Education

Harrogate Grammar School opens its doors to prospective students

Harrogate Grammar

Harrogate Grammar School opens its doors to prospective students and their families on Thursday 16 October from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. The school welcomes a large group of post-16 students from Harrogate Grammar School and other schools into this thriving and successful Sixth Form. One of the largest Sixth Forms in the country In the top 4% of highest achieving Sixth ... Read More »

Musical debut for Rossett students

Rossett Singing

New students at Rossett are already showing their talents after just a month at the school. The September Surprise concert offered the perfect opportunity for more than 130 students – around half of the year group – to demonstrate what they have learned in music lessons. It was also the first big occasion for Robin Durbin, the school’s new head ... Read More »

Young student on track for Team GB future

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A young horse rider from Harrogate has a Team GB place in her sights after being chosen for its official training programme. Amelia Moncrieff, 11, is one of just 12 young riders chosen for the Pony Progress Squad, a junior training scheme run by Team GB. Amelia, who specialises in dressage riding, will attend regular sessions with some of the ... Read More »

School makes fresh start with new name

A special school for children with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties has taken on a new name and is preparing for a fresh start. Forest Moor School, formerly known as Foremost, is getting ready for a new intake of children in November. Forest Moor, near Harrogate, has been turned from a boarding school to a day school for girls as ... Read More »

Celebration of school’s international achievements

Students at Rossett School celebrate achieving the International School Award.

Celebrations for European Day of Languages will have extra significance for Rossett School this year after two major achievements. The Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) department has been named top of the league tables in North Yorkshire for value added during students’ time at the school. Phillip Bourgeois, the school’s Director of Studies for MFL, said: There are many excellent schools ... Read More »

Celebration of school’s international achievements

Students at Rossett School celebrate achieving the International School Award

Celebrations for European Day of Languages will have extra significance for Rossett School this year after two major achievements. The Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) department has been named top of the league tables in North Yorkshire for value added during students’ time at the school. Phillip Bourgeois, the school’s Director of Studies for MFL, said: There are many excellent schools ... Read More »

Quilting success for pupils at Belmont Grosvenor

Youngsters at independent prep school Belmont Grosvenor have stitched their way to success in an international quilting competition. For the second year running, youngsters at the co-educational school, on the outskirts of Harrogate, entered a hand-crafted colourful quilt into the National Festival of Quilts held at the NEC in Birmingham. And the pupils beat off tough competitions from youngsters from ... Read More »

Brackenfield School’s Macmillan Coffee Morning

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Brackenfield School took part I the world’s biggest coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research on Friday 26 September 2014. Year 6 pupils planned and ran their own stalls including Find the Treasure , Name the Teddies, cake stalls and pre-loved books and toys stalls. There were also a wide range of craft stalls. Each class was able to ... Read More »

Rossett cricketers triumph in county competition

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Young cricketers at Rossett School have made a flying start to the season by winning a county championship. The Year 8 boys’ team won the Dennis Richards 8-aside competition for the first time, after beating the best teams from across North Yorkshire. The majority of the tournament was played while the boys were in Year 7, with Rossett beating Stokesley, ... Read More »

Harrogate High students and teachers take on the challenge

Harrogate-High-School

Harrogate High School students ended last week in fine form as the school launched its first VMG challenge. P.E teacher Lee Wilson organised an afternoon of enjoyable, challenging fun. The VMG challenge comprised of Vertical Mentor Groups, (the school’s equivalent to form time where groups are made up of students of all years) competing in different activities for group points. ... Read More »