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Chelsea Quavers

Small Tutor Groups ensure every pupil benefits from a combination of 1:1 attention and group interaction. We work in support of Music Directors at top London Prep and Alpha Plus schools delivering Music Scholars Clubs, General Musicianship & After School Music Clubs at all Key Stages. Using the highly acclaimed Chelsea Quavers series of Music Puzzles©, pupils are taught from the age of 4 to read, write, perform and transcribe music. We prepare pupils for all ABRSM exams. We run a popular educational Saturday Music Club throughout term-time (Juniors Age 4-6, Seniors Age 7-12). Claire Meyer (DH 1980)

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Cookery at the Barn

Cookery courses with accommodation available, particularly relevant for those wishing to complete the residential course for The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. One week courses for the beginner where they will learn the techniques following well planned recipes. Cooking within a budget and kitchen hygiene are also covered, essential for those university years! At the end of the week they will be able to confidently cook a large repertoire of recipes and discovered how much fun cooking can be. Two week courses for those wishing to take their cookery further or who wish to work a season as a Chalet Girl. The days on both courses are full on but the atmosphere is fun and informal.

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Flutes du Soleil Summer Course

An inspirational week of flute playing set in France’s magical Haute-Savoie. Our two expert tutors will be leading workshops, masterclasses, ensembles and concerts. We welcome flautists from age 13 through to adult. Applicants should be minimum Grade 3 standard through to Diploma. The course will encourage and inspire developing flautists in a relaxed environment where the emphasis is based on success through enjoyment. It won’t all be work as there will be plenty of time to relax by the pool and enjoy the spectacular alpine scenery. Louise Burnet (Glanville DH 1975)

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Greycoat Lumleys

Greycoat Lumleys specialises in the recruitment of high calibre domestic staff to those within a private or bespoke environment, where high standards are imperative. We also have a Childcare and Education section specialising in the recruitment of Pastoral Care staff for schools as well as Governesses, Nannies, Maternity Nurses and Nanny/Housekeepers. Debbie Salter (DH 1988)

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Kings Tutors Limited

Kings Tutors Limited is based in London and provides private academic tuition to children and young adults across the United Kingdom. Our aim is to help our tutees reach their full potential academically. This is achieved by tailoring our high level of tuition to suit every individual's needs and create an effective, as well as motivating, learning environment. Our tutors are all highly qualified specialists in their particular subjects with a wealth of teaching experience. Our principal objective is to maintain the highest standard of tuition at all times. Emily Jack (DH Year of 2008)

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XUK Children's Activity Camps

XUK is a small, family business, which runs fantastic children's holiday activity camps across the UK. XUK runs both day and residential camps for children aged 3-17. Our activity timetables of non-stop excitement and adventure, and friendly, cosy camp atmospheres explain why so many children return to XUK year after year. Amelia Nickols (DH 2008)

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