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National Success for the Prestfelde U13 Cricket Team

Having beaten Denstone, Birkdale (Sheffield), St. Olave’s (York) and Bedford en route to the national semi-finals at St Edward’s School in Oxford, the Prestfelde’s U13s side were drawn against Caldicott School (Buckinghamshire). Unfortunately Caldicott were too strong which meant a 3rd place play off and not the final. A…

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Summer Sports Bulletin

GIRLS – Lacrosse REIGNING REGIONAL CHAMPIONS Prestfelde girls defended their title as regional champions at the 2017 West Midlands POP Lacrosse tournament, earning a place in the national finals. There were 11 teams competing at this year’s tournament, hosted by Malvern St James girls’ school on Thursday, May 25.…

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Prestfelde Becomes a Member of the National Poetry Society

Prestfelde is now a proud member of the ‘National Poetry Society’, an organisation that connects both adults and young people with the transformative power of poetry. The society is at the heart of poetry in education, growing and nurturing relationships between poets, pupils and teachers. As members of the society,…

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13+ Scholarship Success at Prestfelde

It has been another year of impressive scholarship applications at Prestfelde with 16 pupils gaining 26 scholarships at a number of high profile secondary schools and colleges. Our pupils impressed across a range of academic, music, art and sporting scholarships, winning places at Shrewsbury School, Moreton Hall, Malvern…

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The Arts Should Be A Right Not A Privilege

Welcome to the third in our series of blogs when we talk to teachers about their subjects and how they fit into the modern curriculum at schools. In this article, we turn our attention to the Arts and speak to Helen Allen, Head of Art at Prestfelde, about the importance of creativity in a child’s education. “While at…

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Prestfelde Year 6 French Trip

The Year 6 French Trip to Normandy this year will visit the beautiful Chateau de la Baudonniere in South-West Normandy. In order to keep parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents and friends in close touch with those on the trip, a blog has been set up which will bring you news and pictures day by day, and which will allow you…

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April Sports Round-Up

Prestfelde is celebrating double success after travelling to the south of the county to compete in cricket and rounders tournaments. The under-11 boys from Prestfelde School got their season off to the best possible start by winning the Moor Park cricket tournament for the third time in four years, while the under-11 girls…

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Race For Life

Join us in the Race for Life on the school’s playing fields on Saturday 20 May at 9.30 Pupils aged from five to thirteen can join forces with parents, teachers and governors, to take on cancer and walk, jog or run 5k in aid of Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work. This can be as an individual or team event. The year 8…

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The Importance of Music in the Developmental Years

In these blogs, we are talking to teachers about the importance of their subjects in the modern curriculum and how they impact on pupils and parents. Jeremy Lund, Director of Music at Prestfelde School discusses the vital skills that music can help to develop at a young age and how these skills transfer to other subjects and…

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Associated Board Music Exam results

Candidate Subject Grade Mark Cat LUCY CASTLING CLARINET 03 113 Pass OLIVER COOL ALTO SAXOPHONE 05 127 Merit BLAISE CORBETT SOPRANO SAXOPHONE 01 117 Pass GUY DAVIS TUBA 04 130 Distinction ROSE FARQUHARSON HORN 03 120 Merit ROSE FARQUHARSON PIANO 02 122 Merit CLARA GARAVINI PIANO 01 115 Pass CLARA GARAVINI SINGING 03 110…

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