Thinking Skills challenge

Thinking Skills challenge

On Thursday 10th January, to help get our brains back into action after the Christmas holidays, the Junior Forms enjoyed a variety of activities to develop their thinking skills! Other important skills such as listening to others, co-operation, problem solving and...
Everyone for hockey!

Everyone for hockey!

On Saturday there was a morning of intensive hockey coaching and game play for all of our College students. After an apprehensive, start our College students soon lost their inhibitions and threw themselves fully into the activities, impressing staff with their stick...
Gladiator School!

Gladiator School!

Images of today’s dramatic ‘Gladiator School’ as presented by our Year 4 Gladiators! The children invited their parents, family and year 3 to attend the event. The lucky visitors were able to have a tour through Rome, visiting not one, but six...
Pre-Prep Nativity

Pre-Prep Nativity

The annual Pre-Prep Nativity is always a special moment in our calendar, and this year’s production certainly did not disappoint! We followed the culinary exploits of four adventurous chefs, who were tasked with finding the recipe for a perfect Christmas.  After...
The end of an Era

The end of an Era

To round off their project on Early Man, Year 3 pupils became the teachers for the morning of Friday 7th December. Their pupils, Year 2, were given a personal lesson on either the Bronze or Iron Age with the aid of a model that each Year 3 pupil had independently...
Advent Service

Advent Service

Our Prep School and College children braved the rain to attend our annual Advent Service in Bakewell Parish Church. All our Year 8 readers spoke beautifully, explaining the Advent themes of hope, peace, joy and love as Freya carefully lit each candle in turn, ending...
S. Anselm’s College Michaelmas Concert

S. Anselm’s College Michaelmas Concert

On the evening of Thursday 29th November, in the school library, our S. Anselm’s College musicians celebrated together a wonderful concert with outstanding performances from soloists and ensembles. A term’s worth of music practice and weekly ensemble rehearsals...
A celebration of Fairtrade food

A celebration of Fairtrade food

Year 2 proudly explained their project work to their families this afternoon. The exhibition, ‘A Celebration of Fairtrade Food’ began with a short presentation by all the children. Parents were then taken on a tour: ‘Around the World in 10 minutes’ to describe the...