School Calendar 2018 - 2019 for West Sussex independent school, Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School
Under 9 (H) v Dorset House School, 2pm.
Short on uniform? Broadbridges Uniform shop will be in school from 2.30 - 4.30
Flu vaccinations for all children up to Year 4 take place today. No jabs - it's a nasal spray! All children in Reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4 are offered their vaccination in school.Your child will be sent home with a letter, leaflet and consent form for this.
Netball v BHPS (A) U12 and U10
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, teas and mincepies, hog roast, Santa's Grotto and a fabulous firework display at 5.45pm to round off the event. Entry is free!
Our Main School Carol Service takes place today. rep parents are invited to join us for some rousing carols and demonstration of our children's musical talents for our annual carol service at St Mary's Church. We'd love to see you afterwards for tea and mince pies in the main school refectory.
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!
C'est fantastique! Year 6, 7 and 8 are off to Chateau de la Baudonniere, a French language immersion school centre in Normandy. A beautiful farm and estate which enables total immersion in the French language with skilled and qualified animateurs, activities include archery, abseiling, aeroball, orienteering, bread-making, outdoor photography and the outdoor assault course - parcours de santé! Visits are planned to Bayeux, the Musée de la Tapisserie and local markets. French food and culture 100%! On the last night there is a talent show and disco – both were events Sompting Abbotts pupils excelled at last time!
Drop into our open afternoon on Friday 5th October 3.30-5.30pm and stay for tea and cake! It's the perfect opportunity to drive through the gates, see our historic Neo-Gothic house and 30 acres of grounds, meet our friendly staff and pupils and have a tour of the school. We've lots of free and fun activities for children to try out, including nursery hand-son activities. Coding club and a big bonfire in the grounds, where we'll be toasting sticky marshmallows and hot dogs for everyone. We look forward to meeting you! Find out more here.
Year 8 will be enjoying the sea air and the geographical forces that have shaped Shoreham Beach – a shingle spit formed over many centuries by longshore drift and the cutting action of the River Adur that has slowly been diverted east by coastal processes resulting in its current position.
Congratulations – your child has now begun the first official year of primary school! The PP2/Reception class is about much more than colours and shapes, numbers and letters. This year your child will become ‘school-ready’. It’s an exciting time, for children and parents. You'll learn more at the meeting!
2.15pm: All girls - Brighton Baseball Club Workshop
Would your child like to learn an instrument? Mrs Williamson is holding an informal meeting for parents to find out about individual music tuition in the Assembly Room. Find out about costs and instrument choices. Find out more about the unexpected benefits of learning an instrument for children here too!
School's out for the summer! As usual, Pre-Prep school finishes at midday and Main School at 12.30. Have a wonderful summer holiday break. Don't forget you're all welcome to use the school pool and tennis courts between 2-4pm during the summer. See you next term on Tuesday 4th September.