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Speech Day

13th May 2022

With many new families and those of longer standing kept away with covid disruptions in the past two years it is not surprising that I have heard the occasional ‘what is Speech Day all about?’ from some parents. I thought it useful to give a little detail on what to expect for our Speech Days…

Sports Report 13 May 2022

12th May 2022

Prep Sports Report Cricket Boys U10 v. Blundells Against talented opposition the boys developed hugely as the match progressed.  Cricket Boys U11A v. Blundells This was a tough match against skilled opposition. Munesu bowled superbly well, taking 3 wickets in a fine spell. The boys are very much improving as a team unit and can…

Sports Report 08 April 2022

7th April 2022

Prep Sports Report House Cross-Country A fantastic afternoon of Cross Country yesterday afternoon in both the Prep Junior race (Years 3 and 4) and Prep Senior (Years 5 and 6). Good conditions for both races resulted in some great performances from the children and a lovely turn out from the supporters boosted determination no end….

Sports Report 25 March 2022

24th March 2022

Prep Match Reports Netball Girls U10B at Exeter Festival – This was a lovely afternoon where the girls were put into mixed teams with four other schools. They participated brilliantly and learnt to work as part of a team really quickly. Well done Eliza’s team who came first (Team Bath) and Grace’s (Weston) who came…

Sports Report 18 March 2022

17th March 2022

Prep Sports Report A week ago saw the U11A boys in action at the County Tournament. They found the going tough against strong opposition but nevertheless battled manfully throughout. They enjoyed better fortune on Wednesday against Perrott Hill where they worked hard to play with control and showed determination as they battled for a deserved…

Sports Report 11 March 2022

10th March 2022

Prep Report Last Saturday, Queen’s hosted our annual U10 Netball Festival. The U10 girls made a fantastic start winning their first match and showing some excellent movement and passing down the court. They faced some tough competition as the tournament progressed but continued to show fantastic determination and sportsmanship throughout the morning. Meanwhile, the U10…

Sports Report 04 March 2022

3rd March 2022

Prep Sports Report The Prep boys were straight back into action after the break with matches at Hazlegrove. The U10As enjoyed an entertaining match in which all the boys contributed really well to a good team performance. The U10/11Bs played well in the first half and went two goals up, however, they ran out of…

Sports Report 11 February 2022

10th February 2022

Prep Sports Report Last Friday it was the turn of the U11 boys to compete in the IAPS Regional Hockey Tournament at Clifton College. This proved to be a tough day but hopefully a lot was learnt. The boys worked extremely hard in defence and certainly made it difficult for the opposition to score. However…

Food and Nutrition Report 11 February 2022

10th February 2022

Sprouting Spuds Prep discovered more about food provenance and sustainable food as the Eco Team joined Senior School’s Mr Mann, placing what looked like shrivelled old potatoes into old egg cartons this week. In fact the children were introduced to “chitting”, the traditional practice of placing seed potato tubers in a light, frost-free spot in…

Sports Report 04 Februrary 2022

3rd February 2022

Prep Sports Report The U8 and U9 boys were mixed together as they played their first ever hockey match on Monday against Wells Cathedral School. There was plenty of enthusiasm and some impressive play at times. As the boys understand the use of space and positional play, then they should be able to make good…