Year 3 loved exploring the great outdoors in Forest School as part of their Science lesson on habitats.June 30, 2020
Nearly 50 of our Year 7 and 8 pupils attended an online engineering and STEM talk given by three engineers from Boeing. The talk was scheduled to coincide with International Women in Engineering Day, which celebrates our female engineers and will hopefully help to inform and inspire some of our young women and girls to…June 30, 2020
Year 3 were delighted to be able to come back into school this week. The gorgeous weather meant they could make the most of socially-distanced learning on the front lawn, as well as being able to use their classroom.June 30, 2020
As part of their circle topic in Maths, pupils in Years 7 and 8 recreated the Buffon’s Needle Experiment, a process used to estimate the value of Pi. Buffon’s needle is one of the oldest problems in geometric probability. First stated in 1777 by Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, it involves dropping a needle…June 25, 2020
This week, pupils have been mindful in nature as part of their ‘30 Days Wild Challenge’ and have created mandalas from natural materials. Here are Maisie and Daniel’s mandalas.June 24, 2020
St John’s pupils, Archie and Jemima have enjoyed painting stones for the ever-growing Chepstow rock snake. Here is a photo of the beautiful stones they have painted.June 24, 2020
In RS, Year 3 have been looking at embracing differences in the context of the Black Lives Matter movement. Their task was to produce a poster to inform others about diversity, racism and equality, focusing on how everyone is special in their own right and how we should respect that. Here are some of their…June 15, 2020
Year 2 are loving their work on Paddington Bear this week. They have been writing letters from Paddington to Aunt Lucy to explain about their adventures in London. One pupil wrote about Paddington’s adventures in Harrods, where he got locked in when he went to buy a new duffle coat! Thankfully, he made it home…June 15, 2020
The Reception class have designed and made their own obstacle course. Click here to watch the children give it a test run.June 15, 2020
We are delighted to announce that we are now taking admissions enquiries for the new intake of Kindergarten pupils for September 2020. Kindergarten will enjoy the excellent range of facilities, both indoors and out, on-site including: a dedicated Pre-Prep department complete with Pre-Prep assembly hall and well equipped classrooms (each enjoying direct access to outside space);…June 8, 2020
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There have been some exciting changes to the curriculum this year! By moving from 50 minute to 45 minute lessons,...