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Good news! Abbot’s Hill is piloting an extra Year 6 class for 2021-22

10th March 2021

A letter of announcement from Kathryn Gorman, Head. Dear reader Many of us across the sector have seen a rise in interest during this Covid-19 pandemic, despite initial fears to the contrary this time last year. We are in a position where interest in our school is rising. In order to accommodate this rising interest,…

Abbot’s Hill celebrates World Book Day

10th March 2021

World Book Day at Abbot’s Hill: an amazing virtual day packed with book related activities. Pre Prep welcomed Cath Emmett, author of ‘King of the swamp’ onto their screens for a workshop involving creating their very own swamp creature and a book reading. Years 4 – 7 took part in a workshop hosted by Robin…

Author and illustrator, Petr Horáček, visits Year 2

23rd February 2021

Year 2 had a special virtual visit from esteemed children’s writer and illustrator, Petr Horáček. Earlier in the term, the pupils had been working on Mr Horáček’s story, ‘The Lonely Penguin”. As a result, they were eager to read more of his stories in his vast collection. During the inspirational session, Mr Horáček shared his…

‘Choose to challenge’ on International Women’s Day

15th February 2021

Prefect’s Challenge launched for International Women’s Day theme ‘Choose to Challenge’. The prefects have set a series of challenges for which the girls accrue points which will be combined for clan totals. The competition is open to all year groups and final submission for entries is 8 March, which is International Women’s Day, leaving pupils…

Holiday Club booking now open

21st January 2021

We are pleased to announce our holiday club provider, Club Excel, has opened for Easter and Summer 2021. Please see the Club Excel Newsletter. They are offering a 30% discount for early bookings. This club is co-ed and will be open to siblings and friends of Abbot’s Hill pupils as well. Club Excel would like…

Abbot’s Hill donates excess food to homeless shelter

11th January 2021

Like so many schools across the country, the last minute closure on Monday meant that there were far fewer people on-site that expected. Nevertheless, our fantastic food team were able to divert much of the fresh food ordered across the week to ensure that it was used and not wasted. ‘Fortunately, our food is ordered…

Virtual Prayer Box

8th January 2021

The doors of the school are closed at the moment, but we are always open. For those who feel there is no one listening, we are here to tell you that we are. If you have any prayer concerns or requests, for yourself or someone else, please let us know anonymously. Father James, our School…