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Young Bond author Charlie Higson encourages students to be “fresh thinkers”

Monday 22nd October 2018

Students at Sexey’s School, a state boarding school in Bruton, were captivated at today’s Speech Day, as author, comedian and actor Charlie Higson addressed the audience of students, staff, parents and governors.

Mr Higson, who had spent time working with the Year 8 students on developing their adventure writing earlier in the day, reflected on the role... Read more »

Keswick School achieves top marks in school performance tables

Friday 19th October 2018

Keswick School is delighted to be ranked as the top non-selective secondary school in Cumbria in three out of four performance measures published in the provisional 2018 secondary results on Wednesday. This success is recognised in the following areas:

Attainment 8 score                                        ... Read more »

Keswick School shower pupils with prizes

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Keswick School’s prize giving event was attended by many pupils, parents, staff, governors and ‘Old Keswickian’s’ who listened to an address by former Head Teacher, Howard Allen.  The evening also marked the launch of Mr Allen’s book about the history of Keswick School from 1898 – 1998.  All proceeds from the sale of his book... Read more »

Lairthwaite Boarders return to Keswick School

Friday 7th September 2018

On a little cooler, but beautiful sunny September morning our boarders have returned to school this week.  The excitement of current boarders being reunited with friends together with our large number of new boarders has created a wonderful atmosphere in Lairthwaite House.  The house is now represented with students from 15 countries worldwide with many summer... Read more »

On top of the world!

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Ten cadets from Gordon's School CCF RAF section became the first cadets to fly in the Army's new Wildcat reconnaissance helicopter. They took to the skies as guests of 659 Squadron Army Air Corps. The cadets were given STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) training in helicopter engineering, operations and safety. They also received instruction on the new flight simulator.

Lancaster Royal Grammar School Open Day

Thursday 17th May 2018

Lancaster Royal Grammar School is throwing open its doors to prospective families interested in applying to the school.

Families of boys in Year 4/5 are welcome to attend the school Open Day on Saturday 23 June, from 9am to 1pm.  This is a great chance to see the whole school in action.

Come and meet our teachers and pupils, tour the school and take... Read more »

Year 9 account of a Careers day at Keswick School

Thursday 17th May 2018

Year 9 recently enjoyed a day of timetable to educate the students on life outside of education and how to prepare for it.  A speed dating style ‘Meet the Employers’ scenario where you could speak to Architects, vets, outdoor instructors, lawyers and many more was only one of the many fun and highly factual activities on offer. At the end of the day the... Read more »

Duke of York's Royal Military School honour 100th Anniversary of raid on Zeebrugge

Wednesday 25th April 2018

The 23rd April 2018 marked the 100th Anniversary of the audacious amphibious raid on the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, a desperate attempt by the Royal Navy’s Dover Patrol to stop German submarines wreaking havoc among allied shipping.

7 DOYRMS students and 6 members of staff had the honour of being part of the memorial service held at St James Cemetery in Dover... Read more »


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