Advantage, Luca!

We were exceptionally proud to hear the news that Luca, one of our Year Two boys, has been selected to play tennis for the Surrey County Team. Luca started playing tennis when he was only two years old; he had a natural hold of a racket and could hit balls accurately. Luca currently plays tennis …

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

This term, Year Two children are learning about Space as part of our topic Alta Peto, which reflects the school motto of “aiming high”. We have looked at the life stories of some famous astronauts who embodied that ideal. The children compiled fact files and wrote diary entries as they learnt about Neil Armstrong, the first person …

Welcome Back!

Social distancing, hand sanitiser, staggered drop-off and pick-up times… Many things have changed since we were last in school, however there are many more elements of daily life which remain the same and are reassuringly familiar to children and staff alike. We continue to provide a stimulating learning environment and to challenge and encourage the …

School Life Under Lockdown…

Visitors to our school often comment on our “family” atmosphere, and we are justifiably proud of our strong school community. We were sad to temporarily close our doors at the end of March as the Nation went into lockdown, however the school managed to stay “open for business” in the virtual world. Our teaching staff …

Easter Bonnets

Pipe cleaners, fluffy chicks, ornamental carrots, gallons of glue and oodles of imagination were used to create stunning hats for our annual Easter Bonnet Parade. The children had lots of fun comparing their creations as they arrived at school and proudly paraded their headgear around the playground prior to judging.

Fun at Forest School

One of our favourite places is our private playing field, which has a beautiful forest school area where the children can learn and explore in the fresh air. Reception visited this week for an Easter Egg hunt with a difference. The children searched for colourful eggs marked with numbers and numicon! They hunted behind fallen …

World Book Day

One of the things on which we pride ourselves is our fabulous school food and Chef Andy ensured that World Book Day on Thursday started in style… He provided a “Great British Breakfast” for parents and children who were thrilled to be offered a traditional bacon butty, or an equally delicious veggie option. This year, …

Inter-School Maths Challenge

We were delighted to host teams from Notre Dame School, Glenesk School, Rowan, Claremont Fan Court School and Weston Green School on Wednesday for the first SHPPS Inter-School Maths Challenge! Competition was fierce but extremely good natured as our budding mathematicians solved a range of problems and investigations, demonstrating their resilience and teamwork.  Problems including …