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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Under 9 Rounders v Lichfield Cathedral School

On Thursday 22nd May Lichfield Cathedral School visited Smallwood. Lichfield won the toss and put Smallwood into bat. The girls remained focused throughout their first innings, running well between the posts. Then it was the turn of Smallwood to apply their skills in throwing, catching and decision-making. They rose admirably to the challenge. Lola had […]

May 22nd, 2014|

Under 10 Rounders v Edenhurst and Terra Nova

On Wednesday May 21st the Smallwood U10 girls travelled to Cheshire for two great games of Rounders on a gloriously sunny afternoon. With the Y6 girls away enjoying themselves at PGL, it was a chance for the Y5s to rise to a challenge: both opposition teams were U11 level.

Smallwood played Edenhurst first. Captain Rebecca elected to field […]

May 22nd, 2014|

Sunshine and Smiles for our Dovedale Trip

We were very lucky with the weather, it meant we enjoyed a lovely day walking through the Dove valley.

Lunch in a cave, a rock face shaped like a lion and getting to the bottom of 116 steps were some of the highlights that my class mentioned. The highlight for me was the courtesy that our […]

May 20th, 2014|

Smallwood Sweet Treats

You may be interested to know about the newest and most delicious catering enterprise at Smallwood:

Smallwood Sweet Treats

Today we have been sampling potential products and planning our advertising and presentation strategies. We think we really have got a treat in store for you on Friday. Get in quick before they sell […]

May 19th, 2014|

Operation Dynamo

Pre-Prep 2 have had a great week learning about the Dunkirk rescue. They have: re-enacted the evacuation of the British and French troops in Reception’s water tray; written detailed factual accounts; created fantastic poems about the sounds on the beach and designed their own balloon powered boats […]

May 18th, 2014|

PPPP Penguins

Pre-Prep 1 have had a great week learning about penguins.  They have had a lot of fun making fraction penguins and have written some very interesting fact books.  Well done PP1

May 18th, 2014|

Under 11/10 Rounders v Lichfield Cathedral School

Smallwood Manor: 24                   12: Lichfield Cathedral School

As captain Abi continued her run of losing the toss, so Smallwood continued their run of avoiding a loss.  Smallwood were put into bat and were soon off the mark with a quick succession of ½ rounders from: Abi, Allie, Caitlin, Gaby, Nikki and Poppy F plus a full rounder […]

May 16th, 2014|

Water Great Event!

Some schools don’t believe in competition – we do. It teaches so much about ‘life’ and engenders so many positive characteristics and qualities within us individually and collectively. This afternoon we had the most wonderful swimming sports in Main Prep: the competition was real, the sense of competing against each other and yet somehow together […]

May 15th, 2014|

Pigeon Pops in to Visit

We enjoyed a visit from a feathered friend today. Henry’s Grandad was the inspiration for his D-Day project about messenger pigeons in the war. His Grandad came in today to talk to us about his racing pigeons and he brought another gentleman who talked about their role in the war. Racing pigeons are quite amazing, […]

May 15th, 2014|

Beeches Bake the Best Cakes!

 We enjoyed the Beeches picnic party in Cedars earlier today. It was Beeches’s reward for winning the House competition in the Lent Term. It was lovely. The sun was out, the birds were singing and our table was groaning under the weight of treats that everyone had brought in. We feasted and then played 40:40 (just those […]

May 15th, 2014|
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