Headmaster’s Update

On the front page of our national newspapers during the last week, we have been treated to many pictures of a disheveled middle-aged man with a shock of unruly blond hair. Nobody can pretend that the protracted Brexit negotiations are going to prove compulsive reading, so an image of that bounder, the ‘Billy Bunter’ of…

School Officers’ Leadership Day

Our new School Officers took part in the TISCA Prefect Training Day at Kingham Hill School this week. This is what they had to say… We discussed lots of new things, especially how to work together in a team. As officers, we are sure that the qualities of leadership which we explored, such as patience,…

Year 2 learn about The Great Fire of London

On  Thursday all the Year 2 children were time travellers as they returned to the days of 1666! Their task was to find out all about the events of the Great Fire of London and Sir John from the ‘Off the Page’ company was our ‘tour guide’. He introduced us to the events which led…

Technology in Reception

In Reception the children love having the opportunity to use ICT in the classroom. This week Reception B have enjoyed using a range of technology to support their learning. The children have used Purple Mash on the Chromebooks to create colourful pictures as part of our ‘Over the Rainbow’ topic. Mouse and keyboard skills have…

Roman Soldier Invasion

On Friday 15th September, Year 3 were invaded by Roman Soldiers! They were drilled by the Centurion and shown what they would be expected to wear as a soldier and the amazing benefits of joining the Roman Army; they could even bring their friends! Shields were used to train for defence and attack and the…

Teamwork in 1S

Class 1S presented a thoughtful assembly about ‘teamwork’ on Wednesday morning in Pre Prep. The children reflected upon their similarities and differences and how these help to make an interesting school and also a varied and strong team. They considered how Jesus chose his special team of disciples – a group of men with all…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: Matilda Brown for being extremely helpful and having a positive, cheerful attitude. Inigo Hodge for persevering and being on task at all times. Ariana Ara for being very helpful. Simran Bansal for working very hard. Elspeth Martin for being kind and helpful to…

Autumn/Winter Style Event

The Friends are excited to announce an addition to their calendar: An Autumn/Winter Style Event on Thursday 5th October, 2017, starting at 7.30pm in the Boardroom. Sarah Wright, a stylist from cabi clothing wlll be coming along to share: – Key fashion trends for Autumn / Winter – How to dress for your body shape…

Sports Reports

SWIMMING This week has seen the introduction of our early morning squad practices for Prep children as we look to build on our successes last year. It has been remarkable to see how the children selected to swim in the Development and Performance Groups have adapted and performed during their practice sessions. All have demonstrated…

Head Teacher’s Awards – Pre-Prep

Congratulations to the following pupils in Pre-Prep and Transition who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards. Well done, everyone! Week beginning 18 September Cheerfully Trying Hard Malika Zahra Hiridjee Hassam Edith Pemble Aaria Ratti Truthful and Kind Nanda Nishanth Sarah Burns Vivek Ratti Showing Respect Ella Black Ismaeel Alam Riyadh Rahman Good Work/Behaviour Finn Burrell Oli…

Boys’ and Girls’ Uniform Wanted

The Friends are currently collecting donations of preloved uniform for a Secondhand Uniform Sale to be held on Friday 13 October in the Boardroom from 2.30pm onwards. Proceeds will go to St Agnes Gokwe Children’s Home and The Friends Association. Please make sure all donations are in good condition and only send in items that…