Wednesday 23rd May 2012
There is only one thing harder than winning a county competition and that is retaining it. But that’s just what 6 pupils from the Royal Alexandra and Albert School did on Tuesday 22nd May at the Surrey School Games in High Ashurst. This year the Mountain Biking competition included ten more schools competing than last year so Year 8 pupils Nathan... Read more »
Monday 21st May 2012
The Lancaster Royal Grammar School quiz team became national champions recently. The team travelled to London to compete in the last eight of the national Schools Challenge Quiz. The format is similar to University Challenge, and this was the school's fourth appearance in the latter stages in as many years, up against the top schools in the country.
A narrow quarter-final... Read more »
Friday 18th May 2012
Junior pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School have produced a very special gift for the Queen on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee. To commemorate her 60 years as monarch, pupils have made a book that includes information about the key events that have taken place during her reign. The book has been beautifully wrapped and sent to the Queen so that it arrives... Read more »
Thursday 17th May 2012
The Duke of York's Royal Military School's military band was invited to participate in the Beating Retreat ceremony at Chatham Historic Dockyard on 12 May.
The occasion was Submariners' Day, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the launching of the submarine Ocelot in dry dock. She was the last ship to be built for the Royal Navy at Chatham.
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Tuesday 8th May 2012
Old Swinford Hospital student Christopher Bransbury has been awarded an 'Air Cadet Pilot Scheme' flying scholarship by the RAF.
Christopher recently gained his 'Silver Wings' after completing a Gliding Scholarship Course at RAF Cosford and was recommended for this prestigious scholarship. Prior to flying solo, Christopher had to bank 5 ½ hours with an instructor.
Christopher... Read more »
Monday 7th May 2012
Thirteen - unlucky for some, but not for Old Swinford Hospital, as the Stourbridge school celebrates thirteen students being offered places at University to study Medicine.
Despite the fact that there are around ten applicants for every medicine place, several... Read more »
Friday 4th May 2012
Wymondham College is one of the 43 schools through to the shortlist for the Shine 2012 School Media Awards which are designed to encourage team working by pupils to produce a school magazine, newspaper, newsletter, digital edition or website.
Following the initial round of judging for the Shine 2012 School Media Awards a total of 43 schools have been shortlisted... Read more »
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 »