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  • The Container departs

    2nd April 2015

    Our beautiful 20 foot container began its long journey to West Africa this morning laden with six and a half tonnes of aid for St Joseph's School for the Hearing Impaired in Makeni. It was a truly mammoth effort, orchestrated by Parent Governor Mr Scott Wilkinson. We sent tools to enable hearing impaired boys to set up their own businesses on leaving school, sewing machines for the girls. Read More

  • Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition

    Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition

    2nd April 2015

    The first Duke of Edinburgh expedition in 2015 left at 7.30am Friday 27th March for the Lake District. The year 11 lads were on their Silver Award practice expedition and were dropped near Keswick for a walk south into the Borrowdale Valley. The day was brisk and cool but there were glimpses of the sun and no rain fell. The lads went well and arrived in the late afternoon at the camp site at Chapel House Farm, cheerful and in good form. Read More

  • Staff football in aid of our Lenten fundraising charities

    Staff football in aid of our Lenten fundraising charities

    31st March 2015

    On a gloomy Friday afternoon the cameras were rolling on the annual Staff charity football match. There had been a tense atmosphere in the staff room that week with the expectation of the team news causing sleepless nights. The early favourite amongst students was Mr Dillon's team, featuring former England International Mr Davenport. How wrong could they be.... Read More

  • Cross Country success at Northern Schools Championships

    Cross Country success at Northern Schools Championships

    24th March 2015

    Congratulations to the Saint Anselm's College Cross Country squad who have successfully defended the Roses bowl at the Northern Schools Championships at the weekend. A very tough day with a big field of runners saw the Saint Anselm's runners fight hard in all of the races to retain the overall cup. Year 7 runners finished 2nd with a great race from Louis Johnson, who finished 1st individually. Read More

  • John Pridmore visit

    John Pridmore visit

    23rd March 2015

    As part of the College’s Lenten journey towards Easter the students in Years 11, 12 and 13 welcomed John Pridmore the well-known former gangster who now shares the story of his Catholic faith. His engaging truth was centred on the Sacraments of confession and the Eucharist and his own unique life experiences. Read More