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GBBO’s Christine judges The Manor’s House Bake Off

23rd June 2015

This week, we held the finals of our very first House Bake Off competition which was judged by the 2013 Great British Bake Off finalist, Christine Wallace, from Didcot. The competition was the idea of Mrs Catherine Duff who will be teaching Cookery next year: its purpose was to encourage the children to start thinking about…

Hot off the Press

19th June 2015

This week, the children in Mrs Hayward-Moss’ class have been producing their own newspaper and even interviewed Mr Heyworth! They were also treated to a special visit by Chloe’s dad who came into talk to the children about journalism and interview techniques. A big thank you to Chloe’s Dad for taking the time to come…

Roche Court Visit

16th June 2015

On Wednesday 10th June, Year 5 had the opportunity to visit Roche Court near Salisbury. This wonderful sculpture park is positioned on the side of a gentle valley in the middle of rolling countryside. Not only did the girls have over 60 amazing sculptures to contemplate but the curation of these works also drew their…

French Trip Video

15th June 2015

Mme Spikes has produced a very exciting video of photographic highlights from the Year 6 trip to France earlier this June. To watch the video click HERE. Thank you Mme Spikes!

The Manor Prep Combined Training Competition

10th June 2015

On Saturday 6 June, The Manor hosted the 7th Combined Training Competition (Dressage and Show Jumping). This was the first year that it was held at Lyford Stud, by kind permission of Richard and Carol Starkey and what a fantastic venue it was. There were 7 children from The Manor, sometimes riding more than one…

Music Afternoons

5th June 2015

We have recently been treated to some very entertaining Music Afternoons from Years 3, 4 and 5. Below are some of the photos.

The Pirates’ Treasure

4th June 2015

The Year 1 children have been having a marvellous time rehearsing their play The Pirates’ Treasure. The story follows a band of sea-faring pirates who are trying to solve the mystery of the lost treasure. But their treasure map is in pieces! Their adventures take them to the desert, the Arctic, the jungle and even…

Year 6 Trip to France

1st June 2015

Bonjour! Keep checking The Manor website and follow us on Twitter to find out how the Year 6′s are getting on in France. Monday 1 June A rather jolly but sleepy Year 6 boarded the coach to Portsmouth at 4.30am. Their coach driver is called Tom and he’s very friendly. Whilst waiting to board the ferry, passports…

Stratford Trip 2015

28th May 2015

This May, Year 6 embarked on The Manor’s annual trip to Stratford upon Avon to submerge themselves in the world of William Shakespeare. First stop was Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens, where a young Shakespeare courted Anne, his future bride. With stunning gardens and beautiful original pieces of furniture, the cottage was a splendid way…

Second Hand Uniform Shop

28th May 2015

The Second Hand Uniform Shop (SHUS) will be open next on Wednesday 3rd June, 8.15am – 9.15am. We are always looking for quality uniform to sell. We require uniform of all sizes, for all seasons. All we ask is that items are in good condition, clean and labelled. Don’t forget that we also sell football boots,…

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