School Calendar 2018 - 2019 for West Sussex independent school, Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School
Drop in and discover what school life is like at Sompting Abbotts on Friday 1st March 3.30-5.30pm. This is a relaxed event and you'll have the chance to tour the school. Our pupils act as your guides so you can ask all the no-holds-barred questions you like!
We've plenty going on to entertain children aged 2 - 12 years. Pick the sessions your child would enjoy joining in with: all the details are below. Our school tours start at 4pm but latecomers are welcome. Please drive through the gates and find a space in the school car parking area.
To broaden accessibility, we have launched a Merit-based Scholarships & Means-based Bursaries Programme so if you have questions on this, feel free to ask.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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.
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 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.
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!
Selected Main School pupils will be taking part in the 789 Inter-school Maths Challenge event,hosted by Brighton College, where they'll be learning with and competing against more than100 children from around 10 other independent schools. Departure with Ms Farley after first break, lunch provided, return late afternoon.
Rugby, U9 (H), Year 5 (A) v Lancing Prep Hove. U13 (H) v Cumnor House. Netball (A) v Hurst U12, U10.
Violinists from Years 5, 6 and 7 to Brighton College String Day 9.30 - 3.30 with Mrs Williamson. During the day, pupils will take part in instrumental workshops and orchestral rehearsals, receiving mentoring from string teachers and Sixth Form pupils in the afternoon. Netball (H) v Lancing Prep, Worthing U9s 2.15 pm.
Ms Scale has organised for the MSSC (Marine Society & Sea Cadets) to run a Marine Engineering Pathway (MEP) workshop for years 6, 7 and 8 to inspire our pupils to engage with STEM subjects and highlight the career opportunities in Marine Engineering. They'll all be taking part in a workshop session covering buoyancy, with links to the KS3 Science and PSHE curricula. The workshop is a fun, hands-on session aimed at teaching pupils about the principles of engineering through use of marine based real-life scenarios. They're guaranteed to learn and have fun at the same time!
Year 5 are off to Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium to explore two floors of fascinating, interactive science exhibits, stunning South Downs National Park surroundings and a vibrant events programme especially designed for them.
Our Main School Carol Service takes place today. Prep parents are invited to join us for some rousing carols and demonstration of our children's musical talents for our annual carol service. We'd love to see you afterwards for tea and mince pies in the main school refectory.
Join us for our annual Christmas Fayre held inside our beautiful Neo-Gothic school building. Enjoy lots of gift and craft stalls, festive hampers raffle, children's arty activities, cakes, teas and mince pies, Santa's Grotto. Entry is free!
SAPA would also like to invite all the children across the whole school to enjoy a Christmas Jumper Day! We would like to ask parents to give each child a bottle for our tombola at the Christmas Bazaar.