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3 Sep '14

News Why real life St Trinians is welcoming boys but teaching them separately

Boys join the school that inspired the fictional all-girls school. But Simon Armitage says core subjects will still be single sexWhen I started working as the director of sixth form at Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge I was terrified. I was about to join a school that had loosely inspired possibly the most infamous fictional girls school of all time: St Trinians.Ronald Searle, the cartoonist who created St Trinians, wrote a letter to our school explaining how it was a major influence on his work. So, it has been quite a journey from being an all-girls institution to the position we are in now where we have boys in our sixth-form, and pre-prep school. Continue reading...

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