28 02, 2019

Making Maths Count

2019-03-04T11:06:03+00:00February 28th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

The School offers an environment rich in mathematical opportunities starting in our Early Years classes, where we lay the foundations for mathematical understanding. Head of Maths, Mr David Sowry, gives an overview of the mathematical journey in Prep (also see below for Early Years and Pre-Prep): The Mathematics Department is a vibrant [...]

14 02, 2019

Encouraging Skills for Life through Growth Mindset & PSB

2019-02-15T10:24:44+00:00February 14th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep|

Growth Mindset remains a pillar of our school ethos and our pupils continue to collect well-deserved House Points for displaying the learning attributes that are so key to their success in education and in their future life and career in a forever changing 21st century world. Our Growth Mindset superheroes in Pre-Prep [...]

14 02, 2019

An Uplifting Musical Soiree

2019-02-15T10:28:14+00:00February 14th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Music|

All those performing in our first Soirée of the year had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Great enthusiasm, energy and hard work was displayed by all and this was boosted further by such a supportive and motivating audience.A range of instruments were involved: guitar, piano, voice, drums, strings, cornet and oboe. The talent was extremely [...]

7 02, 2019

Feeling Good for Children’s Mental Health Week

2019-02-08T12:43:32+00:00February 7th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

To celebrate Children's Mental Health Week, we have been taking steps to be 'Healthy: Inside and Out' throughout the School, from Toddlers to Year 8. Toddlers: Benefits of Blowing Bubbles  We all love bubbles and that is certainly true of the youngest children in our School. In our Toddler & Parent Group, the [...]

31 01, 2019

Exploring Interests and Strengths Through The Arts

2019-02-25T11:03:21+00:00January 31st, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years, Art|

It has been a creative week throughout the School, from Toddlers through to our senior pupils. Our Head of Art, Mr Nigel Edwards highlights the importance of the Arts in School life: "From Art, Music, Drama and Dance, the Arts play an important role in the 21st Century education at the School. Each one [...]

31 01, 2019

Superb Display of General Knowledge

2019-01-31T14:45:16+00:00January 31st, 2019|Prep|

The School welcomed back Mr Simon Blair from Quiz Club to host the Norfolk area heat of the General Knowledge Championship, the country’s largest inter-school competition. Six schools battled it out over the course of 40 questions on topics as diverse as momentous events in history, incredible geographical landmarks, beautiful art, inspiring music and [...]

24 01, 2019

Meet our Senior Prefects and Heads of House

2019-01-24T15:49:03+00:00January 24th, 2019|Prep|

Upon reaching the top of the School, our Year 8 pupils enjoy a plethora of opportunities to demonstrate and experience high levels of responsibility, including mentoring of younger pupils, Prefect and Senior Prefect status, and House and Team Captains. All Year 8s have been awarded Prefect status, and we were delighted to announce four Senior [...]

24 01, 2019

Making a Difference with Fundraising

2019-01-24T16:14:21+00:00January 24th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

Charity fundraising update 2018-2019 We would like to thank parents, pupils and staff for supporting all our charitable events. It is fantastic to be able to announce that so far in this academic year an amazing total of £2,597.39 has been raised for the following charities: Macmillan Cancer Support, Jeans for Genes, Mental Health [...]

18 01, 2019

Making Positive Contributions at School Council Meetings

2019-01-18T15:58:30+00:00January 18th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep|

Student council met to discuss a range of issues. Tutors asked our elected representatives to canvas pupil opinion on their new diaries, reviewing what was working well and what needed polishing. Representatives also asked their peers to comment on what makes a good prefect, as we source our senior prefects in Year [...]