Headmaster’s Update

Where do those political correspondents say that ‘The Devil’ is to be found? Why, in ‘The Detail’, of course. How often have we heard that tired idiom trotted out recently, especially when Brexit is under discussion. And – of course – when The Mighty Trump goes monosyllabic and hyperbolic to claim a mighty political tour…

Commonwealth Theme Week

The whole school has a had a wonderful week celebrating The Commonwealth, learning all about the different countries, cultures and traditions of the 53 Commonwealth countries.  PRE-PREP Pre-Prep have had a fantastic theme week – embracing a wide variety of exciting activities relating to countries of the Commonwealth. Some of the highlights included tasting home-cooked…

Year 3 Residential

Year 3 had a fantastic time on Thursday for their Activity Day and Overnight Residential. 3W’s journalist for the day, David Foster, gives his summary of a wonderful day.   We made a flag as the first whole class activity. This showed our clan name!  Next we got into our class “clans” and the “Walker…

Pre-Prep Sports Day

On a bright and sunny Wednesday morning, all of Pre-Prep went outside onto the field to take part in a special Sports Day. To coincide with our School Theme week, ‘The Commonwealth’, each activity station represented a Commonwealth country. From Malaysia to India and Canada to New Zealand, twelve Commonwealth countries featured. The children came…

Swimming Success

IAPS NATIONAL SWIMMING FINALS On a sunny Saturday 9th June we travelled down to the London Aquatic Centre to compete in the IAPS National Swimming Finals. Our team consisting of Kieran OR, Maya H, Storm H, Neave R, Poppy C and Skye H were prepped and ready for the event! Up first we had Kieran competing…

Year 4 Maths Challenge

This week 12 Year 4 pupils were given the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Malvern St James Year 4 Team Maths Challenge. The children worked collaboratively in three groups of four pupils and competed against teams from other schools. The first round was a Group Challenge and involved an origami-based activity.  The teams followed…

Year 6 Recital

Congratulations to all Year 6 musicians who delighted their audience on Thursday morning with a wonderful recital in Chapel. From saxophonists to pianists and from singers to cellists, all the pupils performed extremely well. Thank you to the visiting music teachers and parents for all your hard work and support for the children during this…

TED Debating

On Friday 8th June the TED debating group took part in a competitive debate, judged by our Governor Mrs. Karan Gilmore, who has a wealth of experience when it comes to debates. The children met on Friday afternoon, just after lunch, and had under an hour in order to prepare their arguments. The topic for…

Headmaster’s XI v The Dads

Last Friday night witnessed a fantastic T20 match at Harborne Cricket Club between the Headmaster’s XI and The Dads. The Headmaster’s team batted first and scored 161 with most of their top order batsmen scoring 25 and retiring as per the rules. The Dads tried to chase the runs down but fell short by around 25 to…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

NAMES COMING SOON… Congratulations to the following Pre-Prep and Prep children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Etienne Laroiya Caterina Gore Esme Shiu Dezhen Chen Sophia Cass-Romera Henry Keene Ruby Laroiya Martin Yeomans Reha Najran   PREP     MR NEESON              

Headteacher’s Awards

Congratulations to the following Pre-Prep pupils who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards. Well done everyone! Week beginning 11th June 2018 Cheerfully Trying Hard Noah Jordan Isabel Poade Nanda Nishanth Showing Respect Florence Raine Ibrahim Azam Loic Granger Tejvir Kaur Rai Vidur Doger Nihal Rai Silas Saha Good Work/Behaviour Arin Nair Raj Tripathi Kitty Burgess Aydin…

Sports Reports

CRICKET U8 Cricket Festival at King’s Hawford Date: Thursday 7th June Result: Won 3 Lost 1 Report: Year 3 took two mixed cricket sides to King’s Hawford on Thursday and played in a mini 6 a-side festival vs King’s Hawford. The games were played in great spirit and the players learnt a lot about how…