Monthly Archives: November 2014


A Visit from the Owls

Nursery and Pre-Prep enjoyed a visit from Mark from Peak Falconry with his birds of prey. We saw Bertie the Barn Owl, Amy the Eagle Owl, Mr T the Little Owl and an American kestrel. The children listened carefully, learned lots of facts and asked some very good questions. Mark was very impressed by Pre-Prep 2 knowing [...]

November 30th, 2014|

How Can You Succeed in Exams?

It has been exam week this week.  The whole of Main Prep went through revision week last week in preparation and spent the first three days of this week working through their exam papers.  The whole process can be quite daunting which is exactly why we put the children through it so regularly.  The thinking [...]

November 28th, 2014|

Week 12 Girls’ Hockey

Please click on the links below to access the Week 12 Girls' Hockey Team Lists: Week 12 - Girls hockey - U9 v Yarlet 03.12.14 Week 12 - Girls hockey - U11 v Yarlet 03.12.14  

November 28th, 2014|

Hockey v Chase Cancelled but Additional U11/10 Girls’ Hockey Fixture on Wednesday

Week 12 - Girls' Hockey under 11 v Chase Grammar School has had to be cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. The U11/10 Girls' Hockey team are playing at Yarlet on Wednesday 3rd December. This is an additional fixture to the published calendar.

November 28th, 2014|

Week 11 Hockey Matches

Please click on the links below to access the Week 11 Hockey Team Lists: Week 11 Mixed v St Bedes 26.11.14 Hockey Week 11 U8 v The Elms 26.11.14 Hockey  

November 24th, 2014|

Additional U8 Game

Please note that there is an Under 8s Hockey game on Wednesday 26th November. This match is away at The Elms and is an addition to the published calendar.

November 24th, 2014|

Pre-Prep 2’s Dinosaur Assembly

Last week, Pre-Prep 2 led  two wonderful chapel assemblies on dinosaurs. The children wore their dinosaur T shirts with pride. They were also very pleased to take them home! They had prepared some creative thoughts about which dinosaurs they thought that they were like. This caused some amusement in the audience! The children then acted [...]

November 23rd, 2014|

Full of Festive Cheer!

The Christmas Fair over the weekend was a tremendous success and I am very grateful to Alex Clarke, Debbie Greenwood and their team for working so tirelessly with their preparation during the week and for their efforts on the day. The hog roast and the mulled wine went down very well, there was a huge [...]

November 23rd, 2014|

Van Gogh

Pre-Prep 2 had great fun today learning about Vincent Van Gogh. They had wonderful ideas about why his self portraits were so sad and enjoyed hearing the story 'Camille and the Sunflowers.' They then split into two groups and acted out this story - how Van Gogh met Camille, painted portraits of his family and [...]

November 18th, 2014|

Week 10 U11 Rugby

Please click on the link below to access the Week 10 Rugby U11 Team List: Week 10 Rugby U11 v Terra Nova 19.11.14  

November 17th, 2014|
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