Tag: Warwick Academy

Photos: $240,000 Donated In “Dollars For Hours”

Photos: $240,000 Donated In “Dollars For Hours”

[Updated with video] Eight local schools received $30,000 each at the culmination of PartnerRe Ltd.’s successful Dollars for Hours project that pairs student volunteers with local charities on community projects. At an event hosted this evening [Dec 16] by PartnerRe to celebrate and showcase the students’ achievements, PartnerRe’s President and... Read more of this article

McCorkell Retiring After 24 Years At Warwick

McCorkell Retiring After 24 Years At Warwick

Margaret [Maggie] McCorkell, Principal of Warwick Academy School announced this week that she will be retiring at the end of June 2016. Ms. McCorkell leaves after 40 years in education, 34 of them in Bermuda. Warwick Academy, founded in 1662, is one of the longest continually operating schools in the western hemisphere. Ms. McCorkell said, “The time... Read more of this article

Situation At Warwick School, No Serious Injuries

Situation At Warwick School, No Serious Injuries

[Updated with statements + photos] The police said there was an explosion this morning [Nov 26] at the Warwick Academy science department, with one student receiving minor injuries. A police spokesperson said, “At 10:30am police and other first responders received a report of explosion at the Science Department of Warwick Academy School. As... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy To Present ‘Frisco 77′

Warwick Academy To Present ‘Frisco 77′

Warwick Academy is getting set to present a production of Frisco 77, a musical show set in the 1970s and focusing on the disco culture of the time. Official Warwick Academy ‘Frisco 77′ trailer:The show will debut with a gala dinner on November 19, 2014, while also showing on November 20, 21, and 22. Tickets for the gala dinner performance... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Marks Remembrance Day

Warwick Academy Marks Remembrance Day

This morning [Nov 10] Warwick Academy held a special 100 year anniversary Remembrance Day ceremony held outside the main school and wreaths were laid under the stone memorial to the Warwick Academy students who lost their lives and served in the World War 1. The Governor spoke to the students and laid a wreath along with Walter and Bruce Sharpe whose... Read more of this article

World Champion Flora Duffy Visits School

World Champion Flora Duffy Visits School

This week Warwick Academy welcomed back alumna and newly crowned XTERRA world champion Flora Duffy, who came to spend the morning with students, along with her boyfriend Dan Hugo who is a world class triathlete from South Africa. A school spokesperson said, :She inspired all our students in Assembly and then she and Dan spent a special time with our... Read more of this article

BISA Formed By Independent School Heads

BISA Formed By Independent School Heads

At their meeting on September 22, 2014, the Heads of the Independent Schools in Bermuda formally agreed upon the formation of a new organization to be known as the Bermuda Independent Schools Association [BISA]. Linda Parker – Bermuda High School, Maggie McCorkell – Warwick Academy, Dr. Lois Tucker – Bermuda Institute, Peter Harding... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy IB Students Achieve 100%

Warwick Academy IB Students Achieve 100%

Students in this year’s graduating class at Warwick Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. Warwick Academy Principal, Mrs. Maggie McCorkell said: “Warwick Academy is very proud to report that the school’s graduating class raised the bar yet again by achieving their best ever overall results... Read more of this article

New Warwick Academy Program For 4 Yr Olds

New Warwick Academy Program For 4 Yr Olds

Warwick Academy will introduce a new Reception Year for 4 year-olds in September 2015, which they said will “provide a sound foundation for future academic, creative and physical development and success.” Principal Maggie McCorkell stated: “After a great deal of strategic planning and time spent gathering community and stakeholder feedback,... Read more of this article

Schools Show Support For #BringBackOurGirls

Schools Show Support For #BringBackOurGirls

[Updated] Various schools around the island showed support for the ongoing #BringBackOurGirls campaign on Friday [May 16], with students from Warwick Academy, Bermuda High School for Girls, Saltus Grammar School, and St. George’s Prep all taking the time to show solidarity for the almost 300 school girls kidnapped in Africa. The campaign aims... Read more of this article


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