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Continued Excellence at Ratcliffe College

Ratcliffe College students have achieved another superb set of GCSE results.  Following on from the College’s outstanding A Level results, which placed them in the top 10% nationally by value added, these splendid GCSE results reflect the excellent standards of teaching and learning at Ratcliffe, underpinned by the College’s inclusive ethos. The College is delighted with the increase in this…


Boarders’ Boat Trip Sunday 21st May

In beautiful weather, myself and Mr Sharpe (Skipper), set off to Pillings Lock Marina in Barrow upon Soar with ten crew members from boarding to collect our craft for a day on the River Soar. We set sail at 10am from the Marina in our boat: ‘Jo-Anne’, heading for The Waterside Inn at Mountsorrel, our venue for lunch.  After a…


Square Races 3rd May

This year’s annual House Square Races were held in cool, dry conditions after lessons on Wednesday 3rd May. There are six races in all, for boys and girls in three age categories from Years 7 to 13, and each is a 4 lap relay race around the outside of the main school building – a total distance of just over…


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”…