Irma’s Dance Poem

Written by Dr Robert Ippaso (Old Ratcliffian Class of ’73) who lives in Naples, Florida, who experienced the eye of Hurricane Irma and was moved to write this poem about his experience.  Irma’s Dance Now it’s here, then it’s there, No one knows, few yet care. First the islands then the Keys, Irma’s dancing in her breeze.  Twirling, jostling ever…

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Ratcliffe Golf Day – 14th September

The inaugural Ratcliffe Golf Day attracted over 60 golfers and was held at Rothley Park Golf Club amidst beautiful, autumn sunshine.  The course was in wonderful condition and the golfers, who played in teams of four, began teeing off at 12 noon and carried on right through until 2.30pm. The golfers were made up of a large number of current…

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Ratcliffe (Group 504) Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 21st to 28th July 2017 I wish to commend the following students for the excellent manner in which they represented Ratcliffe College on the HCPT pilgrimage to Lourdes: Harry Bellamy, Harry Brooks, Niamh Delargy, Ben Dexter, Ines Munoz Torre, Emily Newberry, Joe Smith, Lottie Warburton, Matthew Ward and Bea Waters. Before the pilgrimage started, all students equipped…

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Army Section Summer Camp 2017

The Army Camp at Crowborough started with a flurry of organising 39 cadets and all their equipment.  After the five hour journey, the cadets settled into their billets and had various briefings to tell them what they were to expect during the week. The first day started with breakfast at 6.30am and was a range day on camp.  This consisted…

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