Pupils from Cathedral School go on Virtual Reality School Trips

Teachers at the Cathedral School Llandaff took pupils on immersive, virtual reality school trips, based on the UK curriculum with Google Expeditions this week. With Google Cardboard (a virtual reality viewer) pupils explored everywhere from the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Rain Forest, the Roman ruins and even the Battle of Hastings!

While nothing replaces getting out […]

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)
• Nigel Genders (CE Chief Eduction Officer), Paul Barber (Director, Catholic Education Service)
The cost of the […]

1000 Woodard Voices – Birmingham Symphony Hall

Saturday, 11 February, saw the culmination of months of hard work at the Woodard schools in preparing for a Master Class which ended in a performance with over 700 voices.  Over half of the Corporation’s schools took part, coming from all parts of the country; North Yorkshire to Kent, Somerset and Shropshire over to Cambridgeshire […]

Ellesmere College starts work on new Tennis Centre

Ellesmere College was granted planning permission for the new building, which will house four brand new full sized courts.

Speaking this week Director of Tennis, Stephen Welti said, “We are establishing a first class training facility for those young tennis players who aspire to be as good as they can be. For some this may be […]

Cathedral School Trumpets opening of The Memorial Hall in Llandaff

The Memorial Hall in Llandaff has officially re-opened this week following a £2.2m investment by the Cathedral School. The original building has been replaced with a multipurpose hall which will be used by the School’s Primary phase as a dining space, gymnasium and performance/assembly hall.  Outside of school hours, the Hall will be available to […]

King’s College, Taunton’s Oxbridge Success – Hat-trick for the Albery Family

Four of King’s College Taunton’s top academic students were celebrating this week when they heard they had been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. William Cashmore has been offered a place at The Queen’s College, Oxford to read Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Matthew Thorne will be heading to Peterhouse, Cambridge to read to Economics, […]

A 1000 Woodard Voices at Birmingham Symphony Hall

On Saturday, 11 February 2017 several hundred Woodard pupils, primarily from Years 6, 7 and 8, will come together for a choral Master Class at Birmingham Symphony Hall, culminating in a 90 minute concert performance.

The Master Class will be led by internationally renowned choral conductor, Dominic Peckham, regarded as ‘one of the UK’s finest dynamic […]

Exeter Cathedral School Pupil awarded a place in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain

A pupil at Exeter Cathedral School has been awarded a place in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain.Rufus Hetherington, who is in Year 7 at the school and a Chorister at Exeter Cathedral, has earned himself a spot in the French Horn section of the elite GB orchestra.  Rufus, who has been a […]

King’s College Choir – A Day at the Races

The King’s College Chamber Choir and Brass Group visited a meeting at Taunton Racecourse and brought festive flavour to the occasion. Pupils entertained race-goers with traditional carols, and in their down-time, enjoyed the atmosphere that is unique to racing.

In attendance were Director of Music Colin Albery and Music Teacher Karen Paul. After watching the thrilling […]

BBC Professor makes podcast with Exeter Cathedral School

Exeter Cathedral School pupils have been joined by a celebrated History Professor to create their very own podcast.  The Year 2 pupils were very excited to welcome Professor James Daybell (co-creator of Histories of the Unexpected with the BBC’s Sam Willis), for the making of their first podcast in Exeter Cathedral’s Chapter House and the opening of […]