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  • 21/05/19

    Tree Blog Summer 2019

    Each year group is allocated a tree in the School grounds which the children visit in a variety of contexts throughout the academic year.  The aim of the project is for the children to become more familiar with their local environment and the many varieties of trees within our grounds. It also...
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  • 17/05/19

    Chandlings wins National Wellbeing Award for Schools

      We are delighted to have won the National Wellbeing Award for Schools by Optimus Education in partnership with the National Bureau of Children (NBC).  The award recognises the work and commitment the school has done in developing positive mental health and emotional wellbeing wit...
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  • 14/05/19

    Mini Professor visits Nursery

    Our Nursery children love having a visit from the Mini Professor as it means they can put on their white coats and imagine what it would be like to be real scientist.  This term they have been learning about Growing and Healthy Eating and they had to work out which category different foods went...
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  • 13/05/19

    Year 4 STEM Sleepover

    'The Best Sleepover Ever!' The inaugural Year 4 STEM Sleepover was a fantastic success. The children spent the afternoon swinging from low ropes, building dens and tackling tricky coding and engineering challenges. After a delicious BBQ and marshmallows cooked on the fire, Year 4 snuggled...
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  • 03/05/19

    Art Success at Young Art Oxford Exhibition

    Three Chandlings Prep School children won top prizes at the annual Young Art Oxford Exhibition along with another three receiving commended and highly commended awards.  Their pictures will be displayed at the Ashmolean museum until Saturday 4 May where donations can be made to buy them back wi...
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  • 03/05/19

    Rory's Run has raised over £1100

    Two years ago Rory,  in Year 5, suffered from a burst appendix and spent two weeks on Tom’s ward at the Oxford Children’s Hospital.  Whilst in recuperation at home Rory decided that he wanted to give something back to the hospital. “The doctors and nurses were so bri...
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  • 29/03/19

    25th Anniversary Bench Competition

    As part of our 25th Anniversary Celebrations we asked the Prep children to design a bench that would then be made to celebrate 25 years of Chandlings Prep School.  The children voted for their favourite design and the winning design can be seen below.  There were some fantastic designs and...
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  • 22/03/19

    STEM Week 2019

    What an amazing STEM week we had! It was very busy with some excellent assemblies, talks, competitions and workshops.  Thank you to all the parents from STEM professions who came and ran talks and workshops related to STEM topics. 
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  • 19/03/19

    Book Week 2019

    Our Book Week 2019 got off to a slightly crazy but hilarious start in the form of beloved author of Astrosaurs and Young Bond Steve Cole. Steve (and his ukelele) took us back to how he developed the concept for the first book he ever got published, inspiring us to give imagination to the most normal...
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  • 08/03/19

    Swedish School Visit

    We enjoyed hosting our Swedish visitors last week.  Jessica Skarstedt and Sibel Demirol come from the Ebba Braheschool in Stockholm which is a relatively new school for children aged 6-15 years.  Ralph Townsend, Chairman of the Cothill Trust, is also on their advisory board...
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  • 04/03/19

    Tree Blog Spring 2019

    We are continuing with our 'adopt a tree' initiative for the whole school.  Each year group is allocated a tree in the School grounds which the children will visit in a variety of contexts throughout the academic year.  We will be writing a blog each term which will illustrate...
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  • 27/02/19

    England Rugby Stars train Year 6

      It's not everyday that you meet top players from England's Rugby team and get to be coached by them as well.  However, that is exactly what some of our Year 6 girls and boys were lucky enough to experience on Tuesday 26 February. 
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