News

Hammers Victorious!

In an exciting competition this year that was only decided on the last event of the Track and Field competition, Hammers have won the Concord Interhouse trophy for sport for 2007/8.

Spanish Translation Competition

For the first time this year Concord College held a Spanish poetry in translation competition for the students studying Spanish as a modern foreign language.

Top Awards for Chemists

Three Concord students have achieved success in a national chemistry competition, with two of them gaining places amongst the top 50 student chemists in the country.

Up Close at Concord

Three leading international composers will present their work at Concord on Sunday June 8th as the culmination of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's Up Close Tour.

Earthquake Appeal Raises Over 1000

A group of Chinese students at Concord launched an appeal and within a week collected over £1,000 to support the victims of the Chinese earthquake.

Concord's Got Talent!

The annual Concord College Talent Show took place on Sunday 18th May. An exciting and varied evening of performances helped to raise over £300 for charity.

You Shall Go to the Ball!

For the first time the Concord Leavers of 2008 were treated to a glamorous Graduation Ball and prize giving evening to celebrate their time at the college.

Concord in Top Six for Maths Teaching

Concord has been named as one of the top six schools in the country for the teaching of mathematics by Ralph Lucas, editor of the Good Schools Guide.

Post Office Under Threat

The Post Office in Acton Burnell has been threatened with closure and Concord has joined the local community of villagers and traders to help save this necessary lifeline to village life.

New Building Opens

On Monday 28th April the doors were opened at Concord’s new West End. This spectacular building, situated in the heart of the campus, is the new student common room and social centre.

Poetry Please!

Concord students experienced a rare opportunity to meet GCSE English set poet Simon Armitage on Tuesday 29th April.

In the Swim!

The Summer Term’s sporting calendar of House competitions continued with the Swimming Gala on Sunday 27th May.

Road Race 2008

Saturday 19th April marked the beginning of the Summer athletics season at Concord with the annual inter-house Road Race.

Summer Term Begins

Concord welcomed back its students for the Summer Term on 6th April to a light covering of snow.

Ten Gold Awards in the UK Mathematics IMC!

This year Concord students have been awarded the highest ever number of Gold Certificates awarded to Concord in the UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate Mathematics Challenge 2008.

Success in UK's Biggest International Student Competition

Chipo Mwanawasa in 6.1 is a regional runner-up in the British Council International Student Competition.  She is one of the winners from among 1700 entries representing 125 nationalities.

Football Trophies come to Concord!

The FA and European Cup replicas spent the day at Concord as part of a tour of the county raising money for charity.

Concord Student wins top UK Award in Biology

A top UK award has gone to a Concord student for his research into – mosquitoes! The research by Tony Ng has won him the Prince Philip Prize for the best school project in biology or zoology in the UK.

ERIC comes to Concord!

ERIC came to Concord on Thursday 6th March: ERIC meaning Everyone Reading in Concord and the occasion being World Book Day 2008.

Would-be Lawyers Inspired!

In the second of a new series of after-school careers talks, practising solicitor Rhian Cains of Wace Morgan visited Concord on 4th March to speak to a rapt audience of 30 students about choosing a career in law.

 

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