Monday, 18 June 2018

Junior triathlon makes good start

Junior triathlon makes good start

ALMOST 200 children took part in the first ever Henley open water junior triathlon. The competitors, who ranged in age from eight to ...

 

Park ’n’ boat idea wins school business award

Park ’n’ boat idea wins school business award

SHIPLAKE College held its annual Headmaster’s Business Awards. Three groups presented ideas to draw in profits at the college, with ...

 

Charity row

STUDENTS at Shiplake College rowed 730km to raise money for schools in Africa. The 60 boys used 12 ergometers for the challenge with ...

 

Dinner raises £27,000

Dinner raises £27,000

A SPECIAL dinner raised £27,000 to kick-start an appeal to build a new boathouse and activity centre at Shiplake College. More than ...

 

Josh helps rebuild Philippines homes destroyed by typhoon

Josh helps rebuild Philippines homes destroyed by typhoon

JOSH HAMER, a year 7 pupil at Shiplake College, travelled to the Philippines in his holidays to help villagers whose homes were ...

 

Sixth-form centre with cafe for 2018-style of learning

SHIPLAKE College has submitted a planning application for a new £750,000 sixth-form centre, writes David White. The two-storey ...

 

Teenage litter-picker urges villagers to help

Teenage litter-picker urges villagers to help

A TEENAGER from Wargrave who spends an hour each week collecting litter around the village says he wants others to follow his lead. ...

 

School donates £5,500 to two charities

School donates £5,500 to two charities

THE Shiplake College Parents’ Association has donated more than £5,500 to two charities supported by school chaplain Rev Stephen ...

 

Students learn the business at Christmas fair

Students learn the business at Christmas fair

HUNDREDS of people attended a Christmas fair at Shiplake College on Saturday. Santa’s grotto was run by some of the school’s business ...

 

James Bond dinner raises £10,000 for hospice

James Bond dinner raises £10,000 for hospice

A CHARITY dinner with a James Bond theme raised thousands of pounds for the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. More than 70 guests ...

 

Howzat! Teenage cricketer achieves all As in GCSEs she took just weeks after leaving American hospital

Howzat! Teenage cricketer achieves all As in GCSEs she took just weeks after leaving American hospital

A TEENAGE girl from Henley passed her GCSEs with flying colours despite taking the exams just weeks after being in an American ...

 

Independent schools' headteachers delighted as pupils smash records

Independent schools' headteachers delighted as pupils smash records

INDEPENDENT schools in Henley area achieved another year of strong A-level results. Shiplake College broke its records for the second ...

 

Students celebrate excellent A-level results

Students celebrate excellent A-level results

STUDENTS from Henley, South Oxfordshire and Berkshire have celebrated another excellent year of A-level results. Schools and colleges ...

 

School upsets neighbours over six new playing pitches

RESIDENTS are angry at plans by Shiplake College to create six new sports pitches. The independent school wants to use 13 acres of ...

 

We've been seeking alternatives for 50 years, says head

SHIPLAKE College headmaster Gregg Davies said the school’s current pitches were not fit for purpose. He said: “We have lost quite a ...

 

Young musicians perform concert with royal military band

Young musicians perform concert with royal military band

STUDENTS at Shiplake College took part in a concert with members of the Queen’s own Band of the Household Cavalry. Hundreds of people ...

 

Boys over-run the boundaries

Shiplake over-run the boundaries

YOU couldn’t blame the over-exuberance of two boys from Shiplake College after watching their school eight defeat an American crew in ...

 

Parent bursar leaves college after 11 years

Parent bursar leaves college after 11 years

BURSAR Neil Walne has left Shiplake College after more than 11 years. He started at the independent school following two decades in ...

 

Headmaster gets boat honour

Headmaster gets boat honour

A new eight boat at Shiplake College has been named after the headmaster Gregg Davies. Mr Davies personaly christened the boat with ...

 

College's all-star sports dinner to send students on tours

Shiplake College hosts sports stars

TWO Olympic champions and two rugby stars were the guest speakers at Shiplake College’s sports tour fund-raising dinner. Rower Alex ...

 

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