Yearly Archives: 2013


Senior Girls Finish their ‘Home’ Campaign in Fine Style

Smallwood’s final home fixture on grass was played on Tuesday December 3rd against Lichfield Cathedral School at Under 11/10. Pitch conditions were excellent (due to the much appreciated hard work of the groundsmen) and Smallwood got off to a good start. Rebecca and captain Ella H. dominated in the middle of the field while Poppy [...]

December 5th, 2013|

Exciting Draw for Under 9 Girls

On Wednesday December 4th the U9 team travelled to The Elms for their final match of the season. Captain Katy won the toss, sensibly electing for first push back, and Smallwood started strongly. The pitch was wide and short so certainly helped to create an end to end battle!  Ellie, Milli and Isabelle Ast. kept [...]

December 5th, 2013|

Our Victorian Assembly

This morning Form 3 had great fun performing their Victorian assembly to a very full chapel of children, parents and grandparents! After some humorous rehearsals involving collapsing Christmas trees, a tug of war over baby Jesus and the delivery of 'Frankenstein' to the manger, the children proved the old adage that 'it'll be alright on [...]

December 4th, 2013|

Trip to Sudbury Hall

Form 3 recently had a very enjoyable trip to Sudbury Hall to enrich their understanding of the lives of Victorian children. Clipboards in hand, they found lots of information regarding toys and games from the past and even had the chance to become ‘climbing boys’, by crawling up a Victorian chimney. The Victorian schoolroom was a [...]

December 4th, 2013|

Revision Fever!

Form 3 worked very hard during revision week and learnt some fun ways to revise. One of them was the Q&A session in science in which they sat in two circles and rotated around asking each other key questions. They enjoyed being question master and contestant and found that it was a good way to [...]

December 4th, 2013|

Is Glitter a Solid or a Liquid?

Glitter has entered the classroom, the Christmas season is upon us!       We were creating a 'Solids and Liquids' display. Glitter can behave a bit like a liquid but is definitely a solid (just in a very small form)! We also considered changing state from a liquid to a solid, an excellent example was provided [...]

December 3rd, 2013|

Awesome Owls!

Last Thursday the Pre-Prep had some very special visitors! Mark from Peak Falconry brought some of his birds to Smallwood. I had asked him to bring owls especially a barn owl. On the day I was pleased to hear that Bertie, the barn owl, was in a good mood and so was able to come! [...]

December 1st, 2013|

Exciting Win for the Under 8/9 Girls

On Wednesday November 27th all of the Year 3 and Year 4 girls travelled to Ashby de la Zouch for a game of hockey on an enclosed pitch with a rubber crumb surface. With slightly amended rules, each team had a goalkeeper in the D where no other player was allowed to encroach. As such [...]

November 28th, 2013|

A Fantastic Christmas Fair!

The Friends of Smallwood hosted a fabulous Christmas Fair on Saturday. A huge variety of stalls were on offer enabling many of us to get ahead with some of our Christmas shopping whilst the children were entertained by a variety of quizzes and puzzles. Years 5 & 6 did us all proud, offering their time to help [...]

November 27th, 2013|

Food Committee 2013-2014

The Food Committee 2013-2014 Here they are: Keen and committed to improving your food! Hot off the press........ Well done to Camilla and Robbie for the design of the new Mini Menu.

November 26th, 2013|
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