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Question 1: In the same year Reading was one of just 35 schools nationally to be made a ________ Partner School.
Microsoft OfficeInternet ExplorerMicrosoft WindowsMicrosoft

Question 2: The date of the Abbey's charter, June 29, 1125, is taken as the foundation date, making it the 10th oldest school in ________, although there are hints that there may have been a school running in Reading before this.
EnglandWalesUnited KingdomScotland

Question 3: [2] Reading School has had a partnership with Akhter Computers in Harlow, ________, since 1998.

Question 4: ________ and Kendrick School, two local schools for girls
The Abbey SchoolReading SchoolQueen Anne's SchoolBradfield College

Question 5: Music School (formerly Junior School) has a teaching room, an ICT suite, a hall (used for ________ and choir practices) and four smaller individual teaching rooms (used for individual music lessons).
TimpaniOrchestraThe PlanetsClassical music

Question 6: This was reconfirmed in the ________ granted to the corporation of Reading by Elizabeth I in 1560, which made the corporation liable for the salary of the headmaster and gave them the power of appointing him.
Royal charterRutgers UniversityMcGill UniversityUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Previously, seriously injured or ill patients from the Reading area had to be flown either to Wexham Park Hospital near Slough, or to the John Radcliffe Hospital in ________ for treatment.
SouthamptonBrighton and HoveOxfordPortsmouth

Question 8: The foundation stone for new buildings, designed by ________, was laid by the Prince of Wales in 1870, and in 1871 the school moved in.
ManchesterAlfred WaterhouseEnglandLondon

Question 9: It has recently become a DFES specialist school for the Humanities, specialising in English, Geography and ________ – the first school to specialise in Classics – despite entry being selected by Mathematics and verbal and non-verbal logic ability.
Classical antiquityClassicsRoman EmpireAncient Rome

Question 10: There were interruptions to schooling in 1665, when Parliament, forced out of ________ by the Great Plague, took over the schoolhouse.


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