The Dangerous School For Boys

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About the Show

Can you imagine a school where Morris dancing, old-fashioned chivalry, Gregorian chanting and how to skin and cook a rabbit all feature on the curriculum? Ferdi McDermott can and he's risked his family's fortune of one and a half million pounds on achieving his dream by setting up an ultra-traditional English boarding school in the middle of rural France. Ferdi believes the way to solve Britain's educational crisis is to turn the clock back and teach subjects and values from a bygone age. As a result, boy scout war games, boxing and hunting are just some of the unusual activities on offer at Chavagnes International College near Nantes in France.

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