A bright, sunny and chilly start to the summer term!
Posted on 27 Apr 2016 by School2
A bright, sunny and chilly start to the summer term! It is great to see the children out on the fields and back in the pool as we make the most of our beautiful grounds and the fresh air.
Most of you will recall the parent survey that I asked (and at times badgered) you to complete in February - thank you to the 83% of families who worked through the [...]
Mr Hammond and 2 Year 8 pupils visit the Houses of Parliament
Posted on 22 Mar 2016 by School2
As the current temperature heats up in Westminster, it was an absolute pleasure for me to take two of our Year 8 pupils to the Houses of Parliament last week. Following on from our successful mock election last year, senior pupils took part in ‘The Big Vote’, a process run by East Sussex County Council which leads to the election of national youth councillors. The pupils in Year 7 and 8 [...]
The benefits of outdoor learning
Posted on 02 Mar 2016 by School2
As we enter Spring proper, our Woodland Explorers programme is reinvigorated! The bushcraft club for the Juniors started this week and our Woodland Explorers Day is rapidly approaching. Fires have been lit, marshmallows have been toasted and hot chocolate has been made in the ghillie kettle! But is there any more to this than getting a bit of fresh air? I came across an article in the Independent Schools Magazine [...]