80% of pupils gained Common Entrance grades of A-C
50% of grades were either A or B
1 Academic and 1 Art Scholarship were awarded to two Year 8 pupils (to Gresham’s).
One Year 8 pupil became 1 of 22 winners of the National World Book Day Short Story Competition organised by Evans Books and the winning story was subsequently published.
One Year 8 pupil was a finalist at the Cranmer Award Final held in London.
A Year 4 pupil qualified regionally for the National Junior Euro Language Challenge Competition achieving a gold level placement for learning modern Greek and Korean.
The year before 2 pupils came 8th and 10th respectively in the semi-final of the Junior Euro Language Challenge after learning some Dutch and Vietnamese.
53 pupils in the Prep School learned to play an instrument.
In the Associated Board of the Royal school of Music’s Practical Examinations Taverham Hall School achieved a 98% pass rate with many achieving Merit and Distinction.
The Prep School Choir were finalists in Barnardo’s National Choir Competition at The Royal Festival Hall in London.
The Taverham Hall School African Drum Ensemble was awarded ‘Outstanding Performance’ by the judges at the Norfolk Music Festival.
188 fixtures took place during the 2008/2009 academic year.
3 finalists in the National Prep School’s Athletics Tournament, one of these finalists finished 3rd in the country.
A Year 8 pupil achieved 2nd place at the National Prep Schools Golf Tournament.
One pupil was selected for the Norfolk Under 17 cricket side aged only 10.
Under 11 pupils became Shield Winners at the Framlingham College Prep Schools Cricket Festival.
Under 11 Prep Schools Rugby Barbarians: one Year 8 pupil was selected to represent the Prep school Barbarians Midlands side.
PRE-PREP Key Stage 1 SATS results
YEAR 2 pupils
Reading 66% gained level 3
Writing 33% gained level 3
Maths 73% gained level 3
The above highlights a significant difference between Taverham Hall School pupils and the 2009 figures for Norfolk which indicated that only 22% of children achieved level 3.
More than a quarter of Pre-Prep pupils learned to play an instrument.