11/02/2019

Sports News

With no illness and challenging weather to hold us back the children enjoyed a packed week of fixtures last week, with only the boys' first team suffering a cancelled fixture. Matches were played against St Francis and Godolphin (U8s and U9s) and Cha...

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11/02/2019

Fun packed weekend for the boarders

Last weekend (2nd & 3rd February) the boarders had a great time! On Saturday they burnt off energy by going to Clownabout during the day. They enjoyed watching their friends Isabel and Emma be made into full choristers. Then in the evening they w...

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08/02/2019

Music Roundup

This week brought a delightfully eclectic concert from some of our singers. We had unaccompanied singing, folk songs, psalms, show songs and two very different performances of “Summertime”, one with James Bond lurking in the background! T...

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06/02/2019

Year 5 DT

Children in year 5 are currently enjoying making model sailing boats in DT. Knowing that his son, William, was doing this, Mr Gregory kindly brought in his beautifully restored scale models for the pupils to look at. The largest boat, Pickle, is a f...

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05/02/2019

Year 2 visit Portsmouth Naval Dockyard

On a damp, cold morning Year 2 set off for a day of adventure and discovery at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Once there, we soon forgot about the weather as there was so much to see. We were given first class treatment as Year 2 have a direct desce...

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05/02/2019

'Gung hay fat choy'

On Tuesday the pre-prep children joined in with celebrations for Chinese New Year. Nursery and Reception dressed up in traditional Chinese clothes and then enjoyed the whole-school Chinese lunch. 

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05/02/2019

Nursery visit the train station

Nursery continued to explore the Transport topic and were learning about 'Railways' last week. They visited Salisbury Train Station where Theo's Mummy and Daddy work. The children bought tickets, went through the barriers, learnt how to wait safely f...

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02/02/2019

Promotion of girl probationers

Congratulations to Isabel and Emma who were made up to full choristers on Saturday during evensong after their successful probationer period. They enjoyed a lovely reception back at school in the BSR following the service. 

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31/01/2019

Year 3 trip to Stonehenge

The Year 3 children had a fantastic time at Stonehenge last Thursday! As part of their Stone Age topic in the classroom and their DT work making stone age tools it was inspiring to see Stonehenge up close. Everyone was fantastically behaved with some...

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24/01/2019

Bushcraft Club

This week Bushcrafters braved the wintry conditions to build survival shelters from rope and tarps. They enjoyed sitting around the fire in the first flurries of snow while cooking their bread in the embers. Once cooked they poured honey into their...

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21/01/2019

News from the Pre-Prep

Reception have been using the ‘BeeBots’ as part of their ICT. The children learned how to programme the ’Beebot’ and also worked on their directional and positional language. We looked at how to move the ‘Beebot’ f...

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21/01/2019

SCS Art exhibition at Five Rivers Leisure Centre

The SCS Art Exhibition is now available to view in Five Rivers Leisure Centre. The children's art work is displayed throughout the reception area and will be on display throughout February. 

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19/01/2019

Congratulations to our newest Choristers

A busy weekend for the boys choir at Salisbury Cathedral - four talented youngsters become full choristers and five scholarships awarded after the boys voice trials. Four boys have been admitted as full choristers after just five months as probatione...

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17/01/2019

Year 5&6 'We are writers' book has arrived!

They’ve arrived! Year 5 and 6 are excited to see their stories in print. Congratulations to all the pupils and special thanks to Miss Whittock for making it happen.  

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17/01/2019

Byanston Maths Challenge

Four year 4 pupils were selected to go to Bryanston School on Thursday to take part in a Year 4 maths challenge against 60 other schools. The children thoroughly enjoyed the day and did the school proud. Well done! On Friday Benjamin, Ben, Dan and Jo...

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14/01/2019

New Year News from Pre Prep

The children have spent the last few days settling back into their routines and enjoying the introductions to their new topics. Reception will be learning all about Space this term, whilst Year 1's topic is Journeys and they will also learn about Li...

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14/01/2019

Scholars Concert

On Monday lunchtime the Year 8 musicians who will be sitting for senior school scholarships performed on their second instruments in an informal concert that was thoroughly enjoyed by parents, family, staff, pupils and our Reception class children. O...

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14/01/2019

Nursery exploring their transport topic

As part of their transport topic, the Nursery children went on an exciting bus trip through Salisbury on Tuesday. The children were thrilled to sit on the top deck of a double-decker bus and had lots of fun spotting cars, buses, lorries and even a c...

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14/01/2019

New clubs are underway

We were thrilled to launch our all-new clubs programme last week! The children enjoyed the vast array of activities now on offer including a number of 'drop-in' clubs at break and lunch-times such as 'Chill, Chat and Colour' with Mrs Lloyd and 'Sudo...

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10/01/2019

A visit to Canon Tom

On Thursday afternoon, Mr Marriott took our three senior boy choristers to see Canon Tom at home (them having missed his last service), to present him with some gifts. The three gift bearers, Archie, Sammy and Thomas were delighted to see Canon Tom&r...

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13/12/2018

Scrumptious Christmas Lunch

We all enjoyed a wonderful Christmas full-turkey lunch on Thursday. Thank you to our dedicated catering team for preparing such a feast! 

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12/12/2018

Christmas Fun in the Boarding House

During the last couple of weeks of term the boarders have been very busy getting into the Christmas spirit. Our Christmas Elf arrived on December 1st and has been up to mischief and causing chaos throughout the house! Following tradition, St Nick (S...

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11/12/2018

'Science Theatre' Entertain the Prep Pupils

The Friends' of SCS book Christmas entertainment for the pupils every year, we are very grateful for their contribution in this way. This year they kindly booked Scott an astrophysicist from the Science Theatre who performed a show to the prep pupils...

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11/12/2018

Choristers prepare for Christmas

The Choristers always work incredibly hard but Advent season and Christmas is particularly busy for them with many extra commitments, rehearsals and concerts. Many of them working non-stop since Darkness to Light, they will have a few days break nex...

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10/12/2018

Pre Prep Celebrate Christmas

In Pre-Prep we have been excitedly preparing for Christmas! On Monday we had our Nativity in the Cathedral, we were thrilled that so many parents came to watch, the staff are all very proud of the children. On Tuesday we all took a trip to Salisbury...

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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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04/12/2018

Christmas Tree Festival at St Thomas's Church

On Tuesday 4th December Seraphim, Cantamus and Bantamus went to St Thomas's Christmas Tree Festival to sing during the afternoon. On the Wednesday afternoon Pre-Prep and Year 3 sang to the assembled audience. All of the choirs sung beautifully.&nbs...

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04/12/2018

Thank you from the Friends of Salisbury Cathedral School

The Friends' would like to thank all parents for their support, donations and time this term. The wreath making workshops were a wonderful opportunity to get into the festive spirit of Christmas. We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas a...

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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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