Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pete Johnson, visiting author

We were incredibly lucky today to have local author, Pete Johnson visit us. Pete spoke to Years 3-6 at length about what inspired him to be an author. His answer was Dodie Smith, the author of “101 Dalmations”. This was...

Cub Cooking

We’ve been incredibly lucky this term with the weather – apart from today, when it has poured. Not so good when the planned activity was for the Cubs was to cook their own supper on a fire they had built!...

Chapel

Each morning, apart from Tuesdays when we have an assembly, the School meets first thing in the morning for Chapel. This morning we had a special visitor, Reverend Michael Macey from St John’s Boxmoor. He is a regular visitor to...

Woodland Jewellery

One of the great things about having fantastic grounds is that you have access to resources right on your doorstep. Today the Pre Prep children had a go at making jewellery. Firstly they had to identify an elder tree. “Easy”,...

The Summer Ball

Each year the FoLP organise a Summer Ball, hiring a marquee that is set up in the Private Garden. It is really well worth coming to – great food and great company, usually with a live band to provide the...

Set Athletics

Very well done to Mountbatten who won what has to be one of the most closely contested Set Athletic Finals for many a year. Just 10 points separated the first three Sets, so every single point in every single event...

Bushcraft

Wet. Cold. Muddy. The three words I was given by one boy when I asked him what the week had been like. Another said that Bushcraft wasn’t for him – he had particular issues with the hygiene. For some reason...

Common Entrance Results

We are delighted to announce that all our Year 8 boys succeeded with Common Entrance and will be going on to their first choice of senior school.  Well done boys; a just reward for all your hard work.

Haileybury Science Challenge

Four of our Year 5 boys were very lucky and were chosen to go to the Haileybury Science Challenge. This year the theme was on energy. The team started with displacement reactions (Chemistry), having to find which chemicals reacted most...

Art and Technology Exhibition

Our Art and Technology Exhibition is now open, so if you want to see some stunning pieces of art work and some amazing technological creations do pop in and have a look. Each year I am amazed at the talent...