by University of Oxford student
Eton Windsor Berkshire SL4 6DW United Kingdom
Eton Collegereview by
University of Oxford student.
Eton College concentrates on striking a balance between ensuring students achieve good exam results and providing a stimulating curriculum for them to explore their interests. They do this very successfully in my opinion.
I think the Classics department is incredibly strong, as well as the Russian department. But there are definitely no departments that could ever be described as weak.
Class sizes at Eton become progressively smaller as you progress as people begin to specialise for A Levels.
The school encourages you to forward.…
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The food varies from house to house, while some eat in a food hall. Overall it is very good. There is a laundry system that means that clothes are cleaned once a week, picked up from outside your room and delivered back to it.
The rooms again vary in size but more importantly every student has a room of their own from day one.
The extracurricular activities, I would rate as the best in England. The sense of house spirit engendered in playing various sports against the 24 other houses is immense and incredibly fun, while the level of sport caters for both keen and casual players.
Theatre is very popular and there are two theatres at the school that regularly put on student-run plays. The school actively encourages this kind of creative activity.