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 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 more →

DaVinci Club trip to the Watts Gallery

Posted on 18 January, 2019 under Art, Featured, News, Trips

The DaVinci Club had a fantastic tour of the Watts Gallery last week, culminating in a thoroughly enjoyable sculpture workshop on the theme of George Watt’s best-known work, “Physical Energy”. They learnt about Watt’s humanitarian approach to the plight of the Victorian common man as well as discovering how a more →

Theatre Club trip to ‘Cinderella’

Posted on 10 December, 2018 under Featured, News, Trips

It is becoming a tradition for the Theatre Club to have a trip to see the latest pantomime at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.  On Saturday a group of pupils from Forms 4 and 5, accompanied by Mrs Schutte and Miss Brown, went to see the fabulous production, Cinderella.  The theatre more →

Form 6 Geography Fieldwork on Pitch Hill

Posted on 14 November, 2018 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

Form 6 visited Pitch Hill on Thursday 8th November to carry out the fieldwork component of their current Geography study of erosion. We were blessed with glorious weather for fieldwork – dry and clear which made the process of carrying out practical fieldwork all the easier and more pleasurable. Pupils more →

Form 1 trip to Haslemere Museum

Posted on 31 October, 2018 under Academic, Featured, News, Trips

Form 1 went on an exciting trip to Haslemere museum as part of their Ancient Egyptian studies. First they participated in a mummification workshop led by Kay, where they learnt all about removal of the internal organs and storage in canopic jars. Some pupils were even fortunate (?!) enough to more →

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 →

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 →