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 children from the Pre-Prep were delighted to present a cheque for £466.35 to the charity Save the Children. This was money they had raised with their Pre-Prep Christmas Activity Afternoon.
We are delighted to announce that we raised £1258.48 at the Wells Cathedral Carol Service collection for Community Christmas. Thank you for your support.
Following our wonderful last week of the Christmas term, when we made small handmade gifts for Christmas Charity, the Lower School children were set a challenge. They were asked to ‘think of others’ over the holiday period. To look outwardly and think of those whose Christmas time maybe a difficult time. Several children returned to … More Lower School pupils thought of others over the Christmas holidays