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Young Journalists Club – Manor Mash-Up Summer 2021

12th July 2021

Year 5 worked incredibly hard in Young Journalists club this term. They have loved having the opportunity to interview teachers, review subjects and clubs, and write about things they enjoy doing in their own time. We hope you enjoy seeing what the team produced!

Year 5 UKMT Mathematics Challenge

22nd June 2021

This term, Year 5 students participated in the online UK Junior Mathematical Challenge. We have now received the results and we are very proud of all of the students that took part in the challenge. Well done to Clement G-S and Banita K who both received silver certificates and to Albert E who received a bronze…

The Manor’s Year 6 Pupils Move on to Senior School

22nd June 2021

For the second year running our Year 6 pupils have experienced a very different finale to their time at The Manor; working in COVID-safe ‘bubbles’ whilst in school, remote learning for almost a whole term and in some cases dealing with remote entrance exams and interviews for their Senior Schools.  Yet again, they have done…

Year 6 Earthshot Projects

7th April 2021

Towards the end of term, the Year 6 children presented their exciting Earthshot projects. The Earthshot Prize is designed to incentivise change and help to repair our planet over the next ten years. Here at The Manor the children delivered innovative ideas such as transport fuelled by air pollution, seed spreading drones to plant new…

Remembrance Day 2020

9th November 2020

On Monday 9 November, The Manor Prep School started its day with its annual Remembrance Day assembly, this time held remotely via Google Meet. Mr Thomas led the assembly in which he reminded the children of why we take a moment every November to remember those who gave their lives in previous wars, and to…

A week of House Sporting Events

6th November 2020

The week before we broke up for half term was an extravaganza of House events! Year 1 to 6 children took part in House Cricket playing ‘Lives’ which is a fast-paced and exciting version of the game that is loved by all, including the games staff. The Year 4 to 6 children valiantly took part…

The Manor’s Year 6 Pupils Move on to Senior School

1st July 2020

The last three months have been an unprecedented experience for the Year 6 pupils at The Manor Prep School in Abingdon. The COVID-19 pandemic saw schools across the UK forced to close and children continue their education remotely from home. But this hasn’t quashed the spirit of our Year 6’s. Despite their school being closed,…

Roche Court Sculpture Park

16th March 2020

On Thursday 5 March, Year 5 set off for Roche Court near Salisbury in high winds and driving rain – the weather did not look promising. However, the children were in good spirits and once there, the friendly and well-informed guides presented us with a fantastic day of activities that accommodated the less than preferable…

The Manor Reigns Triumphant at Blenheim!

16th March 2020

On Tuesday, we went to Blenheim Palace for the Winston Churchill Debating Competition. We were discussing the topic “Could Carnivores End The World?” We worked hard over the past few months and went to Blenheim hoping to win. It was our go and we went up and gave it our best shot. When we got…

The Manor Poetry Festival

4th March 2020

The Manor Poetry Festival, which takes place every two years, is a wonderful opportunity for all pupils to engage with poetry. Every child in the school learns a poem by heart, starting with a celebration of nursery rhymes for the youngest pupils. In Years 1 to 6 we were treated to a fantastic range of…

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