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Meet Margaret Yewande Savage, the generous lady behind our scholarship

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Born on April 1, 1939, Margaret Yewande Savage was the daughter of Dr. Richard Savage, and Phyllis née Ribeiro. Though both British citizens, he was of Nigerian/Scottish descent and she English/Portuguese/Ghanaian. Though highly educated, as they were employed in colonial Africa initially they both faced extreme racism. Phyllis, a talented violinist who had attended the most fashionable private schools in Europe, was employed as a local primary school teacher in the Gold Coast(Ghana). Richard was a […]

Our Latest Scholarship Opportunity

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We are proud to announce a latest senior school scholarship.  Offered in memory of Margaret Savage, this scholarship is available to two permanent students for the duration of their academic stage, joining from September 2019.  One is available for a new boarding student, and the other for a new day student.  Selection is very much in the spirit of the Citizens of the Future scholarships offered last year, looking to reflect Fyling Hall’s values and […]