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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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11+ Scholarships Awarded

The achievements of more than a dozen pupils who have obtained scholarship success are being celebrated at Prestfelde. Head of Prestfelde, Fiona Orchard, said staff and pupils should be commended for all of the hard work that had gone into making the scholarship success possible. “We have first-rate staff at the school all…

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February Sporting Round Up

Prestfelde is celebrating success in a tough cross country event – with one pupil winning despite running at least half of the course with only one shoe! Amelia Griffiths won the under 11s Girls race over 2.5 miles which featured 37 runners and managed 15th overall out of 87 boys and girls combined. Rob Newey, head of…

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The Importance of Early Years Education

In the first of our blogs that looks at current educational topics on 3-13 year olds, Emma Thelwell, Head of Little P, talks about the importance of early years education. Starting school can be as much of a challenge for you as a parent as your child – so how do you support your child in the right way as they begin…

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January Sporting Round Up

We are delighted to be celebrating more sporting success here at Prestfelde – this time in swimming, cross country and golf. A large team of 39 swimmers from years 5 to 8 represented Prestfelde at the IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) regional finals held at Moreton Hall on January 25. Every swimmer competed…

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County Recognition for our Budding Cricketers

Having attended a trial before Christmas, four Year 6 girls from Prestfelde have been selected in the Shropshire U11 County Cricket squad for winter net training. Many congratulations to Rose Farquharson, Amelia Griffiths, Isabella Harpin and Eloise Jones. The girls will be attending indoor sessions over the coming term and…

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Multiple Scholarship Awards for Wrekin Applicants

We are very pleased to announce that a number of Prestfelde pupils have been awarded 13+ scholarships following the recent examinations at Wrekin College. The students demonstrated their potential across a broad range of subjects with multiple awards for some individuals. Sean Wentel gained an academic exhibition, sports…

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