STEM Science Club

This week in STEM science club, senior pupils have been working towards their CREST Awards, the British Science Association’s scheme for STEM projects that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. As part of the awards, they have to complete a 10 hour project – with different groups running experiments on bath […]

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12th February 2019

Year 8 Debate

Our Year 8 pupils battled it out in the Grundy Hall last week, contesting the motion ‘This house believes nothing is more precious than independence.’ After some rousing speeches and thoughtful questioning from the floor, the motion was defeated by a miniscule margin. Well done to all our speakers, along with our super-efficient timekeeper and […]

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12th February 2019

Scholarship Success

Scholarship season is well under way and we are thrilled to bits with the news that five of our pupils have been awarded scholarships to King’s Bruton. These awards sit alongside Stella’s Sports Scholarship to Blundell’s and Lucy’s Art and Drama Scholarship to Wellington School, and are a testament to the rich tapestry of opportunities we […]

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11th February 2019

Fun in Forest School

Years 1 and 2 have been honing their survival skills in Forest School this week, with workshops on fire lighting and shelter building; the children made a ‘blobster’ to leave in their shelter until next week, when they will find out how efficient it was. Others were using the bow saws and hammers to finish […]

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8th February 2019

Cricket Coaching

Many thanks to Rob Woodman, Head of Cricket at King’s College, Taunton, who ran a brilliant coaching session for our pupils in the Sports Hall yesterday. Rob specialises in batting and fielding, having played for Somerset and Gloucestershire, and it was great to see our boys and girls benefiting from his skills and experience. Thanks, […]

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8th February 2019

Hunger Lunch for Yemen

The whole school took part in a Hunger Lunch (soup and bread) last week, to raise money for and awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The idea was put forward by our Year 6 children, who have been looking at the conflict and the devastating impact it has had on the country’s children, who […]

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8th February 2019

Show Jumping Success

Congratulations to our show jumpers who enjoyed a very successful day at Moreton recently. They were joined for the NSEA event by debutants Nia and Lucy who both rode well in the 70cm individual event. In the team event Ted, Lola, Anouska and Poppy (pictured) came 6th in the 80cm class in a very competitive field […]

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8th February 2019