Reception Wedding Ceremony

19th October 18

As part of their ‘Festivals and Celebrations’ topic Reception reenacted a wedding ceremony.  The weather was perfect, all the guests dressed for the occasion which was complete with a beautiful wedding cake.

Former pupils return to help

11th October 18

We were delighted to have four of our former pupils back at the school yesterday, with Zofia painting poppies, Evie assisting with gym squad, Isabelle helping with cookery club and Robert supporting our cake sale. We love that the children stay part of our community even after they have left!

Year 5 visit the New Forest

11th October 18

It was a stunning day with unbelievably  good weather when Year 5 visited the New Forest.  They had an enjoyable time in the forest studying the human impact on the environment and had great fun recording the evidence on cameras and dictaphones.  The Verderer’s Court proved to be a real highlight with many of the…

Inland Sailing Regatta

5th October 18

The weather was near perfect as Prince’s Mead competed in the inaugural Independent Schools Inland Sailing Regatta at Burghfield Sailing Club near Reading.  There were two fleets, a Zest fleet and a Feva fleet and U11 and U13 sailed together in a total of 15 boats.  The format was 4 races with the best 3 results…

Sharing the Harvest

5th October 18

This week we have celebrated Harvest Festival where we think about how fortunate we are and take action to help those in need. Winchester Basics Bank were delighted with the wonderful spread of Harvest goods donated by parents, displayed in the fireplace in Reception and handed over by Mrs Brighton after our Harvest Festival Friday…

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…