Month: September 2021

Show Racism The Red Card

29th September 2021

Last week,  ahead of completing a charity run, Mr Sneary delivered an inspirational assembly on the theme of racism. “I am running with two friends as part of team “Unite”. We have chosen the name “Unite” because we are coming together to take a stand against racism and run to raise money for a fabulous…

KS3 Good Reads September 2021

29th September 2021

All three parts of Tolkien’s masterpiece rolled into one, The Lord of the Rings,is a timeless fantasy epic. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power – the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring – the…

Mrs Bennett’s Bulletin, Tuesday 28 September 2021

28th September 2021

Good morning, Prep School family,   I hope that you are well and that you had a lovely weekend and managed to enjoy the late September summer. It has been such a treat to have such glorious weather in the past week or so. I am not looking forward to the constant rain that is…

Elevate Free Parent Webinars (L5 & L6)

23rd September 2021

It was fantastic to see our L5 and L6 pupils so engaged with the recent Elevate study skills workshop. Students found this extremely valuable as they embark upon their new courses. Thank you to Elevate for running this excellent session. Complementary to this session there are a number of parent webinars available Term 4 Webinars,…

Mrs de Visser Takes On 100km in 30hrs for Charity

23rd September 2021

Our Singing Teacher, Mrs de Visser and 3 friends are walking 100k (62 miles) NON-STOP in under 30 hours across The South Downs way this Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th September. Team BRamblers are fundraising to help support the amazing emergency aid and poverty-beating work Oxfam do, as well as supporting the Gurkha Welfare Trust….

Back To What We Do Best!

23rd September 2021

Back to what we do best! The music department had a very exciting morning visiting both Highclare Preparatory School: St Paul’s and Highclare Preparatory School: Woodfield to showcase the individual music lessons that we offer at Highclare School. Our very talented visiting music teachers wowed the children with a morning of pop, classical, folk and…

Prep School Tennis Fortnight

23rd September 2021

Highclare Prep has been learning lots of new skills at Sutton Coldfield Tennis Club as they have participated in Tennis Fortnight! During the school day, and included in school fees, pupils have been working on forehand ground strokes and complimentary tennis skills. Some of the highlights included one of our Yr5 girls challenging Ryan (who…

Mrs Bennett’s Bulletin, Tuesday 21 September 2021

21st September 2021

Good morning, Prep School family, I hope this Bulletin finds you well and rested after a lovely weekend. The sun shone down on Nottingham and there was a feeling of summer back in the air! Lots of people out and about and lots of fun being had by all ages. I had a super weekend….

Mrs Bennett’s Bulletin Returns!

15th September 2021

Good morning, Prep School family, Welcome to the first Bennett Bulletin of this school year! The Bulletin is back by very popular demand and I am so pleased that so many of you have enjoyed reading it over the past 18 months and have found it an interesting way to start or end your day….

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Triumph

13th September 2021

At the weekend, 17 students from L5 took part in their practice expedition and 18 students from U5 in their qualifying Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition. Both groups had a fabulous time walking from Barnt Green Train station to the Lickey Hills, cooking on trangias and camping. It was great to see groups working as…