|Mr Richards' Words Autumn 4|
|Little did I think that I would referring to a Robert Browning poem inspired by the artwork of Andrea del Sarto when I started my teaching career as a Head of Games! Sport is very high profile here as it is on show every day but it is equally...|
|From the Office|
Last week’s Rabbit winners were awarded to Max Skelton in Year 5 who went over and above with helping staff prepare for the sports BBQ and Ross D’Alessandro in Year 6 for using his own initiative and organising the outside chess pieces.
Rabbit winners for this week will be announced in assembly on Monday.
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FIREWORKS AND HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR TICKETS AVAILABLE
Organised by our PTA, this “spectacular” event will take place at Junior Boys on Saturday 13 October from 5.30pm and is always a great evening for all the family! Information has been emailed home and tickets are now available for purchase via the Payment Portal. Please check our website for further information. We hope to see you there!
|News from the Sports Master|
Last weekend saw all of Year 5 travel to Marchants Hill PGL centre for a weekend of outward bound activities. The emphasis of the weekend was to focus on group bonding and building on their teamwork skills through various challenges. The pupils got to experience a variety of activities such as raft building, hiking, jacobs ladder and orienteering. All pupils did extremely well in conditions that can only be described as challenging (it rained; a lot!). The staff members were extremely impressed with the pupils ‘can do’ spirit that was displayed by all.
The rains finally came last weekend, softening up the grounds enough for us to play contact rugby this week. This gave our U9 teams their first experience of tackling in competitive matches and by all accounts, they performed extremely well against arguably some of the toughest opposition they will face this term.
The U10 teams had a fantastic afternoon on Wednesday where they attended a mini festival at Caldicott. This was also attended by Oratory Prep and St John’s Beaumont. All our teams played extremely well with some great results across the board. As the afternoon was carried out in a festival format, no results were recorded and these will not appear on our website.
In a change to the fixture card next week, we will now see the U10A&B teams play away at Davenies on Friday 5 October.
The U11 hosted two teams from Thorpe House on Wednesday. So that all of our pupils were able to play, our U11A&B team played Thorpe House’s U11A team, with our U11C&D teams playing their U11B team, in 20 minute matches. This resulted in a very competitive afternoon with our U11A&C teams both picking up good wins and some tight matches involving our U11B&D teams.
News from the Chess Master
Don’t forget our annual London qualifying event is being held on Saturday 10 November 2018. An entry form is available from the Chess noticeboard or from clicking on the link.
Remember boys, practice makes perfect! So get onto lichess and try the exercises.
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