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  • Home Sweet Home

    Jan 2021
    As we are all spending more time at home at the moment, now is the perfect opportunity to complete some interior design. 
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  • Tissue Monsters

    Jan 2021
    Our Year 3 key worker children were given the task to create a tissue box monster as part of their Independent Extended Design Technology project.
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  • Year 5 Book Study

    Jan 2021
    Year 5 have started their new book study for this term, The Girl Who Stole an Elephant. 
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  • Art - David Hockney

    Jan 2021
    Seb H (Year 6) has been telling us all about Year 6's Art lesson this week, and how they are looking at a new artist known as David Hockney.
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  • Music at Home

    Jan 2021
    While your children are spending more time at home than usual and perhaps looking for ways to entertain themselves, why not encourage them to spend time on some musical pursuits?
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  • Lent Term Book Club

    Jan 2021
    We are delighted to offer a new Lent Term Book Club for our Prep children.
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  • From our Head Girl

    Jan 2021
    Our new Head Girl, Mya B (Year 6), has written an excellent poem about the current situation we find ourselves in, with a wonderful sense of positivity throughout.
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  • Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 22nd January 2021

    Jan 2021
    Well Pre-Prep, how can I start this newsletter without saying a very big well done to each and every one of you and of course, your parents.
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    Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 22nd January 2021
  • Key Worker Children - 15th January 2021

    Jan 2021
    Although our key worker children are really missing their friends, they are making the best of the situation in School.
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  • Sewing Bees

    Jan 2021
    Charlotte and Zara have been busy Design Technology bees, designing and sewing.
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  • Stepping into Lowry’s Life

    Jan 2021
    Year 4 have stepped into the world of artist LS Lowry. A world filled with factories, street scenes, grey skies and matchstick figures with large feet.
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    Stepping into Lowry’s Life
  • Amazing Ancient Egypt

    Jan 2021
    Year One are enjoying learning about Ancient Egypt.
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  • PE Update - 15th January 2021

    Jan 2021
    Year 3 and 4 had a lot of fun doing Games in Bates Hall this week. Mr Davey has introduced 'Mad Monday' where pupils wear full sports kit of any sport they wish!
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  • Mind Maps

    Jan 2021
    Hettie K and Emma R have produced inspiration mind maps to show their existing knowledge of Social Responsibility, as they start our new topic in P4L.
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  • Show and Tell

    Jan 2021
    Freddie in 2MD kick-started our first show and tell. He prepared a speech for us talking about his two cats, Atty and Dinx.
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  • Lockdown Calendar

    Jan 2021
    "Forget the Advent calendar… It is time for a Lockdown Calendar!", says our Lent Term prefect, Evie W.
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  • The Big Garden Bird Watch

    Jan 2021
    "Are you bored with another lockdown in winter with bad weather? Me too!", says Nathan C. "So, this year I am taking part in the Big Garden Bird Watch."
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    The BIG Garden Bird Watch
  • Message from our Deputy Head - 15th January 2021

    Jan 2021
    I began this term by talking to the whole School about our new Learning Powers of Tenacity and Bravery.
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    Message from our Deputy Head - 15th January 2021
  • Scratch Animation Tutorial

    Jan 2021
    Harry H (Year 6) says, "One of the activities I enjoyed doing during the first lockdown was making games and animations using the coding programme Scratch."
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  • Having Fun with The Highwayman

    Jan 2021
    In English, we are learning about The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes.
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    Having Fun with The Highwayman
  • Foundation Art Exhibition Winner - SVPS

    Jan 2021
    As a member of The United Westminster and Grey Coat Foundation, our School was one of five participating in the annual Art Exhibition.
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    Foundation Art Exhibition Winner - SVPS
  • SVPS Virtual Journeys - Lent Term 2021

    Jan 2021
    As a result of the Government’s decision to close all schools in England, we have successfully started our Lent term online.
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    SVPS Virtual Journeys - Lent Term 2021
  • Message from the Head - 8th January 2021

    Jan 2021
    It is the third day of the new term and, as I type, children are demonstrating their resilience, flexibility and impressive technical skills as they get on with their virtual lessons, both at home and in our critical worker provision.
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    Message from the Head - 8th January 2021
  • P4L – Michaelmas Highlights

    Dec 2020
    The children have really enjoyed their P4L lessons this term.
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    P4L – Michaelmas Highlights
  • Weighing Things Up

    Dec 2020
    Reception has been introduced to weighing this week.
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  • Prep PE

    Dec 2020
    Despite still not being able to swim on mass, pupils in Year 3 to 6 have thoroughly enjoyed PE this half term.
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  • Swim Squad

    Dec 2020
    It has been nearly 10 months since our Swim Squads last had a dip in the pool.
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  • Musical Statistics

    Dec 2020
    This term, our team of ten visiting Music teachers have, between them, completed a staggering 70+ individual trial Music lessons to help children decide what musical instrument they would like to learn.
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  • Capturing Christmas

    Dec 2020
    The Christmas spirit was captured last Friday during Curiosity Day.
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  • Message from the Head - 11th December 2020

    Dec 2020
    Everyone at SVPS has been determined to ensure that we have a thoroughly Christmassy end to the term, despite the current restrictions, and I am pleased to report that we are well and truly immersed in Christmas throughout the whole School!
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  • Super Spanish 2020

    Dec 2020
    The Michaelmas Term saw Year 6 start to learn Spanish.
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  • Dazzling Decorations

    Dec 2020
    The SVPS Christmas trees are looking very well dressed.
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  • Soetkoekies (Sweet Cookies)

    Dec 2020
    Lily-Mae S (Year 6) has been busy making Soetkoekies this week.
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    Soetkoekies (Sweet Cookies)
  • Greek Vases

    Dec 2020
    The Ancient Greeks loved vases.
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    Greek Vases
  • P4L - Health and Safety

    Dec 2020
    Year 3’s current focus in P4L is Health and Safety and last week had them contemplating the importance of personal hygiene and keeping well. 
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  • Informal Concert - Year 3

    Dec 2020
    What a show our Year 3 instrumentalists presented last Friday night.
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  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 4th December 2020

    Dec 2020
    This week we took a slight deviation from the normal routine at SVPS; we celebrated Curiosity Day across the different year groups.
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  • Year 6 Teasers

    Nov 2020
    According to the dictionary, a teaser is a short introductory advertisement for a product that stimulates interest by remaining cryptic. 
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  • Meet the Collibots!

    Nov 2020
    A new family has joined SVPS in the form of the Collibots; a recycled family that has been created by Sophie D and Oliver M in 4S.
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  • Quel temps fait-il? (What is the weather like?)

    Nov 2020
    The Year 6 children have been working hard in their French lessons this term, working towards writing, and performing a TV weather report.
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    Quel temps fait-il? (What is the weather like?)
  • P4L Profit and Loss

    Nov 2020
    This half term, Year 6 has been focusing on money, budgeting and finance as part of the Social Responsibility topic.
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    P4L Profit and Loss
  • Writing Winner

    Nov 2020
    This week, we had the wonderful news that Tess H (Year 5) has been chosen as a finalist for the Leeds Castle's BIG Story Writing Challenge.
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  • Pre-Prep Wildlife Art Competition

    Nov 2020
    Our Pre-Prep children had great fun entering the Art competition, with the theme being 'wildlife'.
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  • Informal Concert - Year 5

    Nov 2020
    At the end of last week, a magical feeling settled on School House as some stunning Christmas decorations appeared around the main entrance.
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    Informal Concert - Year 5
  • Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 27th November 2020

    Nov 2020
    This week has seen a number of very difficult decisions being made in Pre-Prep and Prep.
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    Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 27th November 2020
  • Message from Deputy Head - 20th November 2020

    Nov 2020
    It’s been another busy week at SVPS as we find ourselves well underway with the second half of this term.
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    Message from Deputy Head - 20th November 2020
  • Create a Christmas Tree Decoration Competition

    Nov 2020
    The Create a Christmas Tree Decoration Competition has been born!
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  • Egg Experiment

    Nov 2020
    Year 1 carried out an egg experiment in Science to find out the height you have to drop an egg from before it breaks.
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  • Prefect Report - Lockdown v2

    Nov 2020
    Over the course of the Half Term break, we had the very disappointing news that the whole of the UK would be in another Lockdown for a month.
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  • Reincarnation in RE

    Nov 2020
    In RE, Year 5 have been finding out about Buddhist worship and beliefs.
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  • Maths Week

    Nov 2020
    This year, we hosted a scaled-down Maths Week, England. Every day the pupils had a range of maths puzzles to complete.
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  • Children in Need 2020

    Nov 2020
    Last week we celebrated Children in Need.
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  • P4L - Global Awareness

    Nov 2020
    For the second half of term, Year 4 have moved on to the Global Awareness and Understanding strand of our new P4L curriculum. We began the topic by considering what we mean by Global Awareness and why it is important
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  • Electrifying Start

    Nov 2020
    Year 6 have made a brilliant start to the term’s work!
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  • P4L Philosophy

    Nov 2020
    In the last week before the half term break, Years 3 to 6 found out a bit more about philosophy during their P4L lessons.
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  • Realistic Robots

    Nov 2020
    Year 5 have been developing their drawing skills with the help of robots.
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  • Movember with Mr Moulton

    Nov 2020
    This November, as we return to School for the second half of the term and the country goes into lockdown for a second time, Mr Moulton decided to take part in Movember.
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  • HIK SVS Update - November 2020

    Nov 2020
    On 30th October, HIK SVS held their annual cross-country style competition.
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  • Remembrance Service 2020

    Nov 2020
    On Wednesday, the whole School reflected on the sacrifice made by so many in the armed forces when we marked Armistice Day with our Act of Remembrance.
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  • Message from the Head - 13th November 2020

    Nov 2020
    It has been lovely to welcome everyone back to School for the second half of term and the children have already impressed their teachers by getting straight back into the swing of things, with their usual enthusiasm for School life.
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    Message from the Head - 13th November 2020
  • Creative Challenge

    Oct 2020
    This past week saw Year 3 attempt to channel their thinking skills in creative ways.
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  • Forest School

    Oct 2020
    Last Friday, Reception had a wonderful time in Forest School. 
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  • A Stitch in Time

    Oct 2020
    The phrase a ‘stitch in time saves nine’ is an old saying which is believed to have had its origins in sewing.
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  • Lighting Up the Science Lab

    Oct 2020
    It has been a busy few weeks in Science as the children have had lots of fun, completing their topics this half term.
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  • PE News

    Oct 2020
    With no swimming allowed, PE this term took a slightly different route to our previous Michaelmas terms.
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  • Message from the Head - 23rd October 2020

    Oct 2020
    Looking back over the last seven weeks, it is incredible to reflect on how much has been achieved despite the challenging times in which we continue to live.
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  • Clay Coasters

    Oct 2020
    In Design Technology, Year 4 became Roman artisans; designing and making mosaic-inspired coasters.
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  • Cool Coding

    Oct 2020
    Year 3 have been working with Scratch this term.
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  • P4L - Mind Maps

    Oct 2020
    Year 6 have been exploring ways to stretch their minds, as they continue to explore learning and strategies that can help. They have discovered mind maps.
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  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 16th October 2020

    Oct 2020
    In a week that has seen a large proportion of Year 6 undertaking assessments, both in the form of the Kent Test and also Scholarship Assessments for the Senior School, it is pertinent, perhaps, to consider why it is important to encourage children to take on challenges and experience uncertainty, fa...
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  • The Magic of Marbling

    Oct 2020
    Year 6 have been creating magic and casting their creativity to practise one of the oldest art forms, marbling.
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    The Magic of Marbling
  • P4L and Wellbeing

    Oct 2020
    The past few weeks have seen the staff and students of SVPS focus on their wellbeing, through activities like circle times and metacognition.
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  • French Fun

    Oct 2020
    All the children in Pre-Prep and Prep have been very busy in their French lessons this week. 
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  • National Poetry Day

    Oct 2020
    Last Thursday was National Poetry Day and to celebrate, children throughout the School have been discovering and writing poetry.
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  • Message from the Head of Pre-Prep - 9th October 2020

    Oct 2020
    Over the past few weeks, our two-year-olds have settled into life as part of our new Little Lambs Nursery.
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    Message from the Head of Pre-Prep - 9th October 2020
  • Tudor Times

    Oct 2020
    Year 5 have been using the Microsoft Surface Go devices and the styluses to do all their work in Humanities this term; the children were very excited to go paperless!
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  • Rays of Sunshine

    Oct 2020
    Year 3’s colourful compositions radiate happiness!
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 2nd October 2020

    Oct 2020
    This week's Super Stars' and Courtesy Badge winners.
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  • Message from the Head - 2nd October 2020

    Oct 2020
    I am often asked what I love about our School and what makes it so special.
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    Message from the Head - 2nd October 2020
  • OS Gap Students

    Oct 2020
    This term, we have been delighted to welcome back Old Suttonians Molly Alexander (2017 S) and Annabel Mansfield (2020 C) to work as Gap students at the Prep School.
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  • NHS Regional Winners

    Sep 2020
    Austin S (Year 6) and Violet S (Year 5) were chosen as the winning regional entry for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex region of the Step into the NHS primary schools competition!
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  • Message from Deputy Head - 25th September 2020

    Sep 2020
    This week’s Year 3 - 6 assembly focused on the life and work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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    Message from Deputy Head - 25th September 2020
  • Singing in the Sun

    Sep 2020
    It has been such a pleasure this week to hear the sound of the children producing music, making the School feel alive again at last! 
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  • Hair Raising

    Sep 2020
    Art in Year 4 is all about themselves.
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    Hair Raising
  • Terrific Times Tables

    Sep 2020
    All pupils in Year 2 to 6 have been busy getting their Mathematical brains back working hard and learning their Times Tables.
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  • Marvellous Macbeth

    Sep 2020
    In English, Year 6 have begun the term by diving into the world of William Shakespeare.
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  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 18th September 2020

    Sep 2020
    This week, my Wednesday Prep Department Assembly was based on the tale of The Ant and the Grasshopper.
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    Message from Academic Deputy Head - 18th September 2020
  • Message from our Head - 11th September 2020

    Sep 2020
    Never has the sound of busy, happy children sounded sweeter!
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    Message from our Head - 11th September 2020
  • #PinYourThanks Competition

    Jul 2020
    This week Year 3 and Year 4 have been designing a badge for the #PinYourThanks Competition, in their Outdoor Learning lessons!
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    #PinYourThanks Competition
  • Guinness World Record Attempt Update

    Jul 2020
    Back in May, the SVPS family joined in the attempt to break the world record for the world's largest-ever online art lesson!
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    Guinness World Record Attempt Update
  • A Star Act!

    Jul 2020
    Year 4 has been a star act in Art and Design Technology; designing and making their own theatres and characters from our superstar lockdown material…cereal boxes!
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  • Compliments from the Creative Cave!

    Jul 2020
    An ordinary room in my house has been transformed into a creative cave – the SVPS virtual art room!
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  • Wise Reflections!

    Jul 2020
    During Leadership in Lockdown English, Year 5 have been applying the wisdom of Super Hoot and reflecting on their learning powers.
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  • Message from Head Boy - 6th July 2020

    Jul 2020
    As we have now completed our last week of this academic year, our Head Boy, Thomas G (Year 6) leaves us with his final message.
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    Message from Head Boy - 6th July 2020
  • Fantasy and Fun!

    Jun 2020
    Year 5 have been reinforcing their drawing skills of basic 3D shapes.
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  • DT is Hot!

    Jun 2020
    Our Year 3 designers have been on fire, constructing fantastic fire breathing dragons in their Design Technology lessons.
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  • Message from Deputy Head - 26th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    'If something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly'.
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    Message from Deputy Head - 26th June 2020
  • Persuasive Power!

    Jun 2020
    In English, Year 5 have been coming to grips with the power of persuasion and identifying and applying persuasive writing techniques.
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  • Tremendous Totems!

    Jun 2020
    Totem poles are symbols of tradition amongst the indigenous people of North America and the word totem means family or clan.
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  • Dragons on the Loose!

    Jun 2020
    Year 3 have been drawing dragons; combining different claws, wings and tails to create their own unique dragon.
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  • Message from Head Girl - 19th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    This week, our Head Girl, Lydia A (Year 6), tells us all about her Virtual Induction Day that she attended at our Senior School.
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    Message from Head Girl - 19th June 2020
  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 19th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    I have decided that this term has been a bit like algebra. With all of us facing a myriad of problems, often new and daunting, we then must seek the possible solutions to solve them.
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    Message from Academic Deputy Head - 19th June 2020
  • Monsters in a Jar!

    Jun 2020
    Year 5 have been using their drawing skills to capture a monster in a jar.
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  • Tuesday Challenge - Erupting Volcanoes!

    Jun 2020
    This week's Tuesday Challenge!
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  • SVPS Virtual Soloists Concert

    Jun 2020
    On Tuesday evening, 20 SVPS pupils in Years 3-6 made history, by taking part in the School’s first-ever Virtual Soloists Concert. 
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  • Carnival Time!

    Jun 2020
    4S have been having fun with their mask making skills.
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  • SVPS Virtual Book Club

    Jun 2020
    Since half term, our two new book clubs have started meeting once a week.
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  • Poetry in Lockdown

    Jun 2020
    Traditionally, SVPS would be holding its annual Poetry Speaking Competition this time of year.
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  • Message from Head Boy - 12th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    This week, our Head Boy, Tom G (Year 6), tells us how he has been foraging for elderflower, in order to make his own elderflower cordial!
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  • Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 12th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    Change is an integral part of life. This is something that our children have had to learn very quickly over the last three months.
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    Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 12th June 2020
  • Year 1 Poetry Fun

    Jun 2020
    The Year 1 children have each been writing their own verse to the poem, ‘What Shall We do with The Grumpy Teacher?’ by Allan Ahlberg.
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  • Magnificent Masks

    Jun 2020
    Cardboard, colour, composition, creativity and Cantrell were the ingredients for Year 4’s art.
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  • Art Club Is An Eyeful

    Jun 2020
    In Art Club, Year 5 artists have been getting an eyeful of drawing eyes.
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  • Head's Lines - 5th June 2020

    Jun 2020
    This week has seen the launch of yet another kind of School here at SVPS!
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  • Lydia's Lolly Recipe

    Jun 2020
    Our Head Girl, Lydia A (Year 6) has made the most of the warm weather by making her own delicious ice lollies.
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  • Gracing us with her presence!

    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

    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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    Fishing for Compliments
  • Proof in the Pudding

    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!

    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

    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!

    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

    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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  • Funky Farm Animals

    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

    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

    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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  • Message from our Head of Pre-Prep - 15th May 2020

    May 2020
    Well, what an unusual Summer term! It certainly has been very different, how our School life changed.
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  • Break a World Record!

    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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  • Non-Fiction Fun

    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

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

    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'

    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

    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!

    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

    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

    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 Deputy Head - 1st May 2020

    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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  • More Minibeasts!

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

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

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

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

    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

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

    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

    May 2020
    As a School, and a community, we are raising money for the Pahar Trust in Nepal. 
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    Community 2.6 Fundraiser
  • Anzac Day 2020

    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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  • Outdoor Learning

    Apr 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

    Apr 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

    Apr 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

    Apr 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

    Apr 2020
    Listening to birdsong at dusk is a summertime luxury that I particularly relish.
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  • 'The Struggle'

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

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

    Apr 2020
    A message from the Head, Miss Corkran.
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  • Gardening Giveaway

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

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

    Apr 2020
    The 100 Day Project is a creative initiative that people all over the world participate in every year.
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  • SVPS Head Girl

    Apr 2020
    Hello, I'm Lydia, the Head Girl for Summer Term.
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  • Isolation Poem

    Apr 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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  • Message from the Head - 20th March 2020

    Mar 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

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

    Mar 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

    Mar 2020
    Last week, we celebrated British Science Week.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 13th March 2020

    Mar 2020
    See our Superstars and Courtesy Badge winners this week!
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  • Fantastic Frottage

    Mar 2020
    Year 4 have been waiting for a dry spell and this week the weather was kind to Year 4 as it was dry enough for them to venture outdoors, armed with paper and pencils, to gather some frottage.
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  • Smart School Council

    Mar 2020
    This term has seen the School Council transition to a Smart School Council, in which all students are encouraged to get involved and make a difference.
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  • Message from Academic Deputy Head - 13th March 2020

    Mar 2020
    Today, we observe huge growth in classroom technology.
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  • Forest School Soup

    Mar 2020
    During this week's Forest School, Reception observed a fire being made. 
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  • Secret Garden

    Mar 2020
    Reception has been very busy making their bug hotel, which is still under construction in ‘The Secret Garden’.
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  • Glorious Glass

    Mar 2020
    Year 3 were inspired by the artist Hundertwasser’s love of vibrant colours and nature during their glass workshop on Wednesday. 
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  • Message from the Head of Pre-Prep - 6th March 2020

    Mar 2020
    Last week saw the launch of our new 'Super Hoot Learning Powers' theme for this half term - collaboration and flexibility.
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  • Chinese Mandarin

    Feb 2020
    This week, the ICT suite has been buzzing with excitement as Year 6 had their first 'live' Chinese Mandarin lesson with the Dragons Company.
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  • Cool Camera Coding

    Feb 2020
    In this week’s Coding Club, we decided to use the new webcams, which have been installed for our online Chinese Mandarin language lessons.
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  • ‘Brooching’ the Subject

    Feb 2020
    Year 4 have been industrious and innovative while broaching the subject of Art and Design and Technology.
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  • Fundraising Success

    Feb 2020
    On the Friday before Half Term, our Year 6 pupils held their annual Fundraising event.
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  • Message from the Head - 28th Feb 2020

    Feb 2020
    As the Head of SVPS, I regularly walk around the School, popping into every lesson, introducing visitors and prospective parents to teachers and talking to the children about their learning.
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  • Conscious Contributors

    Feb 2020
    ‘The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.’
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  • Viking Workshop

    Feb 2020
    “Who is that fierce lady?” asked Year 2, as they approached their Viking workshop.
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  • Leed's Castle BIG Story Writing!

    Feb 2020
    Get your creativity flowing by joining in with Leeds Castle’s competition to write an original fictional story, of no more than 900 words.
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  • Super Swimmers

    Feb 2020
    Swimming is the focus for this week’s PE article, a life skill that all of our pupils from Reception to Year 6 learn during their PE lessons
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  • Fine Feathers

    Feb 2020
    Year 6 have displayed their paintings along the gallery walls outside the Art Room.
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  • Speak out, stay safe

    Feb 2020
    Speak out, stay safe. The Pre-Prep and Prep pupils attended an assembly held by the NSPCC on the topic ‘Speak out, stay safe.’
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  • Deputy Head's Message - Young Voices 2020

    Feb 2020
    On Thursday evening, Senior Choir performed at the Young Voices 2020 concert at The O2, in London.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 7th Feb 2020

    Feb 2020
    See below for our Superstars and Courtesy Badge winners this week!
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 31st Jan 2020

    Feb 2020
    See below for our Superstars and Courtesy Badge winners this week!
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  • Super Spanish Speakers

    Feb 2020
    Did you know there are over 400 million Spanish speakers globally, making it the world’s second most spoken language? This week SVPS added 35 new speakers to that list.
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  • Awesome Arches

    Feb 2020
    The famous Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci once said, “An arch consists of two weaknesses, which, leaning on each other, become a strength.” In Design and Technology, Year 5 have been building on their knowledge about bridges.
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  • End of Season Success

    Feb 2020
    Well done to the U9A Rugby team, who finished off the season in style with a superb performance at the Ashford Prep School Rugby Festival last Saturday.
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  • Name the Kangaroo

    Feb 2020
    During Pre-Prep Superstars this week, Charlotte and Harry made a presentation explaining their charity event being held in Pre-Prep next week.
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  • Film Competition

    Jan 2020
    As part of our multimedia topic in ICT, Year 6 have been planning what films they are going to make when they enter into a Film competition for ChildNet International
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  • Year 6's Enlightening Experience!

    Jan 2020
    Year 6 were lucky enough to visit All Saints' Church in Tudeley this week, the only church in the world to have its 12 stained glass windows decorated by the great Russian artist Marc Chagall.
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  • French Fun in Nursery!

    Jan 2020
    The Nursery children have been very busy learning French, with the help of their two French puppet friends Léo and Lulu.
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  • Silver Smarties Challenge!

    Jan 2020
    We’re giving you some Smarties to eat, but the empty tube you must keep!
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  • Message from the Academic Deputy Head - 31st January 2020

    Jan 2020
    As Usain Bolt said, “If you turn up worrying about how you’re going to perform, you’ve already lost.”
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  • Cleopatra Came to Visit!

    Jan 2020
    Queen Cleopatra (who just happened to look very much like our own Miss McCarmick) appeared through a time portal with strict instructions for the children to get her from one side of the River Nile to the other. 
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  • Message from Head of Pre-Prep - 24th Jan 2020

    Jan 2020
    ‘We all know that children learn best when parents and teachers work together to encourage and support them.’ Robert Rosenthal
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  • Code Crackers

    Jan 2020
    This week in 5RE, we have been looking at the Bible; undertaking some independent research to find answers to questions such as 'when was it first written?' and 'what language was it written in?'.
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  • Who wants to be an Anglo –Saxon?

    Jan 2020
    Who wants to be an Anglo –Saxon?
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  • Child-run Clubs

    Jan 2020
    We have spent a lot of time this year focusing on Learning Powers in School. Thus far, we have covered Independence, Initiative, Empathy, Reflection, Tenacity and Bravery.
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  • Message from Deputy Head 17.01.2020

    Jan 2020
    "I began this term talking to the children about our two new learning powers; tenacity and bravery."
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  • Back to Basics

    Jan 2020
    Year 6 have gone back to basics, developing their repertoire of drawing skills. Their tool of choice were the oil pastels.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 17th Jan 2020

    Jan 2020
    See below for our Superstars and Courtesy Badge winners this week!
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  • Parents' Badminton Group

    Jan 2020
    SVS run a Parents' Badminton Group each Wednesday. Organiser, and former parent, Martin Brunt has sent the following message with information on joining the Badminton team.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges - 10th Jan 2020

    Jan 2020
    Congratulations to this weeks Superstars and Courtesy Badge winners!
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  • Voces8 Visit to Prep SChool

    Jan 2020
    On Wednesday, two members of world-renowned a cappella group Voces8, visited the Chamber Choir to run the last of a series of workshops.
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  • X or Y?

    Jan 2020
    This week, Year 6 have been looking at equations for lines, using the x and y-axes.  Once they had identified a line's equation, they then extended themselves by plotting points
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  • Message from Head of Prep - 10th Jan 2020

    Jan 2020
    Message from the Head of Prep: "It has been fantastic to see the children racing into school each morning this week, ready to embrace all that 2020 has to offer! I have thoroughly enjoyed hearing about the pupils’ holiday adventures and seeing them knuckle down to their learning with such enthusiasm...
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  • Maths Week Finale

    Dec 2019
    On 29th November, the whole of the Pre-Prep and Prep School dressed up as rock stars or numbers, to help support TTRockStars and Numbots.
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  • Academic Deputy Head's Lines

    Dec 2019
    With the General Election just around the corner, it is pertinent for us to consider why we should nurture our children’s general knowledge.  The importance of general knowledge is far more than simply knowing answers to trivia and general knowledge quizzes. 
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges

    Dec 2019
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  • Scintillating Science!

    Dec 2019
    On my travels around the school this week, I could not help but notice the shrieking sound of excitement and joy. I just had to pop in and find out why Year 4 were so excited. It turned out that they have managed to make it rain!
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  • Westminster Foundation Art Exhibition

    Dec 2019
    On 4th December, the Westminster and Grey Coat Foundation held their annual Art exhibition at the Tanya Baxter Contemporary Gallery in Chelsea. 
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  • French Play

    Nov 2019
    In the Prep School on Thursday it was time for our annual French/English bilingual play for Years 5 and 6. We were also joined by the First Formers at the Senior School who study French.
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  • VOCES8 With Chamber Choir

    Nov 2019
    Last Friday, two members from the a cappella octet, VOCES8 visited us to work with the Chamber Choir. Together, they practised one of the songs that they will be performing at the Foundation Concert in London, next term.
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  • What a Maths Week

    Nov 2019
    This week SVPS was full of Maths! The pupils took part in many different activities designed to enrich their mathematical skills and understanding.
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  • Year 4 in Stitches

    Nov 2019
    In Design and Technology, Year 4 have been focusing on Roman mosaics, the decorative, ancient artworks that told stories and imbued beauty in both Roman homes and bath houses.
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  • Jelly Bean Maths

    Nov 2019
    Year 1 have had a wonderful time during Maths week, experiencing so many areas of Maths whilst having fun with jelly beans. 
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  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    Nov 2019
    This Year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition was a hard fought contest, both in Junior and Senior categories.
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  • Read All About It!

    Nov 2019
    In Year 4 , the children are learning in English about the technicalities of writing newspaper articles, including the five Ws: Who? When? What? Where? And Why?
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  • Deputy Head's Lines

    Nov 2019
    As we come to the end of another busy week at SVPS, there is only a short time to take a breath before the fun continues with tomorrow’s SVPSPA Christmas Fair.
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  • Curiosity Club Day

    Nov 2019
    Curiosity Club Day has been a complete triumph! Children and staff have gained so much knowledge from the excellent and thought-provoking experiences.
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  • Resplendent Roosters

    Nov 2019
    “The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world.” Marc Chagall Year 6 have been inspired by the artist Marc Chagall and they have taken his words to heart.
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  • Pre-Prep Winning Artists

    Nov 2019
    Today in Super Stars assembly, we had a special guest.  Mrs Savage, our Head of Art and Design Technology, joined us to share the results of our 2019 Pre-Prep Wildlife Artist competition.
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  • Head of Pre-Prep's Lines

    Nov 2019
    Over the past few weeks, I am sure you have been hearing the familiar Nativity songs, sang either in the car or at the table during the family meal.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges

    Nov 2019
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  • Macbeth in a Day

    Nov 2019
    Year 6 had the most amazing day on Monday, when the Wise Moves Theatre Company visited to teach them how to act Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth in one day only!
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  • Year 2 Charity Triathlon

    Nov 2019
    This week has seen the inaugural Year 2 Charity event, raising funds for The Big Cat Sanctuary and The Hospice in the Weald. 
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  • Humanities Round Up

    Nov 2019
    In Religious Studies in Year 3, the children have been learning about Divali. 
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  • Moving Moments

    Nov 2019
    Sometimes, it is the simplest things that give the most pleasure. Such was the case in the Design Technology  lesson in 3S.
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  • Academic Deputy Head's Lines

    Nov 2019
    One of my roles as Academic Deputy Head is to track our children’s progress to ensure that it is moving on a positive trajectory as they move through the School. We all know that academic progress is an individual thing.
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  • English and Art Erupt!

    Nov 2019
    Two powerful creative forces erupted when Year 5 children, in Mrs Savage’s English set, brought their homework in to School.
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  • Pre-Prep Wildlife Artists

    Nov 2019
    Entries for the Pre-Prep Wildlife Artist Competition closed on Friday 8th November and the competition has been a huge success.
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  • Factor Trees in Maths

    Nov 2019
    This week, Mrs Harrison's Year 5 Maths set have been challenging themselves by extending their knowledge and understanding of factors and prime numbers. 
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  • Our ICT Learning 

    Nov 2019
    In Year 3, the children have been working on using the Shift and Caps Lock keys, as part of their word processing topic.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges

    Nov 2019

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  • Online Safety Update

    Nov 2019
    Goldilocks is a free downloadable book with an activity sheet, from Vodafone.  It is an amusing take on the Goldilocks story with a twist about responsible sharing. 
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  • Head's Lines

    Nov 2019
    It was super to welcome the children back to School on Monday, following their Half Term break, although I think the sudden arrival of winter may have been a bit of a shock to our systems!
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  • Year 5 Tudor Time Travellers

    Nov 2019
    Just before Half Term the Year 5 children visited Hever Castle, as part of their Humanities study of the Tudors.  The visit was a fantastic opportunity to take their learning out of the classroom and put what they had learnt this term into context.
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  • Creative with Clay

    Nov 2019
    It was all hands on their clay in 5DB’s Design Technology lesson this week. Their creative journey began with a brief: To design an animal inspired bowl as a souvenir from Hever Castle’s gift shop.
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  • New Learning Powers

    Nov 2019
    This Half Term we will be focusing on two new Learning Powers; Empathy and Reflection. We will be thinking about Super Hoot’s eyes in particular as we learn to look through the eyes of others, take a second look at a problem and also having a look at ourselves in the mirror.
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  • Year 1 Visit the Firefighting Museum

    Nov 2019
    Year 1 visited the Kent Firefighting Museum on Monday, where they met two firemen who taught them how to stay safe in the event of a fire.
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  • Challenge in PE

    Nov 2019
    This term’s PE focuses heavily on Swimming and Gymnastics. Each year group is split into two groups and they spend half a term doing each sport. However, at the beginning of the 2018 academic year we introduced Skills Tests.
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  • Selfishly Super Self-Portraits!

    Oct 2019
    How many eyes can fit across your face? How wide is your neck?  How long are your ears?
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  • RE Round-up

    Oct 2019
    The Year 3 children have been studying Hinduism.  First, they listened to the story of Rama and Sita, which they recreated in various ways including hot seating, ordering of main events and cartoons. 
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  • Haikus For National Poetry Day

    Oct 2019
    For National Poetry Day, Year 5 explored the wonders of haiku poetry, linking it to this term’s text, Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.
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  • Head's Lines

    Oct 2019
    As you may be aware, a few weeks ago I attended the IAPS Heads’ Conference where I was fortunate enough to attend talks and seminars on a range of topical subjects, led by some excellent speakers.
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  • Representing the South East

    Oct 2019
    ast Sunday, Zeb Courtney and Darren Finch attended the U11 South East England Prep Schools Football trials. A very competitive trial saw over 60 boys from the South East train and play, in an attempt to get selected into the A Squad or Development squad. 
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  • Year 6 Amnesty International Talk

    Oct 2019
    This week, a representative from Amnesty International came in to talk to our Year 6 children.
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  • Big Cat Day Out

    Oct 2019
    What a special treat for the Year 2 children this week, a trip to the Big Cat Sanctuary. 
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  • Awesome Arts Award

    Oct 2019
    Sutton Valence Preparatory School was one of the 125 schools chosen to participate in ART UK Masterpieces in Schools, The Sculpture Project.  They worked with Maidstone Museum to bring art out of galleries and into schools so that a wider number of children were given the opportunity to appreciate f...
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  • Deputy Head's Lines

    Oct 2019
    No matter what our starting point, the more often we do something, the more proficient we become.
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  • Superstars and Courtesy Badges

    Oct 2019

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    Oct 2019
    Congratulations to this week's winners.
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  • Lotto

    Oct 2019

    In Year 6 French this week, lessons have been all about numbers: numbers to 100 with a focus on revising multiples of ten. An excellent way to remember numbers is by playing games, and 6S enjoyed a number of these during their French lesson.  We started with an elimination game of 'Multi...

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  • Head's Lines

    Oct 2019
    I am sure that many of you, like me, followed the rhetoric of the Labour Party Conference with increasing discomfort as you listened to the proposals and opinions with regard to independent schools, and their view that the abolition of our sector is the answer to social inequality.
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  • Online Safety Update

    Oct 2019

    The latest trends and updates from the digital world from Mr Evans.

    Gaming – information for parents and carers

    ThinkUKnow (CEOP) have written a comprehensive article for parents and carers regarding gaming including chatting, risks and tips. You ca...

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  • Monstrous Making

    Oct 2019
    In ancient times, the Greek people believed their mythical world was real. Greek storytellers would tell tales of the Greek monsters of myth.
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  • It is Harvest Time

    Oct 2019
    This year’s Year 6 pupils are literally reaping the rewards from last year’s super effort, having grown a bumper crop.
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  • Magnificent Maths

    Sep 2019

    Year 1 has been learning how to subtract single digits using beads, parking cars with answers to match to their sums, squishy subtraction with Play-Doh, jumping backwards on number lines and writing sums with the biggest number first.

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  • Bonjour la Classe...

    Sep 2019
    This week, Year 6 has been working independently to extend their vocabulary skills in French.
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  • Swattenden Residential

    Sep 2019

    Last Thursday, the Year 4 children, very excitedly, set off for their residential trip to the Swattenden Centre.  Upon arrival, we were greeted by some of the Swattenden staff and shown to our accommodation.  As our aims for the trip were for the pupils to use their initiative...

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  • A Day of Celebration

    Sep 2019
    Pre-Prep have had a wonderful day celebrating their Harvest Festival.
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  • Head of Pre-Prep's Lines

    Sep 2019
    So, what is resilience?  Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stress, adversity, failure, challenges or even trauma. It’s not something that children either have or don’t have; it’s a skill that children develop as they grow. 
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  • Harvest Festival

    Sep 2019

    Pre Prep went to St Michael’s Church for their Harvest Festival on Thursday.  Year 2 sang Across the Field to the assembled group and we all sang The Ants Go Marching!.  A super service of thanks for all our bounty and it was great to see lots of lovely prod...

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  • A Summer of Sport

    Sep 2019
    What a summer of Sport it has been! I hope our pupils have managed to watch some of the big events over the summer; from the exhilarating World Cup Cricket Final, men’s and women’s Cricket Ashes, The Solheim Cup, US Open Tennis and Women’s Netball World Cup to name just a few. We also have the World...
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  • Cave Art Rocks!

    Sep 2019
    Year 5 has come face-to-face with art from the past. Art of the earliest kind! Art created more than 10,000 years ago! Art painted on the walls and ceilings of caves! Art that has inspired Year 5 to create cave and rock art masterpieces that celebrate the style of the amazing, ancient artists of the...
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  • Super Stars and Courtesy Badges

    Sep 2019
    Congratulations to this week's winners.
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  • The Resurrection of Ancient Greek Columns

    Sep 2019
    Class 3S has risen to the challenge of being Ancient Greek architects in Design and Technology.
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  • Award-Winning Eve

    Sep 2019
    Eve Garner entered the Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year Competition and was awarded 3rd Place in the “Young Pup” under 11 years category.
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  • Exciting English

    Sep 2019

    Our English lessons are now in full swing and we are immersing ourselves in the works of new authors and exciting adventures. Year 4 is learning all about Sir Ernest Shackleton’s adventures in Antarctica, where he wanted to be the first person to walk across the Antarctic continent.  T...

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