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U14 Boys Hockey reach Nationals again

Ratcliffe Hockey has enjoyed another fantastic season and this has been highlighted by the success of the U14 boys’ team. They began the year winning all their fixtures convincingly and went into the County Tournament in January unbeaten.  They played some outstanding hockey to become County Champions winning all their matches and beating Loughborough Grammar in the final game to…

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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…

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Poetry By Heart – April 2017

Congratulations to our Head Boy, Luke Gyesi-Appiah, who reached the National Finals of the ‘Poetry by Heart’ competition, 2017. Luke enjoyed an all-expenses paid weekend at the British Library, competing against 40 other students from all over the country in this prestigious event. Luke, accompanied by Ms Davis, had a fantastic weekend, meeting famous poets and actor, Freddie Fox, who…

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Salamanca Homestay Spain, 2nd – 8th April 2017

On 2nd April, a group of 10 students from Years 10, 12 and 13 and two staff (Mrs Beddoes and myself) met at Ratcliffe to embark on another trip to Salamanca. We travelled from Stansted to Madrid by aeroplane and arrived at our final destination, Salamanca, in the evening, after a long coach journey. The students were then met by…

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