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Student Wins International Gold Medal

Monday 22nd April 2013

Sasha Dyke, a Yr 9 Wymondham College student, was recently selected to represent Team GB for kayaking.

During the Easter holidays, Sasha made her way to Ghent in Belgium to compete in an international kayaking marathon. Sasha and her team were prepared for the worst on the day of the race.

"As expected, it was -4c with high winds and snow. It was bitterly... Read more »

School benefits from the Olympic Legacy

Thursday 18th April 2013

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is benefiting from the Olympic legacy having just taken delivery of five storage units from the Olympic Water Polo Arena.

The Water Polo Arena, which was situated alongside the Aquatics Centre, was a temporary structure housing the water polo competition pool, a warm-up pool and seating for 5,000 spectators. The Arena, which... Read more »

International Delegates Received by Dignitaries at Norwich Castle

Thursday 11th April 2013

Tuesday 9th April saw almost 200 delegates from 30 European countries welcomed with open arms by Norfolk and Norwich County Council.

After a day of political debate and discussion, delegates were invited by the Chairman of Norfolk County Council, Ian Monson, to a civic reception held at Norwich Castle.

Councillor Monson said, "The people who built this castle,... Read more »

Royal Portraits

Thursday 28th March 2013

It is only a few months until the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation on 2nd June 1953. The Queen is the patron of the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, and the Duchess of Gloucester is the School's President.

The School wanted to mark the occasion of the 60th anniversary by putting up portraits of its Patron and President. Buckingham Palace has kindly provided... Read more »

Bronze Medal for Amy at British Judo Champs

Wednesday 20th March 2013

Last Saturday, Year 9 Wymondham College student Amy Mollan faced her biggest challenge to date, when she competed in the Under 36kg Year 8 and 9 category in the 2013 British Schools Judo Championships in Sheffield.

Students travelled from all over Great Britain and Northern Ireland for this prestigious event, which this year saw over 500 entrants.

Amy started... Read more »

Boarding school - Chinese style

Tuesday 19th March 2013

With over 430 boarders, the Royal Alexandra and Albert School is generally considered to be a big boarding school. That is until you compare it with the school managed by Mr Jianwei Zhu who visited the Gatton Park based school on 18th March 2013.

Mr Zhu is the Head (known as 'President') of a school/college in Huzhou province in China. His school has over 4,000 pupils... Read more »

SBSA Sports Festival

Friday 15th March 2013

The second SBSA Sports Festival was held at Welbeck the Defence Sixth Form College near Loughborough on Wednesday 13 March.

Teams came from 10 SBSA schools all over the country – despite the weather – and competed in Mixed Volleyball, girls' and boys' Cross Country, Under 18 Rugby Sevens, Under 14 Boys' Football, Under 13 Netball. At the end of a busy... Read more »

Super Heroes and Villains

Friday 8th March 2013

Literacy has taken centre stage this week in the Junior Department of the Royal Alexandra and Albert School. Pupils have enjoyed a series of exciting, entertaining and educational activities to help them develop their literacy skills.

A highlight for many pupils is fancy dress day. The theme this year is Super Heroes and Villains and there was a good range of imaginative... Read more »

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