Hallfield Chess Star wins British Title

In 1976 Edgbaston’s Tony Miles, a former pupil of King Edward’s School, became Britain’s first Chess Grandmaster. Just down the road from his former school, two boys from Hallfield School are on track to follow his example.

Adventure, Fun and a Starry, Starry Night for Northbourne Park School pupils

Pupils enjoy successful, challenging and exciting overnight survival experiences camping out in their own shelters in school woodland.

Forest School Camp Out

Toward the end of the Summer Term, Year 5 Forest School Club made their way to The Manor's Forest School site to set up camp for the night.

Deep thinkers: Monuments Exhibition

Pupils at Bedford Preparatory School interpret the concept of 'monument' in an impressive and thought provoking exhibition.

Refugee Week at Northbourne Park School

To mark the 20 year birthday of Refugee Week pupils learn about refugee crisis in Europe and looking at the perilous journeys of refugees escaping war zones.

Stamford Junior reach UK finals of Jaguar Primary School Challenge

A team of pupils from Stamford Junior School in Lincolnshire named ‘Golden Gears’ were thrilled to compete in the Jaguar Primary School Challenge UK Nationals on 20th June following their success at a regional final in May.

Bedford Prep School Viking Invasion

Bedford Prep School was invaded by a Viking army on Friday 29 June, as our Y4 boys wrapped up their studies on the topic in true Viking style.

Monmouth pupils crowned national quiz champions

Srinivas Rengarajan, Cameron Hughes, Reuben Wilson and William Adams triumphed in the Quiz Club National Inter-School General Knowledge Quiz Championship.

Year 8 trip to Cwm Llwch

Year 8 spent four days at Cwm Llwch as part of their Leavers' Experience during the penultimate week of term.

Gordonstoun ‘Ocean Spirit of Moray’ Sailing Experience

Pupils from Belmont Preparatory School visit Gordonstoun and sail on the ‘Ocean Spirit of Moray’

Bedford Prep School Boys Head Into the Wild

Bedford Prep School Y8 boys enjoyed the adventure of a lifetime as they headed into the wild for their highly-anticipated Bushcraft trip last week.

Boy from Barrow Hills School Discovers Rare Dinosaur Tooth

One of Barrow Hills children made a phenomenally rare discovery whilst taking part in a fossil hunting trip on his School's recent visit to the Isle of Wight.

Big Me Day crowns Careers Week at Battle Abbey Prep

Battle Abbey Prep School Bexhill pupils held a dress up day with a difference, to come dressed as what they wanted to be when they grow up in support of ActionAid’s Big Me day.

Year 6 Expedition to Cwm Llwch

From Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th June, Year 6 went on an expedition to Cwm Llwch, near Brecon.

Bedford Prep School Boys on a Fabulous PGL Adventure

Last week, Bedford Prep Year 4 boys set off on an incredible three-day PGL adventure. To say that they were a bit excited would be an understatement as they leapt into the adventure with great enthusiasm and confidence.

All Hallows Year 8 enjoy a fascinating trip to the Houses of Parliament

The All Hallows Year 8 post Common Entrance (CE) programme started in earnest with a trip to the Houses of Parliament. Having worked hard preparing for their CE exams,the children have an action-packed schedule to keep them busy until the end of term

Clayesmore Prep School's Year 7 pupils Millie, Georgie and Jenny are Rotary Young Writer District Competition winners.

Trio of Rotary Young Writer Competition wins for Clayesmore Prep

Three Clayesmore Year 7 pupils have emerged as winners of the Rotary Young Writer Competition's District Final. Jenny was runner-up, Georgie placed second and Millie was crowned the overall District Winner. Her story is through to the National Final.

St Ives School Leavers Cook for Their New Head Teachers

St Ives Year 6 pupils prepare, cook, serve and eat a beautiful meal with the Head Teachers of the senior schools they are joining in September

Green-fingered Heatherton girl to appear on BBC’s Britain in Bloom

The winners of a local Design a Flowerbed Competition enjoyed an extra special dimension to their certificate presentation and planting experience when they were joined by the team from BBC2’s Britain in Bloom TV series.

Salisbury Schools Business Challenge

Leehurst Swan Salisbury Schools' Business Challenge Project

The Leehurst Swan Salisbury Schools' Business Challenge team received their certificates from Mr Andy Rhind-Tutt, President of the Salisbury & District Chamber of Commence.

Success for Winterfold at the RAF's Fly to the Line Challenge

Winterfold House team win 'The Most Innovative Design' at the Regional Final of the RAF’s Fly To The Line Challenge.

Sandroyd Years 3 & 4 build a Lego town

Year 3 and 4 had the wonderful opportunity to take part in a Design Technology Lego morning, with the simple brief being to build the largest Lego town possible.

Grace Morgan collects her winning trophy

Ursuline Prep School's Grace Morgan wins a place to Chess Gigafinals

Schools often promote their extracurricular offerings as opportunities for children to try out new activities, to help them discover talents and hobbies. Grace Morgan is a fine success story having won the Delancey UK Schools U11 Chess Megafinal.

National Bike to School Day Fun

Nursery and Pre-Prep children from Northbourne Park School celebrate National Bike to School Day.

Year 4's World War 2 Day

On Wednesday 16th May, Year 4 donned their 1940s clothes, carrying suitcases, teddies and gas masks and met Sergeant Thomas Armstrong, from the Home Guard!

West Midlands Schools’ Orienteering Champions – 2nd year running

On 12th May, Winterfold's Orienteering team competed in the West Midlands Schools' Orienteering Championships at Coombe Abbey Country Park and achieved the highest number of points to retain the Prep and Middle Schools' Orienteering Shield.

Years 3 and 4 Camp Out in Brock Forest

The entire Year 3 and 4 cohort of The Downs Malvern enjoyed idyllic conditions when they camped out in Brock Forest.

Crime Reporters in Action at St Michael's Prep, Otford

Something has happened in the grounds of St Michael’s Prep School in Otford and Year 2 and 3 detectives are investigating!

Taunton Prep School’s Year 8s take on 16-mile Exmoor Challenge

A team of 12- and 13-year-olds from Taunton Preparatory School demonstrated determination and endurance recently when they took on a 16-mile trek across Exmoor.

Gerbil Pups at Bedford Prep

Bedford Prep School was delighted to announce the pitter-patter of tiny feet - part of a new nature project on reproduction and life-cycles.

Bede's Prep pupils enjoy medieval day!

Year 6 children at Bede’s Prep School in Eastbourne took their learning outside of the classroom to enjoy a day in the medieval era.

An Extraterrestrial Appearance at Finton House

The children arrived at school in the morning to discover a crashed spaceship in the playground which had appeared overnight - all part of a challenging space mission on their STEM Day.

Exploring Anglo-Saxons

In early May Pre-Prep went on a trip to the Chiltern Open Air Museum, an outdoor museum in Chalfont St Peter which tells the story of the unique history of the Chilterns through buildings, landscapes and culture.

Bedford Prep School Boys Launch New Radio Station

Boys from Bedford Prep School hit the airwaves with their very first radio show.