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National Boarding Week at Keswick School

Wednesday 28th June 2017

Lairthwaite Boarding House celebrated National Boarding week with a series of BIG events. During our week at boarding we did a series of activities, all testing our communication, teamwork, initiative and physical capability.

On Sunday we played BIG rounders and this was a unique twist to the usual rounders game we usually play. This was incredibly fun and and I... Read more »

Dukies welcome young visitors from Germany

Thursday 22nd June 2017

Students from the Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover welcomed a group of pupils from King’s School in Gütersloh, Germany, to share a packed few days of sports, music and activities.

King's School is a secondary school in North Rhine-Westphalia, which serves the children of British military families stationed in the area. Alex Foreman,... Read more »

Paddle boarding with Keswick School

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Year 7 – 9 have recently received instruction on paddle boarding and on Saturday thoroughly enjoyed a day on Lake Derwentwater in Keswick.  We are so lucky to live in the heart of the Lake District and able to try many different outdoor activities.  The sun was shining, we had a lovely picnic and a very lazy afternoon paddle boarding in groups.

Paddle boarding with Keswick School

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Year 7 – 9 have recently received instruction on paddle boarding and on Saturday thoroughly enjoyed a day on Lake Derwentwater in Keswick.  We are so lucky to live in the heart of the Lake District and able to try many different outdoor activities.  The sun was shining, we had a lovely picnic and a very lazy afternoon paddle boarding in groups.

Sports Day – Keswick V Dallam

Wednesday 21st June 2017

On Sunday Keswick School visited Dallam where we enjoyed a whole afternoon of sports.  The games included egg and spoon race, sack race etc.  Dallam were very welcoming hosts and very gracious when we retained our trophy.  The enrichment gained from the two schools joining together to take part is huge and remembered by our boarders for a very long time. ... Read more »

Luca’s Logo Sails Above The Rest

Friday 26th May 2017

When Tenerife-based sailing organisation, Club Yachting, decided to update its image with a new logo, it took an unusual approach to get a new design. Rather than brief a professional design agency, they arranged a design competition for pupils at the Royal Alexandra and Albert.

Over 130 pupils entered the competition with entries from all age groups. They competed... Read more »

School drill competition judged by former students

Friday 12th May 2017

Students at the Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover displayed their marching and presentation skills at the school’s recent annual inter-house drill competition.

Staff Sergeant Chris McKechnie (Royal Signals), a former student, returned to judge the competition, accompanied by his colleagues Captain Sam McEvoy and Sergeant Andy Madden from 1st... Read more »

Anastasia, the Moldovan Polyglot, Reaches Final of Chinese Speaking Competition

Friday 12th May 2017

Year 12 student, Anastasia Iarovoi, one of Liverpool College’s boarding students has reached the final of a national competition for Chinese speaking students who were not born n China.

Anastasia, who comes from Moldova , speaks seven languages including Russian, Korean, German, English, Latin, Romanian and Mandarin Chinese.  She is currently studying... Read more »


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