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Year 10 Footballers prepare for finals

  • Posted On: 27 March 2018
  • Author: Ellie Blenkiron
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Year 10 Footballers prepare for finals Schoolboy footballers showed their mettle winning through to national finals with a nerves-of-steel penalty shootout. Six Richmond School and Sixth Form College Year 10s are stepping up their training regimes in preparation for the Play Station National Cup finals. They will join colleagues from Stokesley, Northallerton and Bedale schools to form the Hambleton and Richmondshire area squad, which will play Aldershot at Stoke City’s stadium in May. To reach the final, the students...

Duathalon Student selected for Team GB Squad

  • Posted On: 27 March 2018
  • Author: Ellie Blenkiron
  • Number of views: 262
Duathalon Student selected for Team GB Squad A talented athlete will be stepping up his training regime after being selected to represent his country in a gruelling international duathlon. Richmond School and Sixth Form College student Harry Robson will be part of the Team GB squad that takes part in the Duathlon World Championships in Denmark in July. The 17-year-old will run and cycle in the 16-19 age category of the competition which attracts talented teenagers from around the globe. Duathlons see competitors run 5K, cycle...

Tour de Yorkshire Trophy

  • Posted On: 22 March 2018
  • Author: Ellie Blenkiron
  • Number of views: 276
Tour de Yorkshire Trophy Students were given a tantalising glimpse of cycling silverware to inspire them in their preparations for the Tour de Yorkshire. Welcome to Yorkshire trophy custodian Alan Rowley brought the cycle race prizes to Richmond School and Sixth Form College where students are hard at work painting wooden bikes to decorate the course. Richmond has been chosen to stage one of the starts of the prestigious event which this year takes place from May 3-6. Year 7 and 8 students are painting...

Life of Pi

  • Posted On: 22 March 2018
  • Author: Ellie Blenkiron
  • Number of views: 228
Life of Pi A maths challenge had students going round in circles to find the perfect recipe for a slice of Pi. Year 7 number crunchers at Richmond School and Sixth Form College marked the mathematical day of March 14 by serving up a visual interpretation of the world’s most recognised numerical constant. Sticking brightly coloured numbers to lockers in the school’s sixth form corridor, the students calculated the value of Pi to 42 decimal places. Richmond School and Sixth Form College...

Numbers Workshop

  • Posted On: 22 March 2018
  • Author: Ellie Blenkiron
  • Number of views: 185
Numbers Workshop International experts in maths difficulties have been helping teachers get to grips with the issues some children face with numbers. Richmond School and Sixth Form College’s Your Educational Support and Training department (YES@ Richmond School) played host to a regional workshop to help primary and secondary colleagues address the obstacles to learning dyscalculic children have to deal with. Dyscalculia is a similar condition to dyslexia but impacts on people’s ability to process...

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