Monday 30th March 2015
Steyning Grammar School has received national recognition for the exceptional attainment of its students in the 2014 GCSE examinations.
SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers Network, recently undertook its annual in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England and identified Steyning Grammar School's success.
The... Read more »
Wednesday 25th March 2015
The annual Sixth Form Conference was held on Friday 20th March for 270 year twelve students and a small selection of KS4 students.
The conference began with a warm up session for the students, getting them to join in a range of activities designed to encourage them to speak into radio microphones, and to get used to the sound of their own voices in a large venue.
The... Read more »
Friday 20th March 2015
GB Hockey Olympian Jon Wyatt returned to his alma mater The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe (RGS) on Friday 27 February to launch an ambitious £1m fundraising campaign for urgent renovations and new facilities.
£1m is required by the end of August 2015 for hard play surfaces and renovations to the school's 100 year old main building. The Buckinghamshire... Read more »
Tuesday 17th March 2015
Lancaster Royal Grammar School is one of the latest schools to join the Boarding Orchard, a nationwide project run by the Boarding Schools' Association. LRGS welcomed BSA National Director Robin Fletcher to the School recently to plant the first tree in the orchard in the grounds of our newest senior boarding house, School House.
Headmaster Dr Chris Pyle said: 'We... Read more »
Tuesday 10th March 2015
The eminent Lancastrian and 'Dinosaur Man' Sir Richard Owen was celebrated at the unveiling of a blue plaque at Lancaster Royal Grammar School recently.
Owen, who attended LRGS from 1809 to 1819, is famous for coining the word 'dinosaur' (Greek for 'terrible lizard') and establishing the Natural History Museum in 1881. The current LRGS Headmaster Dr Chris Pyle said:... Read more »
Tuesday 10th February 2015
On Wednesday 4th February, twelve A Level students from the Royal Alexandra and Albert School attended a Particle Physics Master Class. Organised by the Science and Technology Facilities Council, the master class took place in the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in the Harwell Oxford Science Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.
The master classes, for students... Read more »
Monday 26th January 2015
Less than two weeks ago, school nurse, Sue Phongsathorn attended a refresher training course on how to use a defibrillator. On Friday she was called to an emergency where she had to use the skills she had learned on the course. In doing so, she saved the life of a child who had collapsed during a football match.
Sue, who is a nurse at the Royal Alexandra and Albert... Read more »
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 »