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Bena jumps to success at national equestrian championship

  • Posted On: 19 November 2018
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Bena jumps to success at national equestrian championship

Bena Slack, a Year 9 student at Richmond School and Sixth Form College, has triumphed at the National School Equestrian Association (NESA) show-jumping championships. Representing the School’s Equestrian team, and following two qualifying rounds, thirteen-year-old Bena competed in a class of around 100 team and individual riders. She competed directly with around 40 of them as individuals and achieved first place in the finals of the 85cm jumping class.


Mowbray’s Magnificent Seven Score Gold in Panathlon Challenge hosted at Richmond School

  • Posted On: 14 November 2018
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Mowbray’s Magnificent Seven Score Gold in Panathlon Challenge hosted at Richmond School

An inclusive sporting challenge, for young primary students with special needs in Hambleton and Richmondshire was deemed to be ‘the best day of my life’ for one attendee. Hosted at Richmond School and Sixth Form College, with the support of young student sports leaders, the Panathlon Challenge is a national event which offers sporting opportunities for over 17,500 young people with special needs each year.


Baroness Harris of Richmond heralds the start of Parliament Week

  • Posted On: 12 November 2018
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Baroness Harris of Richmond heralds the start of Parliament Week

Richmond School and Sixth Form College warmly welcomed Baroness Harris of Richmond as a guest speaker to herald the start of Parliament Week.  In 1999, Baroness Harris was created a Liberal Democrat Life Peer and is a Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords. Joe Mawer, Year 13 student, introduced Baroness Harris to Year 12 Sixth Form Students, followed by a second presentation to Year 10 Students. Joe had the wonderful opportunity of a week’s work experience with Baroness Harris In July when he spent a week with her in the House of Lords.


Behind the scenes at Bowes Museum

  • Posted On: 9 November 2018
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Behind the scenes at Bowes Museum

Four students, from Richmond School and Sixth Form College, have each been presented with a prestigious Arts Award from the iconic Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle.  The Museum, which has a nationally renowned art collection, welcomed the Richmond School and Sixth Form Students to complete their work experience in the Education department.


Richmond School Remembers

  • Posted On: 9 November 2018
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Richmond School Remembers

At 11am this morning the School was silent whilst James Hutchinson, Year 11 student, played the Last Post.  James played beautifully and we sincerely thank him for doing this on behalf of all the students and staff. The Last Post was transmitted throughout the School whilst everyone observed the two-minute silence.


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