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‘Roedean was the female Eton, a byword for top marks and jolly larks. As girls’ boarding schools lose ground to co-ed rivals, can it fight the good fight?’ asks Giles Hattersley in the Sunday Times.
The three page article, which appeared in the Sunday Times Magazine, notes that there has been a significant decline in single-sex schools in the last 40 years – since, in times of recession, a lot of boys’ private schools have chosen to go co-ed in order to survive.
Clearly sympathetic to the school, and the Head, Hattersley describes the vibe at Roedean as ‘charmingly reassuring’ with ‘beautifully turned out young women’.
With Frances King, Headmistress, a moderniser, having secured over £10m from the sale of the former St Mary’s Hall site, Hattersley concludes that Roedean will keep up the good fight.
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