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September 2019

  • 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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