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  • Independent Preparatory School of the Year Shortlisting

    Published 10/07/19
    The Preparatory School are pleased and proud to have been shortlisted for an ‘Independent Preparatory School of the Year’ award for 2019. This nomination reflects the holistic education offered at the Prep School, which is thorough in its
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  • English Speaking Board Lessons

    Published 04/07/19
    English speaking board lessons were a new addition to the Year 4 curriculum for 2018/19 and ran for the second year in Year 6. Both Year 4 and Year 6 undertook weekly ESB lessons, working towards an external qualification; entry level in speech (entr
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  • Instrumental Exam Results

    Published 04/07/19
    Just after half term, the school held a special visit by the ABRSM over three days, during which a total of 56 candidates took instrumental exams and preparatory tests.  Please click here for the results. In Years 3 and 4, students receive fr
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  • Year 6 Drama Production: Joseph

    Published 27/06/19
    Year 6 pupils thoroughly enjoyed performing their annual drama production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat: a tale of dreams, brothers, pharaohs and forgiveness. Following auditions and rehearsals throughout the spring and summer term
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  • Prep School Sports Day

    Published 24/06/19
    After weeks of heavy rain, the sun shone gloriously for the Prep School Sports Day. Almost 300 medals were handed out throughout the course of the day and all the pupils participated with pride and maximum effort. Congratulations to Norwood who were
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  • Year 6 Raise over £1,900 for Harrison's Fund

    Published 12/06/19
    Between Tuesday 21 and Thursday 23 May, Year 6 organised a fundraising week for the whole Prep School to enjoy. This was in aid of Harrison’s Fund, a charity that aims to fund research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Pupils ran a range of sta
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  • Prep School Fully-Equipped with Premier League Kit

    Published 11/06/19
    Pupils attending the Prep School will be looking to hone their footballing skills for the 2019/20 season after receiving their free Premier League Primary Stars equipment pack. Stocked full of items including Nike match footballs, training bibs an
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  • Violin Breakfast

    Published 10/06/19
    A total of eighty four Year 3 and 4 pupils gave a mini-recital in the JGC on their violins, demonstrating what they had learnt over the past year. The string group opened the concert up with ‘African Skies’. Sadly, the weather prevented u
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  • Prep School Relay Event

    Published 07/06/19
    On Monday 3 June, Prep School pupils participated in their first summer term relay event alongside other local schools. All year groups took part and teams consisted of two girls and two boys, each competing in three races. Points were
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  • Year 5 Isle of Wight Visit

    Published 23/05/19
    Year 5 set off for the Isle of Wight on Monday 13 May and were blessed by the weather from day one. First stop was Osbourne House, descending down the long path towards the Victorian garden where Queen Victoria’s children grew up and learnt so
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  • Prep District Athletics

    Published 23/05/19
    The annual girls’ district sports event was held on Wednesday 22 May at Charterhouse. The weather was kind and a team of 22 girls travelled to compete against schools in the area. A number of pupils qualified for finals (Phoebe C, Erin W,
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  • Year 6 Sutton Life Centre

    Published 21/05/19
    Year 6 visited the Sutton Life Centre. They experienced a fascinating morning of simulated situations that they may experience in the coming years, including using public transport, dangers in the home and choices they will make surrounding peer pres
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