Cake sale in aid of Elmbridge Eco Hub

We kick started our Earth week with an eco bake off house competition.Well done to pupils for making some show stopping cakes and thank you to everyone who bought one in aid of Elmbridge Eco Hub. Our winners are:

For technical skills:

1st Place – Elina (Norwood), Amelia (Esher), Connie (Banstead) ‘Trees’
2nd place – Adeline I (Banstead) ‘Waterfall’
3rd Place – Isabelle N (Esher) ‘Log’

For geographical message:

1st place – Daisy G (Norwood) ‘Grow your own garden’
2nd place – Sophie K (Radnor) ‘Split dome’
3rd place – Jagger C-D (Longcross) ‘Globe’



Meat free Monday

A huge thank you to our catering team for providing a meat free lunch. The bean chilli was delicious!


Newspaper fashion competition

Newspapers were twisted, folded and morphed into stunning fashion statements on Wednesday lunchtime. From pleats to flowers, pupils came up with fun recycled designs. The newspaper fashion show took place on Friday lunchtime and our pupils did not disappoint! We were blown away by the talent shown by our Senior School designers who produced fantastic recycled newspaper dresses. Well done to everyone involved!

Congratulations to our winners:

– First place – Matilda C (Stanmore)
– Joint second place – Sophie W (Stanmore), Thea C (Stanmore), Lucia P (Norwood) and
Annabelle M (Radnor), Cecily F (Radnor), Faye G (Esher), Abi W
– Joint third place – LJ P (Banstead), Ophelia R-R (Longcross), Elsie R (Stanmore), Sophie S (Banstead) and Elea F (Norwood), Lily S (Banstead), Jemima B (Longcross)

If this challenge inspired you, please enter the ‘Years 7 – 9 Young Fashion Designer UK 2023 Sustainable Clothing Competition’! Only 3 pages are needed to enter: a mood board, four designs and sustainable fashion research. Contact Mrs Sankey for more details.


Paper free day

On Tuesday, the Senior School had a paper free day. Pupils were still able to write in their exercise books, but handouts/sheets/booklets were not allowed. We hope this idea changed mindsets on relying on paper. We asked the teachers not to pre-print sheets in advance for the day.

Second hand clothes sale

Eco club held a second hand clothes sale on Friday. Over the week, pupils donated their unwanted clothes that were put up for sale for £1. The idea behind this was to reduce fashion waste.