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Worshipful Company of Lightmongers May Court Dinner

This May, Head Student Amy had the great honour of attending the May Court Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Lightmongers in central London. The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers is a modern Livery company with all of the members being involved in, or linked to, the lighting industry. The membership represents all sections of the

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Sixth Form students visit the Welsh Senedd

Last half term, a group of Sixth Form students visited the Welsh Senedd, the Parliament, in Cardiff. This annual trip is a firm favourite in the NCW calendar and popular amongst our students who are particularly interested in politics and history.    For the A Level candidates, the visit provided an invaluable insight into making

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Artist Jake Coates visits NCW

This week, we had an exciting visitor to the Art Department! Local artist Jake Coates and his adorable labradoodle Molly, spent the day with Sixth Form students Carys and Emma and Year 10.  NCW art teacher Mrs Kings, always encourages her AS/A Level Art Students to find and research artists that inspire them. As part

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Grade 8 distinctions for Klara, Daniel, Lydia and Isabelle!

Meet NCW students Klara, Daniel, Lydia and Isabelle. All four students recently sat their Grade 8 Singing exam and ALL have achieved a distinction!     Klara is no stranger to the limelight and has been wowing NCW audiences for years.  Klara is a huge Musical Theatre fan and achieved her Grade 8 Distinction in this

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Year 9 Residential Trip

The Year 9 Residential Trip to The Outward Bound Trust Centre in Aberdovey was a HUGE success! Speedboats, bush craft, jetty jumping, rock climbing, waterfalls and canoeing…they conquered it all and came back with huge smiles on their faces!  This half term, Year 9 enjoyed a packed 5 days and 4 nights of activities at The

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NCW included in book celebrating 75 years of the Commonwealth

We are delighted to announce that NCW will be included in a book celebrating 75 years of the Commonwealth which will be launched at Westminster Abbey.  26th April 2024 marks the official 75th anniversary of the Commonwealth and NCW is to be included in one of the most ambitious and authoritative academic projects in British

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NCW students meet Andy Murray!

Last week, students were kindly invited to the Lawn Tennis Association in London for a day of tours and activities –  NCW students unexpectedly met Sir Andy Murray. It’s not every day that you happen to bump into a  three Grand Slam, two times Wimbledon and one-time US Open winner tennis champion!  On arrival, students were given

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London Marathon 2024!

A most loved event in the NCW calendar is the yearly visit to London to watch the London Marathon. A chance to be right at the finish line, soak up the atmosphere and witness one of the greatest sporting events in the UK! This year was no different and on Sunday 21st April a group

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Student-led concert wows the audience

On Wednesday evening, NCW students took over the chapel and hosted an incredible evening full of musical delights and surprises.   At NCW, we encourage students to be actively involved in after school activities and we are always keen to hear from the students what activities they would like. There are regular pizza nights, film nights, karaoke nights,

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