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Harrogate schoolchildren celebrate the end of SATs exams

Pupils at Willow Tree Primary School have been celebrating the end of their SATs exams. Year 6 children around the country completed the end of school tests for the first time since 2019 last week. And Willow Tree students were [...]

Harrogate schoolchildren celebrate the end of SATs exams2022-05-16T15:46:09+01:00

Cross-country fun for Willow Tree Primary at inter-school competition

Pupils from Willow Tree Primary took part in an inter-school cross country competition last week at Harrogate High School. Twenty six children from years 3 and 4 ran two laps of the field in the sun - a total distance [...]

Cross-country fun for Willow Tree Primary at inter-school competition2022-05-12T07:47:22+01:00

Former Harrogate pupil turned Olympian returns to inspire students at former school

A former Harrogate Grammar pupil turned Olympian has returned to his former school to inspire its students. Axel Brown piloted the Trinidad and Tobago bobsleigh team at the Beijing Winter Olympics, having led them to qualification for the first time [...]

Former Harrogate pupil turned Olympian returns to inspire students at former school2022-05-11T09:47:53+01:00

Harrogate Grammar School students shine at Celebration of Achievement evening

Harrogate Grammar School was finally able to host its first Celebration of Achievement evening in two years due to covid disruption. Held at the Royal Hall, the school was able to formally honour students' successes between 2020 and 2021, as [...]

Harrogate Grammar School students shine at Celebration of Achievement evening2022-05-05T09:16:54+01:00

Ashville College starts new term with new Head of Prep School

A Harrogate prep school has started the Summer term under the leadership of a new head with impressive international credentials. Asa Firth, who took up his post this week at Ashville’s Prep School, is hoping to mirror the success he [...]

Ashville College starts new term with new Head of Prep School2022-05-05T08:58:55+01:00

Harrogate pupils whisked back to 1940’s as part of World War II studies

Pupils at Willow Tree Primary School were whisked back to the 1940’s to celebrate the end of their World War II topic. The school held an immersive World War II themed-day, focussing on what life was like on the Home [...]

Harrogate pupils whisked back to 1940’s as part of World War II studies2022-05-03T12:04:36+01:00

Student-inspired basketball team continues to thrive at Harrogate Grammar

Harrogate Grammar School's basketball team is continuing to thrive after being inspired by a basketball-mad student. Keiron Hannula, the school's Deputy Head student, helped create the club alongside former teacher Mr Mackay, who played basketball as a teenager in America. [...]

Student-inspired basketball team continues to thrive at Harrogate Grammar2022-04-29T15:13:03+01:00

Birstwith school to welcome youngsters for free ‘Forest School’ stay and play sessions

A Harrogate prep school is inviting youngsters to its 20-acre grounds for a unique stay and play session next week. Belmont Grosvenor in Birstwith is hosting a series of 'Forest School' sessions in which children aged three and four learn [...]

Birstwith school to welcome youngsters for free ‘Forest School’ stay and play sessions2022-04-21T11:40:34+01:00

Rossett School’s Acoustic Night returns with a flourish after covid absence

An entertaining evening showcasing outstanding musical talent was given by students at Rossett School during their annual Acoustic Night. The event, which has been a fixture on the school calendar for many years, returned with a flourish after a two-year [...]

Rossett School’s Acoustic Night returns with a flourish after covid absence2022-04-13T11:45:06+01:00

Harrogate Grammar School crowned Yorkshire Cup champions

Harrogate Grammar School’s Boys’ Under 18 rugby team have been crowned the Yorkshire Cup champions. It's the first time the school have won the cup since 2007 and marks a triumphant first year for the Sixth Form Sports Academy.  The [...]

Harrogate Grammar School crowned Yorkshire Cup champions2022-04-08T11:50:19+01:00