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Papplewick boys in final of Berkshire Young Singer of the Year competition Papplewick year 7 pupil, Ruzgar Takmak, performed in the Classical section of the Final of Berkshire's Young Singer of the Year on Saturday 3rd October and despite very fierce competition was commended for his beautiful performance of Lascia Ch'io pianga by Handel.

The event was held as part of the Windsor Festival and was streamed live. 

Papplewick old boy George Brattle also competed in the Folk Section of the Final.

Headmaster Tom Bunbury said “ I am so proud of both boys, their talent is quite outstanding.”




Papplewick is a day, weekly, and full boarding preparatory school for around 210 boys between the ages of 6 and 13. Situated in 15 acres of land opposite Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, Papplewick has an excellent record for academic achievement and feeds many of the UK’s top independent senior schools including Eton, Harrow,  Winchester, Wellington, Stowe and Bradfield.

In the last three years the school has maintained its academic record, gaining no less than 38 awards to top independent schools, including three King’s Scholarships to Eton. Through its strong commitment to sports, the school also builds skills of teamwork, sportsmanship and responsibility.

As well as academic, sporting and cultural excellence, Papplewick aims to provide boys with the confidence and security they need to fulfil their potential, and the school strives to promote enthusiasm for life contribution to the community and kindness to others amongst all its pupils.

A report by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in 2013 remarks that relationships between pupils and teachers: ‘are an outstanding strength of the school and are seminal in creating the strong sense of a mutually supportive and trusting community.’

Papplewick operates three daily return services from London, from Chiswick and Brook Green, Hammersmith and Ashburn Place, SW7.  It also offers a daily run to and from Maidenhead.


(Daily transport services running from Chiswick, Brook Green, Gloucester Rd, and Maidenhead).