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  • King’s Ely students enjoy Q&A session with Hollywood star, Jeremy Irvine

    But that’s exactly what a group of King’s Ely Senior students were able to do with Jeremy Irvine just before half term, thanks to a fantastic opportunity organised by the school’s Drama Department. More than thirty students and staff members enjoyed an online Q&A session with Jeremy, who made his film debut in War Horse in 2011. Jeremy was nominated for ‘Best Male Newcomer’ in the Empire Awards and the London Film Critics’ Choice Award. Since then, he has starred...

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  • King’s Ely pupil to help support patients receiving Covid-19 vaccination

    A KING’S Ely student is volunteering with St John Ambulance during her spare time to help support patients receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. Eliza Iles, who is in Year 13 at King’s Ely Sixth Form, is volunteering with the charity’s Norfolk branch, near where she lives. Having completed all of the relevant training, Eliza is due to start her first shift later this month. Eliza, who joined King’s Ely Junior in Year 6, said: “I’ve been looking for ways to get...

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  • Drama Thrives at Dauntsey’s Through Pandemic

    Drama at Dauntsey’s has continued to thrive, in spite of the restrictions imposed by the Covid 19 pandemic. The School’s Drama department has found creative ways of continuing to involve pupils in Drama, whether they are at home due to lockdown, or in school with social distancing measures in place. Last term, when pupils and staff were in school, Dauntsey’s staged its first socially distanced drama production,Chatroom, a play by Enda Walsh. A powerful depiction of modern-day isolation and the...

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  • King’s Ely pupils on top form in Trinity College London assessments

    A total of twenty-nine students from Year 4 at King’s Ely Junior through to Year 12 at King’s Ely Sixth Form sat Trinity College London examinations in Speech and Drama, Performing Text, Musical Theatre and Acting. An impressive twenty-four Distinctions and five Merits were achieved. Due to the current circumstances, students had to perform their examination pieces to a video camera rather than to an examiner in person, something which Matthew Cammelle, Trinity Speech and Drama Teacher at King’s Ely,...

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  • Sam Moore’s Top Tips for Adventure Close to Home

    Photograph shows: Adventure is at the heart of a Dauntsey’s education Adventure education has always been at the heart of Dauntsey’s but inevitably many of the School’s activities have had to be postponed through the periods of lockdown, due to Covid 19. However, adventure can be found closer to home, in your garden, or even actually in your home. Sam Moore, Dauntsey’s Head of Adventure Education, gives some tips for creating a sense of adventure, without having to travel very...

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  • Wells Cathedral School announces 50% off boarding fees for Choristers

    The places will be offered in a newly refurbished boarding house for children in Years 4 to 8, which will be opening in September 2021. Wells Cathedral Choir is a world class choir, gracing one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, offering equal opportunities for boys and girls between Years 4 and 9. Alongside performing in regular services and concerts, this award-winning choir makes regular recordings, TV and radio broadcasts, and has toured the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Beijing in recent years. Announcing...

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  • Stonyhurst Launches Immersive Virtual Tour

    Stonyhurst have developed an immersive, state-of-the-art virtual tour to provide prospective families with an opportunity to explore the College and Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall from the comfort of their own homes. Stonyhurst have developed an immersive, state-of-the-art virtual tour to provide prospective families with an opportunity to explore the College and Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall from the comfort of their own homes. Using the latest digital technology prospective parents and their families can take a tour of the facilities on...

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  • Wells Cathedral School Pupil heads to Princeton

    Huge congratulations to Upper Sixth pupil Lily Webb, who has been awarded a prestigious four year hockey bursary to attend Princeton University for the forthcoming academic year. Princeton University, a top ten Ivy League research university in New Jersey is the fourth oldest college in the United States. Famous for its faculty of world-renowned scholars and inclusive global community of students, Princeton alumni are well known for their ‘Tiger spirit’. Whilst she is there, Lily will play field hockey for...

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  • SES student scores within top 25% nationally in Maths Olympiad

    A Year 12 student at the Stamford Endowed Schools has achieved a score of distinction in the British Mathematical Olympiad, placing her in the top 25% of students in the country. Ana Isaia participated in the two and a half hour British Mathematical Olympiad (BMO1) and scored within the top 250 participating students in the country, achieving full marks for one of the questions in the second half of the challenge, which required full written solutions to a range of...

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  • “WHEN NATURE MOVES, BUTTERFLIES TAKE FLIGHT.”

    Pupils currently face many challenges, but also opportunities for personal growth. Mr Hallows, Trent College Deputy Head Pastoral, has been reflecting on the challenges presented to pupils in this unprecedented time, and the opportunities for personal growth and development this can afford them, if they are supported in the right way. “When nature moves, butterflies take flight.” (Anthony Hincks) If your biological education stopped at the first opportunity afforded to you in your own school days, you might never have...

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