Excellence

PREP SCHOOL


Science Enrichment

Science Enrichment


Keen scientists in Prep 6 have the opportunity to attend 'Science Enrichment' sessions with Mr Guest, Science lead at the Prep School. This year, pupils began with a discussion about the different facets of science and areas that scientists’ study, before choosing an aspect of science to research. The children were tasked with preparing a speech about their chosen subject, as well as building a model to help them with their explanation. Topics included: the Covid-19 virus, micro plastic pollution and sustainable energy.

PREP SCHOOL


Gold for Freya in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

Gold for Freya in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition


The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest international school writing competition - it’s been running for more than a century - and is organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society. The theme of the competition this year was ‘Climate Action and the Commonwealth’; an issue that is very important to many of our children at the Prep School. Freya (Prep 6) was one of only 80 Gold Finalists selected from a staggering 13,000 entries from 58 countries around the world. An amazing achievement!

SENIOR SCHOOL


Academic Excellence

Academic Excellence


All pupils thrive through an academically ambitious curriculum dedicated to ensuring each individual strives to achieve their very best. Through our knowledge of every pupil we make sure that we offer a robust scholarship programme that recognises each scholar and enables them to flourish. Toby, Lower Sixth Academic Scholar, says: 'The school offers unique, high academic conversations, ideas and stimulation to achieve an accomplished sense of thinking.  Ever since I joined, there has been constant support in everything I do.'

SENIOR SCHOOL


The UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge

The UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge


Head Boy, Gary, was awarded a Gold certificate in this year’s UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge. A paper that requires the most able mathematicians to think in a logical and creative way in order to solve both abstract and applied mathematical problems. He has also been invited to the Senior Kangaroo Qualifiers, a follow-on event designed to challenge about 2,000 very able mathematicians across the country. It is by invitation to those who have gained a score above a certain threshold. A great achievement!  

SENIOR SCHOOL


Rugby

Rugby


Year 11 pupil, Arthur, has once again been selected for the London Irish Rugby Academy. He is one of only 30 selected from over 190 boys – a huge achievement! The U16 academy is a real step up from the development programme with training taking place at their state of the art training ground, Hazelwood in Sunbury. Arthur also plays for Hampshire County.

SENIOR SCHOOL


Netball

Netball


School netball captain and sports scholar, Maddy, has been selected to be part of the Surrey Storm West U17 Netball Academy. The coaches were so impressed with Maddy that she didn’t have to retrial and gained automatic re-entry! Maddy is a fantastic role model, she says: 'Helping out with the younger years' sports training has helped me develop good leadership skills and pass on my knowledge and experience.  I am also going to complete my Sports Leaders Programme to improve even more.'