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Go Ahead Given for Plans to Redevelop Queen’s House and The Abbey

Posted on: May, 18th May 2017

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

Following the Planning Committee’s unanimous decision, the Foundation is very pleased that Suffolk Coastal District Council has given the go-ahead for our plans to redevelop Queen’s House, enabling us to improve and increase facilities at The Abbey, Woodbridge School’s preparatory department. The project will enable us to bring pupils from Queen’s House and The Abbey together on one site from September

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Abbey Pupils Enjoy Success at Suffolk Chess Megafinal

Posted on: May, 15th May 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News, Woodbridge News

Congratulations to all those Abbey students who took part in the Suffolk Megafinal last weekend at the senior school. All those from the Abbey won a prize and qualified for the National Gigafinals, which take place in Manchester in July.

Rowan Kent won the Under 8 section with

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Reception: Telling The Time

Posted on: May, 12th May 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The Reception children have been learning to tell the time. They have found out about the hour and minute hands on the clock and worked out how their day is organised by time. They have played time games and used computer programs to support them.  In Parent Session this week they made their own clocks to take home and practise

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Year 1 Minibeast Stories

Posted on: May, 12th May 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

In Year 1 the children have been writing their own “That’s not my minibeast” story using materials to make the books ‘touchy-feely’.  The children are all very proud of their stories which are displayed on the book shelves in the classrooms!

Mrs Lindsay-Smith & Mrs Cory

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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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