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10 thoughts on “For the School Colours

  1. says:

    This book is like two stories in one, and it s the worse for it There s a boarding school story, which I loved, and a World War I homefront story, which I most certainly did not.The boarding school story was so, so much fun It s set at a school in a state of serious unrest You see, the local day school has closed, which means the boarding school in question will be absorbing many of those students and some of them will be GASP day students Which is, the old boarding girls are sure, compl This book is like two stories in one, and it s the worse for it There s a boarding school story, which I loved, and a World War I homefront story, which I most certainly did not.The boarding school story was so, so much fun It s set at a school in a state of serious unrest You see, the local day school has closed, which means the boarding school in question will be absorbing many of those students and some of them will be GASP day students Which is, the old boarding girls are sure, completely terrible Worse, there will beday s...


  2. says:

    This feels like two novellas, one much better than the other, awkwardly cobbled together through the device of having the protagonist be a weekly boarder The school story proper, about a very small school in which the boarders are a privileged class, dealing with a huge influx of day girls when a large day school is acquired by the school, is a lot of fun The clashes and power struggles between the boarders, who are determined to keep sole control over all school affairs and privileges, and th This feels like two novellas, one much better than the other, awkwardly cobbled together through the device of having the protagonist be a weekly boarder The school story proper, about a very small school in which the boarders are a privileged class, dealing with a huge influx of day girls when a large day school is acquired by the school, is a lot of fun The clashes and power struggles between the boarders, who are determined to keep sole control over all school affairs and privileges, and the resentful day girls, are a lot of fun, especially when the day girls react to being banned from the Drama Club by refusing to play hockey for the school The heroine, a weekly boarder formerly form the day school, manages with the help of her super crush mentor the Lavender lady, manages to bring these warring groups together for th...


  3. says:

    Another jolly good ripping yarn Set in a small, rather exclusive boarding school during the Great War that has suddenly taken over another local school and now its numbers have trebled with the advent of so many new girls The boarders are not fans of these new invaders and it splits the school right down the middle But it s not just a simple boarding school story it s as if the author wanted to write about four different books here You have the German n...


  4. says:

    Of course I ve already said how much I prefer Angela Brazil s school stories to her other books, so I knew I was going to love this one I was right I just love the old school innocence, the fact that a schoolgirl can so admire an older woman that the author labels it love from the get go I love the school pride, the focus on sports I wasn t as interested in Pamela s side of things, because I accurately predicted the outcome there from the get go Still, another first class school story I Of course I ve already said how much I prefer Angela Brazil s school stories to her other books, so I knew I was going to love this one I was right I just love the old school innoc...


  5. says:

    As other reviewers have described, this book didn t know what it was It was half school story and half a story about a German spy The two plots didn t converge at all and the book suffered a great deal for it.


  6. says:

    Read this book online for free through Project Gutenberg


  7. says:

    The boarders at Silverside school are astonished when they return to discover that the school, which before was mainly boarding, with only a few day girls, has amalgamated with a local day school, and now there are three times as many day girls The two groups quickly find themselves at odds, which makes life difficult for Avelyn she is a weekly boarder, going home on the weekends, but n...


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