10/06/2019

Developing fine motor skills

The Reception children have been making sock puppets. They made some beautiful ‘fish’. It was amazing to see how the children’s fine motor skills have developed enabling them to stitch on beads and embroider with wool and silks.

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10/06/2019

Toilet Twinning

Thank you to everyone who supported the Music Festival last month. We raised over £450 and have purchased 7 beautiful toilets for the charity Toilet Twinning. 

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07/06/2019

Year 7 City Centre Survey

Year 7 have been looking at Urban Geography and the question, ‘What proportion of shops in the city centre sell food or drink?’ A recent newspaper article suggested it is 1 in 4, so with this in mind year 7 took to the streets of Salisbu...

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06/06/2019

Year 2 explore the sea at Bournemouth Oceanarium

It was a fresh day for Year 2 when they visited the Oceanarium in Bournemouth. Having discovered all about meadows and river habitats in the first part of the term our focus now turns to the sea. The children were filled with wonder by the shear var...

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04/06/2019

Welcome to our New Pupils

A warm welcome to our 7 new starters who have joined us from America, Spain, Kenya and our home town of Salisbury. Today the pupils in the prep school enjoyed hot chocolate with the Head Master, Clive Marriott.  

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03/06/2019

Johan and Ben B do well at problem solving!

Recently, a number of the Y6 and Y7 mathematicians took part in the first round of the prestigious Dauntsey’s Dodecahedron Mathematical problem solving competition. These can be very challenging for both pupil and adult alike! Many congratulati...

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03/06/2019

Butterfly release

The nursery children have had an exciting start to their week as they released the butterflies they have carefully been looking after for the past 4 weeks. 

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24/05/2019

Sports Day

The weather was kind to us on the 24th and it was lovely to see so many parents and grandparents enjoying Sports Day and cheering the children on. As always, there was a great show of team spirit and some spectacular athleticism on display - not leas...

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20/05/2019

Fun packed weekend for the boarders

Our boarders enjoyed a wonderful weekend with an almost full house! On Saturday we thoroughly enjoyed the school Music Festival, both taking part and soaking up the atmosphere followed by the Amici BBQ. Later in the afternoon we took a trip to Huds...

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20/05/2019

Sports Update

It hardly seems possible that half term is almost upon us. We have had a very full week of cricket, athletics, swimming and tennis this week, fortunately most of it played in the first half when Spring was still with us! On Tuesday the Year 3 and 4 ...

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20/05/2019

Vertical Tutor Groups

The prep school vertical tutor groups meet twice a term. Last week they met to discuss the lunch experience. They shared their opinions on the recent changes to the lunch menus, sign in procedure, eating in the Undercroft and time allocated for lunch...

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18/05/2019

160 performances in 3 hours!

The Music Festival was quite simply one of the most joyful occasions you can imagine! 160 performances, spread over 5 venues, with performers from the ages of 4 to over 80! Some performers had only had 2 or 3 lessons, while some are professional mus...

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15/05/2019

Reception went to Salisbury Market

 Reception walked to Salisbury market to shop for plants for our garden at the beginning of May. We looked at all of the different stalls, even finding out about fish for our ‘Under the Sea’ topic. We used money to pay for our p...

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15/05/2019

Year 2 visit Harnham Water Meadows

 As part of the Year 2 topic looking at different environments, the class visited the Water Meadows at Harnham at the end of April.  They were treated to a slide show and a walking tour to help them understand this unique environment, which...

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15/05/2019

Year 4 become barristers

 As part of their English lessons the Year 4 children have all looked at the evidence, made the decision to defend or prosecute and then produced a closing statement as if they were barristers in crown court.​ Some children t...

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15/05/2019

Year 7 Geography Trip to Purbeck

On Tuesday, May 7th Year 7 pupils went on a Geography field-trip to the Isle of Purbeck on the south coast of Dorset.  A study of the local geology and the nature of the coastline was carried out in sunshine during a walk in the footsteps of din...

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14/05/2019

Celebrating May Day

Thank you to the pre-prep children and teachers for a magnificent Maypole Dancing Display. Special thanks to Miss Lamb for her musical direction and Miss Kim for providing the skills of dance each week. The mathematical language, especially, astounde...

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13/05/2019

Sam learns maths at Bath University!

In January, SCS was invited by Bath University to send some appropriate Year 8 students to attend their Royal Institution Mathematics Classes. This involved giving up a number of Saturday mornings and part of the afternoon to attend challenging works...

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09/05/2019

Year 7-8 Play Great Expectations

At the end of the Lent term, Year 8 and 7 performed ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens over three nights. What a triumph! And what an effort! A long, complex play, it was decided at the last moment not to have an intermission in ord...

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03/05/2019

Sammy awarded Chancellor's Medal

On Friday, 3 May during Evensong in the Trinity Chapel, Sammy was awarded the Chancellor's Medal by Canon Chancellor Ed Probert.  Sammy promised to help the Bishop's Chorister, Archie, in every way he can, and to help the Precentor, Canon Anna M...

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29/03/2019

Spring Concert

 The Spring Concert was such a delight to behold, both in rehearsal and in the actual concert! The sunlight streamed through the cathedral windows all day, just adding to the already joyful vibe in the building. There is such a buzz on concert d...

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29/03/2019

Pre-Prep Easter Bonnet Parade

What a joy it was on Friday to see so many parents, grandparents and friends who were able to join us for the Easter Bonnet parade. The children proudly processed around the cloisters with their heads adorned with bunnies, leaves, nests and flowers! ...

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23/03/2019

Cross Country Success at Stroud School

On Saturday seventeen of our pupils took part in a cross-country event hosted by Stroud School in Romsey. Races were arranged as follows: U8+U9 boys and girls (1200m), U10+U11 boys and girls (2400m), U12+U13 boys and girls (2400m) and we had pupils i...

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22/03/2019

News from the Pre-Prep

Nursery have been exploring the different textures and smells of herbs as part of their senses topic. Reception had a special visitor to the classroom this week – KUBO the robot. We used some special ‘tag tiles’ to practise early co...

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22/03/2019

Year 4 have been looking at Forces

4T have been studying forces in their science lessons.  Here they are experimenting with different surfaces and collating their results. 

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22/03/2019

Year 6 Geography Field Trip

On Tuesday 19th March Year 6 pupils walked from East Winterslow back to the cathedral to consolidate their map reading and compass skills. This walk incorporates a section of the Clarendon Way walk and features varying landscapes and historical feat...

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22/03/2019

CSA Sports Winners for the 4th Year running!

Congratulations to our senior choristers who brought home the trophies, for the fourth year running, from the CSA sports event! This is an annual event which sees teams made up of senior choristers from choir schools across the country compete again...

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