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  • 30/09/19

    Squash Success

    Congratulations to Dominic for winning the U11 Boys Oxfordshire County Closed Junior Squash Tournament for the second year running and coming runner up in the U13 group. He will now go on to play the number 1 string in his respective age category, in the forthcoming Inter-County Championships...
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  • 11/09/19

    Music Tour to Lake Garda July 2019

    At the start of the Summer holidays 32 children and 6 members of staff embarked on the first Chandlings' music tour to Lake Garda. It was a wonderful trip and the diary can be seen below.  Day 1: Saturday 6 July 4pm: 32 children and passports - check, 6 staff - check, travel sickness tab...
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  • 09/07/19

    Proms in the Park 25th Anniversary Celebrations

    What a wonderful sunny 25th anniversary celebration we had on Thursday 22 June.  No need to go to London when you can have your very own Proms at Chandlings. The children put on a fantastic performance created by Mr and Mrs Stratford and ably accompanied by members of our peripatetic music team...
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  • 18/06/19

    25th Anniversary Alumni Afternoon

    On Saturday 15 June 2019 Chandlings welcomed over 380 former students and staff for its inaugural alumni event in celebration of Chandlings 25th Anniversary.   The afternoon began with a drinks reception in the Lantern Hall where parents, children and staff were welcomed by Justin Marking, T...
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  • 07/06/19

    Sporting Success for Chandlings Pupils

    We would like to congratulate three Chandlings Prep School boys on their recent sporting achievements. Dominic,Year 5, played a year above in the recent IAPS Squash Championships at Nottingham University.  He played 9 matches, lost just 1 in the semis and came 3rd overall in BU11...
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  • 05/06/19

    House Golf Competition 2019

    After a lovely half term break there was no rest for the wicked as the House Golf got underway just past 4 o clock on our first day back. With Staff and pupils pairs allocated we took to the course for a shotgun start on holes 1, 3 and 5 respectively. With each player having to take three tee shots...
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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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