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 »
Tuesday 1st February 2011
Wymondham College is delighted to announce that it will convert to Academy status on Tuesday, 1st February.
As the College approaches its 60th Anniversary Academy status will put it in a much stronger position to thrive through times that are likely to be quite difficult due to government funding restrictions.
College Principal, Melvyn Roffe comments "Norfolk... Read more »
Monday 17th January 2011
The Wymondham College U15 Rugby team scored a fantastic victory on Friday to take them into round seven of the Daily Mail Cup.
On a very wet and muddy Friday afternoon, previous Daily Mail winners Bedford School arived at Wymondham College for our 6th Round Daily Mail Cup match.
There was not much to choose between the teams for the first 15 minutes and then... Read more »
Monday 10th January 2011
Ofsted inspectors have recently published a report which rates boarding at Lancaster Royal Grammar School as 'outstanding' across all categories. Their inspection, which had a short lead-in time, summarised boarding at the school as 'an outstanding service in every respect'.
Here are some of the report's key findings:
Excellent relationships have been established... Read more »
Wednesday 1st December 2010
As part of the School's active exchange programme with 4 different Schools in two continents, ten members of the Duke of York's Royal Military School, Dover recently visited Valley Forge Military Academy and College located near Philadelphia, USA. VFMA&C is a famous military boarding school which boasts a range of very famous alumni including General Norman Schwarzkopf... Read more »
Tuesday 30th November 2010
Simon Wright, Lib Dem MP for Norwich South, was at Wymondham College this week as part of a programme of talks at the school, designed to give students a wider awareness of social and political issues by talking to those in the front line of politics.
Mr Wright spoke about his experiences as a new MP and how he had become a politician after a career first in teaching... Read more »