Thursday 12th May 2011
Lord Astor of Hever, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, made a top level ministerial visit to Dover to celebrate the achievements of the 450 pupils at The Duke of York's Royal Military School, an Academy with Military Traditions, on Friday 6th May.
Senior Conservative peer Lord Astor, who is a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Kent... Read more »
Tuesday 3rd May 2011
Pupils were presented with some mind boggling motor sports facts at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Tuesday 3rd May. Racing driver, Tom Gaymor, from Go Motorsport came to the school to talk to pupils about the various ways they can become involved with motor sport, either as a career, a participant or spectator. Pupils were enthralled as he explained how every aspect... Read more »
Wednesday 27th April 2011
The Duke of York's Royal Military School, near Dover, has made history for being the first school in the county to have its pennant flag flown at the North Pole.
It was taken there by proud ex pupil Simon Daglish as part of an incredible charity expedition that involved four soldiers wounded in Afghanistan walking unassisted on a 180 mile trek across the frozen polar... Read more »
Wednesday 20th April 2011
From Friday 1st April, 5 Dukies went for a week in Madrid to visit partner school El Colegio Nuestra Señora del Loreto. This is a secondary School for the sons and daughters of Spanish Air Force personnel in Madrid. They were warmly welcomed by their host families and had an exhaustive programme of visits and activities. Highlights of the week included witnessing... Read more »
Thursday 31st March 2011
The biennial inspection of Wymondham College Combined Cadet Force took place on Tuesday 29 March 2011.
The Reviewing Officer was Group Captain Simon Spence from the Permanent Joint Headquarters in Northwood and he was accompanied on the inspection by the Principal, Melvyn Roffe and the Contingent Commander Lieutenant Colonel David Myers.
Group Captain Spence... Read more »
Wednesday 30th March 2011
Prince Harry has joined four disabled servicemen on a challenging 200-mile trek across the polar ice cap, organised by The Duke of York's Royal Military School old boy Simon Daglish.
The Prince will be with the men on the first five days of what is expected to be a four-week mission in temperatures below -20C and landscapes of unremitting snow and ice.
They... Read more »
Monday 28th March 2011
It's not often you get something for nothing but that is effectively what has been achieved at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School in Reigate.
Last year the School applied for an interest-free loan from SALIX, the independent company that manages public investment in energy efficiency technologies across the UK public sector. With support from Surrey County Council,... Read more »
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;