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Lego Lunatics Just Miss Out on Final!
St Margaret's Preparatory School, Calne, Wiltshire
CHILDREN from a Calne school have used the powers of Lego and robotics to fine tune the way people with learning disabilities are taught to play a musical instrument. The pupils from St Margaret’s Preparatory School impressed the judges at the regional heats of the ‘First LEGOLeague’ competition ... more... added 27 November 2014
St Margaret's Pupil Recognised in National Schools Design Competition
St Margaret's Preparatory School, Calne, Wiltshire
A pupil at St Margaret’s Preparatory School in Calne, Wiltshire has just been named a runner-up of a national competition to design the ‘Classroom of the Future’. Organised by YPO, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of educational products, the third place entry has been awarded £250 of school equipm... more... added 27 November 2014
Year 5 Girls Enjoy German Day
St Margaret's Preparatory School, Calne, Wiltshire
Introduction to German Day at St Mary’s On Tuesday 11th November, St Mary’s, Calne welcomed Year 5 girls from St Margaret’s, Daneshill and Winchester House Prep Schools and Fynamore and Cherhill Primary Schools for an inaugural Modern Foreign Languages Introduction to German Day. In a week which... more... added 27 November 2014
Prep Schools Leadership Challenge
St John's on the Hill, Monmouthshire, Wales
Last week six Year 6 St John’s pupils headed to Cheltenham to face a “Leadership Challenge”. They enjoyed a hearty lunch at the College and then headed to the Sports Hall to face 12 very challenging tasks. The challenges tapped into the pupils’ maths skills, spatial awareness, cooperation, team work... more... added 27 November 2014
St John's Junior Choir entertain coffee customers
St John's on the Hill, Monmouthshire, Wales
It is so important for independent schools to link into the local community. At St John’s on the Hill, we try to give the children opportunities to perform and mix in our community. Each year we enjoy singing in old people’s homes, on the High Street of Chepstow for the switching on of Christmas lig... more... added 27 November 2014

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