Iceland Trip 2023

24th Feb 2023
Senior School

Over Half Term, a group of Sixth Form students took a STEM trip to Iceland with a busy itinerary of visits and activities. Students have written some reflections on the trip below.

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Headmaster’s Headlines – 24.02.23

24th Feb 2023
Senior School

It is a very busy and packed five weeks this Half Term and there is so much going on. Please do make sure you keep an eye on the calendars on the portal and the information in the Newsletters. I hope that everyone managed to get a good break over Half Term. It has been great hearing from the staff and students about the Cricket Tour to South Africa and STEM Trip to Iceland.

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Cricket Tour 2023

24th Feb 2023
Senior School

Last week, the Boys' Senior Cricket team set off on their tour to South Africa. Struben S (Upper Sixth) reflects on the activity-filled tour below.

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French Play 2023

10th Feb 2023
Senior School

Earlier this week, students in the First Form were joined by Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from the Prep School to watch the French play, “Parlez-vous Français?”  (Do You Speak French?). Xanthe B and Tess H (both First Form) write about the play below.

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Headmaster’s Headlines – 10.02.23

10th Feb 2023
Senior School

The focus of this week has been Wellbeing for all our students, staff and parents. I know many of you have been involved in numerous activities and you can see plenty of them documented on our @SVS_News Instagram account. Wellbeing and Mental Health have been a significant priority for the School this year and I am glad that we are making such good progress in this sphere in a number of ways. In both the Junior and Headmaster’s Assemblies today, student Wellbeing Ambassadors shared their thoughts, including these reflections on the week:

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U16 Hockey Finals

10th Feb 2023
Senior School

Our Under 16 Girls Hockey Team will compete in the U16 National Tier 2 Finals on Wednesday 1st March, which will be held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The team’s Captain, Caitlin C (Fifth Form) reflects on the Semi-Final below.

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Public Speaking Competition 2023

10th Feb 2023
Senior School

Last Friday, a number of students travelled to St. Edmund’s School, Canterbury for the second round of the ESU Churchill Public Speaking Competition. Miss Manning, Head of Public Speaking, writes about the competition below.

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A Wonderful Wellbeing Week

10th Feb 2023
Senior School

Our school community came together to celebrate wellbeing this week. Everyone was invited to participate in a diverse range of events. Each day of the week was centred around one of the five elements of wellbeing: connect, be active, take notice, keep learning and give.

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