Year: 2018

Headmaster’s Notes

17th December 18

What a wonderful final week of term this has proved to be, beginning with Reception and Year One’s light hearted and hugely entertaining Nativity play, ‘The Inn-spectors’, followed by many other celebrations, making this special period memorable for all. And, of course, we enjoyed the Christmas Concert on Wednesday evening. What a wonderful way to…

Gym Squad Display

10th December 18

Gym Squad recently took part in the Southampton Gymnastics Gala.  They performed a brilliant routine in front of a large crowd to the music of Grenade by Bruno Mars.  It was a sequence full of emotion and challenging balances.  They also got the chance to watch an incredible performance of the Nutcracker by the regions…

Christmas

10th December 18

Christmas is definitely in the air as we approach the end of term.  Our Carol Service in Winchester Cathedral with its rich tapestry of carols and readings lifted the hearts of all those fortunate to attend.  The Christmas Tree in the main entrance is beautiful, the Christmas gifts so generously donated by our community were…

House Spelling Bee

28th November 18

Years 1 to 6 gathered in the Sports Hall in their house groups for the annual Spelling Bee competition.  The finalists battled it out on stage with huge support from their house team mates.  Congratulations to all the winners!

Year 6 History Trip

28th November 18

Year 6 visited Winchester’s Military Museums for a First World War-Remembrance work-shop.  The trip built on the children’s in-class studies of the First World War and proved to be most stimulating and thought-provoking. It involved a variety of hands-on workshops that helped the children understand why remembrance is important, both for the military and for…

#2MillionSteps

23rd November 18

We are delighted that The Murray Parish Trust  have raised the £2 million needed to build a dedicated and world-class Children’s Emergency and Trauma Department at University Hospital Southampton, providing care for children across the South.  The money is to be match funded by the Government and together with the Southampton Hospital Charity, it is…

Fabulous Fireworks

23rd November 18

Our Fabulous Firework event organised by the PMA went off with a bang!  We had a perfect evening for this event that attracts both current and former pupils and their families.  the PMA organised a fun filled evening including food, games, bonfire and a magnificent firework display.

U8 Football Legends

16th November 18

For years Mr Mac has dreamt of seeing Prince’s Mead lift the Daneshill Trophy.  For years he’d witnessed countless teams come close.  Stories turned into legends.  He wondered if the day would ever come.  Until… Until last Friday, when, after a slow, sluggish nil-nil start, he witnessed something truly magnificent unfold before his eyes.  Goal…

UK Parliament Week

16th November 18

This week has been UK Parliament Week  and Year 6 have been getting involved by finding out more about what Parliament is and how it works.  They have been researching different aspects of Parliament in small groups, leading to a presentation in class.  They’ve even been exploring artefacts on loan from Parliament itself.  In addition…

Poppy Memorial Wall

9th November 18

Pupils have each been working on a written piece thinking of loved ones affected by war in the last century.  A team of teachers and parents have worked hard to turn the hoarding, protecting the school from the building site, into a poppy memorial wall. The children have each written their special message onto the…