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PTA Easter Egg Hunt

On the last day of term the PTA treated the Junior school to an Easter egg hunt. The girls worked in houses to solve clues placed around the schools grounds. The clues spelt out the word, CHOCOLATE! The girls then rushed to the Oaks hall and received a very tasty prize, an Easter egg. Great

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Comic Relief and Thomas Tuck Shop

On Friday 24th March, the Junior School raised money for Comic Relief and Red Nose Day.  There was an exciting tuck shop run by the girls in Thomas. Some of the stalls included a juice bar, cake stall, obstacle course and design your own red nose competition. The girls were also invited to wear red

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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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Pirate Day

As their topic on Oceans and Sea draws to a close this term, Storks saw their topic out with a bang by having a pirate day. The girls and their teachers dressed in their finest pirate attire and started the morning by solving pirate themed maths challenges, earning booty for every challenge completed. Mrs Woodward

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Egyptian Mummification Workshop

On Thursday 16th March 2017, Year 6 headed down to Brighton to the Art Museum for an Egyptian Mummification Workshop. This represents a culmination of their history topic this term and allowed the girls to demonstrate their knowledge as well as extend their skills of mummification.   The workshop involved a review of their knowledge

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March Open Day

Dr Ranj from CBeebies and This Morning was a roaring success when he visited our school for Open Day on Saturday 4th March 2017. His friendly nature meant he was a great hit with the younger children and their parents. Dr Ranj was invited to speak as part of the school’s programme on mental health

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Junior School STEM week

This year our annual ‘creative week’ focussed on the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The girls in our school are the engineers and scientists of the future and with this in mind the theme of the week was renewable energy and sustainability. Workshops and activities across the week encouraged the girls to think

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A visit from the Fire Service

Year 5 enjoyed a visit from the fire service just before the February half term. The best bit was sitting in the fire engine. We got to see all of the equipment on board and Pete showed us everything he did and how to work the hoses and different tools.  Some of the equipment had strange

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STEM week in the Junior School

The return after the February half term will mark the start of STEM week in the Junior School. With a theme of ‘future technology’ the week will explore how the Earth’s resources are being used to power the planet and what the future holds in terms of renewable energy. Across the Junior school we will

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Year 6 egypt learning

During this term Year Six have been enjoying learning about Ancient Egypt. As part of our learning we have participated in lots of exciting interactive learning.  During our learning about how the Ancient Egyptians farmed the land by the River Nile we created our own model shadufs. These are an invention that was used to

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