09/12/2018

Two Tri Country Champions

Daisy and Sophie competed in the Tri County (Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire) Cross Country Championships at Bath Uni over the weekend. Daisy ran in the Under 11 Girls race and is now the Wiltshire Champion- 1.9km in 7min 36 secs. Sophie ran in the Unde...

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03/12/2018

News from Pre Prep

This week in Pre-Prep we have been very busy practising our Nativity play, learning words, where we need to be and practising our songs, we are all very excited to perform it to our families next Monday! Mr Goulbourne and Ms Zwanger kindly came in an...

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02/12/2018

Boarders Ice-skating

The boarders celebrated the start of the Christmas season by visiting the Salisbury Christmas Market and having fun on the ice-rink! They also spent the weekend decorating the boarding house! We are all very excited! 

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30/11/2018

Voices InSpire

Salisbury Cathedral School is delighted to be offering a Singing Outreach project with local Primary Schools. The project, called Voices InSpire, was offered to all local primary schools back at the end of June, and within hours of sending out the in...

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30/11/2018

SCS named in the Top 50 Prep Schools for Cricket

The Cricketer Magazine has published it's Good School Guide 2019 and Salisbury Cathedral School has been named in the top 50 prep schools! We are thrilled with this achievement as it recognises the hard work and dedication of our sports department, ...

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28/11/2018

Year 2 Trip to Roche Court

Last Friday (23rd November), on a cold and misty morning, Year 2 went for their cross-curricular trip to look at the amazing sculptures in the grounds of Roche Court. We started with Black and Blue by Zack Ove; with its serried ranks of giant Nigeria...

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28/11/2018

Year 6 Science

Year 6 have enjoyed honing their skills in using a Bunsen burner to create some copper sulphate crystals. Congratulations to Wilkie and Eamon in 6H and Rosie and Eleanor and James and Johan in 6W whose crystals were voted the best! 

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26/11/2018

DT Cathedral Stone

Year 8 have received pieces of authentic Salisbury Cathedral stone to shape into bases for their metal sculptures which they have been making in DT. The limestone was mined in Chilmark and crafted by stonemasons in the Cathedral close 800 years ago....

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23/11/2018

News from Pre Prep

This week in Nursery we have been singing Incy Wincy Spider and Humpty Dumpty; we drew faces on boiled eggs to make our own Humpy Dumpty's and made some sparkly spider webs for Incy Wincy. We have practised our name writing again and enjoyed wrappin...

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22/11/2018

Christmas Lights Switch On

Last Thursday the boarders took a trip into town to see the Christmas lights switch on. This year Olympic medallist, Colin Jackson, did the honours. We thoroughly enjoyed the countdown and the fireworks that followed.  

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21/11/2018

DT Maze Games

Year five have been working on Maze Games this term in DT. They have worked really hard and have come up with many inventive and ingenious designs!  

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20/11/2018

Yr3 trips to Salisbury Museum and Matron's College

Year 3 children have recently been out and about in The Close. Their postponed trip to the Matron’s College finally happened on a beautiful Autumn day. Miss Lamb kindly came too. The children filtered into the gardens where the ladies were asse...

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19/11/2018

Year 6 Roman Food Workshops

Last week, pupils in Year 6 enjoyed making and tasting a variety of Roman-style dishes. They had been learning about food and dining customs in lessons before half term and then put some of this into practice. Dishes created included two types of gr...

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11/11/2018

Benjamin Britten's War Requiem

On Saturday evening Choristers performed in Benjamin Britten's epic War Requiem as part of the Cathedral's commemorations of the 100th anniversary since the signing of the Armistice. 

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09/11/2018

Remembrance

Thank you to all who attended our very moving remembrance service last Friday. We raised a total of £327.93 through our retiring collection which will be donated to the Royal British Legion to support the fantastic work that they do. Special t...

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06/11/2018

Holland Sports Tour 2018

What a wonderful experience for the 1st Hockey and 1st Rugby squads. Our first ever Sports tour abroad and hopefully the first of many. Ten pin bowling, glow in the dark crazy golf, a canal boat cruise of Amsterdam, a trip to Noordwijk beach and an a...

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06/11/2018

DT Fan Boat Challenge

Year 7 pupils had great fun when they raced their Fan Boats across the school pool as part of their Design and Technology Fan Boat Challenge. Pupils have been designing, making, testing and refining their boats during their DT lessons this term. Ev...

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06/11/2018

Year 4 Exploring Volcanoes in Geography

Year 4s have been studying Volcanoes in Geography. Each class created their own volcano in papier mache and then painted it. They then added the essential ingredients of vinegar, washing up liquid, food colouring and bicarbonate of soda and recreate...

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05/11/2018

Piano Duet and Quartet!

What a triumph! The second half of term kicked off with a piano duet (and quartet!) concert given by a dazzling array of teachers from all over the school! Messrs Hawker and Elford kept their cool in their Rondeau by Britten, while Mr Marriott charme...

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05/10/2018

What's been happening in DT?

Year 5 Maze Game This term year 5 pupils are having fun designing and making a maze game from softwood and MDF. They have been using a range of hand tools to cut and shape their wooden maze parts. They have tested their mazes using a ball-bearing as...

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05/10/2018

Music Round Up

What a superb concert our cellists and double bassists put on, on Monday! Cellists from year 1 to year 8 delighted the audience with a variety of pieces, and the two double bass soloists added to the joyful occasion. It is always a treat to welcome p...

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05/10/2018

News from the Sports Department

Another busy week of sport with all the year groups in action. The Year 3s and 4s enjoyed some close fought hockey and football matches against St Francis. Despite being on the wrong end of the score lines, it is clear to see how much the boys and gi...

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04/10/2018

Magazine Club - SCS Voice

The school magazine club meet each Wednesday lunchtime and are very enthusiastically creating the very first edition of the SCS Voice! Annabel Shipley is this month's editor, overseeing and editing the production. We look forward to sharing the fir...

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03/10/2018

Year 6 Art Trip to Roche Court

Year 6 enjoyed a fabulous morning exploring the sculptures at Roche Court. They learnt about 5 sculptures in particular that were on display; through asking insightful questions they found out about the inspiration behind these pieces as well as the ...

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01/10/2018

Music

The woodwind players put on a delightful concert on Monday and it was lovely to hear the flute, oboe, saxophone and clarinet in this concert. (Most of our bassoonists were on a school trip so unable to perform - next time!) Thank you, as ever, to our...

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01/10/2018

Another great week of Sport

Another great week of sport for all the SCS teams. The U8/9 A football team led the way for the year 3s and 4s with a convincing 9-2 victory over Sunninghill while there was also a 1-0 win for the U8/9 B team. The girls teams were on fire this week a...

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01/10/2018

News from Pre Prep

Our week in Pre-Prep started on a high when we went to watch some of our friends perform in the informal Cello concert on Monday! We are very proud of them! Throughout Pre-Prep we have been thinking about 2D shapes; Nursery and reception found shape...

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28/09/2018

Year 7 History Lesson

Year 7 used their knowledge of Latin in their history lesson to translate the Bayeux tapestry, one of the best sources of information for the period leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings.  

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26/09/2018

Year 5 Science - Space and The Universe

Year 5 have been investigating space and the Universe and last week built a model solar system out of fruit! First they had to work out which fruit represented each planet by researching and comparing the size of the planets. Then it was time to meas...

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25/09/2018

Year 2 Trip to Breamore House Museum

On Tuesday 25th September, Year 2 jumped into the mini bus with excitement and headed to Breamore House Museum. Once there, we went back in time and visited all the different places in the village. The first place we visited was the local Garage, whe...

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25/09/2018

Year 8 Sculpture Workshop

On Tuesday we were lucky to have Tammy’s Grandmother, sculptor Vivien Mallock, visit school. Mrs Mallock held two Sculpture workshops for our Year 8 pupils with the help of her friendly dog, Boysie the Border Terrier. Using her dog as a model...

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24/09/2018

Year 3 and 4 Art

Year 3 and 4 have been drawing some beautiful floral sketches and making plaster casts by impressing flowers from the school grounds into clay before filling with plaster.  

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24/09/2018

Year 7 Trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace

Despite having visited the site annually for more years than I care to count, I still come away each time in awe of the splendour of what the Romans created. It was the largest building outside of Italy and at its height would have housed over a hund...

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23/09/2018

New Chorister Appointments

On Sunday 23rd September two probationer choristers, Lili and Amelie were admitted to Salisbury Cathedral girls choir during Evensong and welcomed by their peers. Senior girl choristers were also appointed new posistions within the choir.  Annen...

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22/09/2018

Boarders made the most of the soggy weather

This weekend the boarders supported the school by attending the Open Morning. The Year 8 pupils had the opportunity to tour visiting families around the school whilst the other children took part in various activities including Jazbytes, badge making...

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21/09/2018

Year 4 Trip to Butser Ancient Farm

The Year 4 children had a lovely day at Butser Ancient farm in Waterlooville. We arrived as marauding Vikings but left as gentle people who had built wattle fence panels from hazel using incredible teamwork, made beautiful pottery decorated with Nors...

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21/09/2018

Holland Tour Cake Sale

The Sports Department would like to say a Big Thank you for all your support on Friday. The cake sale raised £300. 

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21/09/2018

Music is flowing

It's been a busy week in the music department. We had our first informal concert, for anyone who was ready, and it was a treat to see how hard some of the children have been working over the summer. Keep up the good work! The choirs have all kicked o...

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19/09/2018

Year 3 Trip to Wagamama

Year 3 visited Wagamama in Salisbury last Wednesday as part of their Healthy Eating science topic. The children heard all about the countries where the restaurants are found and that their Japanese name means ‘Naughty Child’! Each group ...

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19/09/2018

1st Rugby Team Triumph

Another good week of sport for our rugby and hockey teams. There were local derbies against Chafyn and Godolphin which produced some excellent matches. The Year 3s & 4s enjoyed some football and hockey against St Francis and for many it was their...

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18/09/2018

Year 6 Design Technology

Year 6 pupils are enjoying designing and making pneumatic rockets in their DT lessons. The children were very excited when launching their prototypes and, in spite of the high winds, altitudes were recorded in excess of 40 metres. Pupils will make ...

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17/09/2018

Hot Chocolate with the Head Master

At Monday break time the Head Master, Clive Marriott invited all the Prep new starters to join him in his house for Hot Chocolate and Kitkats. Mr Marriott asked the children how they were all settling in and listened to their chatter about new frien...

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17/09/2018

Open Day - 22nd September 2018

Our Open Mornings are an excellent way to visit the school, chat to our pupils, meet our staff and look around our facilities and stunning grounds. To find out more please contact Philippa Ennew on 01722 555300 or email admissions@salisburycathedrals...

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17/09/2018

Spreading Peace

On Monday in Assembly, Mr Hawker talked to the school about the history of Jelly Babies. The theme of the week was Spreading Peace and he explained that Jelly Babies were first invented after the First World War to mark the end of the long conflict....

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16/09/2018

New Choristers for Salisbury Cathedral

On Sunday (16 September) three probationer choristers, Zeeshan, Benjamin and Charlie were admitted to Salisbury Cathedral boys choir during Evensong and welcomed by their peers in the time-honoured bumping ceremony that followed. The bumping ceremony...

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