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Daniel Renwick and Robin Edwards applied to take part in the Borderland Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme.
On 7 June Oswestry School hosted an afternoon tea party in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Bellan House joining Oswestry School. Bellan House has been a school in its own right since 1900 and in 1978 it became part of Oswestry School.
Pupils from 3rd Form took part in the Os CAP (Oswestry Community Alcohol Partnership) creative writing competition. They were invited to submit a piece of creative writing (prose or poetry) which portrayed a negative experience of alcohol.
Sabina Rai, Alice Roberts, Natalie Makin,Darcie Farnsworth and Elise Fisher were this year's team at the fete painting the faces of the many young children at the fete.
Pupils from 1st and 2nd Form are reaping the rewards of taking part in the UK Maths Challenge organised by the UK Mathematics Trust.
Oswestry School invites you to 'An Evening with Henry Blofeld' aka 'Blowers' from Test Match Special on 4th July, 7.30pm.
A sunny weekend promised exciting times as pupils from Oswestry School embarked on a journey to Netley Hall, near Dorrington, Shrewsbury for a weekend of equestrian sport. The weekend consisted of a dressage competition on Saturday and showjumping on Sunday. Both days were qualifiers for National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) championships to be held in Addington in October and Midlands Assocation of Riding Clubs (MIDARC) championships which for the first time are to be held at Netley Hall.
Oswestry School’s reptile club has a new representative in the form of a Western Hognose snake (Heterodon nasicus).
Representatives from the Oswestry Rotary Club returned to the prep department to update pupils on the fight to End Polio Now campaign in which they are involved.
Year 3 pupils were visited by Miss Betty Gull from the Oswestry in Bloom committee this week.
The prep department, Bellan House has a thriving chess club which has started competing in national competitions. Hamish Coutts-Britton (Year 3) and Ben Tidridge (Year 4) accumulated points to reach the regional megafinal of the Delauncey UK Schools chess challenge held in Worcester recently.
Key Stage 1 pupils visited Attingham Park this week. The children enjoyed a fun filled day of activities.
Sixth formers from Oswestry School visited the council chambers in the Guildhall to meet the celebrity Adam Corbally, who took part in the well-known BBC series 'The Apprentice'.
It was with great pleasure that Oswestry School welcomed members of the Leondari ensemble as they prepared and rehearsed parts of their considerable project presenting all of Brahms chamber works over one week of concerts.
Matthew Masters has been selected amongst students from all over the world by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council to take part in the prestigious ‘Global Young Leaders Conference’ this summer.
Oswestry School has been one of the first to adopt a giant metal sculpture as part of the Oswestry Urban Safari Trail the sculpture. The magnificent “Eagle” which stands at circ. nine feet tall on its specially designed plinth has been provided by the British Ironworks Centre. The eagle is situated close to St Oswald’s Well on the School site by Oswald’s Well Lane.
Year 6 have travelled to Blencathra Field Studies Centre in the Lake District for a week to develop their understanding of aspects in the Geography and Science curriculum. The Field Centre is set in the South West side of Blencathra Mountain and offers a great panorama of pastures, valleys, streams and lakes. It is hoped that this setting will provide interest and inspiration to the pupils and provide them with an opportunity to develop teamwork skills.
Twenty Fifth Formers completed their training expeditions for Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Award over the Easter and recent May Day Bank holiday. Please read on for an account of both of these expeditions.
A record number of families visited Oswestry School for the Prep Department's May Open Morning.