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Headmaster’s Update

As I write, the Anniversary Games are reaching their conclusion, and Andy Murray is about to embark on his quest to retain the men’s singles title down the road at Wimbledon. Twenty-three year old middle distance runner Laura Muir, who has set five British and two European records over the last 12 months, missed out…

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Buttons Sports Day

On a glorious summer afternoon the Caterpillars and Ladybirds gathered on the field outside Buttons ready to take part in Buttons’ Sports Day. Wearing team colours (green and red) and taking shelter from the bright sunshine they readied themselves for action! The children participated in running, balancing on beams and tunnel races with parents shouting…

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Transition children were very excited on Tuesday when they arrived at school with their teddies! We had some famous Teddy Bears turn up, including Paddington, Zippy, Floppy, BB-8, Nemo and Sky from Paw Patrol to name but a few! TC, TR and TH all sat and enjoyed biscuits, fruit and squash on the playground.  The…

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Save Your Shoebox!

If you are planning to buy your child new shoes over the summer holiday may we please ask you to save the shoeboxes as we will be running Operation Christmas Child again in the Autumn term when we ask pupils to fill a shoebox with small gifts for under-privileged children in this country and abroad. A…

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Cricket Champions!

On a glorious Summer day, the U10 cricket team won the Warwickshire Kwik Cricket Festival at the Edgbaston Foundation Ground. The team managed to win all its games but not without one or two squeaky moments. The first 3 games were comfortable victories thanks to the destructive hitting of Yuvraj Kanda and Kairav Singh and…

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Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: Ben Carberry – for being kind, enthusiastic, hard-working and encouraging others. Jia Samra – for sheer perseverance and determination to do well in everything, even subjects she finds very challenging. Ishana Vinay – for showing true friendship during Sports Day. Wilf…

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Head Teacher’s Awards – Pre-Prep

Congratulations to the following pupils in Pre-Prep and Transition who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards and Lunchtime Awards this week. Well done, everyone! Week beginning Monday 3 July Cheerfully Trying Hard Krish Rupal Ari Rupal Sabreena Townsend Hari Irvine Elisavet Matopoulou Truthful and Kind Mischa Bailey Anika Moholkar Aashni Shah Whole Class 2M Showing Respect…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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