Eton College (/ ˈ iː t ən /) is a public school in Eton, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1440 by Henry VI under the name Kynge's College of Our Ladye of Eton besyde Windesore ,   intended as a sister institution to King's College, Cambridge , making it the 18th-oldest Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) school.
Beaumont College was between 1861 and 1967 a public school in Old Windsor in Berkshire. Founded and run by the Society of Jesus , it offered a Roman Catholic public school education in rural surroundings, while lying, like the neighbouring Eton College , within easy reach of London.
At Eton School, your child will engage in exciting lessons and projects beyond the classroom, guided by their own questions, and accompanied by real-life experiences with appropriate materials or modeled by experts. There’s much more to learning than just the textbooks at Eton—as we allow our students’ curiosity to guide their every step.
In 1440, Henry VI chose Eton as the location for his new college, Eton College. Workmen were moved into Eton to build the college. All of the land immediately around the hamlet was granted to the college, which stopped further growth. The new college chapel made the village a pilgrimage point, and inns were set up along the High Street. Henry ...
Public schools emerged from grammar schools established to educate pupils, usually destined for clerical orders, in Latin grammar. The term "public" came into use because over time access to such schools was not restricted on the basis of home location, paternal occupation or status, and that they were subject to an element of public management or control, in contrast to private schools which ...
Carmel College was, from 1948 to 1997, a British, Jewish boarding school, modelled on British public schools. Founded as a boys' school, in later years it was, to some extent, co-educational, and there were a few non-Jewish day pupils.
Windsor & Eton Central station is one of two terminal stations serving the town of Windsor, Berkshire, England. Although a small part is still a railway station, most of the station building has been converted into a tourist-oriented shopping centre, called Windsor Royal Shopping .