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Carol Services Review

Category: Music, Events

Attending my first three Carol Services, in addition to the magical candlelit Advent Carol Service, was pure pleasure. Conducted by Philip Dukes, the Choir rose to the occasion hugely. With an atmosphere imbued by the strong presence of the Chaplain, positive participation from successive... More »

Scrapheap Challenge

Category: Events

The second Scrapheap Challenge, for the Shell, took place this December in the Memorial Hall. Working in House teams pupils were expected to solve two challenges: Zip wire challenge - to design and build a carriage that can carry a Ping-Pong ball from the top of a zip line and upon hitting the... More »

Modern Languages Advent Celebration

Category: Events, Academic

The annual Modern Languages Advent Celebration took place in an Adderley full to bursting with audience and participants of every year-group. It was an extremely successful affair, perhaps because of its eccentric mixture of acts. As well as a variety of advent-themed foreign readings and carols,... More »

Wind Department Concert

Category: Music, Events

The annual Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Department Christmas Concert is always a joyous affair, in part because it marks the conclusion to a long and busy term of music making, but mainly because it features such a sparkling array of talent, both in an individual and collective capacity. The... More »

CAS Art Exhibition Video

Category: Art

The IB Upper Sixth CAS exhibition opened on 6th December. CAS is part of the IB that requires each pupil to take part in Creative, Action and Service co-curriculuar activities. The art show met both Creative and Service aims as each work represented a world issue. The theme of the... More »

Protecting coral reefs & enriching local communities

Category: Speakers, General

Biology and Geography Society talk by Tristan Brown, Head of Operations, Coral Cay Conservation Nearly 50 pupils listened to Tristan Brown talking about the value and the threats to coral reefs around the world. Reefs support over 25% of all marine species; less than 20% of these species have... More »

Advent Carol Service Video

Category: Events, Music

Tradition preserved and the season of Advent duly marked in classic style by the annual Advent Carol service in Chapel. An ever popular occasion within the College community, the Chapel looked resplendent, decorated with a thousand candles, creating a magical atmosphere for the choir to express... More »

Le Saux meets Football 1st XI

Category: Sport, General

Former Chelsea and England International Graeme Le Saux took time out of his busy TV and radio schedule to come and watch the Open 1st XI in their recent fixture at Charterhouse.  Afterwards he gave his post-match analaysis to the team. More »

Ian Adam: The Changing Nature of Conflict

Category: Speakers

On November 27th the Politics Society hosted Ian Adam (father of Libby NC L6) for the second year running to give his presentation on the changing nature of conflict and weapons of mass destruction. As one of the authors of the highly acclaimed MOD publication 'Global Strategic Trends', Ian has... More »

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