The Lower School Loom Band Challenge reached its peak today as the final band was added and the children went racing off to see if they could reach the sword in the stone. They got there and back! In total 169.5 metres of loom bandness was created with every child enjoying the challenge immensely. There … More The Lower School are loopy for loom bands!
After hearing of Matt Campbell’s death 3.7 miles from the end of this year’s London Marathon, and saw the #FinishForMatt appeal, we decided to walk 3.7 miles on that Sunday. My Chapel was about Matt and his charity: The Brathay Trust. We went off to Montacute and walked the hills there and then picnicked. We … More The boarders walked with charitable spirits to finish Matt Campbell’s London Marathon
This week the Lower School have been challenging themselves to create the longest loom band chain! This was the super idea of Amelia in Year 3. Amelia’s mummy is a diabetes nurse at Yeovil Hospital, and she came along to tell us more about diabetes. Together with Amelia, they encouraged us to give £1 to … More Lower School Keep Calm and Loom On for Diabetes UK
8S pupils, whose exams had finished, started to plan and set up a summer fête which Common Entrance candidates would join them to man over one lunch hour. It was decided to support Young Minds and the Teenage Cancer Trust. 8S formed into four teams, setting up four stalls each, sixteen in all. By 12.30 … More Year 8 put on a great Fête in aid of Young Minds and Teenage Cancer Trust
The Year 6 children have shown great commitment as this term has unfolded. Every lunch break they turn up in good numbers and have made the most of the excellent weather to put in the miles and support their charities. To date they have collectively walked more than 460 miles, which is more than half way … More Year 6 walk a mile in my shoes …
A letter from Sebastian Lekurtut, whom we are sponsoring through secondary education in Keyna.
Preparations Last term the Year 6s researched and selected charities that they are passionate about. Every Year 6 pupil was involved in doing a presentation to their class during a PSHE lesson and the students voted for the charities that they most wanted to support. In the end 2 charities were chosen for our fundraising … More Year 6 are walking 874 miles for charity
The John McCarthy talk “It was a lovely evening at Hazlegrove – I loved meeting the children and the whole audience was wonderfully welcoming – I really enjoyed myself. It’s fantastic that you laid on such a great week of Wellbeing events. And thanks so much for raising all that money for Freedom From Torture – that … More What people said about our Festival
The Grand Finale of our week of looking at all aspects of wellbeing and mindfulness. Highlights included: Families and pupils gathered this morning to take part in the Sport Relief mile. After a fabulous warm up, courtesy of Mrs Arnold and the Justin Timberlake crew, everyone set off at a lightning pace. A great way … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day Six
There was lots going on today. Highlights included: Working with Finn Bush using lump charcoal, coloured inks and pastels the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children created flocks of colourful Wellbeing birds inspired by the art of Mark Hearld and Picasso and the music of colour. Click here to see the photographs. Pre-Prep had … More Festival of Wellbeing – Day Five