Category Archives: Boarding News

News from our Boarding houses.

Boarding trip to Birmingham Christmas Market

The boarders set off early on Sunday morning 27th November and arrived at the Birmingham Christmas Market, with the smell of fresh pine nuts, gingerbread and music being played. Everyone really got into the Christmas mood throughout the whole day, with a lot of shopping done by all for family and friends. Several hours later, the boarders were “all shopped out”…


Fireworks display

On a very cold but clear evening, the whole boarding community enjoyed an excellent visit to the Abbey Park (Leicester) firework display on Saturday. There was a vibrant atmosphere when we arrived, with around 25000 people attending the event. There were fairground rides, stalls and entertainment for all to enjoy before the big events: the lighting of a gigantic bonfire…


Ratcliffe College Boarders Top the Charts!

Ratcliffe College celebrated another impressive set of ‘A’ level results this summer, including 15% of all students obtaining grades A*A*A or better, and the overall results placing the school in the top 10% nationally for value added. Two of our boarding students obtained the best ‘A’ level results in the College. Helena Yu obtained four A* grades and one A…


Tilinanu send thanks for book donations!

A Thank You Song from the children in the Tilinanu Orphanage in Tanzania has been filmed and sent across in gratitude for all the donations to their new library from the Ratcliffe Prep School families.