Four pupils sing with National Choirs

Posted on 23 April, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

During the Easter holiday four of our Chamber Choir members were hard at work improving their singing. Anna Harding, Josie Harding and Cecilia Beddison were singing in Shrewsbury in the National Children’s Choir and Alice Patterson was performing in Coventry in the National Youth Choir. Their end of course performances ...read more →

House Singing Competition 2019

Posted on 29 March, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

On the last day of the Lent term the children joined together to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of music for the House Singing Competition. Despite many tired eyes after a long term, every House rose to the occasion and sang their hearts out. This year’s theme was ‘Our World’ and ...read more →

Success at the Pangbourne Piano Festival

Posted on 27 March, 2019 under Featured, Music, News

This year’s annual visit to the Pangbourne Piano Festival was a resounding success. A small group of pupils came from both Cranleigh Prep and Cranleigh Senior Schools with their parents and Head of Piano, Dr Marie Ward. Edward T won the Solo Intermediate class, with Josie H coming runner-up in ...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 →

U12 boys are runners up at the Fives National Finals

Posted on 22 March, 2019 under Featured, News, Sport

Last week was another busy week for the Fives playing world with two tournaments in two days. The first tournament was the culmination of the U12 Nationals.  Two of our three pairs had come through the qualifying round held previously and qualified for the prestigious Elite tournament. The 32 best ...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 →

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 ...read more →

Middle School Informal Drama performances

Posted on 15 March, 2019 under Drama, Featured, News

We were treated to a wonderful Informal Drama evening on the Wyatt Hall stage last night by the Middle School LAMDA children, who are about to take their exams next week. The confidence and enjoyment that they showed was second to none. Some performers also displayed real talent and creativity ...read more →