Friday, 30 October 2020

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

THE outgoing chaplain of the Oratory School in Woodcote is to become the village’s joint parish priest with Goring. Fr Kenneth Macnab ...

 

Teacher makes protective screens for GP surgeries

Teacher makes protective screens for GP surgeries

A DESIGN technology teacher is working to protect medical staff from the coronavirus outbreak. Nick Mills, who is head of DT at the ...

 

New coaches

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has appointed four new sports coaches. Robert and Claire Fahey will be teaching real tennis. The couple ...

 

Make your own bicycle from bamboo and recyclables

Make your own bicycle from bamboo and recyclables

CYCLISTS can learn how to build a bicycle from wood and recycled parts. A series of two-day workshops is to be held at the Oratory ...

 

Boys raise money to help homeless with school sleepout

Boys raise money to help homeless with school sleepout

STAFF and pupils at the Oratory School in Woodcote raised £1,640 for the Reading homelessness charity Launchpad with a sleepout. The ...

 

GCSE pupils make the grade in spite of tougher marking system

Students celebrate GCSEs despite tougher marking system

SCHOOLS in the Henley area celebrated another good set of GCSE results despite a new, tougher grading system. The traditional grade ...

 

Woodcote gets royal visit from Prince Edward

Woodcote gets royal visit from Prince Edward

PRINCE Edward was undefeated as he played three sets of real tennis during a visit to the Oratory School in Woodcote. The Earl of ...

 

Book of poet

A TEACHER at the Oratory School in Woodcote has published a history book. Claudian the Poet by Dr Clare Coombe, head of classics at ...

 

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 ...

 

Smart move

Smart move

The Hopkins Society, which promotes the Arts at the Oratory School in Woodcote, donated £450 to Style Acre, an Oxfordshire charity ...

 

THE Oratory Preparatory School in Goring Heath has applied for planning permission for an artificial sports pitch. It would be built ...

 

Money talks

Money talks

John Glen MP, parliamentary private secretary to the Chancellor Philip Hammond, attended assembly at the Oratory School in Woodcote on ...

 

Players honoured at rugby club dinner

Players honoured at rugby club dinner

Pupils and parents attended the annual rugby club dinner at the Oratory School in Woodcote. The guest of honour was David Sexon, a ...

 

Science class

Science class

STUDENTS from the Oratory School in Woodcote attended a chemistry workshop at the University of Reading. The sixth-formers learned ...

 

Captain’s back

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has appointed a former pupil as its junior housemaster. Charlie Watson will take charge of the ...

 

School shuts gym to public

THE gym at the Oratory School in Woodcote has been closed to the public. Members were told they could no longer use the facility after ...

 

Teacher accuses school of cover up

Clive Dytor

THE headmaster of the Oratory School said a pupil pleaded with him not to tell his parents after he was attacked by other students, an ...

 

Oratory school hosts Science workshop

Oratory school hosts Science workshop

PUPILS from four schools took part in a science workshop at The Oratory School in Woodcote. The 20 children, from Woodcote, Whitchurch,...

 

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