INSPIRE – Biosciences 15 November

Following on from Adele Ruston’s engaging INSPIRE talk on Higher Education and Careers on 1 November, we were delighted to welcome Dr Amanda Avery from the Biosciences Department of Nottingham University to Wednesday night’s INSPIRE this week.  Leo Gilliver, Year 12 wrote: I really enjoyed the INSPIRE  talk on ‘The Exciting World of Biosciences’ as I found it reassuring that choosing…

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Sports Report – U13 Tennis Regional Finalists

Having qualified for the regional finals, Ratcliffe under 13 Tennis team made the long journey to Tipton on Friday along with three other regional winners. Ratcliffe were drawn against Trent in the semi-final and were soon in the lead after a Louie Fletcher masterclass. Sam Davies and George Binnie battled well to win their doubles and Joe Davies, once again, had to…

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Prep School Sports Report – 16th November

On Wednesday 15th November the U10 boys brightened up a dreary autumnal afternoon with some scintillating rugby that would have warmed even the coldest of rugby hearts. The boys travelled to Trent College to play in the annual Elms Sevens Festival. The format of the afternoon saw the boys placed into a group of four schools. They were to play…

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Prep School Sports Report – 13th November

On Saturday 11th November the U10 Girls Hockey Team travelled to Foremarke Hall for the annual Foremarke Hall U10 Girls Hockey Tournament. This tournament is always a good gauge as to where Prep School U10 Girls Hockey is and how much work needs to be done to help them achieve to their potential at U11, the following year. I am…

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