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  • Sport for all - Headmaster David Thorpe's vision for non-gender specific sport

    Published 12/09/19

    Traditionally, girls and boys have had to follow set sports, led by their gender. Children being ‘pushed’ down a sporting route can, as a result, be put off the particular sport for life. In the modern world, this ethos is changing and we believe that all children should have the opportunity to choose the sport they participate in for their coached Games lessons.

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  • Roaring fires, a singsong and toasting marshmallows – a spectacular start to Friday night boarding at Ranby

    Published 10/09/19

    This weekend saw the first Ranby House Friday Night Boarding Special of the year - Campfire in the Woods. We caught up with newly appointed Head of Boarding, Ms Varney, to find out what adventures the group got up to.

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  • Welcoming Father Matthew: A new chapter for Worksop College & Ranby House

    Published 09/09/19

    Last Friday saw the ‘installation’ of the schools’ new Chaplain, Father Matthew Askey. The service saw Matthew licensed by the Bishop of Sherwood, with Woodard’s Brendan Clover also presiding over the event. The term Installed means being ‘put into your seat’ or ‘stall’ as they are better known for Clergy men and women. 

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  • William (Y11) smashes English and British standards in his first weightlifting event!

    Published 05/09/19

    This July, Year 11 pupil William Hill competed in the British Weightlifting qualifying event in Birmingham.

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  • Looking for a senior school? Some tops tips to help you find the right school for your child ​​​​​​​

    Published 04/09/19

    If you have a child in Year 5 or 6, you are probably looking at options for secondary school. And whether you’re at the very beginning of this journey, or looking for a place for September 2020, here is some useful advice to help you pick the right school for your child.

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  • Initiative to see FREE music tuition for every Year 7 pupil

    Published 02/09/19

    As part of our commitment to providing a breadth of opportunity, we are pleased to announce that from this academic year, we will be providing FREE tuition on an orchestral instrument to every member of Year 7.

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  • 10% increase on top grades for Worksop College GCSE pupils

    Published 22/08/19

    Celebrations continued today as GCSE students at Worksop College received their results.

    Despite changes to the GCSE grading system and reportedly more difficult exams, students took it in their stride, with just under a 10% increase on 2018 for those getting the very top grades of A*, A and 7-9, (equivalent to A* and A).

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  • A levels 2019: A record year for Russell Group entry

    Published 21/08/19

    Almost a week on from A-level Results Day and the Sixth Form Team is celebrating the news that, as well as a 100% pass rate and a 7% increase across the highest grades, 55% of the university destinations of Worksop College students are Russell Group universities.

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  • A level results 2019: 100% pass rate and top grades up by 7%

    Published 15/08/19

    Big smiles and happy tears this morning as our A level students received their results. With 100% pass rate and some stunning individual results, our school has seen a 9% increase in A-C grades on last year and a 7% increase on pupils achieving A and A* grades.

    This news is even more impressive, given the fact that almost all A-levels have now been reformed, with the continuous testing of the previous regime removed and almost everything now riding on final exams.

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  • Sports Day 2019

    Published 08/07/19

    The sun shone brightly over East Field as the annual Sports Day took place on Thursday 27 June. It was a close competition, with Wapiti (Portland), Gibbs and Shirley taking the victory in their groups. See below for the House results. 

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  • Worksop College Chapel Choir feature on BBC Radio Guernsey

    Published 02/07/19

    Yesterday, the Worksop College Chapel Choir were live on the Jenny Kendall-Tobias show, BBC Radio Guernsey. We caught up with Music Department Administrator, Dr Walters, who gave us a rundown of the broadcast. 

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  • Flexibility: supporting busy families

    Published 26/06/19

    As life gets busier, flexibility is key for busy working parents! We chatted to parent Dr Meena Balasubramanian about how Ranby House gives her peace of mind to enable her to concentrate on patient care.

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