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Boarders’ Boat Trip Sunday 21st May

In beautiful weather, myself and Mr Sharpe (Skipper), set off to Pillings Lock Marina in Barrow upon Soar with ten crew members from boarding to collect our craft for a day on the River Soar. We set sail at 10am from the Marina in our boat: ‘Jo-Anne’, heading for The Waterside Inn at Mountsorrel, our venue for lunch.  After a…


Square Races 3rd May

This year’s annual House Square Races were held in cool, dry conditions after lessons on Wednesday 3rd May. There are six races in all, for boys and girls in three age categories from Years 7 to 13, and each is a 4 lap relay race around the outside of the main school building – a total distance of just over…


Boarding trip to Birmingham Christmas Market

The boarders set off early on Sunday morning 27th November and arrived at the Birmingham Christmas Market, with the smell of fresh pine nuts, gingerbread and music being played. Everyone really got into the Christmas mood throughout the whole day, with a lot of shopping done by all for family and friends. Several hours later, the boarders were “all shopped out”…


Fireworks display

On a very cold but clear evening, the whole boarding community enjoyed an excellent visit to the Abbey Park (Leicester) firework display on Saturday. There was a vibrant atmosphere when we arrived, with around 25000 people attending the event. There were fairground rides, stalls and entertainment for all to enjoy before the big events: the lighting of a gigantic bonfire…