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Health & Fitness Day

Friday 17th March 2017 saw the Senior School girls take part in the ‘Health and Fitness Day’ organised by the PE Department.  It was a huge success. All girls were involved and worked tirelessly all morning.  Each year group followed a different timetable of various activities including Lacrosse, Football, Tag Rugby, Netball Hockey, Basketball, Core

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Role play

At Nursery the children have access to a large variety of props: This week we provided Hedgehogs class with a doctor’s kit, beds and dolls and left the children to explore! In hedgehogs class the children are just emerging from parallel play (playing alongside each other) to engaging with each other in meaningful play, so

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Boarders Performing Arts Competition

On Friday 24th March 2017 the boarding community came together to perform in the annual Boarders Performing Arts Competition.  After weeks of rehearsals we had three performances from Silverdale East, Silverdale West and Avondale houses. The girls in boarding had written their own scripts, designed the set and costumes in order to give three very

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Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to Upper Sixth students, Alice B and Emma C who have been successful in the first round of the prestigious 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry Olympiad.  Alice has received a Silver and Emma C has received a Bronze certificate.  

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In2Hockey Finals

The Year 8 Hockey Team represented Sussex at the Regionals In2Hockey Finals held at Woking Hockey Club on Sunday 26th March 2017. Sixteen schools from the South East took part in the competition and the girls played some excellent Hockey throughout the day. They finished third place in the group section drawing 0-0 to Great

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Science Assembly

To celebrate British Science Week Storks class (Year 2) hosted their very own ‘you can try this at home assembly’ in a bid to inspire others to get involved in science at home. They demonstrated a range of experiments to the rest of the Junior School and their own parents, using things that could be

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Red Nose Day in the Nursery

In honour of Red Nose Day the children in the Nursery brought in donations to buy red noses and to dress in red. We had discussions as to why they were gifting money and about families less fortunate than ourselves who need extra support. For Red Nose Fun we had a ‘games day’. The children

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E Safety Day

On Tuesday 14th March 2017, we had our E-Safety Day presented by Karl Hopwood.  Karl is an independent E-Safety consultant who advises for the UK Safer Internet for Children Council and had previously worked for CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre).  As a parent himself and an ex-primary Head, he really has a vested

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Fishbourne Roman Palace

On Thursday 23rd March 2017, Year 9 braved a potentially rainy day and set off to Fishbourne Roman Palace. It turned out to be a sunny day in every sense. The girls explored the palace, admiring the mosaics, learning about medicinal herbs and discovering the nasty truth behind Roman eyeliner (squashed flies!). After a short

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More running success

Congratulations once again to Alice B and Hannah W for another running success. On Sunday 19th March at Hampton Court Palace, they completed their first half marathon with excellent times.  Will they sign up for a marathon next?  

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