Flipping good fun for the Davenies boys

A week late due to the half term but still welcomed in style, the Davenies boys celebrated Shrove Tuesday this week with the School's annual Pancake Race. 

Bede’s Prep pupils with their Quiz Club trophy

Bede’s Prep Pupils through to the Quiz Club Semi-Finals

On Thursday 8 February, two teams of Bede’s Prep pupils from Years 3 to 6 won first and second place in the Sussex Area Heat of the Quiz Club’s National General Knowledge Quiz, taking them through to the semi-finals which will be held later this year

Professional Course is an Animated Success

We were delighted to welcome professional animator Norm Konyu to Vinehall to host our first ever animation course.

Five Star Gardening School

The Gardening Club at Pipers has proved its green fingered credentials gaining “Five Star Gardening School” accreditation from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Gardening Club is a great way to learn about the environment and how things grow.

Prince’s Mead School’s daffodil detectives Marlo Gimpel (Reception), Jesse Watkins (Year 4) and Toby Jack (Reception) with their handwritten letter fr

TV gardening legend Alan Titchmarsh answers Prince’s Mead daffodil appeal

“It’s not daft to care about daffs,” said TV’s top gardening broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh when he answered a Winchester school’s Marie Curie Great Daffodil appeal for help.

Francia excels in Young Thinkers Competition

Year 7 pupil, Francia Besterman, was among hundreds of youngsters in the county to propose ideas for the Shropshire Young Thinkers Competition and one of 20 finalists in her age group to make a presentation to the judges at yesterday's award ceremony

St Neot's pupils dig up the past

An exciting excavation gave pupils at St Neot's the opportunity to delve into the past and join in a whole school writing project.

Safer Internet Day at St Margaret's Prep, Calne

St Margaret's is aiming to be one step ahead when it comes to teaching its pupils how to stay safe when using the internet.

Ashfold wins Bloxham Apprentice Challenge 2018

Ashfold pupils win Apprentice Challenge

A team of eight excited Year 6 entrepreneurs from Ashfold School in Buckinghamshire beat five local prep schools to win the Apprentice Challenge 2018 at Bloxham School.

Kitebrook pupils enjoy BBC News School Report

BBC News School Report gives young people in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience. Kitebrook Prep School is delighted to participate in this fantastic opportunity to help develop the journalistic skills of pupils.

Starring roles in history film!

Year 6 actors from Grace Dieu have begun rehearsals for their starring role in film.

Year 1 trip to Westonbirt Arboretum

Our Year 1 children had a fun-filled trip to Westonbirt Arboretum last week in search of the notorious Highway Rat.

English Primary Schools Chess Association Zonal Competition

The U9 A-team are to be congratulated on achieving a very impressive second place, winning silver medals and qualifying for the EPSCA semi-finals in May.

Inspiring Viking Visit

Pupils in Year 3 & 4 at Grace Dieu Manor School who are busy studying Vikings as part of their Creative Curriculum saw their topic 'come to life' today.

All Hallows pupils thrilled to receive letters from local MP David Warburton

A group of Year 7 pupils from All Hallows prep school were tasked with putting forward a balanced argument in the form of a letter to David Warburton, on the proposed HS2 link, and each received an individual reply back.

A flying visit to Gloucestershire Airport

Pupils from Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School enjoyed a flying visit to Gloucestershire Airport as part of their current topic on ‘flight’.

LEGO League Hydro Dynamics

Computer mad pupils at St Margaret's Preparatory School, Calne designed a way to stop drains getting blocked, and impressed the judges in the regional rounds of the national Lego contest.

Year 3 Trip to Worcester Cathedral

On Monday 29th January, the Year 3 pupils travelled to Worcester Cathedral with Mr Dixon and Mrs Prasad.

Picture Perfect for Davenies' boy

Davenies School' pupil Thomas Easterbrook was crowned winner in the U12 category of the RSPCA Young Photographer of the Year Competition 2017.

Hallfield’s chess stars make the semi-finals of the National Championships

On Saturday the qualifying competition for the National Primary School Chess Championships were held at Hallfield School in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

l-R Charlotte, Roxolana and Isabelle Bromley High Chess Team Reach National Final

Bromley High Chess Team Reach National Chess Final

On Sunday, a very young team from Bromley High School took part in the Southern Section of the National Schools Under 19 Chess Championships. Bromley High were competing against some of the most prestigious schools in South of England.

Local Business Helps Froebelian Pupils Bring Maths to Life

Horsforth delicatessen and café Pooky and Grumps on New Road Side welcomed some special customers last week. Year 4 pupils from the Froebelian School visited the well-established eatery as part of their maths lesson to learn a

Chess Success for Twickenham Prep

Twickenham Prep pupils made their way to Aldro School in December to compete in the IAPS National Rapid Play Championships and to try and regain the rather and ancient and impressive trophy we won in 2016.

Healthy, happy children

Dean Close Preparatory School pupils had a great day developing their team building, revision, first aid and cookery skills as well as discussing puberty as part of their ‘Healthy Living Day’.

Author Clare Bell carrying out confidence boosting exercises with Year 4 pupils

Birmingham school puts mental health and wellbeing high on its agenda

Hallfield School has stepped up its pastoral offering this half term in a bid to tackle issues of child anxiety and mental wellbeing within their pupils.

Highlight of any Year 3 boy's school life - visit to London Zoo

The Year 3 boys had a super time at London Zoo this week learning about the habitats and diet of different animals as well as comparing the bones of vertebrates and invertebrates. 

Bromley High Junior School wins a Primary Science and Technology Competition

We are delighted to announce that Bromley High Junior School has won the Cleapps Keepy-Uppy marble-run 2017 competition for the category Y1 & Y2; and we have also been awarded a special commendation in the category Y3 & Y4.

Primary Science and Technology Competition to design a Marble Run

We are  delighted to announce that Bromley High Junior School has won the Cleapps Keepy-Uppy marble run competition for the category Y1 & Y2; and we have also been awarded a special commendation in the category Y3 & Y4. 

Back to Tudor England

In between carol singing and nativity plays, children at St Benedict's Junior School, Ealing, west London, enjoyed a Tudor Day, which brought this term's Travel and Treason topic to a colourful close.

Year 4 Soak up the Roman Baths

Westonbirt Prep Pupils Soak up the Roman Baths

Year 4 went on a school trip to explore the Roman Baths and also managed to soak up the Christmas markets

Pre-Prep Nativity 2017

On Tuesday 5th December, Pre-Prep performed their Nativity production, 'Christmas with the Aliens'.

Holme Grange Pupils 'Stuff the Butchers' at Stafford Winter Show Sausage Comp!

Holme Grange Pupils awarded second place in Sausage Making Competition at the Stafford Winter Show.

Year 3 travel back to Ancient Egypt for a day

On Friday our Year 3s travelled back almost 5000 years to a market place in the streets of Thebes.

RHUL working with Coworth Flexlands School to capture footage of night animals

Exciting project involving RHUL research students placing cameras on the school grounds to record the activities of nocturnal animals at night.