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 more →

Boarders enjoy a Graffiti Workshop

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

Move over Banksy, there are some new kids on the block… On Wednesday 20th March, over 60 boarders took part in a Graffiti workshop led by a leading provider of Street Art courses. Graffiti guru, Leon, guided the children through the various techniques, from creating ombre blends to stencilling; tagging more →

House Music Competition 2019

Posted on 26 February, 2019 under Events, Featured, Music, News

On Friday 15th February, just before Long Leave, the House Music Competition took place in the Prep School Chapel. It was a wonderful celebration of music making and with over 100 performances from pupils in all year groups, the standard was very high indeed. The four different categories ran throughout 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 more →

House Cross Country 2019

Posted on 28 January, 2019 under Events, Featured, News, Sport

On Friday 25th January, there was much excitement here at school as children, staff and parents gathered on Top Pitch for our annual House Cross Country.  Thankfully, the wet weather had cleared up and it was a mild, dry day so the running conditions were excellent.  It was a little more →

Form 4 Boarding Taster Night

Posted on 22 January, 2019 under Boarding, Events, Featured, News

On Monday 21st January, Form 4 girls and boys were invited to join our boarders for a Taster Night. The boys and girls normally take part in joint activities, from Roller Discos and Graffiti Art Workshops to Climbing and Archery, to name a few. However, by popular request, the boys 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 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 more →