Wednesday 6th July 2011
Visitors, Staff and Students gathered together at Wymondham College this weekend to celebrate the formal opening of the College's new International Centre by Dr Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Sometime Minister for National Defence of the Republic of Poland and Vice President of the European Parliament.
The International Centre is the new home for the Modern Foreign Languages... Read more »
Thursday 23rd June 2011
Over 115 prep school pupils took part in the Annual Schools' Summer Festival at Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge on 16 June.
Pupils from schools as far a field as Harrow, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Kidderminster and Staffordshire were able to select an activity from Science, Music, Sport or Drama.
Packwood Haugh in Shrewsbury collected the prestigious OSH... Read more »
Thursday 16th June 2011
When Wymondham College undertook Big Switch Week in January this year they were facing a energy saving challenge that many schools who don't have boarding students have found difficult.
The aim of the project, which is run by the National Trust, was to prove that the College could reduce it's energy consumption by 15% during the Big Switch week and maintain a 10%... Read more »
Tuesday 14th June 2011
As part of the Duke of York's partnership with Trinity Laban conservatoire of Music and Dance a very successful dance workshop took place on Sunday 12 June at the School. Twenty Dukies grasped the opportunity to be trained by members of Laban staff. Tony Thatcher a former pupil of the Duke of York's and a leading member of staff at Laban commented "We look forward to continuing... Read more »
Thursday 9th June 2011
Horse riding enthusiasts at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School are sowing the seeds of future show-jumping success with their own in-house show-jumping competition.
Stable Manager Irini Economou and Year 13 pupil Tarryn Poole organised a series of show-jumping competitions over a 4 week period for the 10 pupils who make up the School's show-jumping team. Each... Read more »
Tuesday 7th June 2011
This year Wymondham College competed for the first time in the Royal Horticultural Society Budding Gardeners competition held at RHS Hyde Hall over half term.
The team was made up of Ellen Parfitt (Year 9), Madelene Hobbs (Year 8), William Smith (Year 7), accompanied by teacher Mrs Davis and Mrs Smith the College's Head Gardener.
The gardens were all on a... Read more »
Friday 20th May 2011
The Year 7 mountain bike team from the Royal Alexandra and Albert School today met Lord Coe when he visited Box Hill which will be the venue for one of the Olympic cycling events in 2012.
The youngsters had been selected to meet Lord Coe because, a few weeks earlier on Tuesday 3rd May, they had won the British Cycling/Surrey Schools mountain bike competition. This... Read more »
Tuesday 17th May 2011
Tuesday 17 May saw a group of 20 musicians from the Duke of York's who ranged in age from 11-18 give an afternoon concert to all members of White Cliffs.
The programme ranged from items sung by the junior Girls' Choir to a guitar duet with two numbers composed by the performers. One of the many highlights of the afternoon was to be able to listen again to the two... Read more »