few more can be neutralized by setting fire to oil, and of course the soldiers on the towers – the rest had to be killed openly.

Important! Do not forget to pick up treasures, Knowledge Book and weapons.

So Teudura can be found in the house next to the canal. Talk to Guilim about the murderer and escort the future Eldorman to Modron, which is waiting a couple of hundred meters away.

Forgotten love

Leaving Teudur in Modron’s hands, return to Gloucester, being careful not to draw attention to yourself.

Find Brigid and talk to her, then take some time to the healer’s daughter, Gwenith.

Ask the founder of the festival at the entrance to the long house and head to the local church nearby. You can also find a woman in a badger mask and take the key from her, but you can enter the church in another way.

For example, notice a bunch of foliage and blue ribbons blowing in the wind.There is a window next to them, break the stained glass window and just go inside.

Go downstairs and talk to Keenan, who will tell a very interesting story …

At the end of the conversation, Eivor will have to make the first volitional decision – to kill Keenan or not.

Important! Don’t forget (if you haven’t already) to pick up the clue on the table in the room where Keenan was found about the identity of another member of the Order of the Ancients.

Sacrificial Lamb

Time to find Modron, whom Eyvor personally handed over to the future ruler of Gloucestershire.Get to the marked area on the map and enter the caves.

Move forward, killing warriors and collecting treasures along the way, until you reach the central cave with the sacrificial altar.

Watch the cutscene and fight Modron. The enemy from her is not too formidable, but she is capable of ruffling stocks of provisions. Wasting no time, climb up to her to prevent her from firing at you with a bow.

This will force her to climb higher forests, where you can engage in close combat.

After the victory, watch another cutscene, including one with Odin, and make the final decision – to kill Modron or keep him alive.

This is actually a difficult moral dilemma. On the one hand, Modron partly deserves death – she framed Eyvor, tried to kill an innocent person. On the other hand, its main motive is the preservation of the already established order and care for its people, and the past inability to see changes to the world in Teudura.

So, if you decide to kill Modron, then the Gwenith who has come running will see the bleeding mother, and the young healer will give a dark prediction about the fate of Eyvor.

If you decide to keep Modron alive, she will stop trying to kill Theudur and work with him to bring Gloucestershire to prosperity.

Wicker Man Burning

If you previously decided to kill Keenan, then the quest chain will end there, if you allowed him to die a dignified death, then you have to return to Gloucester and help him in this.

Find Gunnar at the pier and watch the lengthy cutscene with “The Burning of the Wicker Man” …


Well, Gloucestershire, this distinctive region of England with strange and sometimes bloody traditions, remains in good hands.

It’s time to go back to Randwy and talk about what happened.

90,000 Gifts, menus, timing: how the British royal family celebrates Christmas

Kate Middleton and Prince William, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at Christmas service

The life of monarchs consists entirely of traditions that they must follow.Even events like the birth of children have their own customs, let alone holidays and celebrations. Every family has their own Christmas traditions, and the royal family is no exception. In our material, we invite you to get acquainted with some of them.

Christmas Cards

Members of the royal family send out many holiday cards. Usually we are talking about a family photo. Today they are also published on social networks, but getting a personally signed postcard is, of course, a special honor.Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are sending about 850 postcards! Those intended for close relatives may have more humorous signatures.

Christmas card 1998 Christmas card for Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Christmas card for Prince Charles and Princess Diana, 1984

For example, royal biographer Brian Howie noted that cousins ​​and cousins ​​like the Gloucesters and Kents receive a postcard signed by Lillibeth, the Queen’s childhood nickname.But postcards intended for politicians, for example, the prime minister, already have formal signatures. Others have to be content not with a personal signature, but with the queen’s stamp.

Photo for Christmas card of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2020

The Queen was shopping at Harrods

In the past, Elizabeth II enjoyed doing Christmas shopping herself. Wanting to find all the best for her family, the Queen went to Harrods: the department store received a special client after hours, so that the main woman in the UK could safely shop.

However, according to the biographer, in recent years security measures have become so strict that now Elizabeth II makes all her purchases through catalogs or on the Internet. However, now the tradition of offline shopping would be hampered by the coronavirus.

All Buckingham Palace staff receive gifts

At the beginning of the year, the palace staff must choose whether they would like to receive a gift certificate or a book certificate. Everyone who has worked for at least one year has the right to a gift, and the amount of the voucher increases for the length of service.For example, junior staff will receive a certificate worth £ 28, and this amount will increase to a maximum of £ 35 each year.

One week before Christmas, all staff members receive a gift from the Queen in one of the government chambers, after the head of staff presents his report on their work for the year.

In addition, the Queen is distributing about 1,450 Christmas puddings to her staff. Traditionally, she also donated about a centner of coal to the “worthy and needy” people living in Windsor.But today there are already few of them, since most of the houses have central heating.

Queen Elizabeth II

Family meets Christmas at Sandringham

The royal family traditionally travels to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk for Christmas. The country house has been owned by the royal family since 1862 and serves as an ideal place for winter holidays, as it is located on 24 hectares of land. The Queen’s famous gardens are also located there, the plants from which are used in the production of her Sandringham Celebration Gin.

However, this tradition also suffered from the pandemic this year. For the first time in 33 years, the Queen has changed the place of celebrating Christmas. Elizabeth II will celebrate the holiday with her husband, Duke Philip of Edinburgh, at Windsor Castle, where they have been since the beginning of November.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Windsor Castle

The Queen buys out an entire train carriage to get to Sandringham

But before, the gathering of the whole large family in an estate in the east of England was a whole event.So, the queen went there first about a week before Christmas, as well as thousands of other citizens striving home for the holidays by train.

True, it is impossible to find yourself in neighboring places with the queen. Elizabeth II hired an entire car of a regular regular train to King’s Lynn Station so that she, Prince Philip and their closest associates could travel to Norfolk.

The rest of the family arrives on Christmas Eve

Family members invited to spend the Christmas period with the Queen and Prince Philip at Sandringham are given a specific time to arrive on Christmas Eve.Each group is given a different time to come in accordance with the status in the family. The youngest members will be the first to arrive, while the most important, such as Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be the last to arrive.

Prince Harry, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Charles

Several Christmas trees are decorated in the family

According to former Royal Chef Darren McGrady, “The royal family has a large Christmas tree and a silver artificial tree in the dining room, which is about 30 years old.”

The big tree is finished decorating all together

When everything is assembled, the youngest members of the royal family are allowed to put the finishing touches on the tree decoration. However, it is known that the queen herself loves moderate decor, so she probably makes sure that the children do not decorate the Christmas tree too randomly.

The main tree is usually brought from her Windsor estate, in addition, the Queen usually donates trees to several churches, including Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, St Giles’ Cathedral and Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, and Crati Church in Balmoral.Churches and schools near Sandringham also receive Christmas trees from the Queen.

Beloved members of the royal family were invited to join the celebration only after marriage

Another royal tradition that has been shaken in recent years. It all started with an exception for the sake of Megan Markle, about which Prince Harry asked his grandmother, because Megan’s father’s house was so far away, and she simply had no one to celebrate Christmas with.

Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the 2017 Christmas service

At that time, Meghan and Harry were already engaged.Next, Princess Beatrice broke the tradition by inviting her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli-Mozzi last Christmas.

Exchange of Christmas gifts takes place after afternoon tea on Christmas Eve

Paying tribute to the German roots of the dynasty, gifts are given on Christmas Eve (not Christmas morning). At the same time, humorous inexpensive gifts were accepted in the family. According to rumors, Kate Middleton once presented Prince Harry with the “Grow Your Own Girl” set (a popular Western trinket in the form of a figurine, which must be lowered into the water, where it swells and “grows”).Well, Princess Anne once presented Prince Charles with a leather toilet seat.

Kate Middleton

For each member of the family in the living room they assign their own place, where the rest put the gifts intended for him. They can be opened only after the permission of Prince Philip and certainly in front of the whole family.

It is known that Princess Diana, when she first became a member of the royal family, was not warned about this rule, and she spent money on cashmere and mohair scarves and sweaters for everyone.

Princess Diana with other family members at Christmas service in 1985

Prince William and Prince Harry played against each other annually on the football field

Christmas is not only family feasts, but also sports games (so as not to lose shape while visiting grandmother – we all know this). Another royal tradition is the football match, which is attended by Prince Harry and Prince William, the staff of the palace in Sandringham and the locals.

Prince Harry and Prince William

Sons of Prince Charles used to play for different teams and were sure to wear leggings from football clubs that they themselves support (William is a fan of Aston Villa, and Harry is for Arsenal). The only exception was 2015 – then the brothers were in the same team.

Everyone Attends Church Service Together on Christmas Morning

Since the Queen is the head of the Church of England, the royal family cannot miss the Christmas morning service.The entire family goes – usually led by Prince Philip – to the Church of St. Mary Magdalene for a 45-minute service. Meanwhile, the Queen is taken to the church by car.

Christmas Meal

As with many families, turkey is served for dinner with the royal family at Christmas. Lunch is prepared by a professional chef. The table also serves lobster, shrimp salad and traditional side dishes: parsnips, carrots, Brussels sprouts. For dessert, there is a Christmas pudding with brandy.The menu does not change much from year to year.

Prince William, Prince George, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles

The family then reunites for afternoon tea with a traditional Christmas muffin, followed by a 15-20 different course buffet dinner in the evening. Before the buffet table, the senior chef on duty is allowed to go into the hall to the royal family, where the queen personally offers him whiskey, after which a toast is made.

The Queen loves chocolate, especially dark chocolate, so she always has a chocolate treat for Christmas.She also likes mint,

– Darren McGrady shared the secrets of royal cuisine.

Royal chefs at a Christmas dinner. Photo from personal archive of Darren McGrady

After a formal dinner on Christmas night, everyone plays charades until midnight, but no one is allowed to go to bed until the queen has retired to her chambers.

The whole family watches the Queen’s appeal on TV

Elizabeth II, of course, records her Christmas address to the nation in advance, so on the day of the broadcast, everyone can get together and watch the broadcast, like other residents of Great Britain.The appeal is broadcast at three o’clock in the afternoon, and the entire schedule is usually subordinated so that everyone has the opportunity to watch it.

After Christmas

If other family members leave immediately after the holiday, the Queen usually stayed at Sandringham until early February. She also insisted that the Christmas decorations remain until she left. So do not beat yourself up if you are also taking too long to remove the tree, you just have a royal approach!

90,000 US Box Office: Grindelwald Crimes Undergoes – News

The main novelty of the week – the continuation of the fantasy “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” – raised $ 62.2 million at the start and topped the North American distribution, but debuted worse than all films about the wizarding world invented by J.K. Rowling: the previous creatures in the first weekend were given $ 74.4 million, and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” in the first three days raised $ 77.1 million.The record holder of the series is “The Deathly Hallows: Part II”, which raised $ 169.2 million in the first weekend.

But the worldwide gross of The Crimes of Grindelwald ($ 253.2 million) more than covered production costs, and the film is not doing badly.

Two other novelties of the box office in the top three could not get through: the comedy “Fast Family” and the crime thriller “Widows” grossed $ 14.7 and $ 12.3 million, respectively. Viewers preferred to watch the Grinch, voiced by Cumberbatch, and Freddie Mercury, played by Rami Malek.

Preliminary data on the top 10 American box office for the period from November 16 to 18, 2018 looks like this:

  1. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – $ 62.

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