Form 4 trip to the British Museum

Posted on 16 October, 2018 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

On the penultimate day of a very busy half term, the Form 4 pupils headed to London to visit the British Museum. This trip formed an introduction to their Humanities studies in the Upper School. Pupils were given a pack of information about three civilisations that we focused on (Aztecs, more →

Form 3 Tudor Morning

Posted on 11 October, 2018 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

Form 3 enjoyed an exciting morning of Tudor-themed activities on Saturday’s Open Day, as part of their Humanities study of the Tudor times. The activities included mini productions of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, making regal crowns and life size collages of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, using original more →

Form 2 Ancient Greek Morning

Posted on 11 October, 2018 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

As part of their Humanities study of Ancient Greece, Form 2 welcomed Ashley Holt from the company ‘Sir Teachalot’.  Mr Holt regularly takes part in re-enactments and on this occasion recreated Ancient Greece in school! All pupils arrived in Ancient Greek attire, as did the teachers, so everyone was able more →

Riding Round Up

Posted on 10 October, 2018 under Featured, News, Riding, Sport

At the start of half term 16 horses and riders will represent Cranleigh at the National Schools Equestrian Association Championships at The College Equestrian Centre in Keysoe, Bedfordshire. This follows some extremely competitive Regional Qualifiers, both last term and this, in all three disciplines of Arena Eventing, Show Jumping and more →

A visit from M.G.Leonard

Posted on 8 October, 2018 under Academic, Events, Featured, News

What better way to end a week at school than with a visit, at ‘Pick-Up,’ from one of our favourite children’s authors?   M.G.Leonard has been a dear friend of Cranleigh Prep School for several years now, as she was our Patron of Reading 2017-2018, a shortlisted author from the Awesome Book Awards more →

Boarders’ Roller Disco 2018

Posted on 5 October, 2018 under Boarding, Events, Featured, News

There was huge excitement last night at the annual boarders’ Roller Disco in the Wyatt Hall.  Top tunes were played by the visiting DJ and a whole array of funky and spectacular moves were demonstrated by all. The children enjoyed the challenge of creating their own dance styles, while at more →

Kayaking fun at Southwater Watersports Centre

Posted on 4 October, 2018 under Featured, News, Sport, Trips

Katharine Hepburn once said, “As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.”  It was with this in mind that Mrs Schutte set off to Southwater Watersports Centre, with 10 excited Upper School boys and girls, keen to learn how to more →

Harvest Festival celebrations 2018

Posted on 4 October, 2018 under Charity, Featured, News

The Chapel looked wonderful yesterday morning, as pupils and staff took part in a lovely service taken by Tim Lewis, Chaplain of Cranleigh School, celebrating the Harvest Festival.  All the window sills, and several tables around the chapel, were adorned with goodies ranging from fresh fruit and vegetables, to chocolates, more →