Perrott Hill plays host for the 2017 Mock Trials

Perrott Hill hosts annual Mock Trials

This week saw Perrott Hill Prep School in Somerset play host for the annual Year 6 Mock Trials, where six local primary schools battled it out in a courtroom presided over by a team from the Yeovil Magistrates' Court.

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School pupils are King of the Castle!

Princes, princesses, knights, ladies in waiting, kings and queens - even a court jester were at the 'Royal Court of Squirrels' when Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School (fondly known as Squirrels) enjoyed a ‘Castle Wow Day’

Class One experience a morning as Victorian children

Class One had a wonderful day learning about how life and materials have changed over time. We journeyed to Guildford and back in time to the Victorian age to find out more about what it was like for children 100 years ago. 

Be a Chorister for the Day

Dean Close Preparatory School and Tewkesbury Abbey welcomed eight boys aged 6-10 to school to enjoy being a ‘Chorister for the Day’.

Year 5 Science Trip to 'We the Curious'

On Thursday 9th November, Year 5 went on a Science trip to 'We the Curious' (formerly At-Bristol).

Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School Year 7 pupils visiting Brighton City Airport

Flying high with real-life application of mathematics

What use is learning maths in life? The Head of Maths at Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School found a good answer to a question she’s always asked!

Years 6 and 8 visit Compton Verney

The children in Years 6 & 8 went to Compton Verney for an interactive gallery experience on Thursday 9th November.

Year 4 get Arty in Southampton

The year 4 children from Churchers College Junior School visited Southampton Art Gallery this week as part of their STEAM week work.

If you go down to the woods today...

Nower Wood, run by Surrey Wildlife Trust, is approximately 80 acres of ancient woodland sitting on a clay cap at the head of a dry valley. The wood is mentioned in the Doomsday Survey.

Hockey Tour to Rotterdam

In the early hours of Friday 20th October, 35 excited boys and girls and 6 members of staff set off on their hockey tour to Rotterdam.

Apple activities galore for Hazlegrove Pre-Prep on Apple Day

The Hazlegrove Pre-Prep curriculum took on a distinctively applely flavour on Apple Day. Weighing, rolling, peeling apples and measuring the length of the skin replaced the usual maths lessons and the creation of apple joke books was a big hit.

Sompting Abbotts' pupil makes CBeebies voiceover debut

CBeebies’ new popular programme, Olobob Top, features the voice of a pupil from Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School. It was the debut voiceover performance for ten year-old Veronica Painter who plays an endearing squirrel called Crunch.

Brothers top scales in pumpkin competition

Tom Butt, 7, needed a wheelbarrow to transport his pumpkin into the main hall at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep.

Pupils from Laxton Junior School concoct smelly cocktails at Stibbington

Laxton Junior School visit Stibbington to explore the senses

Please Sir, we want more Victorian Days

As part of St Andrew's Prep's celebrations for its 140th anniversary, the school took a trip back in time last Friday and held a Victorian Day.

Dressed the part!

Viking Power at The Paragon

This term, The Paragon School's Year 4 pupils have been learning all about the Vikings and were lucky enough to enjoy an action-packed day with an historical expert.

Swanbourne House Travels to Wembley Stadium

Last Thursday, a number of pupils were lucky enough to attend the England v Slovenia International Football match at Wembley Stadium.

Local sculptors set ‘Into the Woods’ design challenge for Oakwood School pupils

Local sculptors set ‘Into the Woods’ design challenge for Oakwood School pupils

Pre-Prep's 'Me and My Community' Themed Week

The children and staff in Pre-Prep had a very busy and exciting week learning about all things related to theme of 'Me and My Community'.

A Roaring Start to the term at Dean Close Pre-Prep

On Thursday 28th September 2017, Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School was roaring with Triceratops, Pterodactyls, T-Rexes, cavepeople and explorers as pupils came to School dressed to enjoy a Dinosaur Wow Day.

Hallfield dance teacher waltzes her way to Strictly

A dance teacher at Hallfield School in Edgbaston has waltzed and jived her way to becoming one of the brand new professional dancers on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Pupils from Laxton Junior School are put to work at Holdenby House

To kick start their Victorian topic, Year Two pupils from Laxton Junior School travelled back in time to 1891.

Get healthy, stay healthy, feel great!

Thursday 28th September, pupils at Dean Close Preparatory School spent the day developing their leadership skills, cycling proficiency, cookery skills and discussing relationships as part of their ‘Healthy Living Day’

Year 6 at Stunning Salisbury Cathedral

Leehurst Swan Experiences WWI at Salisbury Cathedral

Pupils in Year 6 experienced a taste of World War One at an experience day in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, organised by SSAFA Wiltshire.

Winning pupils meet Nadiya Hussain, author of Bake me a Festive Story.

At this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival, Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School sponsored Bake me a Festive Story and Merry Christmas Hugless Douglas.

Debating at Marlborough College

Farleigh School took part in the Prep Schools Debating Competition at Marlborough College.

Victorian Day at Packwood

Packwood pupils had an insight into life in Victorian times last Friday as part of the anniversary of the school's founding in 1892

Sienna's Lego dream comes to life

Earlier in the year Year 4 (now 5) pupil, Sienna, entered a LEGO Friends ‘international’ design competition and won.

Focus Days Bring Learning Alive for Pupils at St Helen's College

The boys and girls of St. Helen’s College, on Parkway, Hillingdon, have started the academic year with a bang as they have enjoyed two days of special immersive learning: St. Helen's Day and STEAM Day.

Year 5 Adventure Trip

Y5 journey to Cobnor for three days of adventurous activities.  This was the first time many of the children had stayed away from home for two nights and they all coped very well. 

Learning Disposition Day at Knighton House: Resilience

This term the theme at Knighton House School is 'resilience' - a skill that everyone needs to develop in order to cope with the inevitable challenges that life throws your way.

Scholars Get On Track

Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory School had the chance to ride a fully restored steam engine that shares its name with the school.

Autumn Day in the Pre-Prep

Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 enjoyed a themed ‘Autumn Day’ this term where they spent the day getting involved in a number of autumn-inspired activities.

Year 5 walk in the steps of Gilbert White

Recently, Y5 ventured out to The Selborne Study Centre to experience plant life cycles first-hand, among the flora and fauna of the surrounding countryside.