Headmaster’s Update

What, you may ask, did Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Yours Truly have in common during the past few days? Well, we both found ourselves addressing groups of people far younger than ourselves, and naturally hoped that our very different audiences hung on every word. Whereas new folk-hero Jeremy (accompanied by ‘deputy-head’ John McDonnell) put…

Year 4 Maths Challenge

  On Wednesday, four Year 4 mathematicians – Kavya, Liang Yu, Zuhair and Ojal – went to King Edward’s School for a day jam-packed with maths. To begin, the children competed against teams from twelve other prep schools in the King Edward’s School Year 4 Maths Challenge. After a few warm up activities, the competition…

Reception Chapel Assembly

On Tuesday morning, the three Reception classes were very excited to take part in their end of year assembly in front of parents and friends in Chapel. The children began by ensuring the audience were paying attention, by singing a “Wake Up” song. Subsequently, each child had an individual role to play in the service.…

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

This morning 3E gave us a fantastic lesson in the three R’s …NO! not reading, “riting” or “rithmetic” but rather, Resist, Refuse and Run. They helped us to think about what Jesus meant when he taught us to pray “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.” We were challenged to decide what…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: Mayha Sonsati for quietly persevering and never giving up. Milo Dowling for being co-operative, conscientious and polite. Holly Willson for being kind and thoughtful to her friends and helpful in class. Evan Tomlinson for being one of the kindest and most…

Sailing Success

On weekend of the 10th June Will in Year 4, travelled to Cardiff Bay Yacht Club to compete in the Welsh Optimist Championship. Optimists are small single handed dinghies. Competitors were aged 8 to 15 years and came from clubs around England and Wales. He competed over two days completing eight races in some windy…

CBSO Children’s Chorus

It was grins all round for our fab foursome. Currently playing the part of the Cheshire Cat in Curiouser and Curiouser, Lizzie joined Lexie, Alex and Gabriel for a celebratory photo! All four have just been accepted into the CBSO Children’s Chorus – a great honour.

Well done!

Opro Mouthguards

Final Reminder If you wish to obtain a mouthguard through Opro please can you ensure this is completed directly with Opro over the weekend as they are visiting next Wednesday lunchtime. There will not be an opportunity to offer fittings on the day. It will be assumed that if you do not use Opro you…

Sports Reports

U9A Rounders v Hallfield (A) Tuesday 27 June Blue Coat 15.5 – 8 Hallfield Most Valued Players: Storm Henshaw- fielding, Maya Hart- Batting An excellent end to the season and a fantastic win!  The girls have really developed and progressed this season and have become a well organised team. They field well and are quick to…

Head Teacher’s Awards – Pre-Prep

Congratulations to the following pupils in Pre-Prep and Transition who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards this week. Well done, everyone! Week beginning Monday 26 June Cheerfully Trying Hard Emily Willson Leon Seymour Anya Kapil Ashal Ahmed Truthful and Kind Robert Miller Alveena Ahmed Aleyah Ahmed Showing Respect Lydia Braham Marcus Wigg Good Work/Behaviour Serena Wadhwa…