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  • New Pathway

    Published 15/10/18
    Work is now underway to construct a new pathway from the top car park to the Sports Hall. The new shallow stepped pathway is being constructed from hoggin, a mix of gravel, sand and clay that binds firmly when compacted, yet allows water to
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  • Pre-Prep & Nursery School Canopies

    Published 10/09/18
    Over the summer break, work was completed on our outdoor canopies. These cover Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception classes and afford us the opportunity to have improved outdoor provision throughout the year.  Children can now free-flow between a
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  • New Portsmouth Road Gates

    Published 21/03/18
    To improve security on site, metal gates have been installed at the Portsmouth Road entrance and are soon to be painted. Both the entrance from the road and the pedestrian access point have now been gated. The gates will remain open during the day an
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  • Planting around the Slip Field Car Park

    Published 21/03/18
    The grounds team have been busy clearing self-seeded and overgrown shrubs, preparing the soil and planting new trees and bushes around the new Slip Field Car Park. This work will eventually help to screen the cars from view and enhance the landscape.
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  • Ice House Pond

    Published 21/03/18
    The Ice House Pond next to the Portsmouth Road entrance was part of the historic Claremont estate and was orginally used during the winter to collect ice to be stored in the nearby Ice House. During the Spring Term, the pond was dredged after the wet
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  • Valley Field Landscaping

    Published 21/03/18
    Much work has been done over the past few months to the landscape in Valley Field behind the Mansion to return this area to a condition much closer to Capability Brown’s original design. In lockstep with our efforts, the National Trust on their
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  • Landscaping

    Published 19/09/17
    As a part of our agreement with Elmbridge Borough Council to restore the Capability Brown landscape, a large area of Valley Field was cleared of self-sown trees over the summer. The new tree line is much closer to the original Brown plan and opens up
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  • New Pedestrian Walkway

    Published 01/07/17
    Work has now finished on the new footpath from the pedestrian entrance on Portsmouth Road, which was completed in Summer 2016, to the new carpark. The footpath will provide our pupils, parents and staff with clean and safe access to the School from t
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  • Slip Field Carpark Progress

    Published 03/04/17

    Work is now almost complete on the new slip field car park extension accessible from the Portsmouth Road entrance.

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  • Construction of New Car Park

    Published 02/01/17

    We have now completed all pre-start conditions and are ready to start work on the new car park adjacent to the top car park.

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  • Ha-Ha Restoration

    Published 01/12/16

    Restoration of the Ha-Ha is another condition attached to our planning consent.

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  • Landscaping Update

    Published 01/11/16

    In accordance with our planning conditions, the self-seeded copse located behind the Mansion was removed and during the autumn term, the area was cleared with new grass seed sown.

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