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05.02.16

Abbotsholme School welcomes Sunday night favourite and top TV show ‘Countryfile’ for a day’s filming

Abbotsholme hosted Countryfile at the school today with Sixth Form Agriculture pupils taking centre stage with presenters Matt Baker and Ellie Harrison. BTEC Agriculture Year 13 pupils Rachel Hames (Farm Manager) aged 17 from Derby, Ben Col...

05.02.16

Lighting Workshop

Andy Nairn, Lighting Technician, from Derby Theatre came to the school in the evening to give myself, Mr White and the rest of our amazing technical team, a crash course in some of the key aspects of stage lighting. We started off by talking about...

05.02.16

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03.02.16

MAPs Pupils in Cambridge

On Friday 29 January, a small group of Sixth Form students travelled to Cambridge for a conference entitled ‘A Journey Around Your Head’. After a very early start on a dark morning, with a long drive ahead, we arrived at the University...

03.02.16

Waterproof Investigation

The Reception, Year 1 and 2 children have been scientists today. We have been exploring the best material with which to make an umbrella for Winnie the Pooh. We made sure we carried out a fair test and worked together in small teams to find out if...

03.02.16

Netball Super League

Prep School pupils enjoyed the opening day of netball at the Netball Super League 'Super Saturday' with the top 8 teams in the country in action at the Genting Arena, Birmingham. We cheered on our home team, Loughborough Lightening, to a superb...

02.02.16

The Abbotsholme Star - 2 February 2016

The Abbotsholme Star - 2 February 2016

01.02.16

ELBS visit Alkmonton Old Hall Farm

Last Wednesday Miss Liddle and myself took the Year 11 ELBS group out for a farm visit. We went to Alkmonton Old Hall Farm near Ashbourne, where the class could ask questions for their work related report (ELBS coursework). The farm holds 140 p...

01.02.16

Japanese Students Share Culinary Delights

On Friday our Japanese student showed us how to make some traditional Japanese pancakes and our Chinese students shared some of their typical culinary delights. We went shopping to practice our functional English skills and then on to the kitchen...

29.01.16

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ISI inspection report

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Abbotsholme School provides a richly diverse and distinctive educational experience in which individual pupils are well-known, very well cared for and enabled to flourish both personally and academically.

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