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UK’s Upcoming Boarding Institution is a Military School

Many people are now waiting for the realization of the recent announcement of the Britain government to convert a military school into a boarding school. They have high hopes the recent pronouncement of the government will come to fruition.

It was earlier known that since 1803, the Ministry of Defense, which is owned the Duke of York’s Royal Military School has provided children of servicemen and women education and this is really one of the biggest legacies it is very proud to tell everyone. In fact, the Department of Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) has already issued the so-called “statement of intent” so that the plan to grant the school academy status will be realized next year. The plan, when finally realized would be taking up at least 500 pupils whose ages range from 11 to 18 years old. The funding for the plan, according to the study, would be an estimated 37 Million Euro, plus the 23 Million Euro from the DCSF.

The huge budget will be for the refurbishment of the boarding and other facilities including another 14 Million Euro to be granted by the Ministry of Defense. This is good news for many people in Great Britain, knowing that it will a boast to education in this part of the world. It is also learned that said plans will make a way for increase enrollees of children to up to 720 but basically gives priority on students whose parents are members of the armed forces. This announcement will make students to enroll at Duke of York’s School and to enjoy for the multi-million Euro education and state-of-the-art facilities.

Jim Knight, the schools minister, said it would always be a priority of the Duke of York’s School to have its academy status to make education fore children even more exciting and fun. Many schools world wide will really envy this achievement of the school.

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