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Pre-Prep News

Reception: Bug Hunt

Posted on: June, 30th Jun 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

Making the most of the lovely weather, Reception went into the garden for a bug hunt. Armed with bug jars and magnifying glasses, no stone was left unturned!  They worked in pairs and found all sorts of fascinating things which they recorded on their check lists. It was even possible to get a close up look at some tadpoles from the

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Reception: Herb Garden

Posted on: June, 30th Jun 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The Reception children have planted a sensory herb garden.  They filled the planters with soil and planted mint, tarragon, sage, parsley and Alpine strawberries, then thoroughly watered them.   The children also planted some basil seeds in individual pots to take home and nurture.

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Reception: Farm Visit

Posted on: June, 30th Jun 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

A huge thank you to Mrs Houston who welcomed 26 Reception children to her farm.  They had a fantastic day finding out about where their food comes from.  The highlight of the day was seeing the new born twin calves and watching Mrs Ihenacho feed one with a bottle.  The children loved meeting the

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Parent Session: Picnic

Posted on: June, 30th Jun 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The Reception children enjoyed a picnic with their parents today.  This was the last parent session of the term and a chance for the children and teachers to say thank you to the parents for their wonderful support throughout the year.  The children spent the day baking and decorating

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Abbey and Queen's plans 2016

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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