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Keswick School support charity appeal

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Keswick School boarders are really pleased to work together with the South Workington Youth Partnership scheme.  This weekend the boarders manned a stall at the popular Christmas Fayre and collected all kinds of new or second hand toys and gifts which will be donated to the appeal to ensure children of underprivileged families in the area have a lovely Christmas. The... Read more »

Rugby Masterclass by ex-Keswick school student

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Year 8 rugby players were fortunate to take part in a ‘Rugby Masterclass coaching session’ led by the Wasps full back, Robert Miller.  Robert an ex-student of Keswick himself, returned to school last week to pass on expertise and skills which has seen him win England Caps at U16, U18 and U20. There was a buzz of excitement together with much concentration... Read more »

Keswick School win Kid’s Lit Regional heat

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Keswick School, at last, managed what we thought was impossible last night by winning the Kids Lit regional heat and becoming north west champions! They beat the winners of the last seven years - Cockermouth School - into third place. Our score was 87/100, the second placed team was 80.5 and Cockermouth had 77 so it was a very strong win! They also won many of the individual... Read more »

OSH Students Selected for National Team

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Three students from Old Swinford Hospital have been selected to represent the Philippines in the U19 Asian Rugby Championships. 

Christopher Orr and James Ryan are currently in their final year at OSH, and Sean Riley has just started his A levels.  The boys will be joining players based both in the Philippines and abroad to represent their national side. ... Read more »

Segway in Whinlatter Forest, Keswick

Tuesday 31st October 2017

On a rare lovely sunny afternoon last weekend, year 7 – 9  ventured into the woods and enjoyed an afternoon of learning to Segway.  After a little tuition and plenty of practising the machines were put into sport mode and a lot of fun was had by everyone involved.  Most of the forest paths were easy to ride on but some of the steeper hills proved to... Read more »

Bushcraft skills with Keswick boarders

Tuesday 31st October 2017

A wet afternoon cried out for the warmth and dryness of a shelter made by Y7-9 during their recent Bushcraft experience.  Not only did they provide shelter for themselves but cooked on an open fire and learned skills for life with regard to survival in the wild.  Despite the weather they all had a great time and told the older students about their adventures well... Read more »

Busy weekend for Keswick School Boarders

Monday 2nd October 2017

Well what a lot of fun and varied activities we managed to fit into the first weekend back for the whole house. We enjoyed the town trail in our prefect groups, which helps new boarders with much needed road safety training and helps increase awareness of things around them. Bingo was next on the agenda, which is a firm favourite with silly prizes and lots of laughter and... Read more »

Dukies honour Churchill and De Gaulle at Ceremony

Friday 30th June 2017

Students from The Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover played a central part at a special service honouring the roles of Sir Winston Churchill and General Charles de Gaulle in the Second World War.

More than 30 pupils braved the wet weather in France to provide a guard of honour and a corps of drums for the unveiling of two statues in Park Richelieu... Read more »

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