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30.09.14

Silver DofE Expedition by Horseback

A year ago I was approached by six enthusiastic Year 10 girls who were keen to complete their Silver DofE expedition by horseback. A new and exciting mode of transport for Abbotsholme DofE. Together we took on the task of attempting to accomplish...

30.09.14

A Life on the Ocean Waves, Anglesey ~ 19-21 September

Friday evening after dinner, nine Year 9 & 10 pupils accompanied by Andy Greensmith and Dave Barker headed off to Anglesey in North Wales towing a trailer of the school’s new touring kayaks. Anglesey has some of the best sea paddling in...

29.09.14

Prep School Gardeners

Last Friday, Year 5 had the chance to plant winter wheat and barley in the playground allotments. The previous week during Farm, they had raked and thinned out the soil, making it loose and ideal for the seeds to grow. The pupils first made groove...

29.09.14

Greetings from New Dehli

We arrived at New Dehli feeling a little worse for wear after nine hours sitting in a very little space. It was with relief that we saw a friendly face holding a sign with our name on it. The traffic in New Dehli? Crazy! Tuck tuck taxis jostle wit...

29.09.14

Year 9 Trip to ‘Macbeth’ ~ 24 September 2014

Tucked away in the Derbyshire Dales, and a bit off the beaten track, is to be found the hidden gem ‘The Northern Light Cinema’. Built in the old Malthouse on North End in Wirksworth is this 52 seat independent cinema which happened to...

29.09.14

Macmillan Cake Sale

The cake sale last Friday was a blast, With everything selling lightening fast. There were cupcakes and brownies and muffins galore, As well as lines of children begging for more. A great big thank you to everyone who came, And hope...

26.09.14

Abbotsholme Weekly Menu wc 29 September 2014

Abbotsholme Menu wc 29 September 2014

26.09.14

Civil Rights Lesson for Year 11

Mr Wilson teachers Year 11 pupils about Civil Rights in History through class participation. Click here to view this!

26.09.14

Abbotsholme Boarding Community Descend on Alton Towers

On the very first Sunday back, all the full boarders were taken out to Alton Towers theme park. Thirty-four students ranging from 9-17 and five members of staff. Even though it was a beautiful sunny day when we arrived, the park was not crowded...

26.09.14

Year 8 Adventure Weekend, Peak District ~ 20-21 September

We had Caving planned for Saturday and Scrambling and Climbing on Sunday,so it was a good job the weather forecast looked promising, with drizzle on Saturday but brightening up throughout Sunday. At 1645hrs on Sunday we also had the added bonus...