Tuesday 20th September 2011
Former Duke of York's Royal Military School pupil, Senior Under Officer Calvin Smith, has been awarded the prestigious "Sword of Honour" at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and will command the Sovereign's Parade on Friday 12th August 2011.
The Sword of Honour is awarded to the Officer Cadet considered by the Commandant, Major General Patrick Marriott CBE, to... Read more »
Thursday 15th September 2011
In recognition of our collaborative work with our international partner schools and the rich variety of international curriculum projects that we undertake, Wymondham College was reaccredited with the International Schools Award by the British Council at the beginning of the new term. We will now enjoy this status for a further three years until 2014.
Alongside the... Read more »
Thursday 8th September 2011
Harefield Academy in Hillingdon becomes the first Academy to start taking boarders, starting term on 7 September with more than 40 students in its newly built boarding house.
Harefield Academy, which opened six years ago for boys and girls between 11 an 18, is a specialist sports college. Among its first intake of boarders are talented young footballers, basketball... Read more »
Thursday 18th August 2011
Lancaster Royal Grammar School has had another very successful A-level year, both for individual pupils and the school as a whole, with 75% of entries achieving grades A*, A or B, and 17% of entries gaining A* grades. The highest achievers included four boys who gained five A* grades and four boys who achieved four A* grades.
Headmaster Andrew Jarman said of the... Read more »
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 »