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  • 14/02/20

    Konnie Huq launches her new book "Cookie!"

    What could be better than a morning learning how to write a comic strip, conducting exploding science experiments and listening to a new story told by the longest serving Blue Peter presenter?  Konnie Huq, ex Blue Peter presenter and author engaged and  inspired children with her talk...
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  • 12/02/20

    Chandlings hosts the Inter-Schools Cross Country

    18 schools, 600 children and Storm Ciara.  It was no mean feat this year to get the cross country course ready for all the schools who annually take part in this very competitive run.  However, thanks to the fantastic ground staff and the sports department, the day ran like clockwork...
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  • 28/01/20

    Chandlings Parent Survey

          "Welcoming, caring, inspiring and rounded..." what parents value about a Chandlings education From quality of teaching to opportunities for outdoor learning, relationships between pupils and staff and pupil wellbeing, a recent independent survey by R...
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  • 22/01/20

    Cell Creations

    The children in Year 6 were tasked with making a model of a cell (plant, animal, bacteria or virus) for a house competition, in order to support and cement their understanding of their Science topic, Cells and Microbes. They had to choose their materials, label the parts of the cell and include a de...
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  • 13/01/20

    Bonne Année 2020

    On Friday 10th January, Prep children welcomed in the New Year in a very French way celebrating the “Epiphanie” or Twelfth Night.. The children ate the delicious Galette des Rois, a traditional cake which hides “la fève”, a charm - a figurine, inside it.  As tr...
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  • 11/12/19


    Congratulations to all the children (sorry some of you were away when the picture was taken) who have completed the 12 weeks programme of Mindfulness.
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  • 11/12/19

    Kids' Lit Quiz 2019

    On 26th November, eight of Chandlings’ keenest Year 6 readers were invited to Cokethorpe Senior School for the Oxfordshire and Berkshire heat of the Kids’ Lit Quiz. The afternoon was a celebration of reading and an opportunity to share a love of literature with other like-minded young pe...
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  • 11/12/19

    Chandlings Challenges

    This term we have launched Chandlings Challenges! Every fortnight a different department will announce a challenge to the whole school at our Wednesday assembly.  We will then let you know what the Challenge is via our social media platforms;  Twitter, Instagram and Faceb...
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  • 26/11/19

    Up Up and Away

    Year 2 Hot Air Balloon Visit On Wednesday the 20 November 2019, Year 2 were lucky enough to have a visit from Virgin balloon company.  Mark who is a hot air balloon pilot, showed us how the burners worked. It was amazing how much  heat they gave off and certainly warmed us up on a ch...
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  • 25/11/19

    International Day

      Celebrating Diversity and Promoting Sustainability
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  • 11/11/19

    National Outdoor Classroom Day

    Children at Chandlings went outdoors to play and learn on Thursday 7 November 2019, as part of the global Outdoor Classroom Day campaign. The campaign – started in the UK in 2012 – aims to make outdoor play and learning part of every child’s day as organisers say it is critical to...
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  • 08/10/19

    Berks Bucks and Oxon Fencing Champion

    Congratulations to Eleanor in Year 5 who became the U10 Berks Bucks and Oxon fencing champion at the weekend fighting off some fierce competition. This was Eleanor's first ever fencing tournament and after battling it out in 5 fights before entering direct eliminations she managed to g...
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