Premier League Star Drops in at Ellesmere College

Gareth Barry may be just a few appearances away from equalling Ryan Giggs’ Premier League record but he took time out to visit Ellesmere College. The Patron of the school’s new football academy, Barry joined up with the elite football coaches for an afternoon session with current Ellesmere players. The former England international has turned […]

The Rt Revd Anthony Russell Steps Down as President of Woodard Schools

Bishop Anthony Russell, former Lord Bishop of Ely, steps down as President of Woodard Schools after thirteen years of devoted service.  The President of the Woodard Corporation is the spiritual and religious figurehead of this significant group of maintained sector, independent and academy schools, one of the major educational providers in the country.  Richard Morse, […]

St. James’ School Scoop Top Awards in Lincolnshire’s Golden Apple Awards

On Thursday 2nd March 2017, the Grimsby and Scunthorpe Telegraph hosted the second Gold Apple Education Awards. These awards are for all schools and colleges based in Lincolnshire. St. James’ School were nominated in six of the ten categories this year which were;

The Community Award (for our use of our facilities within the community)

King’s College Student wins Taunton Young Singer Competition

King’s College Upper Sixth pupil Flora Davies won the prestigious Taunton Young Singer competition, as part of the Taunton Festival of Arts. The event is open to under 18-year-olds and pupils took part from King’s Bruton, Blundell’s and Wellington School, as well as other schools in the area.

Flora, taught by Naomi Harvey, and accompanied on […]

King’s College Students scale Mount Kenya and complete Invaluable Community Support Work

Just before the end of half term, twelve pupils and six members of staff embarked on an inaugural trip to Kenya. Two groups with two aims: one to climb Mount Kenya; the other to undertake various community support work in local schools. Based at the beautiful home of King’s parents David and Amanda Beak, the […]

Former Premier League striker sets up links with Ellesmere College

Ellesmere College will this September launch its first football academy with Edukick Manchester. The Football Academy is a programme for young players who have aspirations to play football at a high level or work in the football industry but also appreciate the importance of their education. The Programme will deliver professional academy standard football coaching […]

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)
• Professor Robert Beckford (Canterbury Christ Church University)
• Nigel Genders (CE Chief Eduction Officer), Paul Barber (Director, Catholic Education Service)

The cost of […]

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 […]