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British Polar Explorer Felicity Aston MBE Visits King’s College Taunton

British polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE paid a visit to King’s College recently as part of an educational lecture series. Felicity rose to fame in 2012 when she became the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica. It was a journey of 1744 km, which took 59 days to complete and gave her a place […]

Ellesmere College in Top 100 Schools for Cricket

Ellesmere College has been named as one of the top schools in the country by a leading cricket magazine. The Cricketer has placed Ellesmere College in the top 100 schools in Britain after being selected from hundreds of applicants to make the list. A spokesman for The Cricketer, said: “All entries were forensically examined against […]

Former King’s College Pupil Pays Respect at Festival of Remembrance

Former King’s College pupil Angus Urquhart had the privilege of participating in the Royal British Legion’s annual Festival of Remembrance last weekend at the Royal Albert Hall.

Over the weekend, in the presence of the Queen, he and six members of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Centenary Internship programme shared their thoughts of remembrance with […]

Denstone College old boys in Anglo Welsh Cup on 10 November 2017

Friday evening’s Anglo Welsh cup clash will feature three home grown talents and Old Denstonians. College old boys Ben White (Heywood 2009 – 2014) and Sam Lewis (Philips 2009 – 2016) will start for Leicester Tigers, who face Bath in the second round of the Cup and Bath’s starting line-up includes Levi Davis (Selwyn 2011 […]

Lancing Prep Hove opens new School Hall

Lancing Prep Hove and College alumnus, Mason Crane, has returned to his old prep school in Hove for the formal opening of its superb new £2.5m school hall. Mason, 20, who plays cricket for Hampshire and has just been named in the winter 2017 Ashes squad for Australia, unveiled the Laurent Hall plaque and cut […]

Ellesmere College swimmers selected for Commonwealth Games

Ellesmere College swimmers Freya Anderson and Cassie Wild have been selected to represent England and Scotland at April’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Anderson, 16, was promoted to the senior British swimming team for the World Championships after winning her debut British title this year. She also became World Junior champion in the 100m freestyle. Olympic champion […]

Former King’s College Pupil named Young Economist of the Year

Former pupil Matt Thorne has been named as the RES Young Economist of the Year 2017 with his essay A recent UK tribunal case has found that Uber drivers are not self-employed and so should be paid the minimum wage and holiday pay. Is this to the advantage of actual and potential drivers or not?

Matt […]

Lancing College hosts BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?

On Friday 22 September, Lancing College hosted BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? in the College Chapel. Jonathan Dimbleby welcomed the audience of over three hundred and fifty to the historic Chapel, describing its features to guests both familiar and new.

The BBC’s popular topical radio programme invites some of the most notable names in politics, media […]

Ellesmere Headmaster recognised in National Awards

Brendan Wignall, Headmaster of Ellesmere College, has won top marks after being named as one of the UK’s best leaders of a public school. Mr Wignall has been shortlisted in the Best Headmaster category at the annual Tatler Schools Awards 2017. The Awards, now in their 14th year, recognise the best in independent schooling and […]

Open Week at Denstone College Preparatory School

Denstone College Preparatory School at Smallwood Manor is holding an Open Week is from Monday 18 to Friday 22 September.

The open week will culminate in an Activity Morning on Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 10am -12pm.

For more information is available by visiting:

Open Week