News from our Sector Ministers


Revd Jonathan Bryce
Chaplain at the Royal Alexandra & Albert School


Revd Jonathan Bryce, Chaplain at the Royal Alexandra & Albert School


The Royal Alexandra & Albert School is a state boarding school near Reigate, Surrey, with 1050 pupils from Year 3 to Year 13. Approximately 450 of the pupils are Full Boarders from around Great Britain and across the world. The RAAS Foundation funds boarding places for approx. 55 children and young people with difficult home circumstances. The school is set within Gatton Park, 260 acres of gardens and parkland.
Chaplaincy provision includes Monday Evening Chapel Services, Morning Prayer for Staff, Wednesday Lunch-Time Communion for staff and students, monthly boarder visits to a local Church for All Age Services, Assemblies, Mentoring, ELSA Support (Emotional Literacy), pastoral support and care for all of the students and staff, and participation in the life and the work of the school and boarding houses in the fullest sense.

Points for Prayer:

  • Please give thanks to God for the strong sense of community across the school and boarding houses.
  • Please pray for the well-being of the students and staff in the very widest sense.
  • Please pray for the students who are involved in GCSE & A Level exams this academic year. Please pray for their continued preparation for these.
  • Our key aims are ‘to develop impressive individuals ready to flourish by: Providing an inclusive and all-round education; encouraging leadership and character; promoting academic progress and success. Please pray for us all as we work on these as a community together.  

Thank you. Jonathan