Month: September 2018

Ground Breaking Ceremony

28th September 18

Whilst the new minibus and staff car parking areas have been completed Headmaster, Mr Thacker, attended the official Ground Breaking Ceremony today for the start of the new extension. Mr Paul Chitty, Acheson Site Manager, greeted Mr Thacker with a hi-vis jacket and hard hat before inviting him to take the controls of the digger!

Year 3 Orienteering Trip

28th September 18

To complement their classroom-based learning of Geography, Year 3 spent a fun-filled day at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Petersfield, where they used their mapping skills to navigate around an orienteering course in the Park. The children learnt about scale, grid lines, reading a key on a map, contours and how to use a…

Year 2 visit Beaulieu Motor Museum

24th September 18

As part of their History topic ‘Transport’ Year 2 had a great day at Beaulieu Motor Museum. They travelled back in time and explored some of the first vehicles made, discovered cars from famous movies, tried on some classic driving attire and hopped aboard the open top bus!

Awards for Former Prince’s Mead Pupils

24th September 18

We are delighted that 11 of our former Prince’s Mead pupils collected 15 awards in the King Edward VI Prize Giving evening on Friday 14th September. First year scholarships were awarded to Rio Gawne-Cain, Bella Howell, Rosalind Turner-Hall and Katherine Braakenburg with an upper school scholarship awarded to Edward Bence.  Upper School Exhibitions were also awarded…

Extraordinary Women Exhibition

19th September 18

2018 marks 100th anniversary of the Universal Suffrage Act, when (some) women finally gained the right to vote. To celebrate this anniversary writers and artists in schools across Hampshire were asked by the ‘Hampshire Heritage Trust’ to uncover and acknowledge female workers, scientists, sports women, writers and pioneers locally and nationally who have made a…

Roald Dahl Day

14th September 18

We had a fantabulous whizz- popper of a Roald Dahl day on Thursday.  All the children and staff looked splendiferous in their gloriumptious Roald Dahl themed costumes.  All the children churgled at the theatre production of Alice in Wonderland and had a rambunctious time.  This wonder crump treat was provided by our amaziocious PMA. What…

LAMDA Examination Results

7th September 18

The LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) results arrived just as the school broke up for the summer holidays and we are hugely proud of the results, which reflect the hard work of all our pupils and our dedicated Speech and Drama teacher, Ms Lyon. LAMDA is one of the oldest awarding bodies…

Reception Inspect the Building Work

7th September 18

Reception are really enjoying watching the diggers at work!

New Minibus Car Park

5th September 18

  Our new minibus car park has been finished in time for the first day of term.  The designated minibus area provides a wonderful safe place for the children to start and finish their journey to school each day.