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King’s College Pupils sleep out to help Homeless Charity

Just before the end of term, 16 Sixth Form girls from Meynell House at King’s College Taunton, along with Deputy Housemistress Liz Gregory, slept outside to raise money for Taunton Association for the Homeless. The girls slept on the boarding house patio with only flattened cardboard boxes and a sleeping bag for comfort. Luckily the […]

King’s Hall’s cricketers win Bunbury Cup

Boys from King’s Hall School in Taunton beat Solihull School at Oakham on Tuesday in the National Finals of the English Schools Cricket Association Under 13s Bunbury Cup, and completed their two year journey by lifting the trophy that was presented to them afterwards by its founder, David English.

The final match of the competition was […]

Denstone College holds its firsts National Independent Schools Triathlon

Last month Denstone College hosted the inaugural National Independent Schools Triathlon. A total of 155 athletes between the ages of 6 and 18 from 22 different schools from across the country competed in the varying age group races across the day.

All races began with pool swims of increasing distances, with the athletes set off in […]

Denstone College Prep School Pupils selected for National Choir

Once again, Denstone College Prep School at Smallwood Manor has had 4 pupils selected for the prestigious National Children’s Choir of Great Britain. The National Children’s Choir of Great Britain was founded in 1998 by Lissa Gray.  Her vision was that talented young singers from throughout the United Kingdom would have the opportunity to work […]

King’s College Cadets parade at Norton Manor Camp on Armed Forces Day

On Saturday 24 June, cadets from King’s College Taunton’s Royal Marines CCF Section took part in a formal parade at Norton Manor Camp, the home of 40 Commando Royal Marines, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the unit. It was also Armed Forces Day.

The 40 Commando Unit was formed just prior to […]

Scholarships awarded to Exeter Cathedral School Pupils

A plethora of major scholarships and exhibitions have been awarded to Year 8 children at the historic Exeter Cathedral School – and its reputation for musical excellence also remains undiminished with a staggering 15 music awards being won to the UK’s leading senior schools this year.

The school – founded in the 12th century and the […]

Author Piers Torday visits King’s Hall School

King’s Hall School’s Year 5 and Year 6 pupils were treated to a visit from leading and award-winning children’s author, Piers Torday, as part of their Arts Week celebrations.  There was great excitement and anticipation all round as the group were joined by visiting pupils from neighbouring Kingston St Mary Primary School for this special […]

Ellesmere College Swimmers compete in World and European Competitions

Ten junior swimmers from Ellesmere College in Shropshire will be making a splash in the pool this summer as they compete for medals in a number of World and European competitions. The swimming club, established in 2008, is now one of best-represented clubs in the region. The Titans compete in the National Arena Premier League […]

Denstone College Prep School at Smallwood Manor celebrates Inspection Results

Denstone College Prep School was given an “excellent” rating for the quality of the pupils’ personal development, in an Independent Schools Inspectorate report undertaken last term.

Pupils at Denstone College Preparatory School are ‘exceptionally kind, caring and respectful and make good progress because teachers help them to focus on their next steps in learning by knowing […]

The Fourth National School Chaplaincy Conference

Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park Campus
Wednesday, 21 – Friday, 23 June 2017

Keynote speakers include:
• Dr Paula Gooder (Theologian in Residence, the Bible Society)
• Professor Gerald Pillay (Vice Chancellor, Liverpool Hope University)
• Jan Graffius (Curator, Stonyhurst College)
• Professor Robert Beckford (Canterbury Christ Church University)
• Nigel […]