Thursday 13th May 2010
Primary school pupils in Lancashire dressed up Japanese-style at a masterclass on Japan held recently at Lancaster Royal Grammar School. This was just one of a whole array of Japanese-themed activities that they enjoyed, including drinking green tea, making Ningyo dolls, learning Japanese words and numbers, making peace cranes to send to Hiroshima and trying out the Chopsticks... Read more »
Tuesday 11th May 2010
Four Lancaster Royal Grammar School pupils proved their mastery of knowledge as they beat some of the UK's top independent schools recently in the national Senior Schools Challenge Quiz.
The Senior Quiz Team from LRGS comprehensively beat King's School, Worcester in the final, by 990 points to 480, to become national winners. They were runners up in the 2009 final... Read more »
Friday 30th April 2010
Sussex astronaut and former Cranbrook School pupil Piers Sellers is scheduled to take part in another NASA space mission on May 14th. This time he is taking with him into space an original watercolour painting of the school painted by Buxted artist Brenda Barratt.
Piers Sellers is Britain's most famous spaceman having undertaken two NASA space missions and spent... Read more »
Wednesday 28th April 2010
The under 13 and under 14 sides from Wymondham College travelled to Disneyland Paris during the Easter holidays to take part in an international Rugby tournament and were given expert coaching by former England scrum half Andy Gomarsall.
The under14 side started their tournament at 9.30 on the Sunday morning having arrived at Disneyland Paris the previous evening.... Read more »
Friday 23rd April 2010
Jacob Kelly, a pupil at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School has passed an audition to join the National Youth Choir, and is now the youngest member of the Choir. The audition included singing two pieces of music with an accompanist and a music sight-reading test. The talented 9 year old was delighted when he heard that he had been accepted into the choir.
As a... Read more »
Monday 19th April 2010
As a boarding school the Royal Alexandra and Albert School has been hit harder than most by the 'no fly' crisis that has resulted from the volcanic ash which is filling the skies over England. Over 50 pupils are stranded at locations around the globe and are unable to return to school until flights start again.
Almost all teachers and boarding staff have managed... Read more »
Tuesday 30th March 2010
Wymondham College was recently pleased to host a visit from the Minister of State for Schools and Learners, Mr. Vernon Coaker MP, who came at the request of the Secretary of State to view the new Lincoln Sixth Form Centre and congratulate the College on recent successes.
The Minister was given a tour of the facilities by two Sixth Form students and spoke to a Year... Read more »
Friday 26th March 2010
Wymondham College student, Chun Li, has just returned from an exciting trip to the The Big Bang, UK Young Scientists' and Engineers' Fair which was the setting for the semi-finals and finals of the National Science & Engineering Competition.
Chun, who is currently in Year 13 at the College, was one of only 100 or so semi-finalists in the senior category where... Read more »