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Primary Maths Challenge Success!

Eight children from Prep VI and V have taken part in the Primary Maths Challenge this month. This is a challenge where pupils attempt to answer twenty five very difficult Maths questions testing their knowledge on all maths areas. For … Continue reading

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ISA T-shirt Entries

Prep children have been designing t-shirts for entry into the Independent Schools Association competition, designed to reflect the ISA’s values of inspiration, sportsmanship, respect, inclusion, participation, represent, self-esteem, fellowship, courage, determination and enjoyment. Should any of our entries win, the … Continue reading

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What’s the solution? Prep V investigate…

Prep V spent some science lessons mixing a variety of solutions and mixtures. Today we had to decide if they could be separated and if so, how would we do so? We used evaporation, sieving and filtering and had to … Continue reading

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William Morris prints

One of the most famous Victorian artists, William Morris’ work went far beyond just fine art – to architecture, poetry and wallpaper among many other things.  Prep V have been studying his work as part of their Victorian topic.  After … Continue reading

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Prep (Virtual) Harvest Festival 2020

I hope you enjoy this virtual performance of our annual Harvest Festival.  This event will of course not have the same sense of occasion as our visit to St. Mark’s church but we are determined to maintain and enjoy normal … Continue reading

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ISA T-shirt Design Competition

Dear Parents, ISA-T-shirt-Competition-Sheet-Compressed-12.10.20-AW-002 There may not be so many sporting events and competitions that children around the country can participate in at the moment. However, the ISA Sports Association has come up with a project to engage children in an … Continue reading

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Prep III Poppies for Remembrance

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. So goes the first verse of John McCrae’s … Continue reading

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Bridgewater Back On The Beaten Track!

At this time of year, we would normally head for the Fylde coast and to Rossall School to compete in the AJIS Northern Cross Country Championships. However, due to current government guidelines all participating schools were instead invited to run … Continue reading

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Children in Need Ramble

The whole of the Prep department went on a socially distanced ramble today in aid of Children in Need.  It was a perfect, dry – if chilly – day, and not even the mud underfoot could spoil everyone’s enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Raging Rivers

To introduce our new geography topic, the children in Prep V have made some excellent river models during the half term break. The models show the different features of a river and include lots of imaginative and artistic touches, including … Continue reading

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