The Carol Service
Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior Schools
Date: Tuesday 21 December 2010The end of term Festival of Lessons and Carols remains one of the high points of the school year – for...
Form 8 History and Latin: Field Trip to London
Date: Wednesday 15 December 2010Form 8 pupils enjoyed their recent trip to London, organised by the History and Classics Departments. At the Museum of London we visited the Roman London Gallery and the newly refurbished ‘War, Plague and Fire’ Gallery. Form 8 has been studying the English Civil War and this trip provided some interesting background to the period after the Civil War, with a focus on the Plague and Fire of London. ...
Form 6 History - Cathedral Visit
Date: Wednesday 15 December 2010Form 6 pupils had a pleasant surprise on a recent History field trip to Canterbury Cathedral. In addition to following the Monk’s Trail and re-enacting Becket’s murder, they also visited the Cathedral Archives to see some very old documents, including one ‘signed’ by William the Conqueror. They were allowed into the Library and were shown some very old and beautifully decorated books. Whilst on the visit the children took part in a number of activities in the education project room including writing with quill pens, brass rubbing and re-building a wooden model of the Cathedral. We are grateful to Mrs Roe (librarian at the Cathedral and Form 6 parent) for organising the Archive visit, and to the Cathedral Education staff...
"Born in a Barn" Nativity
Date: Monday 13 December 2010The children of the Crickets, Butterflies and Dragonflies delighted their parents with their nativity...
Boarders' Christmas Party
Date: Monday 13 December 2010The Michaelmas term 2010 started with many healthy challenges, one of which being 'could the boarders...
1st XI Football : Alleyn's School
Date: Sunday 12 December 2010The 2010 football season ended on Saturday afternoon with a block fixture against Alleyn's School.
Abingdon's Young Musicians
Date: Saturday 11 December 2010The young musicians in Abingdon House delighted their fellow pupils with a concert on Friday. The children...
Junior and Senior Schools
Date: Friday 10 December 2010As one door closes, another opens... After the disappointment of having to cancel the Senior School’s...
Making Christmas Cakes
Date: Thursday 9 December 2010It is now a Honey Bee Tradition to make an individual Christmas cake to take home; a tradition the children...
Date: Thursday 9 December 2010This week The Literary Society gathered in a warm corner of school on a cold winter's night to read...or...