Tuesday 1st February 2011
Wymondham College is delighted to announce that it will convert to Academy status on Tuesday, 1st February.
As the College approaches its 60th Anniversary Academy status will put it in a much stronger position to thrive through times that are likely to be quite difficult due to government funding restrictions.
College Principal, Melvyn Roffe comments "Norfolk... Read more »
Monday 17th January 2011
The Wymondham College U15 Rugby team scored a fantastic victory on Friday to take them into round seven of the Daily Mail Cup.
On a very wet and muddy Friday afternoon, previous Daily Mail winners Bedford School arived at Wymondham College for our 6th Round Daily Mail Cup match.
There was not much to choose between the teams for the first 15 minutes and then... Read more »
Monday 10th January 2011
Ofsted inspectors have recently published a report which rates boarding at Lancaster Royal Grammar School as 'outstanding' across all categories. Their inspection, which had a short lead-in time, summarised boarding at the school as 'an outstanding service in every respect'.
Here are some of the report's key findings:
Excellent relationships have been established... Read more »
Wednesday 1st December 2010
As part of the School's active exchange programme with 4 different Schools in two continents, ten members of the Duke of York's Royal Military School, Dover recently visited Valley Forge Military Academy and College located near Philadelphia, USA. VFMA&C is a famous military boarding school which boasts a range of very famous alumni including General Norman Schwarzkopf... Read more »
Tuesday 30th November 2010
Simon Wright, Lib Dem MP for Norwich South, was at Wymondham College this week as part of a programme of talks at the school, designed to give students a wider awareness of social and political issues by talking to those in the front line of politics.
Mr Wright spoke about his experiences as a new MP and how he had become a politician after a career first in teaching... Read more »
Thursday 18th November 2010
Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for Schools visited the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Wednesday 10th November. The Minister, who came to open two new Sixth Form boarding house annexes, took the opportunity to speak about the new 'English Baccalaureate'.
On arrival Mr Gibb was welcomed by Headmaster Paul Spencer Ellis who told an audience of pupils and staff... Read more »
Tuesday 16th November 2010
At just over six months old, Raja is the youngest resident at School House, one of the senior boarding houses at Lancaster Royal Grammar School. He has made excellent progress since his arrival at the school, despite being kept outdoors in all weathers – in a purpose-built aviary.
Raja is a Bengal Eagle Owl who was hatched at the Turbary Woods Owl and Bird... Read more »
Wednesday 29th September 2010
Six schools from across south Norfolk have joined together to arrange a three day Futures Event being hosted at OPEN in Norwich on 5th, 6th and 7th October.
Over 900 Year 10 students from Attleborough High, Hethersett High, Old Buckenham High, Thetford Grammar, Wymondham College and Wymondham High will spend the day with top speakers from fifteen sectors of employment.... Read more »