Enterprising students beat the heat at school’s Dragon’s Den competition

STUDENTS from St John the Baptist School in Old Woking won a Dragons’ Den-style business competition, beating eight teams in the showcase final. Bahay Baked, comprising Ynman Billones, Keira Borlagdatan, Rafael Dalisay... Read more »

So grateful for ‘avalanche’ of aid from a supportive community

THE HUMAN tragedy unfolding in war-torn Ukraine has seen one Woking woman leading an outpouring of support to help people seeking refuge in Poland and those still living under the Russian bombardment.... Read more »

Schoolboy honoured for saving pal from drowning

A YEAR 10 pupil from Knaphill has received an award for his bravery in saving a friend from drowning. Riley Axtell, who attends St John the Baptist School in Woking, had gone... Read more »

Record fundraising at school

STUDENTS at an Old Woking secondary school have raised more than £17,000 for a series of charities, including locally based The Lighthouse. St John the Baptist pupils marked the 40 days of... Read more »

‘Woking made me what I am’ says Claire the Mayor

Claire Darke, the Mayor of Wolverhampton, wrote to the News & Mail inviting readers to take part in forthcoming charity fundraising events. She mentioned that she grew up in Woking, where she... Read more »

School donates money from visor fundraising to hospice care

MONEY raised by a secondary school will pay for 54 hours of care for hospice patients who are being looked after at home. St John the Baptist School presented a £3,000 cheque... Read more »

Life in the fast lane as Harrison wins kart grand prix

A TEENAGER is following in the footsteps of motor racing star Lewis Hamilton by winning the karting British Grand Prix. Harrison Collings, 16, is now hoping to emulate his hero further by... Read more »

Schools rally to help frontline NHS staff

STAFF and pupils at St John the Baptist School have made more than 500 face shields using 3D printers and distributed them to local hospitals and care homes. The personal protection equipment,... Read more »