Coxlease School offers an enriched curriculum which includes:
Young Enterprise – a business scheme,
Challenge Coxlease - various sporting and personal challenges set throughout the year,
Curriculum theme days - regular cross-curricular themed days (e.g. Forest day, Round the world in six hours and Urban Arts)
Celebration days - celebrating pupils’ achievements, as well as acknowledging key national and international events
Work experience - all Key Stage 4 and 5 pupils are offered work experience placements with a variety of local businesses
Residential trips to a variety of off-site locations, designed to challenge individual resilience and build team working ability
Lyndhurst is a large village (population of 3'029) situated in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire (county). The nearest city is Southampton, above nine miles (15 km) to the north-east. This is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire and major port and the closest city to the New Forest.
Accessibility: The school is well situated for easy access across to many areas of southern England and the Midlands, being close to the M27, A34 and M3. London can be reached in approximately two hours by car or in one and a half hours by train.
distance to Southampton airport: 19 min (15.2 miles; 24,5) via M27
distance to London: 1 h 52 min (88.7 miles, 142.7) via M3
Hampshire has a higher average annual temperature than the UK average at 9.8 to 12 °C (49.6 to 53.6 °F), average rainfall at 640–1,060 millimetres (25–42 in) per year, and holds higher than average sunshine totals of around 1,750 hours of sunshine per year. On average, the warmest month is August and the coolest January.
The first mention of Lyndhurst was in the Domesday Book of 1086 under the name 'Linhest'. It was part of the royal lands of the New Forest.
The most important building in Lyndhurst is the Queen's House, which has also in the past been called the King's House, for the name changes according to the gender of the monarch. It is the principal building owned by the Crown in the New Forest, and contains the Verderers' Hall, home of the ancient Verderers' Court (Verderers are officials in Brritain who deal with areas which are the property of The Crown). The last monarch to stay here was George III who visited the New Forest in June 1789.
The village's Anglican church, St Michael and All Angels. The church was designed by William White. The church contains a fresco by Frederick Leighton showing the Parabele of the Wise and Foolish Virgins.
Alice Liddell, also known as Alice Hargreaves, the inspiration for Alice in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, lived in and around Lyndhurst after her marriage to Reginald Hargreaves, and is buried in the graveyard.
Glasshayes House (the former Lyndhurst Park Hotel) is the only surviving example of sir Artur Conan Doyles architectural experimentation,
According to the legend Bisterne Dragon- Lyndhurst is the location of dragon-slaying
Paultons Park - Adventure park including Peppa Pig World, water kingdom and animal feeding, plus gardens.
New Forest Centre Museum - Displays and family activities concerning history, wildlife and conservation of the national park.
New Forest Reptile Centre - Seasonal conservation centre keeping British amphibians, lizards and snakes, plus a forest trail.
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