This years Bishopsgate Fun Run in Windsor Great Park will again be in support of the Charley Paige Trust, a local charity providing support, financial help and assistance for the children and families of sick children, details about their work can be found on http://charleypaigetrust.org.uk/ The run is set for Sunday, 13th May 2018 at 9.15am […]
Miss Cheetham and Mr Tillbrook took 26 enthusiastic members of the Senior Choir to Wellington College for the Annual Prep Schools’ Choral Day. The day, made up of 350 pupils from various prep schools, was led by Tom Appleton, co-founder and Artistic Director of the Come and Sing Company. The children sang a variety of […]
The Year 7 pupils were treated to a Gamelan Workshop, led by Simon Cook, Honorary Lecturer in Music at Royal Holloway University and an experienced ethnomusicologist. Gamelan is the traditional music of Indonesia, specifically Java and Bali, and is essentially an orchestra of tuned percussion instruments. Perhaps the most tempting of all the instruments in […]
Bishopsgate have invested in some new rowing blades which have now arrived and are furnished with their new livery. The club members are looking forward to using them in the Summer Term.
Year 2 visited Bhaktivedanta Manor, a Hindu Temple, as part of their India topic. They learnt more about the Hindu Gods, why bulls and cows are sacred, dressed up in traditional clothing and ate some very yummy Indian food.
The children in Nursery and Reception were very excited just before half term when Andy, from Zoolab arrived with a host of different animals to show them. He brought two very slimey six week old African land snails called Mark and Gary, he also brought Leo the jungle gecko and Lily the giant forest scorpion […]
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The massed ranks of Year 5 marched through the gates of Hampton Court Palace for a visit as part of their Tudor Studies. They explored Henry VIII’s apartments, including the Great Hall and Watching Chamber and they took part in a fantastic workshop dramatizing the life of Henry VIII. The children got into costumes and […]
Upon their return from the Christmas break, the children arrived back at school for a particularly unique first day of term. All children from Reception up to Year 8 took part in a range of activities that helped them celebrate the differences that make us all very special. If you think about it, we are […]
We were fortunate to welcome former Olympic swimmer Nick Gillingham who visited the School to run a swimming session for all children who have been selected for the IAPS Finals. Nick represented Great Britain in three consecutive Olympics; he broke 3 world, 10 European, 9 Commonwealth and 17 British records during his career and won 17 major […]