Senior School Colours awarded



Mr Williams: It is easy to roll off the fact that the summer term has included over 50 cricket and athletic fixtures and over 150 boys have participated in matches and practices. However, I am more impressed with the enthusiasm that boys have demonstrated in all these sessions. This combined with the commitment they show […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School, Week Beginning 29.06.15



PHEW! What a week! What a term! What a Year!   Boys, parents, friends and relatives met on Tuesday evening, in sweltering conditions, for one of the most important events in the school calendar: to celebrate the achievements of the Junior School boys over the year. The evening was a triumph of musical talent and […]

NCS event, Ashish Ramuni, Vice Captain of school



I am part of a group of NCS graduates who are planning an event in central Manchester (to be held in the Manchester Student Union) from 11:30am to 3:30pm on the 4th July that aims to remove the stigma that shrouds the homeless and we hope to help them by also getting donations of clothes […]

Junior Maths Challenge results



  In April, boys from the Second Form, along with a handful of First Form boys, took part in the annual Junior Maths Challenge. Hopes were high as Joshua Nabb, Conor McCay and Henry Batchelor had all previously entered the 2014 Challenge in First Form and achieved a Gold Award. An exceptional effort. This year, […]

House Public Speaking Competition 2015



House Public Speaking Competition 2015   In recent weeks, 2nd Form boys have been preparing for the annual House Public Speaking Competition. In class, they have been learning about and practising the art of effective rhetoric. Each team performed to their class and a team from each class was selected to take place in this […]

Duke of Edinburgh update, week ending 3.7.15



Ali Chalabi and Raiyaan Khawaja write: The Duke of Edinburgh award is a youth awards programme founded in 1956 by Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh that has since expanded to 140 other countries. There are three different stages of the awards programme: Bronze, silver, and gold. The bronze award which people in our year participated […]

Biology Field Trip



On Friday 19th July, a group of thirteen Lower Sixth biologists set out to Plas Menai to study ecology, a vital part of the A2 course. Upon arrival at the youth hostel, we were overwhelmed by nostalgic memories of our prior trip to Plas Menai in First Year. We soon settled into our rooms and […]

2015 Chemquiz Report



On Thursday 25th June, four boys:  William Mau, Abdul Syed, Matt Hyde and myself attended the annual Chemquiz competition which was held at Manchester Metropolitan University.   The day consisted of three activities; a laboratory exercise, a multimedia exercise and a quiz. In all three activities we had to work together as a team and […]

Sports report, week ending 1st July



Sports Report: Week ending 1 July 2015   Cricket On Saturday all fixtures were against AKS.   At AKS Lytham, the U15s batted first. Matthew Donnelly and Fraser Parr were at the top of the order and lasted all of the 20 overs. A score of 164 was set with Matthew Donnelly making an impressive 96 […]

Summer Fun Day: Staff v Boys Basketball match, by Nick Yarwood



Staff vs Pupils basketball match   On Sunday 28th June, the annual staff vs pupil basketball match was played at the Summer Fun Day. Before the game there was lots of excitement amongst the boy’s team as we felt we stood a chance of beating the staff for the first time in four years. The […]