Sunday, 01 August 2021

Chess club to launch

A CHESS club is set to be established at Shiplake College following the success of virtual matches during the latest coronavirus ...

 

School ban on phones to remain

STUDENTS at Shiplake College are still banned from using their mobile phones. The college has operated this rule for several years and,...

 

School honours staff and pupils at lockdown awards

School honours staff and pupils at lockdown awards

SCHOOL staff who helped to make face shields during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have been honoured. The design and ...

 

Prize pooches in pandemic

Prize pooches in pandemic

MORE than 200 pupils, teachers and governors at Shiplake College took part in its online dog show. The independent school staged the ...

 

Virtual quiz raises £800

SHIPLAKE College raised more than £800 for charity at virtual quiz night. The Viking Arms, the school’s virtual pub, held a family ...

 

Teacher completes 2,020km run despite catching covid

Teacher completes 2,020km run despite catching covid

A TEACHER has raised almost £10,000 for charity by running 2,020km, or 1,255 miles, in a year. Ed Bowden, who was appointed head of ...

 

Portrait gift for dog-loving head

Portrait gift for dog-loving head

THE headmaster of Shiplake College has received a gift of a portrait of himself along with his golden retriever. Tyrone Howe and Simba ...

 

Schoolgirl sculler awarded £10,000 boat by sponsor

Schoolgirl sculler awarded £10,000 boat by sponsor

A YOUNG rower has secured sponsorship to help with her training. Nicole Dunn, a pupil at Shiplake College, usually uses the school’s ...

 

Music school founder joins college staff

Music school founder joins college staff

THE founder of Henley Music School has been made Shiplake College’s music administrator. Laura Reineke, of Berkshire Road, Henley, ...

 

School makes faces shields for NHS staff

School makes faces shields for NHS staff

STAFF and pupils at Shiplake College are making plastic face shields to protect doctors and nurses who are treating coronavirus ...

 

School’s virtual run

CURRENT and former pupils, parents, staff and governors of Shiplake College took part in a virtual park run on Saturday. They ran, ...

 

School staff cook breakfast for homeless

School staff cook breakfast for homeless

A GROUP of Shiplake College staff cooked and served breakfast to the homeless at the Churches in Reading Drop-In Centre. Thomas Franks,...

 

Scrum down

FORMER England rugby international James Haskell will be the star guest at Shiplake College’s sports dinner on Saturday, March 28. ...

 

Boys learn how to make music from DJs

Boys learn how to make music from DJs

LOWER school boys at Shiplake College were treated to a special workshop with DJ MatMan from Future DJs, whose mission is to breathe ...

 

Book-loving pupils and staff follow Icelandic tradition

Book-loving pupils and staff follow Icelandic tradition

PUPILS and staff at Shiplake College took part in an Icelandic tradition during December and the Christmas holidays. They held a ...

 

Tories win school’s mock election too

STUDENTS at Shiplake College took part in a mock general election to coincide with the national poll on December 12 — with the same ...

 

School wins fight to turn farmland into sports pitches

School wins fight to turn farmland into sports pitches

PLANS to turn farmland near Shiplake into school sports pitches have been approved despite opposition by residents. Shiplake College ...

 

Crowds flock to school’s 10th annual Christmas fair

Crowds flock to school’s 10th annual Christmas fair

MORE than 700 people attended the 10th annual Christmas fair at Shiplake College. Forty stalls run by students, community groups and ...

 

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

COUNCILLORS are to make a site visit before deciding whether to allow farmland in Shiplake to be turned into school playing fields. ...

 

Decision on playing fields project delayed for site visit

Decision on playing fields project delayed for site visit

A DECISION on whether or not to put sports pitches on farmland in Shiplake has been delayed for a site visit. Shiplake College ...

 

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