Category: Prep

Abbot’s Hill supports ISC’s Partnerships Week

15th November 2021

This week, Abbot’s Hill is pleased to be supporting the Independent School Council’s (ISC) Partnerships Week, a week that highlights and celebrates the fantastic collaboration between independent and state-maintained schools. A key element of our vision is engagement and community. We strive to ‘challenge everyone in our community to become active, compassionate citizens who make…

New Head of Prep for Abbot’s Hill School

8th November 2021

Abbot’s Hill Prep School is to welcome Miss Katherine Bluck as its new Head from April 2022. Miss Bluck will succeed Mrs Maria Stephen, who steps down at the end of the Autumn term 2021.  We thank Mrs Stephen for her dedicated service to Abbot’s Hill over the past five years. Miss Bluck is currently Head of the…

Harvest Festival 2021

11th October 2021

For Harvest Festival 2021, Abbot’s Hill is supporting DENS, a local charity assisting people in Dacorum facing hardship. The Prep School harvest assembly took place last Friday 8 October, with guest speaker from DENS, Charlotte highlighting the invaluable work of the charity. This year, due to a temporary re-location and storage challenge, DENS has been…

Come and Create

6th October 2021

It has been such a pleasure to resume engagement more fully with our local community following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. On Monday 4 October, we hosted our Come and Create partnership event, welcoming 60 children from local primary schools to join our three Year 6 classes for a day of creative fun. The theme…

Ski success

5th October 2021

Congratulations to the Abbot’s Hill Junior and Senior ski teams, who competed in the 2021 Independent Schools Association (ISA) National Schools Open Championships on Monday 4 October. Our Prep A team placed first, and Senior A team placed third –  fantastic team achievements! Individual medals were won by the following pupils: U12 – Ava (Y5)…

Year 6 Adventure

1st October 2021

At the end of September, our three Year 6 classes travelled to North Yorkshire for an action-packed adventure at the Cranedale Centre. The trip provided a wonderful opportunity for practical and theoretical learning, as well as personal development and teambuilding. Highlights included a visit to the Holderness coast to study rock formations and coastal erosion,…

Abbot’s Hill teachers go above and beyond

9th July 2021

Unfortunately Year 6 missed out on their end of Prep celebrations and Prize Giving. In true Abbot’s Hill style the teachers wanted to do something a little special to lift the spirits of the pupils. ‘Doorstep fairies’ did a drive by to every pupil hand delivering their yearbook along with flowers, chocolates and a card….

Year 2 Woodland School Twilight event

6th July 2021

Yesterday evening Year 2 had an end of term treat – staying at school late! Pupils spent yesterday afternoon outside in the grounds and the woodland classroom building camps. Using natural materials they created flowery head dresses and lavender scent bags. Once the grounds were empty they began racing kites on the school field and…

The West End comes to Abbot’s Hill

22nd June 2021

Last week we were delighted to launch our first Abbot’s Hill West End Week. The week saw five performing art professionals deliver a variety of workshops using inspiration from musicals including Hamilton, 9 to 5 and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.  The schedule for the week was – Monday  Les Miserables Tuesday  9 –…

Year 5 race to Silverstone!

11th June 2021

On Wednesday Year 5 travelled to the Silverstone Interactive Museum at the Silverstone Racing Circuit, Northamptonshire. The pupils took part in a STEM workshop that involved identifying parts of a race car and motor bikes and then finding out why they made the vehicles go faster, such as wings. The pupils asked some fantastic questions…