Boarders ~ 14-15 October

Packing, packing, packing this weekend with hikes looming and end of half term adventures ahead. We did however manage to fit in lots of sport with badminton, basketball, football, gym and table tennis on offer at several times over the weekend. W...


Children Bring Power of Youth to Rocester Care Home

Pre-schoolers have brought life and laughter to residents with a visit to a care home in Rocester. Barrowhill Hall care home welcomed eight children aged three, four and five from Abbotsholme School, in Uttoxeter, to spend the afternoon playing...


National Stone Centre, Wirksworth

Year 3 & 4 visited the National Stone Centre today to participate in a range of rock based activities. The first activity was a guided tour of the site where our guide, Jerry pointed out rocky areas of interest including crinoids, lime kilns...


Able Writers Workshop

Colin Parsons, author of 'House of Darke' and 'D.I.S.C' visited Abbotsholme today to run a creative writing workshop with 36 talented writers from across the region. Pupils from 9 local schools were fascinated to hear about Colin's journey as an a...


Severn Trent Water Visitor

Prep children were involved in a very special assembly today led by our visitor, Richard Clough from Severn Trent Water. Richard spoke to the children about the water cycle and how important it is to only put certain items down the toilet. Childre...


Rockingham Rave

On Sunday 8th October, a group of us and Mr. Thomas took our Greenpower car Cecil to the Rockingham International Greenpower Final. We'd got through at the previous heat at Aintree, and this race at Rockingham was a real success, as we came 27th...


Prep House Meetings

Each week we have been meeting in each of our houses; Dove, Needwood and Weaver. Every week we have a different focus; designing house shields, discussing house competitions and this week we have been sharing our reading books with children from d...


A Weekend of Mysteries

This weekend the theme was mysteries. At supper on Friday the boarders where given a set of mystery riddles to try and figure out with the promise of a prize for one lucky student who could solve all the riddles before brunch the next day. The boa...


A visit to Stone

Mrs Parry took a minibus of international pupils to her home town, Stone, this weekend. It is a picturesque town with a pedestrianised high street and some lovely Georgian buildings. The River Trent and the Trent and Mersey Canal both run through...


Round Square Conference Update

Monday morning found the pupils heading off for their Service Day. The day was spent in a number of local nurseries and primary schools. This was a fantastic opportunity to play with the children, chat to them and help them with their work. In...


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ISI inspection report

ISI inspection report

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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