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Year 8 Debate

The first debate of the academic year took place recently, with Year 8 pupils debating the motion ‘This House believes that digital devices should replace paper and books in school’. Following some fervid arguments from both sides and questions from the floor, the motion was defeated by 49 votes to 40 – a surprise result […]

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24th October 2022

Harvest Festival

Friday’s Harvest Festival was led by Reverend Prebendary Mike Vockins OBE, and served as a wonderful reminder of the power of ‘cheerful giving’. Our junior and senior choirs sang beautifully and with such spirit (a special mention must go to Gabriel and George for their very impressive solos), while Head Girl, Alice, and Prefects, Ellie […]

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10th October 2022

Year 8 Classical Civilisation

Year 8 have been adapting ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’ into a film in classical civilisation with Dr Longley-Cook. Last week, they created film boards to show their knowledge and understanding of the myth and today they presented their ideas to a panel of critics and took questions. Well done to Euan whose adaptation was chosen […]

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10th October 2022

Art Scholars in Pre-Prep

Very well done to our amazing Year 8 art scholars, who last week planned and taught an art lesson in Pre-Prep on how to paint and make a recycled Christmas tree. The Year 2 children listened intently and produced some incredible work – it was a wonder to behold! Well done Year 8; the rest […]

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10th December 2021

Welcome Back!

What a joy to see to many happy faces this morning! As well as welcoming our new pupils and staff in assembly this morning, the Headmaster also spoke about the importance of ‘start of term’ resolutions and seizing every opportunity that comes your way this academic year. With today’s activities including Tinker Club, lacrosse, carpentry, […]

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6th September 2021

Prize Giving

Our school community came together for Prize Giving on the final day to term, to celebrate the many successes and achievements of our pupils throughout the year. We were honoured to welcome the Headmaster of Canford, Ben Vessey, who spoke about the importance of the three p’s – positivity, patience and perseverance. It was an […]

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19th July 2021

Pre-Prep Sports Day

Pre-Prep pupils took part in their Sports Day earlier this month, with many successes and personal achievements throughout the morning. We are delighted that all their hard work in PE this term paid off! Many thanks to Mr Sheldon and the games department, along with Ms Williams and the Pre-Prep team, for a great morning […]

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19th July 2021

Year 4 and 5 Science

4H had great fun making water filters in science yesterday, as part of their work on separating techniques. Meanwhile, Year 5 are investigating the reaction between acids and alkalis (in this case, vinegar and bicarbonate of soda). They learnt first-hand how it can produce enough carbon dioxide gas to pressurise a film canister and launch […]

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29th April 2021

Welcome Back

A very warm welcome back to our school community this week! There was much excitement on Monday as Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 returned to school, while our programme of remote learning continues for all other year groups at home. Meanwhile, our Year 8 Leavers’ Programme has started and we are delighted to […]

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3rd June 2020

Heads of School

We are extremely proud to introduce our Head Boy, Anton, Head Girl, Lucy, and Prefects for this term. The team are fixed up and looking sharp ahead of their Prefects’ Tea in the Headmaster’s Study this week – and will be out in force representing the school on Friday’s Open Morning. We wish them all […]

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22nd January 2020