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Sunday 01 January - Wednesday 11 January

 

Holiday work: pupils in Forms 1 – 6 are reminded that they have to read a book during the holiday in preparation for the Book Review Competition when they return to school.

Friday 06 January

Sports First Aid Training for staff

Monday 09 January

Pre-season rugby (boys) and netball (girls) course (9.30 a.m. — 12.30 p.m.)

Details here or in Read More

Staff INSET Universal Safeguarding Training  (1.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.)
 

Tuesday 10 January

Pre-Term Sports Course (rugby and netball)

Details here or in Read More

Staff INSET Universal Safeguarding Training  (1.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.)

 

Wednesday 11 January

Pre-season rugby (boys) and netball (girls) course (9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.)
 
Staff INSET Universal Safeguarding Training (1.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.)
 
Senior School boarders return
Pre-Term Sports Course (rugby and netball)

Details here or in Read More

Thursday 12 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Dates for the activities are shown in Read More below

Senior School day pupils return for normal registration 8.15 a.m.

 

Ridge House pupils return from 8.15 a.m. onwards, as convenient.
 
Weather alert: SNOW. Pupils may be collected at any time after 4.00 p.m. if parents are concerned about the forecast of snow or sleet.

Please be assured that going early is not compulsory and the school is not 'closing'. Pupils who remain until their normal collection time and of course those who are boarding will be doing lessons and activities as usual.  There will be no formal late prep.

 
 

Friday 13 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Details in Read More

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing
General Studies Programme (6.45 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.)
 
Boarders’ start of term meeting (8.45 a.m. - 9.35 a.m.)
 

Saturday 14 January

Boarders’ Night Hike (7.00 p.m.)
 
Saturday Club (Forms 4 – 7)      (9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)
 
Junior Swimming Coaching

Junior Swimming coaching with Mrs Rossiter 9.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.

Art Workshop weekend 'Clay Animals' for pupils in Forms 1 - 4

January 14th 1pm-3pm /15th 10am-3pm     Clay Animals with Johnny Diorio. Creating an animal with individually sculpted features, using a variety of different tools under the supervision of ceramic artist www.diorioceramics.co.uk                 

Sunday 15 January

Art Workshop 10am - 3pm Clay Animals with Johnny Diorio
 
Boarders’ skiing activity at Skiplex in Basingstoke
 

Monday 16 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Details in Read More

11+ Common Entrance (certain pupils only)
Form 7 Mini Tennis starts
Newbury Netball League v St Finian's​ (Postponed until Thursday 19th January)
U10A (H) 3.15pm
Riding lessons start

Tuesday 17 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Details in Read More

NSPCC Speak Out Stay Safe Assemblies: Forms 3 - 6 Assembly 8.35 a.m.  Forms 7 to Reception at 9.05 a.m.

Details here

11+ Common Entrance (certain pupils only)
Swimming Gala v The Oratory Prep School
U10, U11 & U12/13 Girls and Boys (H)  (4pm)
Form 6 Mini Tennis will start next week due to the NSPCC assembly

Golf coaching starts

Clay-pigeon shooting (Group 1) lessons start (1.30 p.m.)
 

Wednesday 18 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Details in Read More

Rugby v Daneshill
All Rugby matches have been cancelled due to frozen pitches 11:20
1st XII, U11 C IX, U10 A VIII (A)
U11 A & B IX (H)

Netball v Daneshill
U12/13 A, B & C (H) Home Matches cancelled due to frozen courts 11:56

U11 A & B (A) 3.15pm (updated 16.1.17) (U11B match cancelled by Daneshill 12:57)
U10 A, B (A)  (U10B match cancelled by Daneshill 12:57)
U10C (cancelled by Daneshill 17.1.17)

13+ Downe House Scholarship Examinations (certain pupils only)
 

Thursday 19 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Details in Read More

13+ Downe House Scholarship Examinations (certain pupils only)
Clay-pigeon shooting (Group 2) lessons start (1.30 p.m.)
Newbury Netball League Match v St Finian's
U10A (H) 3.15pm (cancelled due to frozen courts 09:42)

Friday 20 January

Service for The Epiphany in Marlston Church 8.40 a.m.

13+ Downe House Scholarship Examinations (certain pupils only)

Netball v Daneshill
U9 A & B v Daneshill (H) (cancelled due to frozen courts 8.32)
U8 (A) (cancelled by Daneshill. 12:35)
Rugby v Daneshill (All rugby matches have been cancalled due to frozen pitches. 12:38)
U9 A & B VII (H) 
U8 A & B VII (A)

Leave Away Weekend begins at 6.00 p.m.

Saturday 21 January

 

No events currently listed - Leave Away weekend

Sunday 22 January

Boarders’ visit to watch ice hockey fixture

Leave Away Weekend ends at normal bedtime
 

Monday 23 January

Visiting Speaker: Pastoral Proactivity 4.00 p.m. for pupils and 5.00 p.m. for staff.

Master Chef competition (Closing date for entries) Details
 

Tuesday 24 January

Hearing tests (9.00 a.m.)

Details

Newbury Netball League v St Finian's (rescheduled)
U10 A (H) 3:15pm
 

Wednesday 25 January

ALL RUGBY MATCHES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED (12:05pm)
Rugby v St Andrews
1st XII, 2nd XII, U10 A&B VIII (H)
U11 A & B  (A)

Netball v Lambrook
U12/13 A, B, C & D (A)
U11 A, B, C  (H)
U10 A, B & C  (A)

Form 5 Parents’ Evening (6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.)

In the Turner Centre (Library, Senior Science and Junior Science rooms)
 

Thursday 26 January

Swimming Gala v St Francis
U10, U11 & U12/13 Girls and Boys (A) 4.15pm
PLEASE NOTE LATE RETURN FROM ST FRANCIS 

Friday 27 January

Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

All school phone lines are temporarily out of order.  In case of emergency please phone 07872969763
BMR meeting 8.25 a.m. (after drop-off).  School dining room. All welcome.
Netball v Lambrook
U9 A, B & C (H) 2.15pm
U8 A (A) 2.15pm

Boarders’ Evensong Service in Marlston Church (6.30 p.m.)
a special event as part of the General Studies programme.
 

Saturday 28 January

Saturday Club (Forms 4 – 7)      (9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)

Girls’ IAPS Judo Congress at High Wycombe Judo Centre (8.30 a.m.)
Extra Curricular Activities recommencing

Art Workshop 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. 'Textile Pictures' with Wendy Lloyd
Form 1 Murder Mystery Evening

Starts at Supper (6.00 p.m.)  Details

Sunday 29 January

Form 1 Murder Mystery Evening
Boarders’ Sherlock Holmes weekend, including visit to Baker Street and the London Museum

Art Workshop 10.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. 'Textile Pictures' with Wendy Lloyd
 

Monday 30 January

1st semi-final of the Master Chef competition (6.30 p.m.)
 

 After supper to see Murder for Two at The Watermill Theatre.

Tuesday 31 January

NSPCC ‘Speak Out Stay Safe'  Workshops for Forms 3 and 4

Details here


Clay pigeon shooting v Horris Hill (H)
 

Wednesday 01 February

Rugby Triangular v Daneshill & Crosfields
1st XII, 2nd XII (A) at Crosfields
U11 A,B & C IX (A) at Daneshill U11C fixture will now be at Crosfields (due to wet pitches, 10:10am)
U10 A Triangular v Crosfields & Daneshill (H)
U10B v Crosfields B & C (H)

Prior Park Netball Tournament
U13A (A) 2.00 p.m.

Netball v Chandlings
U11 A, B & C (H)
U10 A & B  (A) (updated 27.1.17)

Form 3 Parents’ Meetings (6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.)
 

Thursday 02 February

Form 3 rehearsals for the performance of The Three Musketeers
No Golf Lesson
Swimming Gala v Crosfields
U8 & U9 Girls and Boys (H) 4.15 p.m.
 

Friday 03 February

Boarders’ Theatre Club Trip
Rugby Triangular v St Edwards & St Andrews
U9 A & B VII (A)at St Andrews
U8 A & B VII (A) at St Edwards (Scours Ln, Reading RG30 6AY) (U8 A&B is now at Home 1340pm)
Netball v St Neot’s (All netball cancelled due to weather 12:20pm)
U9 A & B8A (H)

Form 3 performance of The Three Musketeers (4.30 p.m.) Parents welcome.

 
General Studies Programme (6.45 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.): Chris Sutton Pangbourne College. Full synopsis in Read More
 

Saturday 04 February

Junior Swimming Coaching

Details in Read More

Junior Swimming Coaching
Saturday Club (Forms 4 – 7) (9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)

E-Safety Workshop for parents and pupils (pupils: 11-11:40 parents 11:45-12:30)

Art Workshop 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. Wire sculptures with Jane Cannon CANCELLED​ 

This weekends's workshop is cancelled as the artist is unwell.

Details in Read More
 

Sunday 05 February

Art Workshop 10.00 a.m - 3.00 p.m. Wire sculptures with Jane Cannon
Cancelled as Ms Cannon is indisposed
 

Monday 06 February

1st semi-final of the Master Chef competition (6.30 p.m.)
Bradfield U10 Boys Prep School Hockey Festival (2 - 4pm) (A)
No Mini Tennis today

Tuesday 07 February

Nationwide Safer Internet Day
Safer Internet Day 2017  aims to promote the safe and responsible use of technology by young people worldwide. Details in Read More
No Golf Lesson

Wednesday 08 February

Rugby triangular v Holme Grange and Sunningdale
1st XII, 2nd XII (H)
U11 B & C IX (A) at Holme Grange
U10 A VIII (A) at Sunningdale
Rugby v Holme Grange
U10B VIII (H)
Rugby v Sunningdale
U9A VII (A)

U11 A Boundary Oak Sevens Tournament (A)
Boundary Oak School, Wickham Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO17 5BL.  First match: 1:30pm.

Netball v Eagle House
U12/13 A, B, C & D (A)

Form 4 Parents’ Meetings (6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.)
 

Thursday 09 February

No Golf Lesson

Friday 10 February

Progress Reports Forms 1 - 6
Reception Year to Bournemouth Aquarium
School Council Meeting 10.00 a.m.
Rugby v Holme Grange
U9 A & B VII  (H)
U8 A & B VII  (A)

Half Term begins at 6.00 p.m.

Lessons will finish at 1.00 p.m.  Parents are therefore welcome to collect their children from that time, though pupils are required to participate in the above matches and also to attend scheduled extra curricular lessons.  Normal lunch will be available and pupils will be supervised and occupied if not being collected early.  The school will be open until 6.00 p.m. and should be correctly signed out as usual. 

 
 

Saturday 11 February - Saturday 18 February

Tuesday 14 February

IAPS Swimming Training.

9 - 11am (Details)
 

Thursday 16 February

IAPS Swimming Training.

8:30 - 9:30am (Details)
 

Sunday 19 February

Half Term ends at normal bedtime
 

Monday 20 February

12+ Downe House Examinations (designated pupils only)
Form 6 to the Egyptology Exhibition at Highclere Castle
Details
 

Tuesday 21 February

12+ Downe House Examinations (certain pupils only)

Clay pigeon shooting v Horris Hill (H) Team

Finals of the Master Chef competition (5.00 p.m.)
 

Wednesday 22 February

Boys’ Rugby v Horris Hill
1st XII, 2nd XII (H)
U10 A VIII (A)

Rugby v St Andrews
U9 A & B VII (A)
U8 A & B VII (H)
Rugby v Cheam
U11A IX, B VII & C VII (A)
Netball v The Oratory Prep School
U12/13 A & B, U10 A & B (A)
U11 A, B & C (H)
Form 2 Parents' Evening 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
 

Thursday 23 February

Early morning swimming training for IAPS team only
Berkshire Hockey Tournament In2Hockey
    U12/13 A (A) St Mary’s Ascot 11 a.m. (Details)

IAPS swimming regional round (Round 1) 3.30 p.m.
   External Schools only
 

Friday 24 February

Spring Half Term
Declamations 11:30 a.m. (parents of finalists will be invited)

*****Boys’ Hockey v New College School please see note just below about venue******
*******The hockey pitch we use is off the Iffley Road, Its the Oxford Uni sports complex. There is the rugby pitch athletics track etc and if you're coming down the Iffley road into Oxford then the road you need to turn down is Jackdaw lane and its just past a large Church. The post code I think is OX4 1EQ.*****
U9 A & B (A)  *****New start time: 2pm*****
U9C & U8A (H) *****New start time: 2pm*****

Netball v The Dragon
U9 A & B (H) *****New start time: 2pm*****
U8 A (H) CANCELLED

IAPS swimming regional round (Round 2) 3.00 p.m.
U10, U11, U12 & U13 girls and boys (H)

General Studies Programme (6.45 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.)

Saturday 25 February

Saturday Club (Forms 4 – 7)      (9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)
Junior Swimming Coaching

9.30 - 10.30 a.m.  Details in Read More

Art Workshop 1 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. 'Felt making' with Wendy Lloyd

Details in Read More

Sunday 26 February

 Hosted at Bradfield College GC. Tee-off at 13:45 (invitation only)

Boarders’ visit to the cinema
 
Art workshop continues 10.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Details in Read More

Monday 27 February

Newbury Netball Meeting 4.15 p.m.

Ridge House Book Week
 

Tuesday 28 February

Shrove Tuesday
No Judo Today

Golf at Horris Hill (Invitation only) 2:30pm
Team

Form 6 mini concert (3.00 p.m. – 3.45 p.m.)
Visiting speaker for staff and pupils:
"I Can and I Am:  Inspiring Confidence in every individual" (4.00 p.m.)
 

Wednesday 01 March

Ash Wednesday: service for the first day of Lent

8.35 a.m. in Marlston Church

Grand Final of the Quest Club Competition for Forms 1, 2 & 3 (8:30am in the PAC)

Netball v St Hugh’s
U12/13 B & C (A)

Netball v Cranford House All Cranford matches Cancelled
U11 A, B & C (H)
U10 A & B (A)
House Netball

Boys Hockey v Thorngrove
U11 A & B (A) at 2:15pm
U11 C, U10A, B & C (H) at 2:15pm

Boys Rugby Sevens
Crosfields Sevens Tournament
U12 A & U13 A (A) at 2pm
 

Thursday 02 March

Golf lessons are cancelled today
Ridge House Character dressing up day

Friday 03 March

Ridge House Declamations in the Performing Arts Centre
Team Photographs
Form 2W visit to Oxford University Postponed

Museum oversubscribed on this day.  Another date (in April) has been booked.


U12/13 IAPS Netball at Queen Anne’s, Caversham
U12/13A (A)
Meet at school at 8am for a 8:15 departure.

Leave Away Weekend begins at 6.00 p.m.
 

Saturday 04 March

Form 4 ‘Weekend at Brockwarts’ (9.30 a.m.)
Final Details and Programme
 

Sunday 05 March

Form 4 ‘Weekend at Brockwarts’ (Collection at 5.00 p.m.)

Leave Away Weekend ends at normal bedtime
 

Monday 06 March

Form 1 Common Entrance trials begin

Timetable

Details

Tuesday 07 March

Forms 6, 7, 8 and Foundation Stage parents’ meetings by appointment
(4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.)
Cross Country v Chandlings Cancelled

Wednesday 08 March

Boys’ Hockey v Moulsford
U12/13 A,B,C VII (H)

Netball v St Andrews and Pangbourne College
U12/13 A B C & D (A) at St Andrews

Netball v St Gabriel’s
U11B, U10 A B & C (A)
U9A & B, U8A  (H) U8 match has been cancelled by St Gabriel's

Prior Park Netball Tournament
U11A (A) (Details)
 

Thursday 09 March

Bradfield Golf Competition (Invitation only) (A)
 
Team Photographs

Friday 10 March

U7 (A & B) High Five v Chandlings (H) Cancelled by Chandlings
Form 1 Trip to Blenheim Palace

(Details)

BMR Quiz - all parents and friends welcome

BMR QUIZ NIGHT