Senior School

  • Intra-School Sports Fixtures

    20 November 2020
    Last Saturday saw Intra-School sports fixtures take place at SVS in Girls' Hockey and Boys' Touch Rugby.
    MORE
    Intra-School Sports Fixtures
  • Tom Lazarides Latest Update

    20 November 2020
    The latest update on Tom Lazarides.
    MORE
    Tom Lazarides Latest Update
  • eBook Library

    20 November 2020
    We are very pleased to announce that the School library has extended the eBook library to include an audiobook collection. 
    MORE
    eBook Library
  • Amazing Apprenticeship

    20 November 2020
    Elle Steel joined our Grounds department aged 17 and immediately became a valued member of the team.
    MORE
    Amazing Apprenticeship
  • Competition Finalists

    20 November 2020
    This week, we had the wonderful news that Lily Dowling, Seren Lloyd-Jones and Jensen Miller (all Second Form) have been chosen as finalists for the Leeds Castle's BIG Story Writing Challenge.
    MORE
    Competition Finalists
  • Movember 8

    20 November 2020
    This November, Sutton Valence School are doing several fundraisers to help and support UWS Hile School.
    MORE
    Movember 8
  • Brilliant Brands Hatch Result

    18 November 2020
    We are extremely delighted to hear that this weekend, Josh secured himself first place during the final round of the season at Brands Hatch circuit.
    MORE
    Brilliant Brands Hatch Result
  • Sepsis Research

    13 November 2020
    We have recently heard from past parent Abi Dawson, mother to Nina (2019 C) and Hugh Harman (2020 C).
    MORE
    Sepsis Research
  • Motor Neurone Fundraising

    13 November 2020
    hose of you who have been at the School for a while will remember twin brothers Guy and Patrick Backhouse (2016 F).
    MORE
    Motor Neurone Fundraising
  • Eco Society Request

    13 November 2020
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, plastic items like disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment have become very popular, but these items are very bad for the environment.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Fundraising Fun

    13 November 2020
    Following the presentation by United World Schools in assembly before Half Term, the Juniors took part in a socially-distanced sponsored Musical Statues competition in support of the Hile School. 
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Excellent Equestrianism

    13 November 2020
    On 27th October, the SVS Equestrian team took part in the Grass Roots Show Jumping Qualifier at Duckhurst Farm.
    MORE
    Excellent Equestrianism
  • Diwali Celebrations 2020

    13 November 2020
    Our Diversity Committee, overseen by Mr Sealy and assisted by Mr Devine, organised a Diwali lunch today.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • National Vase Trophy

    13 November 2020
    Over the Half Term break, Mr Grindlay was delighted to receive a letter from England Rugby.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Headmaster, Bruce Grindlay, accepts a new opportunity

    13 November 2020
    It is with considerable sadness that Sutton Valence School announces the departure of Headmaster, Bruce Grindlay, after 12 years of exemplary service to the School and its community. Mr Grindlay will be leaving at the end of the current academic year to take up the position of Principal of Rugby...
    MORE
    Headmaster, Bruce Grindlay, accepts a new opportunity
  • Sunny Scavenger Hunt

    23 October 2020
    Our Junior Leadership students took advantage of the unusually balmy October weather we are having and headed outside for a scavenger hunt.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Headmaster's Copy Prize

    23 October 2020
    We are delighted to announce various students have been awarded Headmaster's Copy Prizes during today's assembly.
    MORE
    Headmaster Copy Prize
  • Sustainable Catering

    23 October 2020
    Providing 1300 meals a day over two sites is enough of a challenge under normal circumstances, and it also makes us the second-largest catering operation in the Maidstone district.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Cocoa Runners Report

    22 October 2020
    Last Friday, we held our Annual Kingdon Society Lecture.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • United World Schools

    22 October 2020
    Last Friday, during the Headmaster's assembly, we were delighted to welcome Ellen Smith from United World Schools (UWS) who gave a presentation in Chapel.
    MORE
    United World Schools
  • Exploring English

    22 October 2020
    The Third Form has been exploring the topic of 'speeches that shaped the world'.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Great Golfing

    22 October 2020
    Congratulations to the Sutton Valence Golf team who came sixth in the 2020 ISGA National Matchplay Finals.
    MORE
    Great Golfing
  • OS News - Memorial Quest

    16 October 2020
    In amongst all of the early gloom that 2020 brought, we received the positive news that Old Suttonian David Nelson (1966 C) had succeeded in his efforts to have a Holocaust survivor’s memory properly recognised.
    MORE
    OS News - Memorial Quest
  • Field Day 2020 - Leadership

    16 October 2020
    The Second Form took part in a competitive and action-packed day, learning valuable leadership skills.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Field Day 2020 - Juniors

    16 October 2020
    The Second Form was fortunate enough to go to The Climbing Experience in Maidstone.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Field Day 2020 - Design Technology

    15 October 2020
    Our Fourth Form Design Technology students designed bespoke Tote bags using CAD-CAM during their Field Day.
    MORE
    Field Day 2020 - Design Technology
  • Field Day 2020 - Science

    15 October 2020
    On Monday, the whole School took part in our annual Field Day. In Science, ten Physics students were split into two teams and set a futuristic task. 
    MORE
    Field Day 2020 - Science
  • Space in Science

    15 October 2020
    This week in First Form Science, 1N has been researching the development of telescopes as part of their Space topic. 
    MORE
    Space in Science
  • Sutton Bake Off

    15 October 2020
    Inspired by the new series of the Great British Bake Off, Head of House, Nicole Avery (Upper Sixth) led a Sutton Bake Off last Sunday afternoon.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • HOYS

    15 October 2020
    Last weekend, Alfie Miles (Fourth Form) travelled to Liverpool to compete in the Show Jumping National Championships, HOYS.
    MORE
    HOYS
  • Update on Tom Lazarides (2018 C)

    09 October 2020
    Back in June, we were shocked to hear that news that one of our recent leavers, Thomas Lazarides (2018 C), had been involved in a life-changing accident.
    MORE
    Update on Tom Lazarides (2018 C)
  • World Mental Health Day 2020

    09 October 2020
    Tomorrow (Saturday) is World Mental Health Day. 
    MORE
    World Mental Health Day 2020
  • Third Form Field Day

    08 October 2020
    In these strange circumstances, our Third Form students experienced a very different CCF Field Day this term than usual.
    MORE
    Third Form Field Day
  • Racing Ahead

    08 October 2020
    After a difficult motor racing season, Joshua Miller (Fourth Form) has been going from strength-to-strength.
    MORE
    Racing Ahead
  • OS Gap Students

    02 October 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.
    MORE
    OS Gap Students
  • Online Careers Event

    02 October 2020
    What is it like working in the Houses of Parliament? How do you start a career in politics?
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Our Digital Strategy

    02 October 2020
    This term has seen the implementation of our digital strategy.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Annual Kingdon Lecture 2020

    02 October 2020
    You are cordially invited to the Annual Kindon Lecture 2020, this year hosted by Cocoa Runners.
    MORE
    Annual Kingdon Lecture 2020
  • Headmaster Copy Prize Winners

    02 October 2020
    We are delighted to announce that Tilly Counsell, Meredith McInulty and Isabelle Priestley (all First Form) have been awarded the Headmaster Copy Prize, for outstanding academic work, during this week's assembly. 
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Foundation Art Exhibition 2020

    02 October 2020
    As a member of the United Westminster and Grey Coat Foundation, our school is one of five participating in an annual Art Exhibition.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Oxbridge Old Suttonians

    01 October 2020
    As the Oxbridge colleges begin to welcome students back for the Michaelmas Term, we would like to wish Old Suttonians Lara Savage (2020 H) and Francis Romano (2019 L) all the best as they settle in to their new surroundings.
    MORE
    Oxbridge Old Suttonians
  • Duke of Edinburgh Update

    25 September 2020
    Due to the difficulties we are faced with due to Covid-19, the DofE has made some temporary changes for the completion of awards.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Dressage Competition

    25 September 2020
    The Sutton Valence School Dressage Team had an incredibly successful day at the Petley Wood Competition on Saturday 19th September.
    MORE
    Dressage Competition
  • Intra-School Fixtures

    25 September 2020
    Last weekend, we began our first round of Intra-School fixtures for Girls' Hockey and Boys' Cricket.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Sutton Valence Music Society

    18 September 2020
    This term, Sutton Valence Music Society is hosting two online concerts for the start of its 2020/21 season. 
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • SVS eBook Library

    18 September 2020
    We are very excited that pupils can now browse and borrow eBooks from the SVS eBook library.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • New CCF Heads of Section

    18 September 2020
    The CCF develops leadership skills and this is exemplified by the cadets who take on responsibility as Heads of Section and Head of Corps. 
    MORE
    New CCF Heads of Section
  • New School Portal

    18 September 2020
    We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new SVS Parent Portal at the Senior School.
    MORE
    New School Portal
  • Swimming Success for Evie

    17 September 2020
    Over the summer holidays, we received the fantastic news that Evie Smith (Second Form) has been selected for the Swim England National Development Programme.
    MORE
    Swimming Success for Evie
  • Incredible Talent

    17 September 2020
    We are delighted to welcome Grace Scrivens to our Sixth Form this year.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Head of School Speech - Joe Dale (Upper Sixth)

    17 September 2020
    Last week we announced that Daisy Hills and Joe Dale (both Upper Sixth) are sharing the Head of School role. During the Headmaster's Assembly this week, Joe delivered his speech.
    MORE
    Head of School Speech - Joseph Dale (Upper Sixth)
  • Looking after our Bees

    11 September 2020
    At the end of Summer Term, First Form pupils were studying the importance of bees and other pollinating insects in their Science lessons. 
    MORE
    Looking after our Bees
  • Refectory Delights

    11 September 2020
    The Refectory is usually the one place where the school community comes together, to relax and enjoy a delicious meal.
    MORE
    Refectory Delights
  • Equestrian Excellence

    11 September 2020
    Our Equestrian team has made a fantastic start to the new academic year.
    MORE
    Equestrian Excellence
  • Tom's Fight

    11 September 2020
    Back in June, we were shocked to hear that news that one of our recent leavers, Thomas Lazarides (2018 C), had been involved in a life-changing accident.
    MORE
    Toms Fight
  • Head of School Speech - Daisy Hills (Upper Sixth)

    11 September 2020
    We are delighted to announce that this term, Daisy Hills and Joseph Dale (both Upper Sixth) are sharing the Head of School role.
    MORE
    Head of School speech - Daisy Hills (Upper Sixth)
  • GCSE Results 2020

    20 August 2020
    Despite the incredible number of challenges faced by this year’s GCSE candidates, students at Sutton Valence School are once more celebrating a superb set of results.
    MORE
    GCSE Results 2020
  • A Level Results 2020

    13 August 2020
    Despite the unprecedented challenges faced by students this year, Sutton Valence School is delighted to announce another excellent set of A Level results.
    MORE
    A Level Results 2020
  • Coronavirus and Us

    22 July 2020
    How we, as a School, took on the challenge COVID-19 presented to the educational sector and used it to our advantage.
    MORE
    Coronavirus and Us
  • New Job Role - Miss Oliver

    06 July 2020
    Miss Oliver has agreed to become our Environment and Sustainability Co-ordinator to develop and instigate our sustainability strategy, as Sutton Valence School moves to be more environmentally-friendly.
    MORE
    New Job Role - Miss Oliver
  • Junior's Drama Audio Production

    06 July 2020
    Rainbow’s Ending is a modern fable which tells the story of a world in the grip of two giants whose insatiable appetites are driving it, apparently inevitably, to utter devastation.
    MORE
    Juniors Drama Audio Production
  • Junior Science Bee Project

    26 June 2020
    The Juniors have been studying the life of bees. It has been fascinating to think about the different types of bees and the different jobs they do.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • New Job Role - Mrs Porter

    26 June 2020
    Following on from last week's announcement of our New Head of Sixth Form, Mr Ellmers, we would like to inform you of the new role that Mrs Porter will be taking on in September. 
    MORE
    New Job Role - Mrs Porter
  • Leavers' Service 2020

    26 June 2020
    On Wednesday this week, we were delighted to host a virtual Leavers’ Service for our departing Upper Sixth students as they bid farewell to the School.
    MORE
    Leavers Service 2020
  • New Head of Sixth Form

    19 June 2020
    We are delighted to announce that we have a new Head of Sixth Form, Mr Ellmers.
    MORE
    New Head of Sixth Form
  • Equestrian Excellence

    19 June 2020
    This term, Daisy Hills (Lower Sixth) and Maisey Russell (Third Form) represented Sutton Valence School in the NSEA Spring Pop-Up Dressage competition.
    MORE
    Equestrian Excellence
  • MFL Bake Challenge

    12 June 2020
    We bring you two more delicious recipes, both French and Spanish-inspired. Have you ever made Churros or Les Madeleines?
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Next Steps Course

    12 June 2020
    We are excited to announce that we are launching a new online course, starting in September.
    MORE
    Next Steps Course
  • Upper Sixth Sports Leaders

    04 June 2020
    This year, the Sports Department completed the third Level 3 Qualification in Sports Leadership and we are pleased to announce all 20 who started the two year course in 2018 have successfully passed.
    MORE
    Upper Sixth Sports Leaders
  • Inter-School Exercise Fixture vs Ashford School

    04 June 2020
    On Saturday 16th May, First to Fourth Form pupils took on Ashford School in an Inter-School Exercise Fixture.
    MORE
    Inter-School Sport Results
  • Nutty Tilez Winners

    04 June 2020
    Pupils in the Second, Third and Fourth Forms have been taking part in the Nutty Tilez challenge, where they compete against the clock (and one another) to to test their knowledge of French and Spanish vocabulary.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Understanding Techno Tantrums

    04 June 2020
    During this period of lockdown, the chances are that we have all experienced pupils throwing techno-tantrums. To better understand these, please sign up to this free webinar bt Dr Kirsty Goodwin.
    MORE
    Understanding Techno Tantrums
  • 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.
    MORE
    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!
    MORE
    Break a World Record!
  • 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.
    MORE
    NHS Volunteer
  • 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.
    MORE
    The Show Must Go On!
  • 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.  
    MORE
    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.
    MORE
    Familiar Cover Star
  • Community 2.6 Fundraiser

    01 May 2020
    As a School, and a community, we are raising money for the Pahar Trust in Nepal. 
    MORE
    Community 2.6 Fundraiser
  • 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. 
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • 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.
    MORE
    Anzac Day 2020
  • 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.
    MORE
    Saracens Rugby Interview
  • Geography Easter Competition

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

    01 May 2020
    Mr Grindlay had the pleasure of awarding three copy prizes today.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • 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.
    MORE
    Dancing for Donations
  • 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.
    MORE
    Chapel Choir Online
  • Virtual Chapel - Monday 20th April 2020

    19 April 2020
    Transcript of our virtual Chapel.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • 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. 
    MORE
    Visor Victory
  • SVS e-Library

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

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

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

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

    09 April 2020
    Due to the recent circumstances, our gardening team have supplies that are surplus to requirements. 
    MORE
    Gardening Giveaway
  • 100 Day Project

    09 April 2020
    The 100 Day Project is a creative initiative that people all over the world participate in every year.
    MORE
    100 Day Project
  • 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.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Maundy Thursday and Good Friday 2020

    09 April 2020
    An open letter from our Chaplain to you, on this Maundy Thursday.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • 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.
    MORE
    Fortunate Foxes
  • 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.
    MORE
    Visor Project Update 9th April 2020
  • Easter Message 2020

    08 April 2020
    Easter Message from our Chaplain.
    MORE
    Easter Message 2020
  • 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.
    MORE
    MASTERPLAN 450 Update
  • HIKSVS Update

    03 April 2020
    As we all know, our sister school HIKSVS is based in TianJin, China.
    MORE
    HIKSVS Update
  • 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.
    MORE
    Project Visor
  • 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.
    MORE
    Lines from the Chaplain
  • House Hockey

    20 March 2020
    After a week of bad news and being told all the things that we cannot do, the Hockey staff at SVS put their heads together and came up with a plan so that the Juniors could still compete in a House Hockey tournament.
    MORE
    House Hockey
  • Cabaret Charm

    20 March 2020
    On the 11th of March, a group of Upper Sixth students visited the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to watch Cabaret.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

    20 March 2020
    The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) marketplace presentation was held today and what a fantastic event it turned out to be.
    MORE
    Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Design a Bookmark Competition

    20 March 2020
    Today we announced the winners of the Library competitions held on World Book Day.
    MORE
    Design a Bookmark Competition
  • Strings Masterclass

    20 March 2020
    Last Friday, we were delighted to welcome Nicholas Miller FRAM, who is a Professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music, London.
    MORE
    Strings Masterclass
  • COVID-19 Update 17/03/2020

    16 March 2020
    In light of the recent, ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please know that we are monitoring Government guidelines regularly to ensure we are following the most up-to-date advice at all times.
    MORE
    COVID-19 Update
  • 3rd VII Netball

    13 March 2020
    On Thursday, our 3rd VII Netball team battled it out amongst eight other schools in the King's Rochester Tournament.
    MORE
    3rd VII Netball
  • Fantastic Football

    13 March 2020
    On Thursday afternoon, the Senior Boys’ 1st XI Football team faced Battle Abbey School in their final fixture of a very successful term for the side.
    MORE
    Fantastic Football
  • Summer CCF Courses

    13 March 2020
    There are various courses that the CCF are offering over the Summer holidays.
    MORE
    Summer CCF Courses
  • Worsfold Cup Game 2020

    13 March 2020
    On the 7th March, the 1st VII netball team welcomed the Old Suttonians in their annual battle for the Worsfold Cup.
    MORE
    Worsfold Cup Game 2020
  • Informal Concert - March 2020

    13 March 2020
    On Tuesday, the Music department held its fourth informal concert.
    MORE
    Informal Concert - March 2020
  • SVS and SVPS Aquathon 2020

    13 March 2020
    Yesterday, our pupils from Year 3 up to Second Form took part in the Aquathon Challenge in aid of Sports Relief.
    MORE
    SVS and SVPS Aquathon 2020
  • Public Speaking Competition 2020

    13 March 2020
    Last Thursday, Miss Manning and Mr Carr hosted the Prep School Public Speaking event, held annually in the SVS Library.
    MORE
    Public Speaking Competition 2020
  • National Vase Competition Finalists!

    12 March 2020
    Congratulations to our 1st XV squad, who are NatWest Under 18 National Vase Finalists. Twickenham here we come!
    MORE
    National Vase Competition Finalists!
  • Swimming Gala - 3rd March

    06 March 2020
    On Tuesday, Sutton Valence’s Swimming team travelled to Rochester for a gala against Cobham Hall, St Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School and the hosts, King’s Rochester.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • OS Reunion 2020

    06 March 2020
    On Tuesday, the Headmaster headed up to London to meet a group of 20 Old Suttonians who left the School in the 1940s or 1950s.
    MORE
    OS Reunion 2020
  • Swimming Victory

    06 March 2020
    Over the weekend, Evie Smith (First Form) swam in the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Finals, held at Ponds Forge in Sheffield, representing South East England.
    MORE
    Swimming Victory
  • Rugby Coaching Success

    06 March 2020
    Last weekend, Mr Dawling was part of the coaching team for the England U17s North squad at the England U17s camp.
    MORE
    Rugby Coaching Success
  • French Play - Les Garçons

    06 March 2020
    On Tuesday, our Second and Third Form pupils were treated to a wonderful performance of a French play “Les Garçons”.
    MORE
    French Play - Les Garçons
  • Oxford Schools Debate

    06 March 2020
    On Tuesday, Juliet De Banzie and William Chambers (both Lower Sixth), accompanied by Mr Ellmers, travelled to Dulwich College in London to participate in the Oxford Schools Debate.
    MORE
    Oxford Schools Debate
  • Mental Health Week, 2020

    06 March 2020
    This week has been dedicated to our Mental Health Campaign.
    MORE
    Mental Health Week, 2020
  • World Book Day 2020

    06 March 2020
    The Library celebrated World Book Day with lots of competitions and prizes.
    MORE
    World Book Day 2020
  • Rugby and Hockey Selection

    06 March 2020
    Our Director of Sport, Mr Howell, is delighted to announce the list of pupils who have been selected for the respective Hockey and Rugby Selection squads for this academic year. 
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Next Steps Careers Event

    06 March 2020
    Last Saturday, we were delighted to welcome back nine recent leavers as part of our biennial 'Next Steps' careers talk for the current Sixth Form.
    MORE
    Next Steps Careers Event
  • Valentine's Day 2020

    28 February 2020
    On the 14th of February, better known as Valentine’s Day, Sutton Valence School was showered with roses.
    MORE
    Valentines Day 2020
  • Hockey Tournament Triumph!

    28 February 2020
    Congratulations to our U13A Hockey team for winning the seven-a-side tournament held at Dulwich Prep, Cranbrook on Wednesday.
    MORE
    Hockey Tournament Triumph!
  • Bronze CREST Awards

    28 February 2020
    This week we launched our Bronze CREST Award project with a selection of First Form pupils.
    MORE
    Bronze CREST Awards
  • South Africa Cricket Tour

    28 February 2020
    During the Half Term holiday, the Senior Cricket squad travelled to Cape Town, South Africa.
    MORE
    South Africa Cricket Tour
  • Mental Health Week 2020

    28 February 2020
    Next week, Sutton Valence School presents Mental Health Week.
    MORE
    Mental Health Week 2020
  • U13 Netball Tournament Winners

    14 February 2020
    Well done to the U13 Netball Team who were crowned champions of the U13 Wellesley House Netball Tournament.
    MORE
    U13 Netball Tournament Winners
  • Message from the Head - 14th Feb 2020

    14 February 2020
    This half term, the whole School focus has been on the learning powers of tenacity and bravery.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Build a Pizza Night!

    14 February 2020
    On Thursday night, our boarders were treated to one of their favourite evening meals – a build your own pizza feast!
    MORE
    Build a Pizza Night!
  • U15 Netball Girl's shine at tournament

    14 February 2020
    On Wednesday, we welcomed eight teams to our U15 Netball Tournament.
    MORE
    U15 Netball Girls shine at tournament
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

    14 February 2020
    On Monday we were delighted to hear two Old Suttonians, Laura Horley and George Jones, had received their DofE Gold award certificates. The ceremony was held at St James’s Palace.
    MORE
    Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award
  • Let's Talk Teens Parenting Workshop

    14 February 2020
    Following the recent success of our Parenting Workshops, our next workshop is on Saturday 7th March, from 8.45am to 1pm in Groves Hall.
    MORE
    Lets Talk Teens Parenting Workshop
  • Boarding House Refurbishments

    14 February 2020
    Over the next two years, Westminster and St Margaret’s boarding houses will be extensively refurbished.
    MORE
    Boarding House Refurbishments
  • Charity Song - Falling Down

    14 February 2020
    With such a wealth of talented musicians at the School, it is fantastic to promote the efforts of our of our Junior pupils.
    MORE
    Charity Song - Falling Down
  • GB Hockey Camp Invite

    06 February 2020
    Congratulations to Louis Ridge on being selected to attend a GB Elite Development Programme Hockey camp at Lilleshall National Sports Centre! 
    MORE
    GB Hockey Camp Invite
  • Canadian Cadet Selection

    06 February 2020
    Earlier this month, Andrew Loy attended the Brigade Selection Weekend for the CCF/ACF Cadet Exchange to Canada.
    MORE
    Canadian Cadet Selection
  • Junior Kingdon Society

    31 January 2020
    On Wednesday evening, Graham Minter from Amnesty International gave a thought-provoking presentation to the Junior Kingdon Society on human rights.
    MORE
    Junior Kingdon Society
  • First Swimming Gala of the season

    31 January 2020
    The first gala of the Swimming season took place on Thursday 30th January. Read below for Miss Gray's account of the evening.
    MORE
    First Swimming Gala of the season
  • 1st XI reach county Semi-Final

    31 January 2020
    On Monday 27th January, a somewhat depleted 1st XI travelled to Eltham College for the County Cup Quarter-Final against a historically strong Eltham College 1st XI
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • U13As reach county Hockey semi-finals

    31 January 2020
    On 28th of January, our U13A Boys' Hockey side travelled to Kent College in Canterbury for the annual county tournament.
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Chinese New Year 2020

    30 January 2020
    On Tuesday, our students enjoyed a divine Chinese New Year feast in the Refectory. 
    MORE
    Chinese New Year 2020
  • The Sound of Music

    24 January 2020
    The hills were alive last week as the Senior production of The Sound of Music took to the stage in the Baughan Theatre.
    MORE
    The Sound of Music
  • Kent Schools Cross Country Championships

    24 January 2020
    On Saturday 18th January, the Kent Schools Cross Country Championships took place at The Duke of York's Royal Military School in Dover. Three of our pupils qualified for these championships.
    MORE
    Kent Schools Cross Country Championships
  • Trampoline Triumph

    24 January 2020
    Louis Hillier (Lower Sixth) had a really successful 2019 in freestyle trampoline, gaining several world’s first tricks
    MORE
    Trampoline Triumph
  • Christmas Kent County Youth Orchestra course

    24 January 2020
    In December, a number of our string members attended and represented the School at the Christmas Kent County Youth Orchestra course.
    MORE
    Christmas Kent County Youth Orchestra course
  • Cambridge Offer

    24 January 2020
    We are delighted to announce that all students who applied to Oxford or Cambridge this year did well in their admissions tests and were invited to interview.
    MORE
    Cambridge Offer
  • Juniors Informal Concert

    24 January 2020
    On Thursday evening, the Music department held an informal concert for the juniors. These concerts are there to allow pupils to gain experience in playing in front of a small audience
    MORE
    SVS Logo
  • Catering for Yourself at University

    24 January 2020
    On Wednesday 22nd January, Ben Kyd, Elizabeth Fraser, Hu Yuqian and Gabriella Howarth (all Upper Sixth), went down to St Margaret’s to attend a ‘Catering for yourself at Uni’ forum. Read Gabriella’s account below:
    MORE
    Catering for yourself at Uni
  • CCF Climbing Venture

    17 January 2020
    During the Lent Term, the Fourth Form Army cadets are attending the Climbing Experience in Maidstone each week, to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to pass their Level One NIBAS bouldering course. 
    MORE
    CCF Climbing Venture
  • Max's Ski Success

    17 January 2020
    Max Laughland (Fourth Form) has been racing for the British Ski Academy in the Anglo-Scottish races in Pila, in the Aosta Valley region of Italy over the Christmas Holiday.
    MORE
    Max Ski Success
  • Birling Gap & Brighton Boarding Trip

    17 January 2020
    Mr James, Miss Feilen and seven Sutton girls travelled to Birling Gap and Brighton for a fantastic Boarding trip. Amongst the fierce wind and wild high tide, the girls still had a great time along the coast.
    MORE
    Birling Gap & Brighton Boarding Trip
  • Sixth Form Finance Forum

    17 January 2020
    On Wednesday, the Upper Sixth were able to benefit from the advice and wisdom of Mr Fowle, the School Bursar, on student budgeting.  As a “money man” but also a parent, he knows the pitfalls that can befall young people away from home for the first time, with a student loan burning a hole in their p...
    MORE
    Sixth Form Finance Forum
  • Swimming Association Gala

    17 January 2020
    On Saturday, three of our swimmers took part in the Kent Schools Swimming Association gala, where we were up against the very best swimmers across schools in Kent.