Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gingerbread

It was certainly a gingerbread day yesterday! In the morning the boarders made gingerbread and then in the afternoon they created gingerbread houses. Some of them looked pretty good, but I think one or two of the boys need to...

Year 4 Chapel Service

Each year group in the school does at least one Chapel Service over the course of the year. Yesterday it was the turn of Year 4. On the theme of Advent, with Christingles. Dima led the service beautifully (the boys,...

String Orchestra

I really enjoy Saturdays at school, not least because on Saturday morning at 8:10 our String Orchestra rehearses. Today I was in for a bit of a surprise – 6 new members! There were 5 new violin players and an...

Cub Cooking

Our Cubs are quite an adventurous lot – they need to be because we expect them to do some quite challenging things. Tonight over 30 of them cooked their own supper – a delicious and nutritious stir fry, served in...

Magic Sticks

Magic Sticks? Actually it was a long piece of hazel that we cut fresh from the school grounds. Magic? Of course – because it led to some fantastic teamwork. The children had to work together, to communicate effectively, to support...

Year 7 & 8 Informal Concert

Last week saw the Set Music Competition – a fierce battle between all of the individual soloists who took part. This week it was an altogether different story – a celebration of Prep School music without any losers. The Informal...

Any Questions?

Should the Russians be banned from the Olympics? To be a member of the EU? Is it right to spend so much money on exploring new planets when so many suffer from poverty on this one? That old perennial: If...

Pre Prep go exploring

When the weather is fine we take every opportunity to make the most of our fantastic grounds. Today the Pre-Prep children tried to fly – it was very windy. I’m afraid to say none of them managed to! They then...