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The Newbury & District Agricultural Society

In our topic of Farming Year 1 enjoyed a thoroughly busy and fun-filled morning in a Breakfast Workshop with Jan Murray from The Newbury & District Agricult...

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House Cross Country

Bleak and bitter were the weather conditions for this year’s annual House Cross-Country Competition but this didn’t stop the boys rallying round and running...

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House Global Competition

All of the boys in years 3-8 took part in this year’s House Global Location Quiz. They had to learn the locations of various countries, cities and oceans on ...

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Berkshire 1st XI cricketers running the Wokingham Half Marathon

On 12th February, a group of Berkshire 1st XI cricketers (myself included) are running the Wokingham Half Marathon dressed up as superheroes in support of Build...

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General Knowledge Quiz

Before Christmas every boy sat a rather difficult and seemingly rather random General Knowledge test. Out of 100 the highest score in the entire school was only...

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Performing Arts Soirée

With the shutters closed and the lights dimmed on Friday evening, the Long Room seemed to return to its days as the salon of a country house, with music to matc...

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Boarders Celebrate Burns Night and hit the slopes!

The boarders enjoyed a truly Scottish feast on Saturday evening. Mr Smith taught us all a bit about the haggis and then toasted it in true Burns night style. Af...

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Saturday Lectures

The first Saturday of the term started with a series of lectures.  Mr Reavill did a lecture on ‘Ten Books you have never heard of’ to Year 6, and Mrs Tille...

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Open Boarding Weekend

The first weekend of the term saw extraordinary scenes at the Esltree Races saw big “money” being placed, won and lost (!) on Saturday evening. Ther...

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Greek Handwriting Competition Winners

At the end of the Autumn term, the boys in 8SEW, 7ADL and 7ACM took part in a Greek Handwriting Competition. They copied out three and a half lines of poetry, ...

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