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  • Cut to the chase: how barbering is helping tackle male suicide

    Published 09/10/20

    Just over three years ago, Old Worksopian (OW) Darren Birch (P 97 – 02) opened his own barber shop as part of an initiative with The Lions Barber Collective, a mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity, designed to encourage men to open up. Having been in the Police force prior and his experiences significantly affecting his mental health – his work now centres around preventing male suicide. 

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  • Our Virtual Open Days: what to look out for ​​​​​​​

    Published 25/09/20

    Our first Virtual Open Day is fast approaching, and you might be wondering what to ask and look out for on the day.

    Here are some helpful tips to get the most out of the event.

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  • GCSEs 2020: Almost HALF of grades awarded at 8 or 9 - increase for third consecutive year

    Published 20/08/20

    Celebrations continued today as GCSE students at Worksop College received their eagerly anticipated GCSE results. The school has seen an increase again this year making it the third year in a row that As, A*s 8s and 9 grades are up, with 44% of all results awarded at the top grades.

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  • A level results 2020: Top grades remain consistent for second year in a row

    Published 13/08/20

    A strange day for all this morning as teachers and pupils gathered to open their A level results. As with every other school in the UK, today’s results were based primarily on predictions. Based on past work, mock exams and student ranking, these results were then standardised according to factors including a school's past performance and pupils’ past exam results. 

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  • Sporting 'bingo' bags Joe a £25 voucher

    Published 30/06/20

    With Sporting events and matches off the cards, the PE department at Worksop College has been running an innovative sporting challenge to supplement the live PE lessons and Strength & Conditioning sessions delivered this term.

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  • 12 year old Notts boy named ‘Young Musician of the Year’ in nationwide competition

    Published 01/06/20

    12 year old Christian Aldridge from Tuxford has lots to celebrate, last Friday he beat 120 young musicians to bag the top prize at the Woodard Schools’ Young Musician of the Year competition.

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  • Thank you - a message from our Head, Dr John Price

    Published 01/04/20

    Worksop College and Ranby House are special institutions of learning, with great history and tradition, and a real sense of community.

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  • U16 netball team win the Bowl at ISA National Tournament

    Published 13/03/20

    On Thursday 12 March, our U16 netball team travelled to the University of Nottingham for the Independent Schools Association senior tournament. 

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  • Prep Schools' Cross Country 2020

    Published 13/03/20

    Tuesday 10 March saw Worksop College host its annual Prep Schools’ Cross Country event on a blustery but ultimately mild and dry afternoon.

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  • BLOG: Keeping young people safe online

    Published 11/02/20

    At Worksop College & Ranby House, we recognise the huge benefits of technology in supporting young people’s learning. And so, as our society increasingly uses technology to inform almost every part of our lives – it’s our duty to ensure our pupils are tech-savvy and prepared.Director of ICT, Caroline White shares some tips for helping young people navigate the digital world safely.

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  • We're number 1 for A level results

    Published 05/02/20

    The Department for Education has released the latest A-level performance figures for North Nottinghamshire schools and colleges and we’re pleased to announce that Worksop College is in the very top spot.

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  • Worksop runners impress at District qualifiers

    Published 06/12/19

    It was a great day for College athletics on Wednesday 4 Dec -  we saw 12 Worksop College runners head to the District Cross Country Qualifiers at Sherwood Pines.  

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