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Bryony secures a place in the National Youth Training Choir

Monday 16th January 2012

A year 11 pupil at the Duke of York's Royal Military School has secured a coveted place with the National Youth Training Choir (NYTC).

Bryony Armstrong applied to the choir in September and was called for an audition in Dulwich, London in November 2011. Her letter of acceptance to the Soprano section of the NYTC came through the post this month. The audition required... Read more »

Wrap Up Wednesday

Thursday 12th January 2012

There was a distinct change to the normal school uniform at Wymondham College this week, but it was only for one day.

Students were looking more than usually colourful in an extra layer of hoodies and hats as they took part in wrap up Wednesday as part of 'Big Switch Week' at the College.

On Wednesday staff and students all made a particular effort to turn... Read more »

The Good, The Bad and The Donkey

Tuesday 6th December 2011

Will the Devils wreck the Nativity? That was the question facing the audience at the Junior School Christmas play at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Friday. The devious antics of a group of Devils bent on ruining the Nativity held the audience spellbound as the play progressed. Luckily, there was an equally capable group of Angels who thwarted the Devils' plans... Read more »

LRGS commended in sports competition

Friday 25th November 2011

Lancaster Royal Grammar School was one of three state schools commended for its ‘remarkable sporting record’ at the 2011 Aviva/Daily Telegraph School Sport Matters Awards recently.  The commendation was made at a glittering ceremony at Twickenham Stadium, when an array of famous sports stars come out in force to praise the sporting efforts of British schools.

Two... Read more »

LRGS is top boys' school in north of England

Monday 14th November 2011

Lancaster Royal Grammar School is ranked the best performing boys' state school in the north of England, and among the top four state schools in the north west, according to the Sunday Times Parent Power supplement published this week.

This year's A-level results (74.9% at A* to B) and GCSE grades (68.5%A*/A) place LRGS once again in the UK's top 100 state schools,... Read more »


Friday 11th November 2011

The Duke of York's Royal Military School (DYRMS), in Dover, has hosted a high level Russian ministerial delegation on a fact-finding mission (on 8 November) to Dover.

The delegation was sent by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev who wants to develop regional cadet colleges across the Russian Federation aimed at producing a new generation of leaders in the military,... Read more »

Kent Academy gains 25m grant to transform buildings

Thursday 10th November 2011

The Duke of York's Royal Military School, in Dover, has received confirmation of a £24.9m capital grant from the Department for Education.

The 200-year-old full boarding school for girls and boys aged 11-18, plans to use the funding to transform its boarding accommodation and other teaching facilities. The grant – part of the Building Schools For the... Read more »

Kent Students Guard Torch of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey

Wednesday 9th November 2011

Students from the Duke of York's Royal Military School (DYRMS), in Dover, provided an Honour Guard and Bugle major for the Torch of Remembrance Service at Westminster Abbey on 7 November, followed by a wreath layingat Dover Marine Station (on Tuesday November 8 – see photos attached).They were joined by three American exchange students from Valley Forge Military Academy.

The... Read more »

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