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  • Gracing us with her presence!

    22 May 2020
    DT lessons last Friday held a wonderful surprise for 4A, 4S and 3S as an unannounced visitor graced them with her presence!
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  • Fishing for Compliments

    22 May 2020
    Year 3 have no need to fish for compliments as their fantastic fish mobiles, that they have been designing and constructing in their DT lessons, are fabulous!
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  • Proof in the Pudding

    22 May 2020
    In honour of VE Day, Mrs Harrison’s Year 5 Mathematics class were given the challenge to ‘waste not, want not’ in true WWII style.
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  • Goblin Girl!

    22 May 2020
    Year 5 had an exciting English lesson today when the author of Goblin Girl, Craig Gooding joined the whole year group Zoom!
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  • Marvellous Music

    22 May 2020
    We have been receiving some fantastic musical recordings from our Prep pupils - well done to you all for keeping up the hard work at home.
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  • Having a Whale of a Time!

    22 May 2020
    On Thursday afternoon, SVPS children and their families joined the artist Rob Biddulph in an online Art lesson.
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  • Message from Head Boy - 22nd May 2020

    22 May 2020
    This week, our Head Boy, Tom G (Year 6), gives us an update of what he has been doing this week at home, which includes how to look at things differently during this lockdown.
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    Message from Head Boy - 22nd May 2020
  • Funky Farm Animals

    15 May 2020
    Year 5 have been constructing funky farm animal sculptures from cardboard. The design criteria being that: it had to be 3D and stand-alone.
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  • Moving with the Times

    15 May 2020
    Pointillism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Impressionism, Surrealism and Cubism… What do all these words have in common? Art Club artists got moving with the times and its related artistic vocabulary.
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  • Head Girl Update - 15th May 2020

    15 May 2020
    This week, our Head Girl, Lydia (Year 6), gives us a lovely update of what she has been doing this week at home, which includes a lot of creative art pieces.
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    Head Girl Update - 15th May 2020
  • Message from our Head of Pre-Prep - 15th May 2020

    15 May 2020
    Well, what an unusual Summer term! It certainly has been very different, how our School life changed.
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  • Inter-School Exercise Fixture vs St Lawrence College

    15 May 2020
    Last Saturday 93 First to Fourth Form pupils participated in an Inter-School Exercise Fixture against St Lawrence College that saw participants having to run, walk or cycle for 30 minutes and cover as much distance as possible.
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    Inter-School Exercise Fixture vs St Lawrence College
  • Break a World Record!

    15 May 2020
    Mascalls Academy has been selected as an Art World Records Ambassador, and they would like to invite us to be part of breaking the world record for the largest online art lesson!
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  • NHS Volunteer

    08 May 2020
    Our own Hannah Walters, who is a vital part of our Catering team, has been volunteering for the NHS and Royal voluntary service.
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  • The Show Must Go On!

    08 May 2020
    In a challenging time for all industries, where all facets of life have had had to adapt quickly, Drama is no different.
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  • La Cuisine Française / La Comida Española 

    08 May 2020
    Every fortnight the MFL department will be posting two different recipes for you to try out; one from France and one from Spain.  
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    La Cuisine Française / La Comida Española 
  • Familiar Cover Star

    08 May 2020
    Some of you may have seen the cover of Radio Times this week.
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  • Non-Fiction Fun

    07 May 2020
    Year 1 has been learning about non-fiction books and studied different machines, each day they focused on a different learning intention so their finished books contain connectives, adjectives, punctuation and they even word-processed some pages.
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  • Zooming in on Paper People

    07 May 2020
    Year 4 has been focusing on figures in their Art lessons. 
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  • Marvellous Map Skills

    07 May 2020
    Mrs Colwell has loved looking at all the marvellous maps from Prep’s Outdoor Learning lessons this week.
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  • Fantastic 'Fantastic Beasts'

    07 May 2020
    In English, Year 5 has been immersing themselves in a literary world inhabited by fantastic beasts!
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  • Full STEAM Ahead

    07 May 2020
    Over the last few weekends, Harry H (Year 5) has designed and created his own mini carousel as an extension to the STEAM course he has been doing.
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  • Happy 18th Birthday Millie!

    07 May 2020
    Team Owls had an exciting week getting ready to throw a surprise 18th birthday party for Millie, one of our lovely Australian Gaps.
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    Happy 18th Birthday Millie!
  • Message from Head Boy - 7th May 2020

    07 May 2020
    This week, our Head Boy, Tom G (Year 6), gives us a lovely update of what he has been doing this week at home, including creating a fun stop-frame animation film with his dad.
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    Message from Head Boy - 7th May 2020
  • Message from the Head - 7th May 2020

    07 May 2020
    According to UNESCO, as a result of the measures taken to stop the spread of Covid-19, more than 1.5 billion learners worldwide are currently unable to go to School or University.
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    Message from the Head - 7th May 2020
  • Message from Deputy Head - 1st May 2020

    01 May 2020
    We've been operating our virtual school for over two weeks now. All of us, both adults and children alike have learned plenty of lessons throughout this process.
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    Message from Deputy Head - 1st May 2020
  • More Minibeasts!

    01 May 2020
    We have been so impressed with your Outdoor Learning creations, we wanted to share some more.
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  • Time Machines

    01 May 2020
    Year 1 have been designing and constructing their own time machines.
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  • A Cup of Fantasy

    01 May 2020
    Year 5 have poured cupfuls of creativity into their Art.
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  • Beau Creates

    01 May 2020
    Beau A (Year 4)  has created a series of Pop Art using the app Procreate.
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  • Wise Owls

    01 May 2020
    Year 3 have made use of resources at home to design and construct friends for Superhoot, our wise School owl.   
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  • Key Worker Children - 1st May 2020

    01 May 2020
    For the first time since Schools closed, this week we have had to contend with wet break times!
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    Key Worker Children - 1st May 2020
  • Message from Head Girl - 1st May 2020

    01 May 2020
    This week, our Head Girl, Lydia A (Year 6), gives us an update of her week, including learning the Cat's Cradle. 
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    Message from Head Girl - 1st May 2020
  • Community 2.6 Fundraiser

    01 May 2020
    As a School, and a community, we are raising money for the Pahar Trust in Nepal. 
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  • Theatre Productions at Home

    01 May 2020
    Mr Fewson, Head of Drama, has collated a fantastic list of theatre productions, recommended for home viewing. You can find the recommendations below. 
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  • Anzac Day 2020

    01 May 2020
    With various members of staff originating from Australia and New Zealand, it is usually tradition to celebrate Anzac Day.
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  • Saracens Rugby Interview

    01 May 2020
    Charles Galligan (Lower Sixth) recorded an interview with his sister, Rosie Galligan (Saracens and England Rugby player) that he played for his peers during their A Level PE lesson this week.
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  • Geography Easter Competition

    01 May 2020
    Miss Sagrott and Mr Downs were so impressed with the results of their Easter Junior Geography Competition.
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  • Copy Prize Award

    01 May 2020
    Mr Grindlay had the pleasure of awarding three copy prizes today.
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  • Dancing for Donations

    01 May 2020
    We were delighted to hear that Lily Halpin (Fourth Form) decided to raise money for the Blackthorn Trust by dancing for two hours and six minutes non-stop.
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  • Outdoor Learning

    24 April 2020
    In Year 3 Science, the pupils have been tasked with drawing a flower and then labelling all the key parts.
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  • Sticking Together

    24 April 2020
    In Design and Technology, Year 4 created stick worry friends, an SVPS take on the ancient Mayan worry doll.
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  • Head Boy Update

    24 April 2020
    Thomas G, our Head Boy for Summer Term, has been filling us in on what he has been doing at home.
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  • Key Worker Children

    24 April 2020
    This week we decided to give the children still coming into a School their own team names.
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  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 24th April 2020

    24 April 2020
    Listening to birdsong at dusk is a summertime luxury that I particularly relish.
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    Message from Academic Deputy Head - 24th April 2020
  • Chapel Choir Online

    24 April 2020
    At a time when we are all doing our part to stay isolated, it can often be the new quirky ways of performing old tasks that can seem the most challenging; a Chapel Choir rehearsal being one of them.
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  • Virtual Chapel - Monday 20th April 2020

    19 April 2020
    Transcript of our virtual Chapel.
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  • 'The Struggle'

    17 April 2020
    Harry H (Year 5) has shared his art club homework.
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  • Highly Commended

    17 April 2020
    Callum K (Year 5) submitted his artwork to The Made by Kent gallery competition. 
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  • Head Message - 17th April 2020

    17 April 2020
    A message from the Head, Miss Corkran.
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  • Visor Victory

    17 April 2020
    Fergus Fowle (2019 H), has been charitably continuing with the production of the much-needed visors for the frontline staff across the country. 
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  • SVS e-Library

    17 April 2020
    Pupils are now able to borrow eBooks from the new eBook library.
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  • Parents' Evening - Summer Term 2020

    17 April 2020
    Our Parents' Evening this term will be held 'virtually'.
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  • Summer Term Prefects 2020

    17 April 2020
    Mr Grindlay had the pleasure of announcing our new Summer Term prefects during his Headmaster's assembly.
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  • Happy Easter 2020

    12 April 2020
    A very happy Easter to you all.
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  • Gardening Giveaway

    09 April 2020
    Due to the recent circumstances, our gardening team have supplies that are surplus to requirements. 
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  • Art at Home

    09 April 2020
    Before Easter, Year 4 were appreciating the art of Andy Goldsworthy.
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  • 100 Day Project

    09 April 2020
    The 100 Day Project is a creative initiative that people all over the world participate in every year.
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  • Golf Chipping at Home

    09 April 2020
    Mr Davey has been missing the Golf course so he decided to set up his own golf chipping mat.
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  • Maundy Thursday and Good Friday 2020

    09 April 2020
    An open letter from our Chaplain to you, on this Maundy Thursday.
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  • SVPS Head Girl

    09 April 2020
    Hello, I'm Lydia, the Head Girl for Summer Term.
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  • Fortunate Foxes

    09 April 2020
    Four of our Third Form pupils started a project before Easter, in which they collected any old duvets, bedding and towels to donate to a wildlife charity.
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  • Visor Project Update - 9th April 2020

    08 April 2020
    We are so pleased to announce how successful our visor project has been over the last few weeks.
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    Visor Project Update 9th April 2020
  • Easter Message 2020

    08 April 2020
    Easter Message from our Chaplain.
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  • Isolation Poem

    03 April 2020
    We received this wonderful poem from one of our SVPS pupils, which perfectly encapsulates the strange tension that we are all feeling at the moment.
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  • MASTERPLAN 450 Update

    03 April 2020
    As we are sure you can imagine, our MASTERPLAN 450 Project has been halted due to the current situation.
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  • HIKSVS Update

    03 April 2020
    As we all know, our sister school HIKSVS is based in TianJin, China.
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  • Project Visor

    02 April 2020
    Whilst the past week has been one of confusion and uncertainty, the sense of community, solidarity and selflessness we have felt, seen and been a part of, has truly been staggering.
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  • Lines from the Chaplain

    30 March 2020
    During these times of uncertainty, we hope you can find solace in this open letter from our Chaplain.
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  • Message from the Head - 20th March 2020

    20 March 2020
    I would like to thank the SVPS community for all their support and kind messages over the last week.
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  • Cross Country Champions

    20 March 2020
    On Monday, our U8, U9, U10 and U11 Cross Country teams went to Ashford Prep.
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  • Showing their True Colours

    20 March 2020
    Year 2 have shown their true colours in a superb showcase of their amazing artworks.
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  • Message from Head of Science - 20th March 2020

    20 March 2020