A Co-educational Independent School in Suffolk for ages 4 to 18

General News

New Head of The Abbey & Queen’s House

Posted on: March, 7th Mar 2017

In Category: General News, Pre Prep Testimonials, Pre-Prep News, Woodbridge News

We are delighted to announce Nicola Mitchell as our new Head of The Abbey & Queen’s House from September 2017. Nicola is currently Deputy Head at Orley Farm School, a large prep school in North London, where she was previously Deputy Head (Academic) and Head of Pre-prep. Before that she taught at Edge Grove School where she

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Reception: Magic Carpets

Posted on: March, 3rd Mar 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

Reception children have enjoyed travelling to far off places on their magic carpets this week. They have woven their own carpets, written postcards from places they have visited and painted carpets mixing the colours themselves.  They will be exploring the different continents over the next few weeks and comparing different

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World Book Day at Queen’s House

Posted on: March, 3rd Mar 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News, Woodbridge News

All at Queen’s House took part in World Book Day dressing up in a wide variety of characters including Superworm, the BFG, Saint George, Stick Man and Katie Morag.  The children loved sharing their favourite stories and are all looking forward to visiting a bookshop with their tokens! Thank you to parents for such a great

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Reception Parents Session

Posted on: March, 1st Mar 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News, Woodbridge News

The children were very excited when the Magic Carpet turned up unexpectedly this week. It had been to Spain and brought back some Spanish foods for them to enjoy.  The children and their parents then took part in a Tapas Tasting Session together, whilst listening to some lovely Spanish

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Reception Superhero Assembly

Posted on: February, 27th Feb 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The Reception children were proud to give an assembly today to Queen’s House and their parents. As well as reciting poems, singing songs and performing the story of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”, they were able to tell the audience all about their topic on Superheroes. The assembly finished with a spectacular superhero

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Reception Shape Walk

Posted on: February, 2nd Feb 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The Reception children are learning about 2D shapes. They worked together with a partner to see how many they could find in the outside area. They were thrilled to discover, not only circles, triangles, rectangles and squares but also a couple of hexagons! They recorded their work on clip boards and shared their findings with their

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Reception: Nurse Visit

Posted on: January, 30th Jan 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

Mrs Hodson, who is a nurse, visited Reception to talk to them about nursing. She showed them how to assess a casualty and how to put them in the recovery position and call the emergency services.  She also brought bandages and slings and after modelling what to do, let the children have a

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Year 2: Abbey Visit

Posted on: January, 26th Jan 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The theme for the Year 2 visit to the Abbey on Thursday was Circles.

Circuits, circles and concentric circles could be found in abundance in the Science Room and the Art Room.  The children enjoyed using batteries, wires and crocodile clips to create a circuit to power a small motor and spin a card

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Year 2: More Forces in Science

Posted on: January, 26th Jan 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

In Year 2 this week we have become scientists and have been investigating forces around the school with everyday activities.  We had a lot of fun with our clipboards jotting down all the different types of motion we saw.  How can we change the speed or direction of moving

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Year 1: Islands

Posted on: January, 26th Jan 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

This week the children in Year 1 have been looking at Katie Morag’s island and identifying human and physical features of the landscape.  The children then designed their own class island using the small world area before designing their own island map using symbols.

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