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St Hugh's Highlights SUMMER 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Summer term's edition of St Hugh’s Highlights giving you an overview of this term’s activities.

NEWS

Whole School Photo

The biennial whole-school photograph was taken this term with all the children from Nursery to Year 8

Art

Our art scholars saw their own work mounted and exhibited at the 2019 SATIPS National Prep Schools’ Art Exhibition at Bromsgrove School.

Parents' Association

Over £2,000 was raised at this year’s May fete and a highlight was the Pie in the Face competition which was won by Mr Ward!

• The PA have funded the new Adventure playground outdoor gym and play fort which the pupils love.

The PA have also funded our new outdoor Pizza Oven. As part of their post CE experience days our Year 8 pupils spent two days learning how to build the oven out of cob.

GB Hockey Flag Bearers

St Hugh’s pupils were flag bearers during the national anthems at the Olympic Park for the GB Women’s hockey team.

Community Hobby

The community hobby is proving very popular with both our pupils and the residents of the Russell Green Care Home in Woodhall.
Congratulations to the six pupils whose entries in the Radio 2’s 500 Words competition made it through to the second round.
Colour Dash total - We are delighted to announce that a donation of £5,000 was made to the Nottingham Hospitals Charity from last term’s Colour Dash.

The Junior School play, Shakespeare Rocks, had the audience's toes tapping.

Speech Day 2019

It was lovely to welcome Pacific rower, Meg Dyos, to Speech Day.

TRIPS

At the start of the summer term Year 5 visited Etaples sur mer, near Boulogne in northern France on the annual Year 5 French trip

Reception visited the Eco Centre in Skegness. They explored the woods and hunted for minibeasts

As part of WW2 topic, Year 4 visited the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and celebrated VE day by dressing up.

Year 1 visited the Museum of Lincolnshire Life to look at Victorian toys and games.

Our Year 7’s enjoyed a fun filled day at the Big Bang Expo where they learnt all about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Year 2 took a walk on the wild side at Woodside Wildlife Park near Lincoln

Year 6 had a very wet experience at Castle Rising in Norfolk

Our Year 8 leavers were well and truly spoilt this year with lots of trips, activities and parties.

There was the annual trip to Ullswater

Pool parties

The annual "bracing" trip to Skegness

A trip to the Lincolnshire Show

Learnt how to build a cob pizza oven

Enjoyed a weekend in the sunshine of Wales

BOARDING

The boarders started off the term with a great evening at the new climbing wall in Lincoln.

At the end of June the boarding house was very busy with our Celebrating Boarding week where we saw over a third of the school boarding either for one day or for the whole week.

SPORT

It's been a busy term of sport with pupils reaching National Finals in three different sports.

In swimming Harry and Helena swam in the IAPS National Finals and the relay squads reached the English Schools Finals

Our Pop Lacrosse team qualified for the National Finals by winning the Regional Tournament. They went on to win the National Bowl Competition

Four of our athletes also qualified for the National Athletics Finals in Birmingham.

It was a successful cricket season for the U12s as they reached the final of the County Cup. Girls' cricket fixtures were also introduced for the first time.

..and we love our new cricket scoreboard

During the season we saw two hat-tricks by our bowlers

The rounders teams have had a very successful season

At the end of term and after six very successful years, we said goodbye to the Wards. We wish Chris, Angharad, Ava, Phoebe and Sam lots of happiness at West Hill Park in Hampshire.

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