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World War 1

March 20, 2020

Year 7 have been looking at the work of World War I poet, Wilfred Owen. After designing their own propaganda posters, we read Owen’s work, ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ and compared the two images of war. We discovered that the true image was much more petrifying than the propaganda led people to believe. We then […]

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March 13, 2020

We live in a democratic society, which means that we all have a say in how the country is run. Our Parliament is made up of the House of Commons and the House of Lords and these two Houses have the important jobs of challenging the work of the government, debating and shaping new laws, […]

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Year 7

February 28, 2020

In History, Year 7 were learning all about the Queen of Scots. Mary, the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland, was six days old when her father died and she acceded to the throne.

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Trip to Hurst!

February 7, 2020

Selected students from Y7 and Y8 went to Hurst this week to watch an excellent performance of Les Miserables by the senior production team at Hurst. One of our own past pupils, Natalie Harrison, performed excellently in a lead role of Fantine! We were also able to inspect the stage set after the show. All in all, […]

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Music

A busy week in the Prep Music Department.  On Tuesday, the Senior Choir went to the O2 and sang in a choir of 8000 children alongside Tony Hadley (Spandeau Ballet).  An experience they won’t forget for a long time.  Last night, the Senior children performed in their concert.  It was an amazing concert showcasing some […]

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Year 7 Science

February 4, 2020

Year 7 have been investigating Hooke’s law in science, involving very tricky experiments with balancing, measurements, and maths.

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Rendall are the Winners!

December 18, 2019

Mr Jones had lunch with all the Prep School children who had been awarded the highest star totals in each house in Years 3&4 / 5&6 / 7&8. Rendall enjoyed a special House Lunch for collecting the most citizenship stars this term. Well done to one and all!

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Banish the Bride!

Year 7 were creating slogans in protest against Frankenstein creating a bride for his monster. With rhymes, puns, alliteration and even parallelism, the pupils were able to explore how language persuades and influences an audience.

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