Monday 30th January 2012
Sixth Formers at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School saw ICT come to life on Friday. Jamie Denham of Sliced Bread Animation showed students some of the animations produced by his company for clients such as Burger King, Sky and Sony.
The visit was arranged so that students could gain an understanding of what is involved with producing an animated film. Jamie took... Read more »
Tuesday 17th January 2012
Senior school pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School have been awarded the Bronze Bike It School Mark by Sustrans, the charity that promotes smarter travel choices.
After the presentation on 16th January, Gayle Amorowson, the Bike It Officer for Sustrans said "the Royal Alexandra and Albert School has taken steps to reduce the number of car journeys pupils... Read more »
Tuesday 17th January 2012
An audience of over 200, including A Level students, was privileged to hear a testimony from 82-year-old Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper, as part of a visit organised through the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET) to Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge.
The testimony was followed by a question and answer session to enable students to better understand the nature of... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »