Senior School 14 Jan 22
Headmaster’s Headlines – 14.01.22
It is a stunning afternoon here at School. The School site looks beautiful today, bathed in sunshine with hardly a cloud in the sky. Sunrises and sunsets have also been breath taking; I wonder how many more days we can have like this as the winter progresses.
Sixth Form 14 Jan 22
Head of School Speech
During the Headmaster's Assembly today, Katherine Sawyer (Upper Sixth) delivered her Head of School speech, which you can read below.
Sixth Form 7 Jan 22
Head of School Speech
During the Headmaster's Assembly today Theodore Dransfield (Upper Sixth) delivered his Head of School speech, which you can read below.
Senior School 7 Jan 22
Indoor Hockey Success
Over the Christmas break, several of our pupils competed at the Indoor Hockey UK Championships. This is a tournament ran independently of England Hockey, aiming to give more athletes a taste of Indoor Hockey, in a highly competitive environment.
This week the Reception children have been learning some tricky new sounds in their Literacy lessons, ‘ay, ee’ and ‘igh’. They have also been busy in their Mathematics lessons too; they have been reading and ordering higher numbers and beginning to understand that teen numbers are ten plus some more.Read More
The only way to begin this week’s newsletter is to let you know about two departing members of staff. Mrs Martin has decided to leave Little Lambs and pursue a different career path after several years here at SVPS, most recently as the Nursery Assistant Manager. We know that she will receive a warm send-off when she leaves us in early March, especially from the children and staff with whom she worked most closely.Read More
Imagine dropping a pebble into a calm lake and the resulting ripple that it creates in the water. That is what pupils in Year 5 have been focusing on in their Drama lessons this week, enhancing the Superhoot Learning Power of Observation. First, they sat in a circle, legs crossed, with a leader making a movement such as placing their hand on their shoulder. That ripple went around the circle until everyone was doing the same. They added complexity and intensity by increasing the number of movements and speed.Read More
Pupils in Year 4 got to green up their act in a cross-curricular workshop that focused on discussing green issues in the home, at school, and in a global context. It raised the children’s awareness of environmental issues and how they could actively keep going green to protect our planet.Read More
Children in 2G performed their class assembly this week. Their aim was to inform Pre-Prep about global warming and how we can all help our planet. The children explained global warming by demonstrating how our planet is wrapped in a blanket and that pollution cannot escape. ‘Doctor Magnus’ demonstrated how the Earth is poorly as it is becoming too hot. 2G were excited to compete against their parents in a children versus parent global warming quiz.Read More