Category: News

College Hosts the ‘Big Jubilee Lunch’ to Celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

11th June 2022

On Sunday 5 June, we welcomed more than 50 guests from the local Bishopstrow community to the College for the Big Jubilee Lunch, as part of the long weekend of celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Students, staff and guests enjoyed a splendid selection of hot and cold dishes for lunch, followed by a fabulous…

Students Celebrate Graduation Success

11th June 2022

On Thursday 9 June, the College community gathered at St Aldhelm’s Church in the village of Bishopstrow, for the End of Term 3 Graduation. Staff and students were joined by parents, guardians, agents and representatives from a number of ‘destination schools’, including Blundell’s, Padworth College, Rendcomb College, St Lawrence College and Sidcot School. During the…

Bishopstrow College Becomes a Member of AEGIS

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce that Bishopstrow College has become a member school of AEGIS, The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students. Commenting on the announcement, Mario Di Clemente, Principal said: “Bishopstrow College is delighted to become a member of AEGIS. Like AEGIS and all of its members, we place the highest…

Bishopstrow College Secures New Teaching Partnerships

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce our latest Teaching Partnerships with Abbey College Cambridge and DLD College London. International students with a confirmed offer from Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London can first attend a pre-sessional course at Bishopstrow, under a Child Student Visa issued by Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London. We very…

Appointment of Interim Principal – Mario Di Clemente

19th November 2021

Our Principal, Stuart Nicholson, has decided that after fifteen years of Headship it is time to move on to other areas of education and to develop other projects in which he is involved.  Stuart advised us earlier this year that he wished to step down at Christmas and since then, he has been working with…

Bishopstrow College Helps to Create UK’s Largest Orchard

17th April 2019

The Bishopstrow College community was delighted to welcome Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive of the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA), for a visit on Tuesday 25 February.  Robin updated the Bishopstrow team regarding developments in boarding, enjoyed a tour of Riverside House and The Henson Building (academic block) and ahead of a wonderful lunch, prepared by our…

Sports Update – Badminton versus Dauntsey’s School

20th October 2018

Sports are an integral part of Bishopstrow’s preparation-for-boarding programmes, as we recognise that in most cases, students will have the opportunity to get actively involved in a variety of sports when they join their ‘destination school’.  At Bishopstrow, all students participate in sports for an hour every day during the school week, with optional sports…

Master Bakers for Children In Need

16th November 2016

Cake Sale for Children In Need – from production to consumption. £60 raised and still counting! Niyaz did a sterling job behind the stall at drumming up even more business for the bake sale!

Inspirational ex-student of Bishopstrow College

21st September 2016

Khaled left Bishopstrow College in 2013 moving on to Stowe and is now at Kings College, London.  He came and spoke to the whole of the student body and was extremely motivating in his talk on his pathway from Bishopstrow. Khaled has set up his own business consultancy firm supporting start up companies with technology….

British Council Report – 13 Areas of Strength

2nd September 2016

We are delighted to announce the results of the British Council’s latest inspection of Bishopstrow under the Accreditation UK Scheme.  Under the Scheme, accredited centres are inspected every four years.  These external inspections assure that an accredited centre meets or exceeds the agreed quality standards in management, resources and environment, teaching, welfare and care of…