1U create Rangoli Patterns on the quad

Posted on 22 June, 2017 under Art, Featured, News

1U had great fun creating their own Rangoli Patterns outside on the quad, as part of their Humanities topic ‘All Around the World’. First they chose or made up a design and drew the outline using white chalk. Next, they used different colours to enhance the design.   What a more →

Form 4 Choral Workshop

Posted on 22 June, 2017 under Featured, Music, News

Form 4 pupils visited Cranleigh School Chapel for a Choral Workshop with Mr Pashley and Mr Scriven. They sang together, learning how to use their voices better, and they experienced what it might be like to sing in the choir stalls where the Senior School Chapel Choir lead the School more →

Matilda wins three climbing titles

Posted on 21 June, 2017 under Featured, News, Sport

Many congratulations to Matilda, Form 6, who has won three consecutive climbing championships – in Glasgow, Wales and Manchester. Matilda’s first success was in Glasgow, where she won the Scottish Bouldering Championships. She followed this up by becoming the Welsh Lead Climbing Champion (for her age group) in Caernarfon two more →

Lower School Science Day

Posted on 21 June, 2017 under Events, Featured, News

The Lower School became forensic scientists for the day. We all had a booklet to complete as we went around all the activities to discover who had stolen Mr Wilson’s teddy. Everyone did finger printing, observing, ink chromatography, dental impressions and calculating height from foot size. In finger printing , more →

Lower School Concert Series: Revolting Rhymes

Posted on 15 June, 2017 under Featured, Music, News

The Lower School enjoyed a fantastic concert given by Chamberhouse Winds this week. Featuring some of Roald Dahl’s ‘Revolting Rhymes’, it was an excellent opportunity to hear stories and music intertwined. The narrator, Jonathan,  was very entertaining and projected his speaking voice very well over the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, more →

Scholars trip to Amsterdam

Posted on 13 June, 2017 under Featured, News, Trips

Whilst on the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam Centraal Station (at Sloterdijk to be exact) it suddenly struck me what an experience the members of 6Ho were about to have. Away from home on their own for probably the first time in an adult environment, the Amsterdam Trip is part more →

IAPS Triathlon 2017

Posted on 12 June, 2017 under Featured, News, Sport, Swimming

Four CPS girls – Baye (Form 3), Sasha, Tabitha and Sophie (Form 4) – represented the School on Sunday at the IAPS Triathlon Annual Competition at Dulwich Prep School in Kent. With approximately 440 schools nationwide involved, there was a significant increase in the number of competitors this year, including the likes of Millfield. more →

Form 5 trip to York

Posted on 9 June, 2017 under Featured, News, Trips

As ‘York 2017’ motorwayed ‘up North’, the Form 5 pupils settled quietly into their i-pad and i-phone world while the teachers noisily wrestled with the pages of their newspapers. After stopping for a welcomed early lunch (just sitting, watching films or listening to music makes children extremely hungry), the coach more →