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Gold D of E - Day 4

Gold D of E - Day 4

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Snowdon summit in glorious sunshine

Snowdon summit in glorious sunshine

Day 3 and the ascent of Snowdon in glorious sunny weather, with only a slight covering of snow at the top. Both groups successfully reached a rather busy summit before descending to camp by... read more

Gold Award Training - Day 1

Gold Award Training - Day 1

10 students in Year 12 set out for Snowdonia on Thursday lunchtime for an afternoon of refresher training in glorious weather, as part of their Practice Expedition for Gold D of E. A spacious lodge in Capel Curig is the initial base for 2 days and a well earned meal... read more

Comic Relief - Staff are victorious!

Comic Relief - Staff are victorious!

Despite giving away a few years and with fitness not what it once was, experience told in the end as a staff team (plus Max in goal) defeated the Sixth Form in a friendly 5-a-side game of football in aid of Comic Relief.  The game was watched by an ever increasing crowd... read more

Seb continues to head for F1

Former Sixth Form pupil Seb Morris continues to go from strength to strength in the world of motor sport.  Follow the link below to see an update of his current progress. Everyone at the College obviously wishes Seb all the best and we look forward to hearing more deails of his current progress.   http://us10.campaign-archive2.com/?u=39d82f3c8fc78c72f4fbaf5ac&id=601af193ed&am... read more

A brave and inspiring assembly - well done

The College’s charity this year is CLIC Sargent, a charity that helps to support families of children with cancer.  This charity is very close to the heart of the College community and this week Thomas Fairclough bravely addressed the whole Senior School about how he is hoping to raise a significant amount of money in the near future.  Thomas told all those assembled that he wanted to... read more

The Ultimaker 2 Has Arrived!

The Ultimaker 2 Has Arrived!

Thanks to money donated by the PTFA there has recently been an exciting new addition to the DT department - The Ultimaker 2 (a 3D printer). During half term the printer landed in the workshop as the most advanced piece of equipment owned by the school. This machine is... read more

Being a New Year 7

Being a New Year 7

We are the new Year 7s, also known as the “newbies” - that name has followed us round the school like a ghostly whisper! In the last half term we have been trying to find our way around the school, meeting new friends (and teachers) and learning what our favourite foods ar... read more

Barcelona Hockey Tour comes to a close

Barcelona Hockey Tour comes to a close

Sunday 26th October 2014 The final game was a 10:00 kick off which meant an early breakfast, fast checkout and also remembering the hour went back - so well done to everyone on tour for a slick exit from our hotel base! Alas, the local marathon delayed the start as the... read more

Day 4 - a bit of Spanish culture

Day 4 - a bit of Spanish culture

Day 4 - Saturday 25th October. After early breakfast, the squad set off to Barcelona city centre for a guided tour. Our guide, Sandra, explained the major Gaudi build, La Sagrada Familia and how it is due to be completed in 2026. Following this we, along with the... read more