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OSH Students Selected for National Team

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Three students from Old Swinford Hospital have been selected to represent the Philippines in the U19 Asian Rugby Championships. 

Christopher Orr and James Ryan are currently in their final year at OSH, and Sean Riley has just started his A levels.  The boys will be joining players based both in the Philippines and abroad to represent their national side. ... Read more »

Duke of York's Royal Military School students mark Remembrance Day

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Students and staff from the Duke of York’s Royal Military School paid tribute to military personnel who have lost their lives in conflict at Remembrance events in London, Dover and across the Channel in Belgium.

In London, Rinnah Akinsanya of the School’s Combined Cadet Force Royal Air Force Flight was a member of the Royal British Legion Standard escort... Read more »

Segway in Whinlatter Forest, Keswick

Tuesday 31st October 2017

On a rare lovely sunny afternoon last weekend, year 7 – 9  ventured into the woods and enjoyed an afternoon of learning to Segway.  After a little tuition and plenty of practising the machines were put into sport mode and a lot of fun was had by everyone involved.  Most of the forest paths were easy to ride on but some of the steeper hills proved to... Read more »

Bushcraft skills with Keswick boarders

Tuesday 31st October 2017

A wet afternoon cried out for the warmth and dryness of a shelter made by Y7-9 during their recent Bushcraft experience.  Not only did they provide shelter for themselves but cooked on an open fire and learned skills for life with regard to survival in the wild.  Despite the weather they all had a great time and told the older students about their adventures well... Read more »

Condé Nast’s Susie Forbes advises students on the secrets to success

Friday 20th October 2017

Susie Forbes, Guest of Honour at Sexey’s School’s annual Speech Day, treated the secondary school students, staff, governors and parents to an expos  of the world of magazine editorial, providing them with her secrets to success.

Drawing on her experience of meeting and greeting the rich and famous through her career at ELLE and Vogue,... Read more »

Busy weekend for Keswick School Boarders

Monday 2nd October 2017

Well what a lot of fun and varied activities we managed to fit into the first weekend back for the whole house. We enjoyed the town trail in our prefect groups, which helps new boarders with much needed road safety training and helps increase awareness of things around them. Bingo was next on the agenda, which is a firm favourite with silly prizes and lots of laughter and... Read more »

A Tale of Two Halls

Thursday 28th September 2017

Last weekend Adams’ Grammar School marked two significant events in the history of the school with a celebration of 50 years of boarding at Longford Hall and the opening of a brand new senior boarding house.

Seven months ago Headmaster Gary Hickey announced plans to turn former care home Beaumaris Court into a boarding house for Adams’ Grammar School’s... Read more »

Dukies honour Churchill and De Gaulle at Ceremony

Friday 30th June 2017

Students from The Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Dover played a central part at a special service honouring the roles of Sir Winston Churchill and General Charles de Gaulle in the Second World War.

More than 30 pupils braved the wet weather in France to provide a guard of honour and a corps of drums for the unveiling of two statues in Park Richelieu... Read more »


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