Form 5 Woodland trip

Posted on 2 July, 2019 under Featured, News, Outdoor Education, Trips

Early in June, Form 5 headed off to an area of beautiful Oxfordshire woodland just outside Henley. Here they were taught about woodland management, wild camping and bush craft. They also used this trip as an opportunity to extend their scientific knowledge by carrying out some ecological research using quadrats. more →

Lower School French Day

Posted on 1 July, 2019 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

The Lower School enjoyed their annual “French day” with an appropriate “Vive les vacances” theme! The students travelled around the school and learnt about five different holiday regions in France and what the area had to offer. They designed ski wear for Rhône Alpes; they played Pétanque in Provence, they more →

Form 5’s Production of ‘The Lion King Jnr’

Posted on 26 June, 2019 under Drama, Featured, News

Cranleigh Preparatory School was awash with African tribal costumes and the hum of Swahili rhythms as Form 5 took to the stage for their production of The Lion King. The Disney production was brought into glorious technicolour as Rafiki, played by Isabella P, heralded in the cast of savannah animals, more →

Sports Days 2019

Posted on 24 June, 2019 under Events, Featured, News, Sport

We were blessed with beautiful weather for both our Sports Days and we continued our new sports day format this year. On Friday morning Forms 1-3 took part in ball throw and long jump. Then in the afternoon, while selected pupils from Forms 4-6 took part in some field events, all pupils more →

Form 6 trip to Cornwall

Posted on 24 June, 2019 under Featured, News, Trips

After Common Entrance week, I had the privilege of being part of the team of staff who accompanied Form 6 on their Leavers’ Trip.   Being new to CPS I had no idea what to expect but knew that the Cornwall trip is one of the many highlights of the pupils’ more →

Boarders enjoy Human Table Football

Posted on 20 June, 2019 under Boarding, Events, Featured, News

On Tuesday 18th June the boarders had a very tasty bbq, despite the threatening weather which held off and actually improved as the evening went on. After dinner we enjoyed playing Human Table Football on Top Pitch.  We played in teams of five which was such fun. We also competed more →

Lower School Eco-Fish Workshop

Posted on 18 June, 2019 under Design, Featured, News

Form 1 and 2 had great fun learning how to recycle unwanted household packaging into useful objects in their Eco-Fish Workshop. They were each given an empty juice carton and were guided through folding and cutting it into a specific shape. The children were delighted with the end result; they more →