Lawrence Sheriff School

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Lawrence Sheriff School is a boys' grammar school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.wikipedia
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Lawrence Sheriff School is a boys' grammar school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England. Lawrence Sheriff School was founded to fulfill Lawrence Sheriff's original intentions to provide a school for the boys of Rugby and neighbouring Brownsover, which was originally carried out by Rugby School.
The Lawrence Sheriff School was eventually founded in 1878 to carry on Sheriff's original intentions.

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The school is named after Lawrence Sheriff, the Elizabethan man who founded Rugby School.
As the nature of the school shifted, a new school – Lawrence Sheriff Grammar School – was founded in 1878 to continue Lawrence Sheriff's original intentions.

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Lawrence Sheriff School is a boys' grammar school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
In the final year of primary school, children are given the opportunity of sitting the 11-plus exam to compete for a place at one of the grammar schools, with two in Stratford and Rugby and one in Alcester; these are: Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar School for Girls; King Edward VI School, a boys' school; Lawrence Sheriff Grammar School for Boys, in Rugby, as well as, Rugby High School for Girls and Alcester Grammar School (mixed).

Arthur Bostrom

Bostrom was born in Rugby, Warwickshire and attended Lawrence Sheriff School, where he was a contemporary with Kevin Warwick.

Will Carruthers

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After leaving Lawrence Sheriff School at the age of 16, he went to work in a sheet metal factory in Birmingham, and it was then he began to teach himself to play bass.

Lawrence Sheriff

The school is named after Lawrence Sheriff, the Elizabethan man who founded Rugby School.
He is remembered today by the Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby.

Ralph Hudson Johnson

He attended Lawrence Sheriff School and then won a scholarship to Rugby School.

Robert George Spencer Hudson

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Hudson was educated at St Matthew's School and then Lawrence Sheriff School, where his interest in geology was started through a schoolmaster taking the students fossil hunting in the strata used for cement making.

Wayne Clarke (broadcaster)

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Wayne Clarke was born in Rugby, Warwickshire and attended Lawrence Sheriff School, Keele University and Regent's Park College, Oxford.

John L. Harper

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He was born in 1925 and educated at Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby.

Ric Todd

Todd attended Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby, then studied History at Worcester College, Oxford, and entered the Diplomatic Service in 1980.

David Mowat

Mowat attended Lawrence Sheriff School and at one point was in the same class as Rugby MP Mark Pawsey.

Kevin Warwick

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Kevin Warwick was born in 1954 in Keresley, Coventry, in the United Kingdom and attended Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby, Warwickshire, where he was a contemporary of actor Arthur Bostrom.

Andrew Rawnsley

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He was educated at Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby and later on a scholarship at Rugby School and read History at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, gaining a first-class Honours degree.

Mark Pawsey

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Mark Pawsey grew up in Binley Woods, England, and was educated at Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby.

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The school runs in partnership with Rugby High School for Girls, the local all-female grammar school.
This is due to an agreement between Rugby High School and Lawrence Sheriff School to accept both male and female students into their respective sixth forms as a new agreement.

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Born the younger of two brothers, Croshaw attended Eastlands Primary School after which he attended Abbots Farm Middle School and finally Lawrence Sheriff School where he made his first adventure game before he dropped out of secondary school.

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Lawrence Sheriff School is a boys' grammar school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

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The school is named after Lawrence Sheriff, the Elizabethan man who founded Rugby School.

Brownsover

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Lawrence Sheriff School was founded to fulfill Lawrence Sheriff's original intentions to provide a school for the boys of Rugby and neighbouring Brownsover, which was originally carried out by Rugby School.

Public school (United Kingdom)

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By the eighteenth century, Rugby School had acquired a national reputation as a public school and moved to its present site.

Curriculum

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The Lower School was opened in 1878 on the present site of Lawrence Sheriff School with a curriculum designed to meet the needs of a commercial education and preparation for Rugby School.

Head teacher

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By 1906, a compromise between the traditions of the Foundation and a proposal to hand the school over to the county, led to a Governing body chaired by the Headmaster of Rugby School and containing both Foundation and County Governors.

Glebe

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The school was built on what before was glebe land named Market Field, at what was the east limit of the built-up area of Rugby.

World War I

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Under its second headmaster, Weisse (who renamed himself Whitehouse when the First World War started), a small incident caused a lasting effect on the area.