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LRGS receives awards for teaching excellence

Friday 16th January 2015

The Good Schools Guide, a leading independent reviewer of schools in the UK, has recently awarded Lancaster Royal Grammar School three subject awards for teaching excellence at AS and A-level.

The Pre-U (A-level equivalent exam) in Business and Management, along with A-level and AS level Classical Greek and A-level Latin were all given an Award for Excellence, based... Read more »

Junior National Trust Wardens

Thursday 8th January 2015

Keswick School boarding students took part in a team building exercise as part of their 'Sky Sports Living for Sports' course recently.

Boarding students Ami, Nirjala and Jasmine wrote: "On Friday 4th December, boarding students from Years 7 – 9 had the good fortune to complete the second part of their Sky Sports course. The first part of the course involved... Read more »

Expert Briefing on Middle East Conflict

Thursday 18th December 2014

Pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School were given a talk about the rise of Islamic State and how it has impacted the UK.

Year 9 pupils have been learning about the geography of conflict in their geography lessons, including conflict in the Middle East. To coincide with this, David and Helen Clamp, who have two children at the School, gave a talk to Year... Read more »

LRGS in top 100 schools list

Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Lancaster Royal Grammar School again featured in a list of the UK's top 100 state schools published by the Sunday Times this week.

With their best ever A-level grades in 2014 (78.2% grades A* to B) the all-boys day and boarding school is one of the best performing state schools in the country, ranked sixth highest (and second highest among boys' state schools) in... Read more »

BBC Radio chief returns to his old school

Wednesday 26th November 2014

The annual Lancaster Royal Grammar School Speech Day, held at Lancaster Town Hall on Saturday, was once again an impressive and memorable occasion. The guest speaker this year was Bob Shennan, Director of Music and Controller of Radio 2, 6 Music and the Asian Network.

After distributing books and trophies to this year's prize-winners, Mr Shennan entertained the... Read more »

Proud to be Piping

Monday 20th October 2014

The research pointing to the huge advantages of a musical education are well documented, but how can this be squeezed into an increasingly pressurised school day? Our solution – teach pupils the bagpipes!

In March 2014, our Pipe and Drum Band performed for the Queen and Commonwealth Heads of State at Westminster Abbey, and in June 2014 for the Duke of Edinburgh... Read more »

Pupils raise £18000 for charity

Thursday 16th October 2014

Lancaster Royal Grammar School pupils raised an amazing £18000 for charity this year and presented the organisations with their cheques at the School recently.

This amazing total was achieved by a term of fundraising activities by the boys, some individual and many organised by forms, including cake sales, discos and sponsored swims, along with whole school... Read more »

Visit of HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO to Gordon's School

Tuesday 14th October 2014

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO visited Gordon's School on Friday 10th October 2014. The purpose of the visit was to unveil a plaque which marked the recent restoration of the statue of Victorian Hero, General Charles Gordon astride a camel.

Gordon's School is a State Boarding School for girls and boys aged 11-18 years. Founded in 1885 on the instruction of Queen... Read more »


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