Monthly Archives: June 2013


Grandparents’ Day

Last Wednesday was a very special day in the Pre-Prep as we had lots of visitors! It was Grandparents' Day! The event started with a wonderful concert in chapel - the grandparents were a fantastic audience and joined in with the last song 'He's got the whole world in his hands.' After the concert, Reception [...]

June 23rd, 2013|

Pre-Prep Sports Day

We were so lucky on Tuesday - the Sun shone for our Sports Day! It was a lovely afternoon - the children showed their skills and ran so well, the parents raced with their eggs and spoons and everyone joined in with 'Smile A Mile!' Thank you to everyone for making it a wonderful occasion.

June 23rd, 2013|

Buddy Bracelets!

Pre-Prep 2 have really enjoyed meeting their buddies in Year 3. Next September, these buddies will be in Year 4 and will be a great help to the Pre-Prep children as they start their life in Main Prep. Last Friday, the two classes met in 'The Cedars' and made friendship bracelets with buddy beads! It [...]

June 16th, 2013|

Under 11 Rounders v Yarlet

Smallwood Manor:  17                   -              16½: The Elms Smallwood earn hard fought victory. Smallwood Manor was very grateful to welcome Yarlet under 11s in their penultimate match of the rounders term and having lost the toss were immediately put into bat.  A very close first innings saw Smallwood limited to a relatively low number of rounders [...]

June 13th, 2013|

Evacuees For A Day!

On Wednesday 5th June, Pre-Prep 2 travelled back in time to 1941. They found themselves as evacuees leaving the dangerous city for the safety of the countryside. They carried their gas masks, ID cards and ration books and were named with large, brown labels. They travelled by steam train and were amazed by the strange [...]

June 10th, 2013|

Drayton Manor Day!

  A trip to Drayton Manor Reception and Pre-Prep 1 had a wondeful day at Drayton Manor Park and Zoo. We were very excited about seeing lots of different animals and finding out some amazing facts. We finished the day by having great fun in Thomas Land.

June 10th, 2013|

Under 10 Rounders v Manor House

Smallwood Manor: 22½                 -              8½: Manor House Smallwood Manor under 10s visited Manor House school at Ashby on a glorious sunny afternoon matched by some gloriously sunny rounders from both teams.  A very close first half innings left only three rounders between the two teams, however, after a first innings sporting a new girls [...]

June 7th, 2013|

Under 10 Rounders v OVS

Smallwood Manor: 29½                 -              7½: OVS Smallwood Manor under 10s welcomed OVS for their first match of the term. The team led by Captain Ella H won the toss and decided to bat first.  A dominant first half innings with both the bat and the ball from Captain Ella H, Vice-Captain Abi and 2nd [...]

June 7th, 2013|

Under 9 Rounders v Yarlet

Smallwood Manor: 25½                 -              20: Yarlet Smallwood Manor played host to Yarlet in a very even battle.  Smallwood decided to bat first and soon started amassing a good first innings score.  Yarlet then took to the batting square and thanks to some superb sprinting between the posts, managed to amass a good score of [...]

June 7th, 2013|
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