Tuesday 22nd March 2011
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £11,700 to Wymondham College.
The College is an important historical site has been extensively developed but many original buildings remain from its days as a US Air Force Hospital during the Second World War. In particular;
Monday 21st March 2011
It was the first ever sports festival for state boarding schools and over 500 children from 13 schools around the country gathered to compete in a wide range of sports. The Royal Alexandra and Albert School fielded teams for dance and football at the event which was held on 17th March at Old Swinford School in the midlands.
The highlight for one... Read more »
Thursday 10th March 2011
Sisters, Charlotte and Katie Taylor have achieved a rare feat in the world of music. The girls, who are pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, have both been accepted into National Choirs; Charlotte (aged 14) has joined the National Youth Choir of Great Britain; Katie (aged 11) has joined the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain.
The National... Read more »
Thursday 10th March 2011
Old Swinford Hospital student Alasdair Payne has completed a BTEC First Diploma Level 2 in Public Services with a distinction star and is delighted to have been offered a place at the University of Reading to study War, Peace & International Relations.
Speaking on his recent success, 18 year-old Alasdair said "The course took one year to complete and comprised... Read more »
Wednesday 2nd March 2011
Around 120 students over the age of 15 took part in a screening programme for cardiac abnormalities at Old Swinford Hospital school, Stourbridge on 1st March 2011.
The testing programme was carried out by CRY Cardiac Risk in the Young, a registered charity raising awareness of undetected cardiac abnormalities in young, apparently healthy individuals. The test held... Read more »
Friday 18th February 2011
It was a great day for anyone with a sweet tooth at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Wednesday 16th February. Junior house prefects had been hard at work making cakes the previous evening and had arranged a cake sale at lunchtime.
Staff and pupils flocked to the junior boarding house where the Year 6 prefects, dressed in yellow Marie Curie outfits, were selling... Read more »
Monday 7th February 2011
Year 7 pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School had a very puzzling maths lesson this week. It was part of the School's 'Happy Puzzle Day' which was organised by Head of Maths, Miss Moran.
Pupils aged 9 to 13 had the opportunity to solve a number of puzzles which were designed to develop their logical thinking, problem solving and team working skills. The... Read more »
Friday 4th February 2011
Five students from Wymondham College , Emily Hoogkamer, Matthew Farmer, Lucy Soudain, Ben Partridge and Rosie Baines have been chosen as runners up in the 13-15 year old age group of the Baillie Gifford & Financial Mail Essay Competition. They make up one quarter of the runners up for the whole competition.
Now in its fifth year, the competition is open to all... Read more »