This premium Anglican boarding school caters for 450 pupils from across the globe.From Grade 8 to Matric, pupils experience individual attention with a focus on fostering individual talent.
So give them a couple years to grow and get some beer pong out of their system . “We try to remove duck faces, shirtless selfies, any party pic where you’re doing a keg stand,” says Bradford, who is single.
“We tried to make it feel a little higher-class.” The standards don’t stop there. She’s already ousted one guy for calling a girl a “midget,” another for standing up a date and yet another for asking a girl to perform a sexual act. But for Bradford, whose motto is “Heavy petting is greater than heavy vetting,” it’s all worth the extra legwork.
“When George Clooney married her, I was like, ‘This is great for the smart and sexy movement!
’” NYU grad Amanda Awad, 29, decided to give the League a chance after a recent breakup and enough Tinder dates to make someone’s head spin. There’s a lot of catching up to do if [potential suitors] haven’t had the same upbringing that I’ve had,” says Awad, a marketing manager for a tech startup who grew up in Manhattan and summers in Southampton. Not everyone who went to Harvard is smart, but you have to imagine that they’re at least intellectually curious enough to have something to talk about.” It’s this quest for commonality that inspired Bradford to create the A-list app.
“I saw all these couples forming as soon as we enrolled [at Stanford],” says Bradford, who first launched her company in San Francisco in November.
“So people thought, ‘Well, Stanford put their approval on me and Stanford put their approval on you, so we should get together.’ We wanted to mimic that digitally.” So, how do you get in? Singles can be referred by current users, which bumps them to the top of the wait list and increases their chance of admittance.
The school motto is Nec Aspera Terrent (Difficulties do not dismay us) – this ideal of fearless acceptance of challenge sums up what the school aims to instil in its pupils as preparation for future life.
Prince George may be the only future king at his upmarket London day school but the quirky new headteacher is making sure every single pupil masters a perfect royal handshake.
The school is passionate about ensuring that each boy is schooled for life, develops character and strives to reach his full potential.