One of King Billy’s (King William the Fourth Guest House) previous businesses was an Antique Shop, prior to being a Guest House at the turn of this century. The two front downstairs rooms where home to various gems of furniture and basically old things! So taking this theme we would explore what Vintage Shops have […]
Giggleswick Junior School, the junior part of the 400-pupil independent, co-educational and boarding school in Settle, has made the exciting decision to change its name to Giggleswick Prep School. The new name will be in place for the start of the next academic year starting in September 2023.
The announcement follows a fantastic year for the Junior School, which has seen the launch of a refreshed curriculum, further expansion of its extensive programme of co-curricular activities, the reintroduction of boarding from Year 4 and the extension of all-inclusive wraparound care from 8am until 6pm.
These key changes mean that the school’s structure is now more in keeping with that of a Prep School and the name change will help to celebrate this new focus. Giggleswick Prep School students in years 3 to 6 will wear the same blazer as Giggleswick Senior School students. This fits with the ‘one school’ approach, which aims to help students make the transition from junior to senior school as seamlessly and easily as possible.
Prep School Headmaster, James Mundell, said:
“We are confident that these changes will continue to enhance the educational experience for pupils at Giggleswick Prep School. Our commitment to academic excellence and a nurturing environment remains unwavering. We look forward to welcoming new families into our community and embarking on this exciting journey together.”
For admissions enquiries at Giggleswick Prep School, please contact 01729 893 189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ONE MONTH TO GO: Edward Sexton at his family-run business Glencroft in Clapham, Yorkshire Dales. Clapham-based country clothing brand Glencroft has been announced as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business Awards 2023, due to take place in a month. The family-run business which makes country clothing and […]
Having sampled the various options for a curry or something with a bit of spice over the years here in Settle. “King Billy” will give you the low down on what is on offer with regards to sit in restaurants just within a few minutes walk of the Guest House…Read More for locations and Contact […]