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Bruton School for Girls - Sunnyhill

Bruton School for Girls is one of the UK's most successful schools. Known as "Sunnyhill" for much of its history, it has grown from a few girls in a single building to its present leading position, with a pre-prep department, a prep school, the main secondary school, and a sixth form college.

The history of this Somerset school from its foundation in 1900 makes fascinating reading.

The full story is told in "Gleam Flying Onward" by David Parsons (ISBN 1 903341 69 8) 302 pages, 59 illustrations Sale price 7.00 post free.

Readers' comments have been enthusiastic.

  • "An excellent book" (an Old Girl of the school)
  • "I have read 'Gleam Flying Onward' with pleasure" (a professor from Trinity College Dublin)
  • "Wow! What a book!" (a former staff member)

Free sample. The opening pages can be read here.

Order here.

Copies of the book can be obtained from the author:

David Parsons
13 Ivythorn Road
Somerset BA16 0TE
(Enclose cheque 7.00 to David Parsons)


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