Jonny describes the book as a ‘stream of consciousness’ in the style of stand-up comedy, Two Upper Sixth Form pupils from Oundle School, Samuel Taylor (17) and Catherine Bevin (18) have received prestigious HMC Bulkeley-Evans Scholarship Awards. Sam Olver (17), from Tallington (nr:Stamford Lincs) was selected for the England U18 Elite ‘wider’ rugby squad last Autumn and attended a week long training, Oundle School’s entrepreneur Crawford Johnston (13) is celebrating his business becoming one year old this month. English teacher and coach, Tim Hipperson commented, “The tour provided challenging matches against the top schools in, Lower Sixth Form pupil at Oundle School, Jonny Wiles (16) has had his first book published. The group spent 4 days around Gilgil, working with Oundle’s partners at Ngecho Secondary School, Kimbo Primary School, Saidia House orphanage and the Township Special School and hostel. T hrough the Oundle School Community Action programme, many Oundelians come to LJS on a weekly basis to support learning in a range of lessons and activities, providing the Schools’ youngest children with the best possible role models. 1880 - 1884 : The Laxtonian The Oundle School Magazine . Over 26 days, the girls played 18 games as they travelled through Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland. Oundle School is a co-educational British public school located in the ancient market town of Oundle in Northamptonshire. From there, Over the October half term holidays, eleven pupils and two members of staff from Oundle School travelled to Buenos Aires on a ten day exchange trip. Heidy commented, “Before the competition, our team met up twice a week to do a series, Over the holidays, Oundle School pupil, Bella Ellis has cycled 528km to raise over £15,000 for the MS Society. Since 2012 John has been a legal Partner at Stone King a highly ranked legal firm in the UK focusing on the Education sector, before which he headed the education and employment teams at both Bevan Brittan LLP and Rickerbys LLP. Oundle School Q & A (Questions and Answers frequently), Reviews from teachers, students and parents. I thought the school had a good pastoral care but I have just read a thread on bad bullying at Oundle school but the original thread has been cancelled. Twitter. 11-18, Number of pupils: Camsight, and the local Air, A record number of Oundle School pupils have each been awarded a much sought-after Arkwright Engineering Scholarship that identifies them as some of the country’s future leaders in engineering and related areas of design. Oundle School have entered into a partnership arrangement with the Royal College of Music, whereby pupils from the School gain the experience of working with professors and students from the College, both in Oundle and London. It is the fifth year in a row that the A* percentage has topped, Last week, Oundle School’s new J M Mills Cricket Pavilion played host to the NatWest U13 National Club Championship Finals, which saw Guildford CC from Surrey presented with the impressive Ken Barrington Trophy as the 2015 champions. The adventure began with a thought provoking and inspiring tour from a German-Lebanese lady around the Kreuzberg district, ending with a delicious Turkish lunch and Mosque visit. They. Nongoma Friendship was formed in 2011 with the aim of forging a link between the, Oundle School pupils have performed outstandingly in their Sixth Form examinations, with 25% of grades awarded at A* for the second year in succession. The, Oundle School’s Design and Technology department, housed in The Patrick Centre, has for some time offered pupils the opportunity to build their own ‘off-road’ buggy, designed and developed by current Head of Design and Technology, Clive Humphreys and Technical Instructor, Raph Johnson. rather no less than seventy-two holes in a single day! School buildings, which were built since the 17th century, are scattered throughout the city and are its campuses. Over the course of three hours, the teams completed practical, In mid-February, thirty six Oundle pupils took on the significant challenge of The Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry Olympiad with three pupils, Michael Hutchinson, Harry Hutchinson and Oscar Marshall striking Gold. Her role was to work with a group of twenty-nine other educators from all over the UK and the US to deliver a training programme for the Cambodian teachers, many of whom had, Each year travel scholarships are awarded to Oundle School pupils to encourage a spirit of adventure, exploration and physical challenge. Pupil, James Hunt (18) commented, “Mr Vaughan, the England captain who reclaimed the Ashes after 18 years, fielded a range of questions from the audience. The success of our school is due in no small part to the dedication and professionalism of the staff here at Oundle CE Primary School. Pupils from Oundle School recently took part in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, an annual competition launched by the University in 2011 to coincide with the 2011 International Year of Chemistry. Oundle School Staff Handbook 1 Recruitment Policy and Generic Procedures This is a non-contractual policy and it may be amended from time to time in order to incorporate changes in law or in line with best practice. Oundle School is a co-educational boarding and day independent school in the market town of Oundle in Northamptonshire. Participating teams of 12-16 year olds from international schools from around the world travel to, At 10am on 12th May, just minutes before Charles Bush, Headmaster of Oundle School, broke the ground to mark the start of construction work for the new SciTec Campus, the roof of the old workshops came tumbling down in one of the final stages of the demolition process. Roald Dahl Day is celebrate annually giving the children the opportunity to, In July, thirty senior girls from Oundle School took part in a three week hockey tour which started in Singapore, with four days of training and playing. Oundle School is one of Britain’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools situated in the charming market town of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and their ultimate aim is to create informed, confident, enthusiastic, well-rounded and independent adults who have a strong moral sense, and to develop leaders and team players, who are at ease with themselves and others. Particular highlights included the three dives on the wreck of the Thistlegorm, a, Oundle School pupils have produced another record-breaking performance in their Sixth Form examinations, achieving 25% of the results at A* grade. Travel from London is less than an hour by train yet the School enjoys a beautiful setting in the heart of the UK countryside. Clive Humphreys commented, “The original concept was to build a safe, fun vehicle, The Second Form (Year 8) day pupils at Oundle School enjoyed a sun-filled weekend in the North York Moors over the September Field Weekend. In the early stages of the competition, hosted at Catmose College in Oakham in January, two Oundle teams took part. Three out of four suicides are males, and one in eight men, In mid-November, twelve Oundle School pupils took part in this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show, an event which dates back to the 16th century and is one of the most well-known annual events in London. around Brownsea Island, to raise money for the work of International Needs in supporting street children in, In 2016, Oundle School once again ran the Big Give’s Philanthropy in Schools programme, which aims to inspire the next generation of philanthropists. Kadi Sun (17) achieved an outstanding Roentgenium Award, which is only give to the top 0.8% of the 7060 entrants. ), where they were met by the enormous lion, Aslan, brilliantly brought to life by Ned Freij (17) as puppeteer for Paul Laughton’s amazing puppet creation. Two Oundle teams were among, 317Last week the UN Inspector came to town… or did he?! In the current economic and political climate, we are all being challenged to reconsider what is essential. The aim of the Benjamin Zephaniah Poetry Prize is to present new and captivating literary works to the world, propelling social change. ... but also is not in line with the policies of other private schools in kinship with Oundle. John O'Toole and Gemma Rothwell from the Royal Society of Chemistry were present throughout to oversee and support the event. It is 69 miles (111 kilometres) north of London and 12 mi (19 km) south-west of Peterborough.The nearest railway station, Corby, is … Lalo’s Symphonie, In the October Exeat, 15 Oundle School pupils ventured back to Kenya on a trip which focussed on the development of ecology and education. Almost two thirds (64%) of results were graded A or better, the best performance of the last five years. The pupils received four hours of tennis coaching each day, playing under clear skies on fabulous red clay courts with the Pyrenees in the background. On 29th November, the Oundle School Combined Cadet Force RAF section were victorious at the Air Squadron Trophy Regional Competition held at RAF Cranwell. In addition, four Oundle pupils; Oundle School Classics teacher, Catriona Harrington spent three weeks of the summer break volunteering with LRTT (Limited Resource Teacher Training) in Cambodia. These scholarships are open to boys and girls, On the 13th April, 17 year old Freya Lygo, of Oundle School, Peterborough, and 20 more young competitors will face a challenging 36 hour assessment in the Quantock Hills in Somerset to determine which of them, selected from over 20,000 young people earning extracurricular qualifications with educational charity CVQO, can prove themselves worthy of the, The Oundle School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Joint Service Adventure Training Alpine Skiing Development Camp (JSAT ASDC) has operated for the last eight years, and locates annually at Les Louerettes in Siviez-Nendaz, Switzerland: a location at 1,730m in the heart of one of the world’s greatest ski areas – the Four Valleys – with over, Master in Charge of Oxbridge applicants and Classics teacher, Tim Morrison commented, “With Oxford and Cambridge both reporting a further rise in the number of applicants, competition for places was fiercer than ever. Oundle was a pioneer in the teaching of science in the, On the day when the wettest April since records began turned into a pretty miserable May, fifteen intrepid Oundle School singers took to the Cloisters tower to greet the day with the singing of Madrigals. Average grades at A-level are 22% A* and 57% A*-A. With the continued support of Sir Howard Stringer (Chairman, Sony Worldwide), Nineteen Oundle pupils received medals and highly commended certificates in the recent Royal Society of Biology Olympiad with Emilia Broadbent (17), Laura Woodrow (18) and Isaac Uwins (17) receiving Gold medals, placing them in the top 6.6% of pupils entering the competition. For boarders, this offers a wealth of opportunity across a seven-day week, with a full and varied weekend programme. Sam has Cerebral Palsy (CP), caused by damage to his brain following his premature birth, which affects his control of, Oundle School’s ‘Have a Go Days’ (HAGDs) have been running for over thirty years and have established themselves as favourite dates in the calendars of adults and children with physical disabilities and/or learning difficulties. Fascinating talks by journalists As the new term gets underway, Oundle pupils were privileged to hear talks from two fascinating journalists as part of the extra-curricular programme of General Studies and Society speakers. On Sunday, On Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May the Oundle School First and Second Form (Years 7 and 8) production of Scary Play by Judith Johnson was staged in the Stahl Theatre. A, In mid-January, Oundle’s Head of Community Action, Liz Dillarstone and Maths teacher, Nicola Guise embarked upon an ‘Adventure with Purpose’ through Africa, visiting eleven projects, most of which are already supported by International Needs UK and/or Canada, as well as enjoying luxury travel through Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and, On Friday 5th February, the whole of Oundle’s Third Form (Year 9) set off just after dawn on twenty different Trivium Trips – Trippium – around the country. Pupils, George Elborne (18) and Flora Kilpatrick (18) commented, “Amsterdam is a city of many delights and our visit began being treated to a tour of the old city from the comfort of a canal boat, after which, November has been Movember at Oundle School with twenty members of staff participating in raising funds for Movember (Reg Charity number: 1137948), a charity which raises awareness on Men’s Health, particularly mental health and male cancers such as testicular cancer and prostate cancer. The most recent development focus has been on resourcing a modern, thoughtful vision of sport. This year, 22 Oundelians received Oxbridge offers and while most go on to Russell Group universities, increasing numbers of pupils are looking across the Atlantic for higher education with a more global approach. Freddie Wilson (17) commented, “Capturing the boisterous atmosphere in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, whilst also presenting the, In January, the Oundle School Careers Department hosted its ninth annual ‘Ask the Experts’ event with pupils from the Fifth Form, Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth (Years 11-13) invited to attend this informal, drop-in event to talk to a large number of highly successful professionals representing a range of industry sectors and careers. The School welcomes 20% of its pupils from countries across the world as well as pupils from all corners of the UK, resulting in a rich and diverse community with an international outlook. The competition is structured like a traditional quiz, where pupils work in teams, In the October half term, pupils and staff from Oundle School undertook a tour of Bulgaria with a focus on Geography and Geology, heading off the beaten track and exploring the local sites. The School’s buildings, dating from the 17th to the 21st centuries, are dispersed throughout the town, giving the School a unique and distinctive character. Day: In a celebration of the new Tate Modern, six works of art by Oundle School pupils were exhibited in the Turbine Hall over the weekend of 17th-19th June, and one pupil’s work was chosen to be exhibited by Uniqlo at its Oxford Street store. He, After their recent success at the Star Regatta in Bedford, Oundle School Boat Club had a further outstanding day of racing at York City Regatta, coming away with a record of eight wins. The government inspector for schools and child services formally assessed the Oundle-based charity for the first time in 2016. £6,155-£8,090. Last week at Oundle’s Stahl Theatre, this social experiment was skillfully, Oundle School’s ‘Have a Go Day’ (HAGD) has been running for over thirty years and has established itself as a favourite date in the calendars of special needs clubs and schools. Anna beat off, In early May, First and Second Form (Year 7 and 8) pupils from Oundle School set a new record for the number of pupils on stage at Oundle’s Stahl Theatre with the forty-eight strong cast of Fantastic Mr Fox. Oundle School Oundle School Great Hall New Street Oundle Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE8 4GH * Minimum delay 15 minutes Educated at Steyning Grammar School, West Sussex, Mrs Kerr-Dineen went on to gain an MA in English at Trinity College, Cambridge and to pursue graduate study at Christ, During the summer, the Oundle School Biology Department took a group of Lower Sixth Form pupils to the University of Pecs in Hungary for a week-long study visit at the Microbiology Department in the Faculty of Science. All welcome. As children progress through the School they experience thirteen key techniques, Over the Easter holidays, a group of twenty-two Oundle School pupils travelled to Geneva to visit CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research), a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. On the first morning, sporting their newly acquired Camp KSC t-shirts, pupils were divided into groups and allocated their tasks for the week. Help from internationally renowned event coach Judy Bradwell, advanced event rider Jane Riley and the support of Oundle School allowed regular training and strategic time away from, On 29 October, Anne Panter, GB hockey player and Bronze medal winner in the 2012 London Olympics visited Oundle to speak to the First and Second Form (Years 7 and 8) and also to the Sixth Form A level Sports Science groups. Six girls played for the county U18’s at, Over Easter, having won the Regional finals back in November, the Oundle School RAF section’s Ground Training Squadron competed and came in 4th place in the National Finals of the Air Squadron Trophy Competition competing against the winners and runners up – nineteen teams in total – from every region across the UK. After hearing the father of Niamh and Founder of Niamh’s Next Step, Chris Curry, speak at Oundle School’s Community Action Field Weekend talks in April, three current and two former Oundle pupils, Peter Christianakis, Frankie Hunt, Alex Verge, Jamie Sherlock and Joe Waind, put their plan to climb Mount Kilimanjaro into action over the summer, September 2015 saw Mrs Sarah Kerr-Dineen MA Cantab take up the position as the new Head of Oundle School following the recent retirement of Mr Charles Bush. Age archaeological sites in Northern Europe the music department of Rugby School is a co-educational British School! 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