Pre-Prep Activities

Our Pre-Prep children have been cooking up a storm with Miss Catharine in her ever-popular ‘Round the World’ Cookery Club. This week, the children made an Indian dish, Goan prawn curry with basmati rice and chapatis, which we hear tasted every bit as good as it smelled! In First Aid Club, the children are now […]

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26th November 2020

Odd Socks Day

To raise awareness for Anti-Bullying Week, staff sported their finest (or is that funniest?) odd socks. Mr McCullough spoke to Prep pupils in assembly about what anti-bullying means in practice and reinforced the importance of kindness and friendship. The children enjoyed voting on the best socks and were delighted to see their teachers having a […]

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26th November 2020

Year 5 Latin

Year 5 have been getting to grips with grammar in this term’s introduction to Latin with Miss Free. In this week’s prep they were busy revising vocabulary, using illustrations to help them learn the words, and they’ve also been translating into Latin as well as from Latin to English. optime, Year 5! bene facitis; keep […]

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26th November 2020

Year 7 Debate

Friday’s Year 7 debate saw pupils argue the rights and wrongs of keeping wild animals in captivity. Well done to the proposing and opposing teams who presented their ideas with passion and eloquence, and to the chair and timekeeper for keeping a tight rein on the proceedings. The motion to ban animals in captivity was […]

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18th November 2020

Fun in Forest School

Our Nursery children have been using the bow saws to make Christmas baubles in Forest School, and last week got to decorate them with paint and glitter! Cue lots of excitement… Many thanks to our Forest School supremo, Ms Bresland, and our amazing EYFS staff for being a constant source of ideas and inspiration.

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18th November 2020

Year 4 Assembly

Well done to 4W who presented a brilliant section assembly on the importance of being grateful for what you have. Their performance of Julia Donaldson’s story ‘A Squash and a Squeeze’ was superb!

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18th November 2020

Remembrance Service

This year’s Remembrance Service offered pupils in Years 3-8 a time to pause, to reflect and to give thanks to those who sacrificed their lives for us. Many thanks to Reverend Jonathan Morris for leading the service, to our Senior Choir and Orchestra for their poignant performances (Mr Shortman’s musical arrangement of Gandhi’s ‘I Offer […]

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12th November 2020

Pre-Prep Poppy Artwork

Pre-Prep have had a busy week so far and, after a glorious lunch break in the sunshine yesterday, started their rehearsals for the Pre-Prep Nativity. The children have also been creating some beautiful poppy artwork for next week’s Remembrance Service. Mr Edgar was very impressed with the creations coming out of Year 1! Watch this […]

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6th November 2020

Feltonfleet Fixture

Senior pupils would ordinarily be preparing to visit Feltonfleet Prep School in Surrey this week, for the annual Remembrance fixture to honour the strong bond between our two schools. For those not in the know, the children and staff from Feltonfleet were evacuated to the North Perrott Manor in 1940 during the Second World War, […]

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6th November 2020

Great Fire of London

Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London in history with Ms Williams. To bring their learning to life, they took their replica of Pudding Lane (which they made themselves) to Forest School and watched as Ms Williams set fire to the bakery. They then played a Great Fire of London version […]

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4th November 2020