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Dates for your diary - Autumn/Winter Term 2017

Events and activities can be added or changed at any time. Please check back regularly to ensure you have the most up to date information. If you would like any more information on the events listed please contact the school office on 01787 474040 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


  Wednesday 6th School resumes, PTA Coffee Morning from 8.30am in the Forest School and Cricket Pavilion  
  Thursday 7th Individual and Staff Photographs  
  Friday 8th Years 7 and 8 House BBQ from 4pm  
  Tuesday 12th Year 8 Girls HPV Immunisation talk  
  Thursday 14th Year 7 Prizegiving 3.45pm Principal’s Drinks Reception from 4.45pm  
  Friday 15th  OPRO Visit  
  Friday 15th - 16th  Duke of Edinburgh Silver Practice  
  Monday 18th  Mr Copsey’s Coin Club - 4pm  
  Wednesday 20th  Gundogs in School  
  Friday 22nd  Whole School Photograph, HPV Immunisations for Year 8 girls  
  Saturday 30th - Monday 2nd October Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition  


  Thursday 5th  Years 10 and 11 English Trip to Jekyll and Hyde, Greenwich Theatre, London  
  Saturday 7th Open Morning  
  Friday 13th  PTA Prep School Movie Night from 4pm  
  Friday 20th  Prep School Harvest Service from 2.30pm  
  Monday 23rd - 5th November HALF TERM  


  Monday 13th  Mr Copsey's Coin Talk  
  Friday 24th PTA Ball – 7pm The Barn Brasserie, Great Tey  
  Wednesday 29th  Cut Hedge Cross Country Event  


  Monday 4th Prep School Enrichment Day  
  Tuesday 5th Years 1 and 2 parents into classrooms 8.45am to 9.30am  
    Year 6 sharing assembly for parents at 9.45am in the dining hall  
    Reception to Year 6 at Pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Civic Theatre. Approximate return time to school 6pm  
    There will be limited after school activities for Senior pupils  
  Wednesday 6th Christmas Lunch for whole school  
  Thursday 7th Christmas Activity session for Reception parents 9.00am to 10.15am  
  Friday 8th NSPCC workshops with Years 5 and 6 –am  
    Nursery Christmas crafts and songs for parents – 2.00pm to 3.30pm  
    Farewell to Dr Welch – 4.00 – 6.00pm in school dining hall – Please let the school office know if you are attending  
  Monday 11th Nursery Christmas party 2.30pm to 4.30pm in the Nursery  
    Prep Christmas party 2.30pm to 4.30pm in the Sports Hall  
    Pupils should bring their party clothes to change into. We have a special visitor to meet the children. There will be no Prep School after school activities this day. School buses depart at 5.00pm  
    Senior Dance 7.15 for 7.30pm for pupils Year 7 and above. Carriages at 9.30pm. Smart dress required  
  Tuesday 12th  ‘Whoops a Daisy Angel’ performance for Nursery, Prep and Years 7 to 9, 9.30am.
School buses depart at 5.00pm
  Wednesday 13th  ‘Whoops a Daisy Angel’ performances for parents at 9.30am and 2.30pm.
School buses depart at 5.00pm
  Thursday 14th  Prep School Carol Service at St Catherine’s Church, Gosfield at 11.00am. Pupils can be collected at the end of the service  
    Senior School Carol Service at St Nicholas Church, Castle Hedingham at 2.15pm  

January 2018

  Tuesday 9th  School resumes  

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