During the Summer term, the school offers an after-school drama club for children in Year 3 – 6, and of all abilities. For more information, please contact Clare Talks
The school holds Primary Schools Chess on Thursdays (16:00 – 17:00) throughout the year, led by chess enthusiast, Dr Follows, supported by senior boys. For more information, please contact Sam Baddeley. This club is not currently running.
The Maths department runs a number of regular activities that are open to primary and secondary-aged pupils. For more information about any of the following, please contact the maths events team.
These run in the Autumn and Spring terms at Winchester College and aim to stretch able pupils who enjoy mathematics. They include some preparation for the national competitions run by the UK Maths Trust. All Problem Solving Clubs are currently running online.
A series of evening sessions in the Autumn focus on preparing for the British Maths Olympiad (BMO1) held on Tuesdays (19:00 – 20:00). Sign up here.
Every February and October the school hosts a mathematical lecture, aimed at secondary and sixth formers students but open to all. Our most recent lecture, ‘The Road from Pythagoras to Beale’ by Professor James Anderson, was well attended. Details of upcoming lectures will be posted here.
The school runs an annual Winchester Maths Summer School (WMSS), available to Year 12 students from maintained sector schools. The course is led by specialist maths teachers from Winchester College, supported by undergraduate and graduate students from leading universities. It offers the chance to explore maths in small groups, alongside like-minded people, within a beautiful setting and is the perfect preparation for university.
‘The leaders were really intelligent, supportive, and fun to be around. It was really encouraging ahead of university to experience a week doing only maths and love it even more!’ Naomi-Ruth, a former WMSS student now reading maths at Durham.
15th March 2019
On Tuesday 12th March 2019, Winchester College’s Natural History Society welcomed Dr Jane Goodall, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace for the annual Duncan Stewart Lecture where she addressed an audience of more than 450 people.
18th June 2021
One of our Community Service programmes, Angling with Autism, brings together pupils from Osborne School and Winchester College to share a love of fishing and enjoy the beautiful Itchen riverbank.
5th May 2021
Winchester's new Head of Educational Partnerships explains how the school is aiming to reach even more pupils, particularly those in areas of economic disadvantage, with a programme of outstanding and inspirational opportunities.
25th March 2021
Winchester Maths Summer School 2021 will take place online for the second year. Aimed at Year 12 students from state schools, this course seeks to challenge and inspire students hoping to study mathematics at university.
11th December 2019
Pupils regularly visit elderly people in local care homes and hospitals for conversation and to perform music but the annual Christmas Tea Party is an opportunity to host them at the school.
21st November 2019
The Primary Maths Challenge is a national competition that helps young people develop a love of mathematics, encourages enthusiasm and boosts confidence. Winchester College mentors pupils from local schools to help prepare for the Challenge and this week celebrated their success in the competition.