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 […]

Manchester terrorist attack prompts selfless girls’ 84-mile Hadrian’s Wall mission for victims

Young school pupils so horrified by concert bomb attack they tirelessly trek to raise £1k for victims

Two caring sisters were so horrified by the Manchester terror attack that killed 22 people they decided to trek 84 miles to raise cash for bereaved victims.

Rosie and Ellen (pictured left) Carroll said the bombing, which saw an Islamic extremist blow himself […]

Lancing Pupil Wins BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year 2017

Lancing College is delighted to announce that Raphael (Rafi) Bellamy Plaice has just been awarded BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year 2017 (boys) in this year’s competition which was held at the BBC Philharmonic Studios at MediaCityUK in Salford.

Currently in the Third Form at Lancing, Rafi was one of eight finalists who made […]

Gymnastics wonder-kid Henry Hotchkiss harbours Olympic ambition ahead of nationals

Nine-year-old hopes to follow in hero Max Whitlock’s footsteps

A super-agile young gymnast set to swing into action at national championships has already set his sights on the Olympics – at the tender age of nine.

Henry Hotchkiss will represent the West Midlands in the nationals for his age group at the start of November.

The youngster has […]

Ellesmere College Student Spends Time at Hogwarts

A Shropshire teenager entered into the world of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the stage performance of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Jaimie Wakefield visited the critically acclaimed play as part of a weekend’s work experience where he joined up with the cast and stage management team at the Palace Theatre in London

The […]

Academy Conferences – A range of opportunities for students and teachers

Academy Conferences, supported by the Woodard Corporation, are offering a range of opportunities for students and teachers this academic year. See for more details or call the office on 07979 524277.


A special PD event to support teachers in securing top grades in the new linear A level RS […]

Diwali at King’s

King’s College has recently opened a new partner school in India – King’s College, India – in the city of Rohtak, just north of New Delhi. Pupils from King’s College and King’s Hall School were delighted to welcome a group of their fellow Indian pupils for the first time, as part of a regular exchange […]

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 […]