Matt Killeen reading from his debut novel, 'Orphan Monster Spy'

2018 Book Award Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist for the 2018 Bolton Children's Fiction Award was revealed at Bolton School by first-time author Matt Killeen. The six books selected cover a range of challenging topics. A winner will be chosen by pupils in the summer term.

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Excellence in essay writing

Exeter School Senior Prefect and Upper Sixth Former Hattie Milner reached the top ten in the Cambridge Butler Politics & International Relations competition for her essay on ‘Why is it so difficult to combat climate change?’

Kozma and Parmis at NASA

Bede’s pupils have an out of this world experience at NASA

This summer saw Bede’s pupils Parmis Fadavi-Hosseini and Kozma Prelevic fly to the USA as part of the UK and EU teams in the international final of the Space Design Competition, which took place at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for a week from 25 July.

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Summer of success at Oakham School!

Oakham School is celebrating a summer of excellent exam results. Overall, nearly half of all exams taken by our Form 7 (Year 13) in their A-levels, Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, were awarded A* or A grades or equivalent.

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Withington celebrates exceptional GCSE results

Withington Girls’ School pupils have achieved an outstanding set of examination results, securing the top A* grade in 83% of non-reformed GCSE papers taken this year, with an exceptional 97% attaining grades A* to A.In the more rigorous newly reformed English Literature and English Language courses, pupils performed extremely well. Overall, 93% of all papers taken by the cohort of 70 girls were awarded the top A* to A and 9 to 7 grades.

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GCSE Joy at Bancroft's

Following last week’s A level results, there was further cause for celebration at Bancroft’s School as the Fifth Form (year 11) pupils received their GCSEs.