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New Head Appointed

22nd March 2024

  We are delighted to announce that Mrs Rachel Hamlyn has been appointed by the Board of Governors to be the next Head of The Manor; she will take up the role in September 2024. Rachel is joining us from Cheltenham College Prep School where she is currently Deputy Head (Academic). Prior to that, she…

MAP Fireworks Evening

21st November 2023

MAP Fireworks Evening This year’s Bonfire Night went off with a bang at The Manor, with yet another successful ‘Firework and Bonfire Night’ led by MAP. Nearly 800 spectators attended to “ooh and ahh” at our fabulous firework display and to enjoy an array of sweet treats and steaming mulled wine. This year also saw…

Remembrance Assembly

21st November 2023

On Monday 6 November, the school participated in a Remembrance Assembly which included traditional Remembrance service elements. Our Heads of School, Imogen and Edward, read an excerpt from the iconic War poem, ‘In Flanders Fields’. Also, three pupils from St Helen and St Katharine School played ‘The Last Post’ to signify the start of a…

The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2023

21st November 2023

The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2023 With Mrs Reid’s guidance, Year 6 have been doing their part to raise funds and awareness for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal 2023. They set up a stall over morning break times, selling poppy merchandise. All proceeds will go towards supporting current and former serving military men…

Year 2 trip to the Earth Trust

21st November 2023

As part of their topic, ‘Ever Changing Word’, Year 2 visited the Earth Trust to learn about sustainability through fun and engaging activities. For instance, they discovered that if a tap is left running for just 30 seconds, 6L of water is produced. The children were also able to visit the Pumpkin Patch which is…

Open Day 2023

26th October 2023

On a sunny Saturday 7 October, we welcomed prospective parents to our Whole School Open Day. The morning went extremely well with plenty of positive and lovely feedback regarding our school and its amazing pupils! Our Heads of School Imogen and Edward gave fantastic speeches and the Year 6 pupils who conducted tours did so…

MAP Family Fun day 2023

20th October 2023

MAP held its first ever Family Fun Day on Sunday 24 September and what wonderful day it was!  The children enjoyed a whole host of fun activities including mini golf, a huge inflatable obstacle course, balloon artistry, face painting and also had the chance to try their hand at learning some circus skills.  The Dining…

Year 2 SHSK Chapel visit

20th October 2023

Year 2 visited the Chapel at St Helen and St Katharine’s as part of their RE lesson. The pupils did the school proud by being respectful and well-mannered and produced some beautiful artwork of the inside of the Chapel.  

Harvest Festival 2023

20th October 2023

Harvest Festival, a time when crops are gathered and we give thanks for the food that we have, was observed and celebrated in a few ways this year. We had another large haul of food donations for the Abingdon Foodbank. Mr Thomas led an insightful assembly reminding of us the importance of Harvest time and…

Year 5 River Pang visit

20th October 2023

Year 5 have been learning about rivers in Geography and so donned their wellies and set off on a school trip to investigate the River Pang in Berkshire. The pupils had plenty of fun wading through water, pond dipping and going on tractor rides!    

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