"The School has achieved its mission to encourage excellence and nurture talent" Ofsted
"There are an exceptional range of activities in which students can take part. Participation is high in sport, music and drama, and activities arising from specialist science status and the cadet corps. These provide outstanding opportunities for personal development. The school provides outstanding enrichment across the curriculum." OFSTED
We have a broad range of activities. The list below covers some of them but is by no means exhaustive. As new staff and new pupils arrive we continually add to the range of opportunities we have here.
The expectation is that everyone should take part in something.
Combined Cadet Force (RAF and Army Sections)
Dance and Gym
Drama - Teddies for Years 7-9
Edward's Theatre Company
Duke of Edinburgh Awards
Big Band (Jazz)
Not so Big Band (Jazz)
Athletics (Sports Day)
Sport - all year groups run multiple competitive teams in the following:
Athletics - the school is particularly strong in this area and trains students to County level in Sprinting, Distance Running, Cross Country
The School is exceptionally lucky to have dedicated members of
staff prepared to lead a wide range of overseas trips. This includes the following regular features:
Lower School PGL weekends away to London, Norfolk and other destinations aimed at cultural events and sporting/active events.
Ski Trip - at least one, but often two trips per year.
America trip to visit Washington,New York & Philadelphia
Language Trips to France, Germany and Spain
Trips to Africa as part of our Fair Trade commitment
International visits to our partner schools in France, Germany, Spain and Poland.
History Trips to the Battlefields of France and Belgium
Again, not an exhaustive list but enough to give you a flavour of the opportunities available.