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Stowe School is a co-educational independent boarding school in Buckingham, a one hour drive north of London in the heart of the English countryside. The historic house and magnificent landscaped gardens and park in which it is set provide Stowe with an unique atmosphere. Both boys and girls are able to enter Stowe at either thirteen or sixteen years of age. Stowe is incomparably beautiful.


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Photo of Independent Day & Boarding School in the London Area, UK The main School building, once the mansion of the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos, is set in 750 acres of landscape garden and parkland and within one of the finest neo-classical palaces in Europe, Stoics enjoy surroundings of extraordinary historical and architectural significance. Unique to Stowe are the lessons in ‘Visual Education’ given to all boys and girls in the 3rd form – these provide new Stoics with an understanding and appreciation of their environment.

Boarding Facilities:
Home for Stoics is one of the eight boys' or four girls' houses, either in the Mansion House itself or in more recently built buildings adjacent or close by. Each House has around sixty pupils and becomes the Stoic's 'family.' Houses share common values, whilst also reflecting the characters of the Housemasters or Housemistresses.

All main meals are taken together in the Mansion, giving an opportunity for social interaction across all year groups. Kitchens are also provided in Houses, providing another focal point for relaxed interaction, in addition to the central House rooms, and for occasional in-house leisurely breakfasts on a Sunday morning!


School / Office Address: Stowe
London
England
UK / GB
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Directions / Instructions:

From M40 J10, from the slip-road follow signs across 3 roundabouts to join the A43 towards Northampton (M1 signs). Continue on the A43, straight over 3 roundabouts, for 5 miles. At the fourth roundabout, (ignore the first exit - A422 towards Banbury), take the second main exit (A43 Northampton), then right at the next roundabout on to the A422 towards Buckingham. Continue for 4 miles. Turn left at the Water Stratford crossroads, following the NT Stowe Landscape Gardens sign. Go straight on across 2 sets of crossroads to the Stowe main gate.

From M40 J11, follow the A422 to Brackley, continuing on the A422 towards Buckingham, picking up the NT Stowe Landscape Gardens signs. At the Water Stratford crossroads, turn left following the NT Stowe Landscape Gardens sign. Straight across 2 sets of crossroads to the Stowe main gate.

From Bicester take the A4421 for 7 miles. At the A421 roundabout take the second exit, following signs to Stowe Landscape Gardens, then bearing right towards the village of Tingewick. Turn left at the mini roundabout, through Water Stratford and then straight on across 3 sets of crossroads to the Stowe main gate.

From Buckingham on the A422 towards Brackley, turn right into Stowe Avenue. Bear left with the main road past Chackmore and continue for about 1 mile. Turn right at the Stowe main gate.

From Towcester on the A43 after the second roundabout (with McDonalds and a BP garage on your right), ignore the first exit (with a NT signpost for Stowe) and take the second exit slip-road (signposted Silverstone Circuit, Dadford and Stowe), go past the motor-racing circuit and through Dadford. After 1 mile turn left at the Stowe main gate.

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