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Opening of Dallam Sports Centre

Sunday 14th March 2010

Keri-Anne Payne, British Olympic swimmer and silver medallist in Beijing 2008 officially opened Dallam’s new Sports Centre on Wednesday 10th March.  Costing around £3m, these latest amenities include a sports hall, gym, fitness suite, changing rooms and 3rd Generation all weather pitch.

Following the official opening, local... Read more »

National School Sport Week 2009

Friday 12th March 2010

Students and staff of Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College, the most northerly State Boarding School Association member, are celebrating after they picked up the Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week Recognition Award at the recent Sports Colleges Conference in Telford.

Olympic gold medallists Jonathan Edwards, Denise Lewis, England ladies cricket... Read more »

Jools Holland both Guest of Honour and star performer at Charity Concert

Tuesday 9th March 2010

For the third year running Jools Holland Esq. featured in twin capacities at the Army Benevolent Concert at the Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover on Friday 5 March 2010.  Jools Holland, who is the Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Kent, was the guest of honour representing Her Majesty the Queen.  He also took to the stage to perform with the School’s... Read more »

LRGS - Entente Cordiale

Tuesday 9th March 2010

This week Lancaster Royal Grammar School is hosting 20 young people from partner schools in five European countries – Finland, Germany, France, Poland and Hungary – and has simultaneously sent the same number of students abroad, as part of a challenging European-wide exchange.

During their visit to Lancaster, the young people will experience a wide range... Read more »

Duchess shares school’s 250 year celebration

Thursday 4th March 2010

Wednesday 3rd March marked a very special day for the Royal Alexandra and Albert School as it was the 250th anniversary of the admission of the first pupil to the Orphan Working School (which later became the Royal Alexandra and Albert School). 

To mark the occasion, pupils and staff were joined by the School’s President, Her Royal... Read more »

Lancaster Royal Grammar School concert in Lancaster Cathedral

Tuesday 2nd March 2010

The combined LRGS/LGGS orchestra and choir will be presenting a superb evening of tuneful and moving music at St Peter's Cathedral, Lancaster this April. The combined orchestra will play the spectacular Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens, the overture to Mozart's opera The Magic Flute, and Beth Fuller-Teed will be the soloist in Vaughan-Williams' The Lark Ascending, probably the... Read more »

Admissions anguish for parents

Tuesday 2nd March 2010

Admissions staff at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School are once again bracing themselves for an avalanche of calls from disappointed parents this week.  This week parents find out about Year 7 secondary school place allocation from the local authority and many will be disappointed as they will not be offered a place at their first choice school. 

The... Read more »

Duke of York’s Royal Military School is temporarily a building site

Tuesday 2nd March 2010

Work started this Summer on capital works funded by the Ministry of Defence at a cost of c £8.5 million.  Two major projects are underway:-

Refurbishment of Boarding Houses

Work commenced on 3rd August on the bathhouses in Haig, Kitchener and Alanbrooke.  The old bathhouses have been stripped out and new facilities... Read more »

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