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Raising the Kosovan Flag

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 »

Pupil visits European Parliament

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 »

The One Show

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.  

Old Swinford Hospital Storms Through to Final

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 »

School Celebrates Super Six

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 »

Lord Adonis visits The Duke of York’s Royal Military School

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 »

Students to Meet Queen at Westminster Abbey

Thursday 8th March 2012

On Monday 12th March 7 lucky pupils from Wymondham College will attend the Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Day Observance at Westminster Abbey; celebrating The Queens 60th Anniversary as Head of the Commonwealth.

Tickets to this special event were awarded to them by the Royal Commonwealth Society after they had taken part in the Commonwealth's digital Diamond Jubilee... Read more »

Bumper crop are Oxbridge-bound

Tuesday 6th March 2012

No fewer than 20 Sixth Form students at Lancaster Royal Grammar School have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge University for 2012, the highest number at the school since 1985.

Headmaster Andrew Jarman said: "My congratulations go to them all, although some have still got remarkably high requirements to meet before the place is secured. It is very pleasing... Read more »


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