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  • 08/10/18

    Extreme Reading

    This half term, Chandlings' children are encouraged to take their books and head off into the sunset on a reading adventure. They will have their photo taken as they read their favourite book up a tree, on a beach or in a field.
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  • 05/10/18

    Tree Blog

    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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  • 01/10/18

    Annual Apple Pressing

    Every year Chandlings’ pupils and staff bring in hundreds of apples and pears from home in order to make juice.  With apples falling onto our lawns earlier than usual (due to the warm weather) the annual apple pressing week was brought forward.
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  • 25/09/18

    Open Morning

    Our September Open Morning, the first to be held on a Saturday,  was one of our busiest yet, with over 30 new families visiting, and our existing families all keen to experience what Chandlings had to offer.
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  • 21/09/18

    Jeans for Genes Day

    All the children (and staff) were very excited to come to school today as they didn’t have to wear their school uniform.  Instead they could wear Jeans!
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  • 10/09/18

    Year 1 Launch their Dinosaur Topic for the Autumn Term

    Last Friday the children arrived at school dressed as explorers! There was a real buzz of excitement in the air as the children noticed footprints around the main gate and the Year 1 classrooms.
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  • 05/09/18

    Welcome Back

    Children return to Chandlings on a wonderful sunny day ready for the new academic year.
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  • 11/07/18

    Super Scientists

    Years 1 to 6 took part in Oxfordshire’s 'Big Science Event' which has now grown to involve over 100 schools and a massive 13,000 pupils across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The aim of the competition was to encourage children to devise, carry out and communicate science questions th...
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  • 04/07/18

    Pre-Prep Proms! - Songs from the past

    The children in Pre-Prep gave an incredible performance at their summer concert. The theme was the “Proms” and children were taught many famous songs from the Music Halls such as “Don’t Dilly Dally on the Way”, “Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside” and...
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  • 29/06/18

    Prep Sports Day

    It was already 26 degrees at 10 in the morning and parents were grappling with their gazebos to provide shade for the day. Sports Day, a festival of inter-house athletics had finally arrived and was underway with the traditional athletes' parade.
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  • 20/06/18

    Winners at U11 Oxfordshire Cricket Festival

    Chandlings hosted the 2018 U11 Girls Oxfordshire Cricket Festival on Monday with teams from Headington Prep, Rye St Antony, Cokethorpe, Cranford House and two sides from Chandlings.
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  • 06/06/18

    Marcus Smith stars alongside Benedict Cumberbatch

    Little did 10 year old Marcus Smith know that when performing in his ‘play in a day’ when in Year 4, a year later he would be filming in the South of France with Benedict Cumberbatch and the rest of the Patrick Melrose cast.  Marcus is playing Robert Melrose, Benedict Cumberbatch...
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