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Palma non sine pulvere Brockhurst and Marlston House School
Twin schools combining the best features of single-sex and co-education for children aged two and a half to thirteen

Extra curricular and evening activities

Timetable of Taught Preps and Evening Activities (click the link)

 Activity    Summary                    Information
(start dates are shown on the Calendar)
Clay Pigeon Shooting

September 2018

Afternoon sessions in the school grounds led by a professional shooting coach.

Contact to sign up

Cost £29.50 per session


September 2018

Costs per Term:

Nursery - £65

Reception - £70

Form 8 and above - £75

Miss Holly comes from West Berks Ballet School and teaches the Italian Cecchetti method.  She has gained Licentiate status within the society.  Pupils will progress to be entered into the Imperial Society of Teaching Dancing exams.  Ballet forms part of the curriculum for Nursery and Reception.

Please email the Head of Ballet to sign up:


September 2018

Fridays. Lessons are graded by age and ability.

Notice Period is one term.


Ballet Lesson Timetable Autumn 2018


Sports Academy

September 2018


Monday - Football Acadmey - Contact

Tuesday - Cricket Academy - Contact

Wednesday - Hockey Academy - Conatact

Thursday - Tennis Academy - Contact (details)

Friday - Netball Academy - Contact



Forms 4 & 5: 6.15 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Forms 1, 2 & 3: 7.20 p.m. to  8.20 p.m.


Tennis Academy times are different:

Group 1: 6.15 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Group 2: 7.00 p.m. to 7. 45 p.m.

Group 3: 7.45 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.


Summer 2018

Monday 8.30-9:15am Form 7
Tuesday 8.30-9:15am Form 6
£5.00 per session
To sign up please contact

Summer 2018

No notice period required




Fly Fishing

Coming soon in Summer 2019

Fishing on the ponds and river in the Summer.  Watch website for details on casting and fly-tying lessons during the Autumn and Spring Terms.

Horse Riding

September 2018

Rides operate weekly for each group. The day of the week depends on age and experience.

Please see the details link for information

September 2018

Notice period is one term.




September 2018


Juniors 11:30 - 12:30 Form 7 - 5

Intermediates 12:30 - 1:30 Form 4 and 3

Seniors 1:30 - 2:30 Form 1 and 2

Ridge House 2:30 - 3pm. Form 8


Judo fees are £84.00 per pupil per term

Judo Kit Hire £8.00 per pupil per term


Judo newsletter by Colin Small (Brockhurst and Marlston pupils)


September 2018


Judo is taught by Colin Small please see attached newsletter for details

Notice period is one term.

Golf lessons (off site)

September 2018

Pupils in Form 1 - 7

£10 per lesson per pupil



September 2018

Please see attached newsletter for details.

Notice period is one term


Individual music lessons start from Thursday 6th Sept.
Teacher contact is Director of Music, Mr Cliff Rowley
Notice Period is one term

September 2018


1.00 - 1.30 p.m. (Forms 5, 6, 7 and 8)

1.30 - 2.00 p.m. (Forms 1, 2, 3 and 4)


£60 per term

September 2018

Notice Period is one term



After School Club and

Form 6 Carousel

Carousel and After School Club runs Monday to Friday 3.45pm - 5.50pm.  The timetable of activities is available from your child's form teacher and on the Parents' Notice Board in the school back courtyard.

After School Club for Ridge House/Form 7 @ £18 per session.

Speech and Drama

September 2018

Group lessons leading to LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) qualifications in Speaking Verse and Prose.
Examinations take place in the Summer Term.
Please contact Heidi Craig on

September 2018

Notice period is one term


Examination Results



Class Drama Form 1: Monday evenings at no extra cost
Scrabble Club

September 2018

Scrabble club will take place on a Friday at 2.00 p.m.

To sign up please contact





September 2018

Cost is £11 per session

Fencing takes place on a Tuesday Evening.

Group 1 6.15pm - 7.15pm

Group 2 7.15pm - 8.15pm

To sign up please email


Monday Extra Swimming Lessons September 2018

These classes are aimed at those children who for one reason or another have found acquiring the necessary skills for swimming quite challenging and so might benefit from an extra lesson each week.  Please see the Details link for further information.


Saturday Junior Swimming Training dates:

22/9, 29/9, 13/10, 3/11, 10/11, 24/11, 8/12


Early Morning Swimming Training:

Early morning swimming is on a Tuesday and Thursday (7.45 - 8.30 a.m. followed by breakfast) as before this happens every week with the exception of the first Thursday back at the beginning of term and after half term.







Find us

Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools
Hermitage, Newbury
Berkshire RG18 9UL

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Contact us

Tel: 01635 200293

Email: (Mrs Emma Ellis-Davies)

Webmaster: (Nick Park)

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