Friday 24th August 2012
Once again, pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School have achieved record GCSE results. 68% of pupils achieved 5 or more GCSEs including English and Maths which is well above the national average.
Belinda Gurung, 16, who gained nine GCSEs at grade A*, one at grade A and Distinction in ICT, will take A levels before going to university to study to become a... Read more »
Monday 9th July 2012
Wymondham College is celebrating a hugely successful finale to its 60th Anniversary celebrations. The World Class@Wymondham event saw 42 visitors from French, German and Ugandan partner schools live and work alongside College students.
The students enjoyed a week packed with a range of projects and sporting events themed around the Olympics and the Queen's Jubilee.
Regional... Read more »
Friday 6th July 2012
A group of Wymondham College students have used their time during the College Enrichment Week to turn a messy, slightly overgrown allotment and surrounding area into a haven for Wymondham College wildlife and students seeking somewhere quiet to go and relax.
Some of the allotment beds have been planted up with wildlife friendly plants designed to attract bugs and... Read more »
Wednesday 4th July 2012
Wymondham College students picked up the prestigious award for "Best Layout and Design" for the College Magazine at the Shine Media Awards last week. They were also commended in two other categories.
The team won a plaque and certificates and also a Quark 9 site license for the College.
Teacher, Dan Keates said "I'm delighted for the team, they are a talented... Read more »
Thursday 21st June 2012
HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, visited Shaftesbury School in Dorset on 21st June, to officially open the newly refurbished and extended Boarding facilities at Barton Hill House.
The whole school was out to greet him, and he spent some time chatting to students and staff before heading for Barton Hill House, about half a mile from the school.
There he... Read more »
Wednesday 13th June 2012
Luke Temple came to talk to junior pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School on Tuesday. Luke gave a very lively and entertaining presentation about being an author and about how he came up with the ideas for his books. He explained how the most important thing when writing a book is to have a good story and lots of ideas. He went on to tell children that he was not... Read more »
Thursday 31st May 2012
Lancaster Royal Grammar School athletes are northern champions, winning the trophy and all three age group events at the HMC Northern Schools Athletics Championship recently. Some 12 teams from the North of England took part in the prestigious championship which was held at Monkton Stadium in Jarrow.
The senior, intermediate and junior teams won an array of gold,... Read more »
Monday 28th May 2012
On Tuesday Paul Spencer Ellis, the Headmaster of the Royal Alexandra and Albert School went to Sainsburys to do some shopping. This wasn’t the weekly shop for the family, but a special trip to buy ingredients for a Food Technology lesson. On Tuesday afternoon he was due to teach a class of 15-year-olds two of his favourite recipes; ‘Spicy Meatballs’... Read more »