Senior School dates for the diary in 2021
March 31, 2021

Rydal Penrhos has some exciting events scheduled on the Senior School calendar, with restrictions surrounding COVID-19 easing across the country.

With the Welsh Government’s lockdown measures easing with every passing week, it won’t be long before some normality resumes after a year of incredible disruption. Rydal Penrhos has been preparing for this eventuality despite an ever-changing time, with the Senior School now able to provisionally announce some exciting dates for the diary over the next few months.

These are obviously subject to change and if COVID-19 guidelines allow. But with coronavirus cases falling across the country and vaccine rollouts progressing at an encouraging rate, things are now looking up after months of upheaval to education and day-to-day life.

One event that is always one of the highlights of the calendar is Sports Day. This will be taking place on Tuesday 15 June as pupils look to display their athletic prowess in pursuit of some valuable house points.

Speech Day has been provisionally booked for Friday 10 September 2021 providing there are no further COVID-19 complications at the time, with the school’s musical talent set to be showcased at the Senior School Concert on the provisional date of Friday 2 July.

The summer term will see enrichment activities resume under strict guidelines, which features Year 9 football on Monday afternoons and a wealth of other opportunities for pupils in their specific fields of interest.

Swimming will be back on the curriculum – again working within government guidelines – which is a major boost to Rydal Penrhos’ provision and one that benefits pupils young and old immensely.

Outdoor Education and the school’s Combined Cadet Force are two other notable re-additions to the summer term schedule, with the Rydal Penrhos Golf Academy planning to get back into the swing of things with a fixture against Oswestry School if the government’s travel roadmap plans remain unaltered in the coming weeks.

Plans are also being made for Sailing to return once restrictions allow, with the hope of Cricket training resuming in an outdoor setting following the Easter break another huge plus.

Some substantial work has been done on the school’s wicket over the winter months in readiness for this eventuality, which is the latest in a series of investments made to improve the site and Rydal Penrhos’ educational provision.

It’s been an exceptional effort from everyone associated with the school over the last 12 months. From teachers, support staff, senior leadership, pupils and parents, your incredible dedication and ability to adapt has enabled Rydal Penrhos to thrive in the most challenging of times.


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