Monday 5th July 2010
Maths and fun were combined when 'Murderous Mathematician' Kjartan Poskitt visited the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on the 1st and 2nd of July. Pupils aged 9 to 13 took a break from lessons so see how maths could be viewed in a totally different, and very entertaining, way.
Over 370 Royal Alexandra and Albert School students attended the event which was held... Read more »
Tuesday 29th June 2010
Diet Coke and a packet of Mentos were the key elements of a winning design by pupils or the Royal Alexandra and Albert School in The Surrey Satro Festival of Science and Engineering on 24th June 2010.
The seven pupils aged 12-14 attended the Festival with a project they have been working on after school for over a month. They designed and built a car which was powered... Read more »
Wednesday 23rd June 2010
We are students from Wymondham College. Last year Fry boarding house organised a charity week 'Dash to Darfur' which was a great success. Because of the overwhelming amount of support this event received, we have decided to do it again this year!
This year the theme will be a 'Sprint to Somalia'. Over the course of the week we will hope to run a cumulative total... Read more »
Thursday 17th June 2010
Lancaster Royal Grammar School was delighted to welcome cricketing legend Sir Garfield Sobers at the school last week. Former West Indies captain Sir Garfield, who is considered one of the greatest ever all-round cricketers and famed for his six sixes in one over in 1968, visited pupils and parents at Lancaster Royal Grammar School.
The 1st XI cricket team at LRGS... Read more »
Monday 14th June 2010
There were seven new faces in the Food Technology department at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Monday 14th June. The Year 8 pupils from The Hawthorns School in Bletchingley, had come to develop their cooking skills in the recently re-fitted Food Technology suite at the School.
RAA School teacher, Mrs D Miller led the lesson which focused on healthy eating... Read more »
Thursday 10th June 2010
Students from Wymondham College, along with17 other schools across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to take part in the national final of the Citizenship Foundation's Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition on 26 June. The teams of 12-14 year olds, the regional finalists from over 350 state-funded secondary schools, will take on the roles of lawyers, witnesses,... Read more »
Monday 7th June 2010
Following their hat-trick of victories at the Lancashire Schools Rugby Knockout Competitions earlier this year, Lancaster Royal Grammar School has been named Lancashire Rugby School of the Year. This is the second time that the school has won this prestigious award.
At an award ceremony at the Lancashire RFU Annual Dinner last week, held at Preston Grasshoppers RUFC,... Read more »
Tuesday 1st June 2010
18 year old Siobhan Randall from Bedfordshire and a boarder at St George's School Harpenden is the school's second sixth former to win a coveted Prime Minister's Global Fellowship Award to study in Brazil.
Having written an essay and attended a series of selection activities and interviews Siobhan will now spend 6 weeks this summer, (from mid July) in Brazil exploring... Read more »