On Wednesday 21st March 2018, our annual Choir and Orchestra Showcase took place. As always, the children delighted their audience with their fantastic talents; the choir sang as an ensemble and as soloists and the orchestra performed a selection of compositions.
On Thursday 15th March, the children in class 6 (Year 1) visited Milton Keynes Museum yesterday, in support of their current class topic, Sound and Communication..
The children spent the morning calling each other on old fashioned telephones, pretending to be Victorian school children, listening to old fashioned musical instruments and learning
about the history of communication.
They had many interesting questions to ask the volunteer staff at the museum and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the hands on activities.
After a picnic lunch, the children looked around the old shops and discovered how people got around before the car was invented.
It’s been another snowy day, but again a good one! The weather forecast suggests we will have a sunnier day tomorrow!
After a day on the slopes, they children explored the resort and did some shopping (they even bought souvenirs for their parents!).
They enjoyed their evening meal, before the sledging began! All the children are having a marvellous time. Read more »
The children have had a really good day on the mountain today.
It snowed heavily overnight and again at times throughout the day. They have, however, managed to ski in the clear periods and have even seen blue sky!
It’s movie night later on after their evening meal and the weather is getting brighter throughout the week. Read more »
On Wednesday 7th March 2018, we held the final of our annual House Poetry Competition. As always, we were pleased to welcome our Chairman of Governors, Mr Pye, as Head Judge! The children performed their poems in front of the judging panel and the children in classes 6 to 11. All of the poems, without exception, were brilliant and therefore the judges had the difficult job of choosing winners for the Pre-Prep Department, Junior Prep, Senior Prep and the Wild Card round! Congratulations to everyone who took part!
On Thursday 1st March, we celebrated World Book Day. Our children and teachers dressed as heroes or villains. We had a Narnia themed assembly and the children rotated in groups for different book-based activities through the morning. After lunch, the snow came, the school had to close, but luckily we enjoyed most of our day!
On Friday 23rd February, we took a netball team to take part in the IAP Small Schools’ Netball Tournament at Framlington College Suffolk. A good day was had by all; the girls won 2 matches in the pool to finish 3/5. Then onto the plate competition, after lunch, we won the quarter final 3-0, won the semi-final 7-3 and eventually lost the Plate final 4-1! Congratulations to all the girls that took part!
1st place St George’s
2nd place Dolphin School
3rd place Holmwood House
1st place Barrow Hills
2nd place Broughton Manor
3rd place Russell House
Class 4 received a visit from Ark Farm, in support of their current topic, ‘Farm’. The children learned all about the animals and enjoyed the interaction with them.
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