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Headmaster Michael Thompson and head of RE Matthew O’Neill with pupils Marcus Sinclair and Thomas Whittle

St Ambrose College pupils go on retreat at Savio House in Bollington, Cheshire

George Ellison, Joseph Weir and James Boughen talk to Paul Maynard

MP inspires pupils at old school

Catholic MP urges aspiring politicians to ‘fight for causes which are close to your heart’

Neil Slattery and Matthew Biney talk to young Ambrosians (Photo: Johnson Carter)

A former football thug and a former drug addict revealed the secrets of their transformation into modern missionaries

Matthew O’Neill with altar servers at St Vincent’s parish, Shrewsbury

Banner of Mary tours schools

Pupils at St Ambrose College have prayed to a specially commissioned image of the Virgin Mary on a tour of churches and schools across the Shrewsbury diocese

Fr Anthony Coglioli, Fr Jonathan Mitchell and headmaster Michael Thompson

Priests bless foundations of college

School chaplain Fr Jonathan Mitchell blessed the ground on which the new St Ambrose College will stand

Jake Clegg, 11, won awards in national karate contests

Young Jake wins gold at karate

Karate enthusiast Jake Clegg wins gold and bronze medals in the Karate Council’s National Championships

Anthony Bull, 12, wears glasses designed to mimic the effects of drunkenness

Pupils study risks of alcohol

Year 8 pupils at St Ambrose College learn about agonies of alcohol abuse

Under-15s rugby players from St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Cheshire

St Ambrose celebrates rugby success

At St Ambrose College a record number of young rugby players have earned county caps

Duncan Carter, soprano, is pictured with the St Ambrose school choir

Triumph for boy soprano

A chorister at St Ambrose College in Cheshire wins the Bishop’s Award from the Royal School of Church Music

Pupils from St Ambrose College in Cheshire visit Sierra Leone, the west African state that has suffered civil strife

Sixth formers at St Ambrose College have ‘life-changing experience’ on trip to Sierra Leone