Eton College


Eton College
La escuela pública más grande (escuela secundaria independiente) de Inglaterra y una de las de mayor prestigio.

Está ubicada en Eton, Berkshire. Fue fundada por Enrique VI en 1440–41, el mismo año en que fundó el King's College en Cambridge. Como tradición se reservan 24 becas en Cambridge para estudiantes de Eton. Los varones ingresan a Eton alrededor de los 13 años. En su mayoría provienen de las familias más acaudalas de Inglaterra, a pesar de que se otorgan 70 becas sobre la base de exámenes competitivos.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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