Category Archives: Senior School & 6th Form

Senior School and Sixth Form News

Public Speaking and Debate: The Championship

In golf, it is simply called ‘The Open.’  In tennis, it is simply ‘Wimbledon.’  On Sunday 1st October ‘The Championship’ etched its name in Ratcliffe stone.  The Public Speaking Championship stood at the fulcrum of the school community with a backdrop scored by classically trained musicians and artists displaying etchings and oils on canvas. Six Students stood alone facing a…


Sports Report – 12th October

Hockey 1st XI On Tuesday the 1st team travelled to Leicester Grammar School to take part in the U18 County Tournament on Tuesday, where they finished third. The Ratcliffe team were extremely motivated for the tournament and completely dominated their first game against Leicester Grammar with a 4 – 0 win. Goal scorers were Olivia Back, Molly Edwards, Kate Tyszka and…


A Level Drama Workshop and trip to see ‘All My Sons’

Year 12 and 13 Drama Students, enjoyed a trip to Nottingham Playhouse on Friday 6th October to see ‘All My Sons’ by Arthur Miller. Students have been studying Realism and Naturalism in Drama and we welcomed experienced director, Alix Manning to run a workshop with the students prior to our visit so that they could experience some rehearsal techniques used…


FutureChef Stage 1

Stage 1 of the annual FutureChef competition took place in the Food Technology department on Monday the 9th October during prep time. The challenge was to make a main course meal for 2 people costing no more than £5 in 60 minutes. All competitors were females this year, come on boys it would be great to see some budding Chefs…