Academic

Form 5 trip to York

Posted on 12 June, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

York, May 2019 will long be remembered by Form 5; for they came, they saw, they did a little sightseeing and then they had to sit an exam! ‘Why did they have to go and ruin the trip with an exam?’ was the common cry of Form 5 when they ...read more →

CPS scholars achieved five Academic Awards

Posted on 23 May, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News

A huge congratulations to all the members of our scholarship class, 6B. Their results were outstanding; four candidates were awarded Academic Scholarships and one was awarded an Academic Exhibition. Toby Batchelor, Master of Scholars, says “Competition is always fierce but the academic journey that ALL the  pupils undertook was attacked ...read more →

Form 2 trip to the Lookout Centre in Bracknell

Posted on 17 May, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

Form 2 scientists enjoyed glorious weather for their school trip to the Lookout Centre in Bracknell. The centre offers the children the opportunity for scientific exploration and they were able to work independently or in groups on problem solving activities. When they weren’t trying to launch a rocket or watch ...read more →

Awesome Book Awards 2019

Posted on 3 May, 2019 under Academic, Awesome Book Awards, Events, Featured, News

Hundreds of young readers from across the South East gathered together for a celebration of children’s fiction at the Awesome Book Awards 2019 prize-giving. Tamsin Winter won the top prize this year for her first novel Being Miss Nobody. “Reading is the best thing you can do for your brain but ...read more →

Upper School Creative Writing trip to Wales

Posted on 26 April, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

A group of Upper School pupils dazzled Mrs Schutte and Miss Hopkinson with the superb poetry and prose they wrote during the Easter writing trip to North Wales. The sun shone brightly over the 12 children as they enjoyed workshop sessions and 1:1 tutorials from talented author, Andy Seed, and ...read more →

Form 3 enjoy a Chocolate Talk

Posted on 25 March, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News

Form 3 have been learning about all about chocolate in their Humanities lessons this term.  They’ve explored where in the world the cocoa bean is grown, learnt about Ghana, cocoa production and Fairtrade. Their eagerly anticipated Chocolate Talk took place on Thursday when they welcomed local Fairtrade chocolatier, Joanna Marshall, ...read more →

World Book Day celebrations

Posted on 21 March, 2019 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

World Book Day was celebrated with huge excitement here on Saturday.  One of the highlights of the day was a visit from Joseph Coelho, who inspired the children with his breath-taking poetry and compelling stories from his books Overheard in a Tower Block and A Poem for All Seasons.  Upper ...read more →