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Form V experiment with seed germination

18th October 19

This term in Science, Form V have been learning about plants and flowers. We are currently conducting an experiment on seed germination and if it matters where the seeds are kept – in a dark cupboard or on a warm window sill. We’re very excited to grow these purple climbing beans and really want to…

Nursery Weekly News 18th October 2019

18th October 19

We started our final week of half-term, ‘Numbers’ week, with some counting songs.  We all learnt to hold our fingers up to represent the numbers while we were singing the number songs –  this was quite tricky when you had to fold your fingers in!  We are trying really hard to recognise the numerals and…

STEM Club build beam bridges

10th October 19

We have completed our first challenge in STEM club this year. We built beam bridges using K’nex and the rule that triangles are the strongest shape. The skills we learn in STEM club, such as resilience and problem solving, help us in other ways too – not just when building bridges!         …

Form III investigate

7th October 19

Form III have been investigating plants this term. We first looked at pieces of a flower we’d picked from the school garden under a microscope – it was very exciting! Then we used role-play to act out the different parts of a flower. Next we put white flowers into coloured water to see what would…

Cricket at Queenswood

26th September 19

On Tuesday 24th September, five Form V girls attended a, ‘Girls in Cricket’, training day at Queenswood school. The day was organised and run by Lydia Greenway, who played for the England Women’s Cricket team for 13 years and was an Ashes and World Cup winner! The girls had a fantastic day learning and honing…

Buckingham Palace

20th September 19

Form VI had a fantastic day at Buckingham Palace, exploring a special exhibition about Queen Victoria and the Royal Mews, where they admired the four ton Gold State Coach.  The girls were complimented on their exemplary behaviour.

Hazard Alley

18th September 19

Forms IV and V  spent an interesting and very entertaining day at the Safety Centre, known as Hazard Alley, in Milton Keynes, as part of our PSHCE course.  We learnt about fire safety, road safety and how to stay safe in the kitchen, as well as how to keep safe in a petrol station, at…

Summer Club 2019

9th August 19

What an exciting two weeks we’ve had in Summer Club 2019. During our fun-packed first week we enjoyed craft work and activities on the following topics: Hedgehogs and Owls, Seaside, Mini Beasts, Sports Day and Superheroes and Pirates. We also enjoyed water play in the sprinkler, talent shows, party games, indoor and outdoor play with…

Form IV STEM day

10th July 19

Today Form IV had an incredibly busy day designing and constructing hamster runs for Mrs Taylor’s hamsters Tato and Indy in the morning, followed by making band rollers with SETPOINT in the afternoon.

Henry Moore Foundation

5th July 19

We spent a lovely sunny day at the Henry Moore foundation learning about the artist and his works. One of the highlights was a chance to view an exhibition of his drawings. We were particularly keen to see his drawings made during his time as a war artist. The girls had a guided tour around…

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