Category: Senior School

World Record Breaking Parent In Aid Of A Fantastic Cause

13th October 2021

This year Mrs Faulkner, a Highclare prep school parent, not only ran the London Marathon, an incredible achievement in itself,  but did so while attempting to break the Guinness World Record of “fastest marathon dressed as a 3-D plant (female)” .  Mrs Faulkner took on this challenge to raise awareness and money for the Cystic Fibrosis…

Good Reads – October Special

13th October 2021

A short, essential introduction to Black British history by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga. When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution? These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years…

Blue Peter Superstar

13th October 2021

Recently Isobel featured on the childhood favourite TV programme Blue Peter, setting the presenters a challenge as a Blue Peter Fan Club member. It would be difficult to miss the array of badges Isobel is wearing in the video footage – incredibly since the age of 6 she has gained all of the Blue Peter…

Highclare School A View From The Sky

8th October 2021

Over the summer we  have been lucky enough to view Highclare School from a different perspective,  a drone’s eye view! It is amazing how much space Highclare children, of all ages have available to them and to be reminded of the wonderful environment we are lucky to call School, supporting all children from pre-prep to…

Autumn Survival Guide: Halloween Special Wilson Vale

7th October 2021

Our wonderful catering suppliers have provided this fantastic resource of Autumn recipes including some firm family Halloween favourites!  We can’t wait to see your spooky creations! Highclare Halloween Parents Food and Wellbeing booklet 

Creative Writing Competition 2021

7th October 2021

We are excited to launch the annual Highclare Junior English Creative Writing Competition The Highclare Senior School English department, invites all potential authors in Yr3 to Yr6 to take part in our exciting creative writing competition. Full details below. creative writing competition 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…

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….