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Year 1 Trip to Alice Holt Forest

29 September 2017

Year 1 children visited Alice Holt Forest in search of the Gruffalo. They began by following the clues on the Gruffalo Trail. The children found footprints to follow and used an App to bring the characters to life. They found mouse, snake, fox, owl and then the Grufflo himself! He was very noisy and hungry […]

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Twickenham Prep 5 a-side Tournament

29 September 2017

Bishopsgate U13 and U10 footballers took part in the annual Twickenham Prep 5 a-side Tournament at the beginning of term. This has historically been a very successful competition for Bishopsgate in recent years with the U13 team looking to retain the champions title for a second year running. It was a terrific afternoon of football […]

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Year 4 Trip to Butser Farm

29 September 2017

Year 4 children travelled to Hampshire to visit Butser Ancient Farm, an experimental archaeological site, as part of their History topic ‘The Celts.’ They enjoyed a range of hands-on activities, including jewellery making, clunching, archaeology and pottery. As well as getting stuck into these activities, they also enjoyed observing the goats that lived on the […]

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Year 7/8 Ross on Wye Camp

15 September 2017

Once again a large team of intrepid Year 7 &8 children and their form tutors set of into the sunset of Wales to experience the wild and wonderful outdoors. This year the destination was again a watery one with a river meandering at a semi leisurely pace alongside the campsite that was to become the […]

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Year 2 Trip to Chiltern Open Air Museum

15 September 2017

Year 2 children kick-started their victorian topic when they visited The Chiltern Open Air Museum. A very strict victorian teacher taught them maths, handwriting and spelling in a genuine victorian school. No left handers or talking were allowed in the school! The teachers agreed that it will turn out to be the quietest lesson of the […]

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Upper School Sports Day

21 August 2017

Bishopsgate’s highly anticipated Annual Sports Day took place in July. For the first time in two years the event had ideal weather and this was reflected in the excellent atmosphere and performances of all the pupils taking part. All competitors had the opportunity to compete in three events from High Jump and Long Jump to […]

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Lower School Sports Day

21 August 2017

Our youngest athletes were in action at the Lower School Sports Day. Reception and Nursery put on a dazzling display of skills in the morning and Yrs 1 and 2 in the afternoon. The children negotiated the challenging obstacle course, sprint, sack, hurdles, bean bag and egg and spoon races. The Yr 8 students did […]

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Year 5 BLP Camp

21 August 2017

Year 5’s embarked on their camp in the New Forest just before the end of the Summer Term. 38 pupils enjoyed a wide range of activities including orienteering, mountain biking and shelter building. The children were fabulous and all clearly proved themselves to be collaborative and thoughtful group members. Though a little frazzled by the […]

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ISI Regulatory Inspection Report

19 June 2017

Bishopsgate School announced today that further to their ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection in May, the school has met all the standards in the schedule to the Education (ISS) Regulations 2014, relevant requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and associated requirements.   The full report is detailed below. ISI Regulatory […]

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Year 5 Trip to Hampton Court

9 June 2017

Year 5 children were met with glorious sunshine, as they stepped back into Tudor history on their trip to Hampton Court Palace this week. They explored Henry VIII’s apartments and were treated to a guided tour of the vast kitchens, where they were met with the smell of woodsmoke from the kitchen fire. The cook […]