Thursday 26th April 2012
The Duke of York's Royal Military School's Musician of the Year event is an inter-house competition that judges pupils' musical ability. There are three judging categories; beginner, intermediate and advanced, with an overall winner based on who delivers the highest standard of performance on the night.
Standards for this year's competition were high, and included... Read more »
Tuesday 24th April 2012
Lancaster Royal Grammar School became Northern Schools Cross Country Champions for the third year in a row recently. All five teams taking part in the prestigious competition held at Woodbank Park, Stockport (curlews, cubs, colts, juniors and seniors) won their categories, making LRGS the overall winners of the coveted rose bowl for the third year running.
LRGS Headmaster... Read more »
Wednesday 4th April 2012
Earlier this year Wymondham College was fortunate to host a group of Chiefs of Intelligence from Kosovo police who came to the College as part of a visit to Norfolk Constabulary to gain experience of intelligence led policing in the UK.
The visit was organised by the parent of the one our sixth form students and was an opportunity for students to meet the delegates... Read more »
Thursday 29th March 2012
Not many 13 year olds get the opportunity to talk directly to senior politicians about what needs to be done to save our environment. But that's exactly what Liam Kelly did when he went to the European Parliament in Brussels this week.
Liam, a pupil at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, had entered a competition which involved making a short video putting forward... Read more »
Friday 23rd March 2012
Wymondham College was featured on The One Show on Tuesday, 21st March, as part of a wider feature on the benefits of State Boarding Schools. Hilary Moriarty, BSA National Director and Melvyn Roffe, Principal of Wymondham College were both interviewed.
Wednesday 21st March 2012
It was third time lucky for the Old Swinford Hospital U18 team in the semi-finals of the Daily Mail RBS Schools' Rugby Cup with an emphatic 20-3 win against local rivals King's School Worcester, which secured their first ever place in the final of this prestigious competition.
In 2005, they lost to the eventual winners Exeter College and in 2011 to Oakham
Old... Read more »
Tuesday 20th March 2012
Six talented sports students from Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge are celebrating after being selected for their country.
Head of School, Edward Taylor, who has already played for the England U19 Rugby team has now been selected along with Max Stelling for the U18 squad.
Joe Wrafter and Josh Feek have been selected for the U16 England Squad, after representing... Read more »
Monday 12th March 2012
The Duke of York's Royal Military School (DOYRMS) has hosted a visit by Lord Adonis, to demonstrate its considerable progress since receiving Academy status in 2010.
Lord Adonis, the architect of the School Academies programme under the last government, was given a tour of the school and learned about its successful partnership working with other local schools, including... Read more »