LRGS wins trio of awards for teaching excellence

Richard Hitchings, Head of Classics at LRGS with AS level Latin students Alfie Britten, Will Croft and Adam Buckland.
Richard Hitchings, Head of Classics at LRGS with AS level Latin students Alfie Britten, Will Croft and Adam Buckland.

Three awards for teaching excellence have been given to Lancaster Royal Grammar School.

The leading reviewer of UK schools, Good Schools Guide, recognised their hard work for teaching at AS and A-level by giving them three awards.

Russell Wareing, Head of Business-Economics at LRGS and teacher Sara Coldwell with A-level Business students Liam English, Tom Williamson and Ben Cannon.

Russell Wareing, Head of Business-Economics at LRGS and teacher Sara Coldwell with A-level Business students Liam English, Tom Williamson and Ben Cannon.

Excellence in Business and Management, Classical Greek and Latin were all awarded, based on exam results attained in 2013.

The business department received this award for the second time.

Russel Wareing, head of business at LRGS, said: “We are delighted to be awarded this certificate in recognition of the department’s success.”

These awards are given to the school which has outranked all other English schools in its category.

Richard Hitchings, head of classics, was pleased after winning the award for the fifth time.

He said: “This recognition is a tribute to the scholarship and hard work of the boys, and of their teachers.”