School Calendar 2018 - 2019 for West Sussex independent school, Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School
Year 3 will be visiting the Lancing College Farm Project, a working farm set on 70 acres of the beautiful South Downs in the Lancing College Estate. Years 4-7 SCHOOL EXAMS FINISH
Yr 3 Geography trip to Lancing College Farm 9.00 - 12.30
Cricket v LPH (H) 2.15pm. Rounders (H) U9 v Oakwood 2.05 pm Teddy Bears` Picnic 2.00 -3.00 Walled Garden AW and JC
All pre-schoolers are invited with Mums/Dads/Carers to our free Teddy Bear' Picnic held in our Victorian Walled Garden and Apple Orchard. If you come down, you'll never know what you'll find ... but there'll definitely be a warm welcome, piano music, sing-alongs, storytelling, delicious teas and snacks for everyone (including Ted!). PS Children should bring their Teddies! (we'll have a few spare if you forget!) To help us with numbers, RSVP here: https://www.somptingabbotts.com/teddy-bears-picnic
Yes, it's the quintessentially country Summer Fayre like no other! Join us for a traditional family fun-packed Saturday afternoon in our 30 acres of beautiful historic grounds. Everyone's invited! There'll be stalls galore – crafts, strawberry cream teas, face painting, delicious homemade cakes, luxury gift hampers raffle, guess the sweets in the jar, hoopla, wine tombola, pizza oven, BBQ, cocktails and Pimms tent, bouncy castle, a dog show and a whole lot more!
Drop in and discover what school life is like at Sompting Abbotts on Friday 17th May 3.30-5.00pm. This is a relaxed event. Visitors may tour the school with pupils as guides.
To broaden accessibility, Sompting Abbotts has launched a Merit-based Scholarships & Means-based Bursaries Programme and information will be available.
Find out more here: https://www.somptingabbotts.com/school-open-day-afternoon/
No need to book, you can simply turn up. It would help us with numbers, though, if you email us at email@example.com to let us know your name and that you're coming. For more details or to arrange to see us at another time, call us on 01903 235960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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U11 Sussex County Tennis Championships at St Bede’s
CE French Listening Exam: Bonne chance à tous!
Cricket U9 (H) 2.15pm v Dorset House School
Pre-Prep departmental trip to the Sealife Centre in Brighton
Inter House Cricket. Rounders (H) U11/10 v North Lancing 3.45 start
Yr 6 Newhaven Fort trip 9.00 - 3.00pm The children will be discovering the impressive fortifications which have protected the Fort from attack through two World Wars, journeying deep into the network of tunnels, venturing onto the ramparts and gun emplacements and unlocking the secret stories of the people who lived and worked at Newhaven Fort!
As part of our Drama Curriculum, we'll be taking the Year 7s to see a live production to help inform their drama at school. This year, we're going to see Noughts and Crosses at the Theatre Royal Brighton, a modern day play based on Romeo and Juliet. This gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.We'll leave school at 1.30pm and should be back at school by 6pm.
Exams for Form 6 only until Wednesday; Young Voices Festival Chichester Cathedral - 11.00 - 6.00 (Year 6). ‘Voices for Peace’ is the theme for the Young Voices Festival 2019 – a collaboration between Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex Music and selected schools.
As part of Science Week, Southern Water and Freshwater Habitats Trust are running a programme called Water Detectives for our Years 3 and 4. The session’s aims and objectives will be:
Explain importance of clean water to wildlife and people
Impart key messages from Southern Water and FHT
Demonstrate and supervise eDNA and water testing
Explain relevance of data collection and subsequent contribution to a “bigger picture”
As part of this, we’ll be testing our water in the school pond between 10.00-12.30.
As part of our gifted and talented opportunities, we'll be taking our Year 5 girls to learn about cutting-edge tactics from a professional international player at a 'Netball Masterclass' with netball superstar, Commonwealth Gold medallist and England player Eboni Beckford-Chambers at Roedean School.