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Digital Safety Advice

20th March 2024

This newsletter piece is a good opportunity to share digital safety advice and reminders from some of the courses that staff have attended and some of the safeguarding newsletters that we receive. Online games play an increasing part in the lives of the children in school so I have included the following: An excellent resource… Read More »

Years 6 – 8 Have had an Inspirational and Aspirational Autumn Term

5th December 2023

Years 6 – 8 have had an inspirational and aspirational first term, looking to make their learning come alive and embed “real world” skills that will allow them to be successful as they mature. Year 6 embarked on an inspirational trip to the Science Museum. The children were treated to a session in the Wonderlab,… Read More »

Enriching the lives of our children in Years 3 – 5

5th December 2023

Years 3 – 5 have had a fantastic and busy first term. We are all impressed with their positive learning attitudes and for always being curious to learn more and inquisitive to try new things. In order to encourage and deepen their understanding the children have experienced many excellent and exciting opportunities. Year 3 children… Read More »

Why fit in when you are born to stand out?

8th June 2023

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? At Skippers we value the importance of the individual. One of the most exciting elements of being in education is recognising a child’s unique abilities and encouraging their growth and development. To help illustrate this we need to go back to the 1940s when the… Read More »

Why Harry Hill came to Skippers

3rd May 2022

As part of a Persuasive Writing lesson last term our Year 5s wrote letters to celebrities that they admire to persuade them to come to Skippers and thanks to Charlotte Mitchell’s persuasive letter Harry Hill visited us today! Charlotte compelled Harry to visit us and to his credit, even though he caught Covid last term… Read More »

Clothes donations gratefully received in Harambee

3rd May 2022

  Our boys in Kisii who belong to my charity, Harambee For Kenya, were so grateful to receive the generous donations of old and out of date second hand uniform which cannot be used within the school.   We recently received this photograph from them proudly displaying their ‘new’ clothing with a message telling us how… Read More »

U13 Girls Reach Semi Finals

28th February 2022

The wind held its breath yesterday and allowed our girls to thoroughly enjoy a competitive yet fun netball tournament at Lancing College. The U11 girls put on a cohesive and strong display winning three out of five of their matches against some large schools. It is worth noting the two they lost were only by… Read More »

Year 6 Pupil Rosa Performs at Glyndebourne

28th February 2022

The Senior Choir enjoyed a trip to Glyndebourne Opera house last week to watch its brand new youth opera, Pay the Piper, an adaptation of the `Pied Piper of Hamelin’. It was made even more special by the fact that Year 6 Skippers pupil Rosa Jones was performing in it. After months of rehearsals it… Read More »

Congratulations Esme

30th November 2021

Congratulations to Performing Arts Prefect Esme Moignard, who represented Skippers Hill Manor Prep at The Cranmer Awards held at St. Mary’s Church, Battle, for the Chichester Diocese heat, held on 16th November 2021. Esme gained a Highly Commended for her reading of Psalm 104 from the1662 Book of Common Prayer. Here is Esme with the… Read More »

Year 7 and 8 Camp 2021

31st October 2021

Finally, after a long wait due to the pandemic, we were able to camp again!! This event seemed especially desirable this year, following 18 months of bubbles, lockdowns and so many restrictions preventing us to create some true bonding moments with our friends and colleagues. Now we had the ideal opportunity in a safe outdoor… Read More »