Imogen Boddy, 17, Sedbergh School Sportswoman of the Year 2015-16, has set herself a 12-hour tri-challenge on the 29th June this year, aiming to raise £3,000 for two charities she believes strongly in.
To mark the Centenary of the First World War and honour the brave souls who fell for our future, The Woodland Trust is planting a new Centenary Wood on the edge of Epsom Downs and a number of Homefield boys have been at the centre of the project.
Pupils gave a ‘gift that counts’ to Hope House, a charity which provides care and support to life-limited children, young people and their families, by raising a tremendous £1,337.54 at their annual Christmas Enterprise Fair.
The Elms Junior School and Nursery saw the term out in festive style as more than 300 people – pupils, teachers and all the school staff – donned Yuletide knitwear for Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 16 December.
Actress Victoria Hamilton, who plays the Queen Mother in the Netflix series 'The Crown', returned to Prior's Field last week to launch a buy-a-brick appeal, to help fund a world-class urology centre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.
The Right Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, stepped down during Evensong and 13-year-old Beatrice Fisher from Year 8 took his place during Salisbury Cathedral's annual Chorister Bishop’s ceremony.
From the school flagpole all the way to the South Pole, Olivier Hubert, Executive Chef at St Helen and St Katharine in Abingdon, raises the flag for the school with pride as he starts his six month sabbatical with the British Antarctic Survey.
Malvern St James’s Prep Department welcomed a special visitor to school on Friday (18 November) when Pudsey Bear made a surprise visit with the team from BBC Hereford and Worcester to celebrate Children in Need.
Christmas 2016 started early, with the Edgbaston Lights Switch-On, on November 18th. The school choir, in their “seasonal red coats”, sang beautifully with the choir from St George’s primary school before the official 'switch on' just after 5.30 pm.
There was much excitement and anticipation at Salisbury Arts Centre last Friday afternoon as 200 children from six schools in the Salisbury area rehearsed for a live performance on BBC One’s Children in Need programme that evening.
Since the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Rossall School has remembered, year on year, all the young men from Rossall who gave their lives. This year included the young Rossallians who died in the Battle of the Somme.
Thousands upon thousands of young men were killed: many the same age as pupils gathered at Beechwood Sacred Heart Preparatory School. Sidney Lewis, 12 years old, was at the Somme in 1916 - our youngest shared their thoughts and reflections.
In a moving Service of Remembrance, ceramic poppies made by the Pre-Prep pupils were laid at the base of the flagpole. There was one poppy for each of the former Hazlegrove or King's Bruton Junior School pupils who lost their lives in active service
With the help of Captain Wurr, aka our Deputy Head (Prep), accompanied by his fellow pirates and trusty parrot, the children learnt how to make a Christmas treasure chest filled with booty, ready to bring a smile to the face of a little boy or girl.