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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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  • 13/02/19

    Chandlings' Annual Cross Country 2019

    What an afternoon, perfect conditions for Cross Country, a light breeze cold conditions but relatively solid underfoot.   A wonderful day for the Annual Chandlings Cross Country event which hosted over 600 pupils from 23 different schools across Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Berk...
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  • 04/02/19

    Chandlings donates books to Oxford Children's Hospital

    This year Chandlings Prep School has begun a new partnership with the Oxford Children’s Hospital, specifically in their ENT outpatients department.   Chandlings recognised the need that reading is something many children like to do whilst waiting for an appointment.  So, we approa...
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  • 29/01/19

    What do Cells, Eyes and the Solar System have in common?

    Last term Year 5 and Year 6 were invited to take part in a house competition to support their learning in Science.  Year 5 were asked to make models of the Solar System or the Eye based on their topic, Light. Year 6 had the task of creating a model of a cell as part of their 'Microbe...
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  • 18/01/19

    CREST Club

    We are delighted that the newly formed CREST club is such a success. The children meet once a week to take part in STEM activities of their choice. This week was 'fascinating fingerprints' where the children took their own fingerprints and then used magnifying glasses to identify whorls, loo...
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  • 14/01/19

    Word of the Week

    Last term, during assemblies, the children were given a word each week which they had to use to create an imaginative sentence.  At the end of term Mrs Hickin set them a new challenge in which they had to use all the words from the term in a creative paragraph or story. The words were: Pe...
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  • 11/01/19

    Bonne Année 2019!

    This morning, Prep children welcomed in the New Year in a very French way and celebrated the “Epiphanie”. The children were able to sample La Galette des Rois, a traditional cake which hides “la fève”, a charm - a figurine, inside it. The Galettes were generously pr...
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  • 11/12/18

    Christmas Nativity Plays

    Christmas is always a magical time at Chandlings and the week of Nativity plays certainly epitomises this.
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  • 21/11/18

    Extreme Reading

    In the half term of the Autumn term, Chandlings children were encouraged to take their books and head off into the sunset on an Extreme Reading adventure.
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