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Grant for tree planting

Friday 6th December 2013

Pupils from Wymondham College emphasised the importance of diversity to both trees and people with a planting scheme in their school grounds during The Tree Council's 2013 National Tree Week (23rd November to 1st December).

With the help of a grant from The Tree Council, the lead UK tree campaigning partnership, they be planted 42 trees around the 83 acre site; 14... Read more »

Lairthwaite Boarding House "Apprentice" Challenge

Thursday 28th November 2013

Boarding at Keswick School is never dull! It’s great to have so many trips, clubs and activities to get involved with and we all feel really welcomed by the local community. One activity that recently had us all buzzing was “The Apprentice Challenge” set by Mr Jackson, our Head teacher. The task was simple, come up with a brilliant money making scheme to... Read more »

Welcome speech by Roy Page, Chairman of the SBSA at the annual conference 2013

Monday 25th November 2013

Welcome speech by Roy Page, Chairman of the SBSA and headmaster of The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe

State Boarding Schools' Association annual conference 2013

Wymondham College, Norfolk

 

Good afternoon,... Read more »

Students receive prestigious engineering scholarship

Tuesday 12th November 2013

Adam Birchall and Raphaella Turbin from Wymondham College were awarded a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship recently at a ceremony held in London supported by the Institution of Engineering & Technology and the engineering company BAE Systems. Adam and Raphaella were presented with their Scholarships by Jonathan Firth, Director of Operations & Projects,... Read more »

Wymondham College Named in National Sixth Form Top 20

Monday 11th November 2013

Researchers named Wymondham College as one of the country's top 20 Sixth Forms last week. Analysis by Oxford Analytics looked at a range of different statistics measuring the performance of Sixth Form students in the summer of 2013 and identified the College's performance amongst the very best in the country. This comes shortly after similar research by The Guardian named... Read more »

Hyatt O’Callaghan spends three months volunteering at a Medical Project in Nepal

Wednesday 23rd October 2013

As she put the pen down for her last GCSE exam, 16-year-old Hyatt knew she’d be flying to Nepal the next day. She also knew she’d be gone from home for 3 months: “I was a bit nervous that people would treat me differently because of my age, but really I was just excited to use this long summer holiday. Perhaps the exam nerves and the Nepal nerves... Read more »

Olympic medallist opens mysteriously funded fitness centre

Monday 21st October 2013

Four years after his team mate, Darren Campbell, visited the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, athlete Mark Lewis-Francis came to open the School's new Fitness Centre. Both Mark and Darren were members of the Gold medal winning 4x100 relay team at the Athens Olympics in 2004.

Mark spent the morning at the School. He started with a training session for aspiring athletes,... Read more »

Beret Parade presents a proud day for all

Thursday 17th October 2013

Sunday 13 October was a very important day for our Year 7 and new Year 8 students. They all received a presentation of their School cap badge and beret from the Executive Principal to mark the completion of their basic parade training.

The formal ceremony acknowledges that our new pupils are ready to fully participate in all future School parades and it was a special... Read more »


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