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Sam beats over 79,900 students in national computational thinking challenge

  • Posted On: 5 February 2020
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Sam beats over 79,900 students in national computational thinking challenge

Sam Denton, in Year 7, was a finalist in UK-wide competition – The Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.  He was invited to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford having qualified for the final in this prestigious event. Sam Denton, in Year 7, was a finalist in UK-wide competition – The Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.  He was invited to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford having qualified for the final in this prestigious event. 


Students support community projects at home and abroad

  • Posted On: 5 February 2020
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Students support community projects at home and abroad

A group of seven students have been praised for their initiative, kindness and impressive organisation skills in their work to support community projects, at home and abroad. The girls, from Richmond Sixth Form College, have demonstrated great teamwork, creativity and respect for others whilst working on ‘Sharing Our Skills’, a project spearheaded by the local group of Soroptimist International.


Dr Miller raises awareness of Human Rights

  • Posted On: 4 February 2020
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Dr Miller raises awareness of Human Rights

A big thank you to Dr Susan Miller who visited college to talk to the Year 12 students in Learning for Life. Dr Miller spoke to the students about Amnesty International and the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its impact on the world today. It was extremely thought-provoking and covered areas such as privacy and modern slavery.


Great results at the North Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships

  • Posted On: 31 January 2020
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Great results at the North Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships

Thirteen students recently achieved great results in the North Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships at Tadcaster. Congratulations to Maggie Longstaff, Ollie Rogerson, Ashton Newall and Henry Wright (Year7); Charlie Wallace (Year 8); Joe Reeve and Charles Bacon (Year 10); Charlie Stephenson, Dan Francis and George McCowie (Year 11); Matthew Lambert, Sam Kettlewell and Izzy Walton (Year 13), who all ran really well.


Fantasy writer gets set to go back to school

  • Posted On: 30 January 2020
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Fantasy writer gets set to go back to school

An ex-student who developed a passion for Classics and writing whilst at Richmond School and Sixth Form College has published his first book. ‘Bury me where they fall’, by Jonathan Watts, is a fantasy novel that promises to keep readers spellbound. The book, which will be launched at Waterstones’ flagship store in Bristol on 8th February, follows the story of Amiel, a young rebel warrior who begins a deadly and mythical mission into uncharted forest lands.


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