The Grange School, Santiago
The Grange School is a private co-ed school
Private school
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 in La Reina
La Reina
La Reina is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. It was created in 1963 from an eastern portion of the Ñuñoa commune...

, Santiago
Santiago, Chile
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, Chile
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 with an enrollment of about 1,800 and over 300 employees. It is known for a strong sports program in addition to high academic standards. It was founded June 4, 1928, by John A.S. Jackson —an anglo-Chilean born in Valparaíso
Valparaíso is a city and commune of Chile, center of its third largest conurbation and one of the country's most important seaports and an increasing cultural center in the Southwest Pacific hemisphere. The city is the capital of the Valparaíso Province and the Valparaíso Region...

 and educated at Cambridge University. Part of his founding philosophy was to apply the concepts of "fair play" and the notion of an "all-rounder" person.

In 2006, the British Guardian
The Guardian
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newspaper listed it as one of the best UK-curriculum international schools in the world.

In membership of:

- The Independent Association of Prep Schools

- The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference

- The Latin American Heads Conference}

- The Association of British Schools in Chile


Sports form an integral part of The Grange program and are given a high priority. Boys and girls are separated in sports and do not normally compete with each other. Girls have volleyball
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.The complete rules are extensive...

 and field hockey while boys practice rugby and football (soccer)
Football (soccer)
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. The only sports they have in common are track and field
Track and field
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competitions at the end of year. During weekends there are friendly matches between schools that can take part in different educational establishments to encourage friendship and competition between schools.

The Grange divides their pupils and teachers into 4 different colours:
-Dark Grey
-Dark Blue
-Light Grey
-Light Blue

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