Mayfield Riders celebrate 25 years at the Top!

One of Bright World's partner boarding schools has some fantastic news. 

On Saturday 4 February, former and current pupils and their parents gathered at an evening reception at The Old Palace in Mayfield to celebrate a quarter of a century of equestrian success at St Leonards-Mayfield School. The School’s alumnae include six riders who have represented Great Britain at European Championships.

Since its inception in 1987, the School’s Equestrian Squad, which is located just south of Tunbridge Wells, has won the National Schools Riding Championships eight times in total, which is more than any other school in the UK. The School’s current accolades include National Schools Champions, County Dressage Teams Champions, and East Sussex County Show Jumping Champions at mini, novice and open level.

Mayfield’s Director of Riding, Jill Barker formed the School’s first formal riding team in 1987 and has masterminded its riding strategy ever since. In her reception address, Jill congratulated the squad members past and present for making the School a formidable force in equestrian sport and commented: “We have always been an academic school that offers the opportunity to ride at the highest level. 

St Leonards- Mayfield is an independent Catholic boarding and day school for girls

This ‘work hard, play hard’ ethos has taught generations of Mayfield pupils that everything is possible, as long as they are prepared to earn it. Each of you standing here today, and those who could not join us, are proof that this approach works.”

 St Leonards- Mayfield is an independent Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, situated in Mayfield, East Sussex. The school is a Close partner School to us here at Bright  World and is highly recommended as a great choice for you and your child.

St Leonards Mayfield Guardianship is a top priority to us here at Bright World as we act as guardian to lots of students at the School. 

Click here to find out more about St Leonards Mayfield School.

Click here to apply for a guardianship programme at St Leonards Mayfield School. 

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