Academic

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 →

Form 1 trip to Kew Gardens

Posted on 27 February, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

The sun shone brightly yesterday as Form 1 boarded the coach; the Humanities trip to Kew Gardens had finally arrived! After weeks of studying the rainforest they would now have the opportunity to experience the habitat of one. Talk of pitcher plants, drip tips, sensitive plants and traveller’s plants had ...read more →

Form 3 perform ‘Joseph’ plays

Posted on 15 February, 2019 under Academic, Drama, Featured, News

Form 3 have been studying the bible story of Joseph this half term in Humanities. The pupils collaborated in groups to write their own versions of Joseph, very much like Lloyd-Webber! Once ‘Canaan’s Got Talent’, ‘Joseph in the Ocean’ and ‘I’m a Sister, Get me Out of Here’ were decided ...read more →

Form 2 trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace

Posted on 4 February, 2019 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

Form 2 visited Fishbourne Roman Palace as part of their Humanities studies on the Romans in Britain. The children were fascinated by the 2000 year old mosaics, which include the famous and stunning Cupid Riding a Dolphin mosaic.   They couldn’t believe that Fishbourne had been discovered by accident in ...read more →

Joe the Zoolab Ranger visits Form 1

Posted on 31 January, 2019 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

Joe the Zoolab ranger came in to talk to Form 1 about the Rainforest. He talked to them about the layers of the Rainforest and asked them to describe the habitat of the forest floor. The first creature was Bruce the Giant African Land snail. He is eight years old ...read more →

Spelling Bee 2019

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

The 3rd annual CPS Spelling Bee was welcomed with much excitement at school.  In English lessons, throughout the week, all pupils took part in the in-class Spelling Bee to earn points for their Houses.  Scores were counted and the winners of each year group were: Form 1 – Clubs, Form ...read more →

House Challenge 2018

Posted on 13 December, 2018 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

Despite everyone’s brains feeling a little tired at this time of term, we are always impressed by the quick-thinking participants in our House Challenge competition.   The competition takes place over the final week of the term and is attended by all pupils who watch with anticipation and awe as ...read more →

Maths Puzzle Day 2018

Posted on 12 December, 2018 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

Maths Puzzle Day happens every year at CPS, and it is a time to develop teamwork skills and general Maths ability. Throughout the day, students do multiple Maths-related activities run by either the teachers or other companies who come in. For the first time ever at CPS, children (minimum of ...read more →