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  Westminster School.
The beginnings of Westminster School can be traced to 1386-7, when Queen Eleanor's accounts show a payment to one master of grammar and 22 boys.
The school was highly respected in the early 17th century, not least for its learned Masters and Deans, such as William Camden, Lancelot Andrewes and Lord Chancellor Williams.
Westminster School can lay claim to the childhood education of notables like Ben Jonson, Abraham Cowley, George Herbert, and possibly Robert Herrick.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/westminsterschool.htm   (188 words)

  
 Welcome to Westminster School | Private School for Kindergarten through 8th grade: Serving Fairfax, Alexandria, Herdon, ...
The primary school years are the formative ones in a child's character and acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Westminster School, a non-denominational and independent school teaching grades K thru 8, offers a central location of proven and progressive education for families of K-8 students residing in Annandale, Alexandria, Burke, Reston, Chantilly, Centreville, Arlington, Fairfax, Springfield, West Springfield, Franconia, Oakton and Jefferson, as well as Washington, DC and Southern Maryland.
Finally, Westminster 's dedication to the arts engages the spirit and awakens the creativity in each child, providing the encouragement and means for self-discovery and expression.
www.westminsterschool.com   (859 words)

  
 Westminster School | Welcome
To make the entry process to Westminster School easier for prospective pupils at each age level, key information about studying at Westminster, the academic life, of pupils and the various activities of the school is provided.
Such details give a general overview of life at the school for pupils whilst equipping parents with the essential facts before initiating the entry procedure.
Details on boys and girls studying at Westminster, music, art and drama facilities and higher education.
www.westminster.org.uk   (121 words)

  
  The Westminster School Community | Private School for Kindergarten through 8th grade: Serving Fairfax, Alexandria, ...
Westminster is a school for children of average to above average abilities, who are likely to respond to the challenge of formalized instruction in a disciplined learning environment.  It is neither intended for nor equipped to serve children who are learning disabled or those with serious emotional or behavioral problems.
Westminster’s student body reflects the diversity of the greater Washington area, with children from many ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds.  Enrollment remains between 280 and 300 boys and girls each year, with class size limited to 18 students (or fewer in the lowest grades). 
Westminster School is governed by an independent Board of Trustees who oversee long-range planning for the school and work to ensure its fiscal viability.  Management of the school is vested in the Headmaster, Ellis Glover, assisted by a small administrative staff.
www.westminsterschool.com /community.cfm   (208 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Westminster School   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Royal College of St. Peter at Westminster (almost always known as Westminster School) is one of Britain's foremost boys' independent schools, and one of the nine original Public Schools, as outlined in the Public Schools Act 1868.
Boys are admitted to the Under School at age seven or eleven and the main school at age thirteen.
Westminster School (in full, The Royal College of St. Peter at Westminster, but almost always referred to as Westminster School, or even just Westminster, for short) is an ancient English public school, located by Westminster Abbey in Westminster, in central London, and with a history stretching back to the 12th century.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Westminster-School   (903 words)

  
 Westminster School   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Westminster School enjoys a reputation as one of the finest college-preparatory schools, and certainly one of the very top small boarding schools, in the country.
Westminster is a diverse, close-knit community of 89 faculty and 370 students (250 living on campus) from across the country and around the world.
Westminster School, on its 230-acre campus overlooking the Farmington Valley, is a place where scholarship, citizenship, sportsmanship and leadership thrive.
www.simsburyct.us /merchant2.php/list2/208/Westminster+School   (69 words)

  
 City of Westminster - History
The story of the Westminster that was, and the Westminster that has changed through the years to become the thriving city as we know it today, is one of a cooperative spirit, purpose and determination.
Westminster was the second colony in Orange County to be deliberately founded, but in contrast to the first which was Anaheim, Westminster was not founded by any one ethnic group nor did it center on one product economy.
Westminster was founded as a temperance colony by the Presbyterian Reverend, Lemuel P. Webber in 1870 upon his purchase of some 6,000 acres of the Stearns Rancho.
www.ci.westminster.ca.us /about/history.asp   (2773 words)

  
 Westminster School - Peterson's In-Depth Description
Westminster is a school with a strong sense of identity and tradition.
Westminster is situated on 230 acres of wooded plateau overlooking the scenic Farmington River valley, 13 miles northwest of Hartford.
Westminster believes that by entering into the life of a coherent and purposeful community, students are able to develop a point of view that makes sense of the opportunities and obstacles they face.
www.petersons.com /pschools/code/idd.asp?sponsor=1&inunid=2537   (2476 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Westminster School   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elizabeth I formally founded the School as a separate body in 1560 with an endowment to keep 40 "Queen's Scholars" at all times, with this date being generally accepted as the date that the school was "founded", although final independence from the Crown was only achieved with the 1868 Public Schools Act.
The School is located primarily in the former grounds of the now-defunct monastery at Westminster Abbey, its buildings surrounding the (private) square Little Dean's Yard (known as 'Yard'), off Dean's Yard, where Church House, the headquarters of the Anglican Church, is sited, along with some of the Houses, the Common Room, and College Hall.
'School', the School's main hall and former monks' Dormitory, which is used for Latin Prayers (a weekly assembly with prayers spoken in the Westminster-dialect of Latin), exams, and large concerts, plays and the like.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Westminster_School   (1524 words)

  
 Berkshire School Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The school is 2 miles north on the left.
The school is about 1 mile north of the stop light in the center of Simsbury.
School is 1 mile north of the stop light in the center of Simsbury.
www.berkshireschool.org /athletics/directions/westminster.htm   (222 words)

  
 Westminster Christian School - History & Future Plans
Within the first 5 years in the new facility, the school remodeled various areas to allow for 2 additional classrooms and library space, all of which was paid for in cash by the school with no incidence of debt.
The educational program at Westminster is designed to be a college preparatory program with emphasis being placed on reading, writing, and communication skills at the elementary level and additional emphases at the high school level being placed on the sciences, mathematics, literature and humanities.
As a ministry of the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Elgin, Westminster Christian School is under the control and direction of the elders of the church.
www.westminsterchristian.org /historyfuture.asp   (676 words)

  
 Westminster Abbey
An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries, Westminster Abbey also presents a unique pageant of British history – the shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the tombs of kings and queens, and countless memorials to the famous and the great.
Under the decree of the King of England, Westminster Abbey was designed to be not only a great monastery and place of worship, but also a place for the coronation and burial of monarchs.
Queen Elizabeth I, buried in one of the aisles of Henry VII’s chapel, refounded the Abbey in 1560 as a Collegiate Church, a Royal Peculiar exempt from the jurisdiction of bishops and with the Sovereign as its Visitor.
www.westminster-abbey.org /history.htm   (813 words)

  
 Westminster Presbyterian Church -- Nursery School
Westminster Nursery School is an extension of Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Westminster Nursery School is a NAEYC accredited program which strives to put its philosophy into practice by offering a safe, yet stimulating environment in which a loving, well-trained staff delivers a developmentally appropriate program.
The school is nine months - September through May. The yearly schedule is outlined on the calendar given to each parent.
www.westminster-church.org /nursery.htm   (626 words)

  
 Westminster Vermont
Westminster is the name of a city that covers much of central London, located to the west of the ancient City of London, and which has been the principal seat of government in England for more than nine hundred years.
The Palace of Westminster came to be the principalroyal residence after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England.
The neighbouring Westminster Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings of England.
www.altvetmed.com /face/46672-westminster-vermont.html   (433 words)

  
 What Parents Say About Westminster Academy
The goal of the school in this is to do its part to impact a rootless society through the hoped-for exemplary marriages and parenting skills of Westminster graduates as they take their place in that rootless society.
She is in the very best school environment to grow; not only academically, but also emotionally and spiritually as well.
Westminster Academy® exists for the purpose of serving God by developing young men and women who are strong spiritually, academically, and athletically.
westminster.novusedu.com /admissions/parentbro3.html   (928 words)

  
 Westminster School
I grew up at the school, where my father was a teacher, and remember learning to ski there in the early 1960s.
Westminster School's ski area closed in the late 60's, and was re-opened in the late 70's for just a few years.
The bottom of the ski area was in a deep little hollow at the edge of the school's property.
www.nelsap.org /ct/westminster.html   (539 words)

  
 College Placement at Westminster Academy
Westminster's college admission program helps students to enter college well prepared and motivated to succeed.
The process begins when the student enters school, continues as each class prepares him for the next level of education, and culminates as he enters the college of his choice.
The school is committed to helping all students achieve the full potential that God has given uniquely to them.
westminster.novusedu.com /admissions/college.html   (881 words)

  
 Westminster School in London   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This school was founded by queen Elizabeth in 1560, for the education of 40 boys, denominated the queen's scholars; who are taught in the best manner, preparatory to the university.
It is separated into two schools or divisions, comprising seven forms or classes.
Besides the scholars on the foundation, many of the nobility and gentry send their sons to Westminster for instruction, so that this establishment vies with Eton in celebrity and respectability.
www.londonancestor.com /leighs/chr-wests.htm   (133 words)

  
 USCM | Middle School Enhancement Program | Westminster, CA
Westminster’s Middle School Enhancement Program is a unique partnership between the City and the Westminster School District.
During the initial meeting between the School District and the City in 1991, it was noted that many of the public school teachers had been staying after school, volunteering their time for student’s activities.
Westminster students, for the most part, come from families with working parents, some devoting time to two to three jobs.
usmayors.org /USCM/best_practices/bp98/09_1998_Preventing_School_Violence247.htm   (1401 words)

  
 Westminster School - Boarding School Profile
Westminster School enjoys a reputation as one of the finest college-preparatory schools, and certainly one of the very top small boarding schools, in the country.
Westminster is a diverse, close-knit community of 89 faculty and 375 students (two-thirds boarding, one-third day students) from across the country and around the world.
Westminster School, on its 200-acre campus overlooking the Farmington Valley, is a place where scholarship, citizenship, sportsmanship and leadership thrive.
www.boardingschoolreview.com /school_ov/school_id/28   (195 words)

  
 Education - Teaching Degrees, Utah Colleges
The Westminster College School of Education programs take a practical, multifaceted, student centered approach to prepare all of our students for their future in education.
Professionalism in diverse school and community contexts is modeled and practiced through coursework and field experience.
Westminster College is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
www.westminstercollege.edu /education   (230 words)

  
 In year admissions
If your child is transferring from primary school to secondary school.
If you would like your child to attend a school in Westminster at any other time, (for instance if you have just moved into the area), you should contact your preferred school direct to request and complete an application form.
For community schools, waiting lists are ranked using the same admission criteria as at reception age/Year 7.
www.westminster.gov.uk /educationandlearning/schoolsandcolleges/schooladmissions/inyear.cfm   (272 words)

  
 Westminster School Cartoons
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 Westminster Schools
You can view inspection reports for all Westminster School on the OFSTED Web site.
Children of nursery age can also attend a nursery class in one of the 28 primary schools that offer this facility.
Westminster Adult Education Institute has 7 main centres and has its headquarters at Amberley Road, London W9 2JJ.
www.westminster.gov.uk /educationandlearning/schoolsandcolleges   (194 words)

  
 Westminster Christian School | Located in Gainesville, Georgia
Westminster Christian School is located in Gainesville, Georgia, 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, near the scenic shores of Lake Sidney Lanier.
Opened for operation on September 4, 1984, as a ministry of Westminster Presbyterian Church, WCS moved to its current facility in 1997.
With a current enrollment of 260 students from pre-school through 12th grade, the Westminster school family represents more than 70 churches in North Georgia.
www.gainesvillewcs.org   (165 words)

  
 Westminster School | Welcome
To make the entry process to Westminster School easier for prospective pupils at each age level, key information about studying at Westminster, the academic life, of pupils and the various activities of the school is provided.
Such details give a general overview of life at the school for pupils whilst equipping parents with the essential facts before initiating the entry procedure.
Details on boys and girls studying at Westminster, music, art and drama facilities and higher education.
www.westminster.org.uk /index.asp   (121 words)

  
 Westminster School ~ Welcome
Each year we seek to enroll a diverse and talented group of hard-working, fun-loving students who are serious about their education, who have accomplished much already and who hold the promise of achieving so much more.
We are committed to both need-based and merit aid, and we believe the Westminster experience is one which is available and attainable to all applicants.
As you go through the process of selecting your next school (or the school for your son or daughter) I encourage you to seriously consider the opportunities at Westminster.
www.westminster-school.org /podium/default.aspx?t=6873   (333 words)

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