Stamford Endowed Schools win second Oswald Elliott Cup

Stamford

After a successful inaugural debating event held last year at Stamford School, the second Oswald Elliott Cup debate took place in November 2017, hosted by Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and introduced by the Master of the College, Nicola Padfield. A team of Year 13 pupils from Stamford Endowed Schools, Daniel White and Daisy Jowers, retained the […]

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Collaboration and leadership at St Mary’s

leadership

Girls from St Mary’s Shaftesbury girls were joined by represenatives from their sister school St Mary’s Cambridge when they hosted a leadership conference run by Jo Cruse from a company called The Unreasonables. The Unreasonables are dedicated to creating cultures of leadership across the UK’s most ambitious schools through the delivery of inspirational programmes. During […]

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Two renowned authors visit Shebbear College

Shebbear College

Shebbear College was delighted to have a visit from award-winning author Tanya Landman. Tanya is acknowledged internationally as a superb writer of books for young people. Her book Buffalo Soldier won the Carnegie Medal in 2015 and a number of her other titles have won awards too. Tanya gave an entertaining and informative talk to […]

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Rockport girls win prestigious Irish Golf Championship

Rockport girls

Molly O’Hara and Katie Webb who represent Rockport’s Elite Team have won the Irish Ladies’ Junior Schools Championship. The duo was successful in winning the Ulster Schools Junior Cup which qualified them to compete for the title of Irish Champions. The Rockport Golf Academy – the only one of its kind in Ireland – is […]

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Pangbourne hockey makes historic progress

Pangbourne

Girls’ hockey at Pangbourne College has gone from strength to strength throughout the 2017 season, with the U16 team earning themselves a spot at the Regional Championships. The U16 team fought off competition from local rivals, Bradfield College, and then produced a dominant display against The Abbey. Head of Hockey, Mr Dan Paynter, commented on […]

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Kingswood School in Malawi

Kingswood

Since 2004 Kingswood has had strong links with Open Arms, a charity in Malawi. Open Arms has two children’s homes which provide shelter, nourishment and care to orphaned and abandoned infants. The aim is to get the children healthy and back in their own communities with their extended families. If this is not possible they […]

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Bedales receives national architecture award

Bedales School

Bedales School has been presented with a prestigious UK award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at its Stirling Prize 2017 awards dinner. The school received the RIBA Client of the Year Award for 2017 for its new Art & Design building, having been nominated by the architects, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS). […]

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The ZAM Challenge – raising money to educate orphans in Zambia

ZAM Challenge

Burford School sixth-form pupils took time out from their exams to test their strength and athletic prowess in a charity five-a-side football tournament to raise money to send Zambian orphans to school – the ZAM Challenge! The students are adamant that young people today care strongly about issues such as the right to education whatever […]

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St Mary’s bespoke Enterprise event

st mars bespoke enterprise event

The Enterprise event at St Mary’s Shaftesbury involves all lower sixth girls. They work in teams and this year were given ten days between normal lessons and co-curricular commitments to pull together presentations and well-researched business plans for a new UK restaurant concept. They then presented to a top-flight team of foodie judges in front […]

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Being the best YOU!

Rockport School

Doing well and achieving the required exam results is key, but getting ahead and standing out from the crowd is about achieving those results AND the experiences and opportunities gained along the way. At Rockport we know how critical this is in life. We give our students these opportunities beyond the classroom and they are […]

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Gordon’s annual Drill Competition and Biennial CCF Inspection

In May 2017 Gordon’s School held their annual Drill Competition and the Biennial CCF Inspection. Gordon’s School was established in 1885 as a memorial to Major-General Charles Gordon and consequently has a strong military influence, kept alive through marching on occasions such as these, which complements the programme of whole school parades. This year’s annual […]

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Stonar Olympians conquer Spain

A team of Stonar School athletes aged from 11 to 14 travelled to Barcelona earlier this year to take part in the fifth NACE Olympics. An intense and competitive programme saw them pitted against pupils from many other schools in sports including football, basketball and swimming – and new sports such as paddle and handball. […]

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Dallam boarders support the Fell Foot parkrun

On the shore of Lake Windermere in the Lake District, the Fell Foot parkrun is one of the most beautiful courses in the country. Come rain or shine a small group of committed Dallam boarders rise early and take to the start line to run. Parkrun schemes have been growing in popularity and the ‘free, for […]

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St Mary’s Calne Young Enterprise team win regional final

Following their success at the county final, six members of ‘Luna & Sol’, St Mary’s Young Enterprise company, went to the Renishaw Innovation Centre in Gloucestershire to represent the school at the Young Enterprise Regional Final in June.
Alice, Alicia, Clara, Helena, Lucy and Maddy set up an innovative and original trade stand to promote their […]

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Memory expert delivers annual science lecture at Bedales

In April, Professor Eleanor Maguire of University College, London delivered the annual Science Eckersley lecture – The past, present and future of memory – to pupils, staff, parents and the local community at Bedales. Eleanor Maguire has transformed understanding of how the brain supports navigation, memory and imagining the future, and in particular the role […]

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King’s Ely’s Rebecca Daniel scores for England Hockey

King’s Ely are celebrating after pupil Rebecca Daniel played for the Under-16s England Hockey team – and contributed to the team’s victory. Sixteen-year-old Rebecca was previously selected for the England Saxon Tiger Squad for the Futures Cup but her impressive skills on the pitch then saw her being chosen for the England Age Group Squad […]

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Kingswood Netballers Win Prep School Tournament

Netball

Kingswood School’s U13A Netball Team have been crowned winners of the 2017 Millfield Prep School Netball Tournament. An annual event, Kingswood were runners-up in the 2016 tournament and were keen to perform well again this year in this prestigious event. The team started the tournament at pace but strong teams from both Millfield and The […]

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Skiers Win 24 Medals

Woldingham Ski

Skiers at Woldingham School have excelled this season, winning 24 medals between them. Sisters, Olivia and Sophie Foster both trained and raced in the Austrian Alps in January at the Ambition Championships in Hinterreit and the Evolution Speed series held in Reiteralm, in Super G races and a Super Combined (Super G and slalom).  Olivia […]

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Stonyhurst Sports Centre opens state of the art leisure facility.

Stonyhurst Gym

On Monday 20th February Stonyhurst Sports Centre opens its doors to a new state of the art leisure facility. This new facility will be open to the general public and feature 37 fitness stations for that complete workout.  The new fitness suite operates on two floors offering a range of equipment from free weights and […]

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King’s Ely pupil witnesses historic Brexit judgement in the Supreme Court

King’s Ely sixth-form pupil Tom Oldham was able to witness an historic judgement in the Supreme Court thanks to an exciting work experience placement. Tom recently spent a week in Parliament on a placement with Chris Heaton-Harris, who has been the Conservative MP for Daventry since 2010, and was previously a Member of the European […]

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STEM challenge inspires young minds at Old Buckenham Hall

Buckenham-Hall

Eighty girls enjoyed an inspiring day of science, technology and maths challenges at Old Buckenham Hall near Bury St Edmunds. The budding girl engineers represented 12 different schools from across the region. Mrs Tiffany Blackhurst, science teacher and Head of the ‘Girls’ Programme’, organised the day as a way of encouraging girls to focus on […]

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Woldingham Selected For England Hockey Performance Centre

Woldingham Hockey

Woldingham School has been selected as a Performance Centre for England Hockey from January 2017, with support from Southern Counties Hockey Association. Andy Rogers, Centre Director for the Association also coaches hockey at Woldingham School. As part of the Performance Centre programme, players between the ages of 14-17 attend evening training sessions and take part […]

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Kingswood Pupils Take Part In National Tree Planting Initiative

Tree Planting

Pupils from Kingswood School in Bath will be planting a Mulberry tree in the grounds of the school today, Monday 30 January 2017, as part of a national tree planting initiative. Launched by the Boarding Schools’ Association, The Boarding Orchard, as the project is  known, aims to be the largest orchard by distance in the […]

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Oswestry School entrepreneurs create the OsBiz Hub

Oswestry School

Sixth-form business students at Oswestry School have set up a new space for budding entrepreneurs in a previously unused area of the school called The Hub. The idea to set up a place in which different businesses under the school venture ‘OsBiz’ could operate came following the success of the first year of operation. Having […]

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Pangbourne students help build brighter future for children in Uganda

Pangbourne

Pangbourne College students have been working on supporting the school’s partnership school and main chosen charity, Nabugabo Community Learning Centre (NCLC). NCLC first opened in 2013 to provide local children aged three to nine years with access to education. The village school lies not far from the town of Masaka in Central Uganda, near the […]

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Shebbear College celebrates 175 years

Shebbear College

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the founding of Shebbear College by the Methodist Church. This milestone has been celebrated by the completion of two new buildings on the school’s 85 acre campus. The school has invested in building a new sixth-form centre with an ICT study suite, quiet study room, conference room, careers […]

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St Mary’s wins three major awards in Dorset Arts prize

St Marys

St Mary’s Shaftesbury won three prizes in this year’s Dorset Art prize. The Art department was awarded the School Art Prize, student India Tuersley won first prize in the 16 to 18 age group, and Charlotte Whiteside won second prize in the 14 to 16 age group. Accepting the award for St Mary’s, Head of […]

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