New Head for Micklefield

New Head Appointed at Micklefield School Micklefield is to have the school’s first Headmaster, since it was founded in 1910. This follows Mrs Lyn Rose’s announcement that she would be retiring after 13 years as Headmistress at Micklefield School at the end of the Summer Term 2019. Mr. Ryan Ardé brings with him 20 years…

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Preps perfect company

Our Preps regularly visit a local nursing home, @Abbeyfield, on Somers Road to spend time with the residents doing craft and learning songs with actions. The experience is mutually beneficial for the children and elderly alike. As Age UK Mobility says: “Intergenerational care has great benefits for reducing depression and isolation in the older generation,…

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Wow what a wonderful week!

Wow what a wonderful week! The whole school’s Wonder of Number Week has been a great success and we have been impressed by the level of engagement amongst all of the pupils. This afternoon in the grand finale the children gathered in the hall for a special assembly to watch the highlights of the week…

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Wonder of Number

Did you know? Every year Micklefield School takes a break from the old routine with a theme week to inspire and engage pupils in a given topic. At the moment our ‘Wonder of Number’ theme week is in full swing with the pupils off timetable to enjoy Maths across a broad range of subjects from…

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Meeting Class Baby

Our Reception children were delighted to see Miss Leuchter this week with her new baby Sofia. They all crowded round and gazed at her in amazement! Miss Leuchter really enjoyed catching up with the children on what they have been doing. Everyone was impressed with her ability to remember so many details about their lives…

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Out of this world

Our Year 5 had an amazing time at Winchester Science Centre this week exploring all things STEM from how to bend light, create a tornado, code a robot and invent new constructions. As you can see the pupils particularly enjoyed the planetarium, wheelchair basketball, sprint races, mind games and the new immersive zone ‘Explorer:Space’ with…

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Count Down to Theme Week

Count down to the Wonder of Number! Helping children to understand that Maths is an important life skill is key to motivating them to learn, as well as making it enjoyable! From the 25 February until the 1 March, every pupil will take part in a theme week on the ‘Wonder of Number.’ Pupils will…

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Sushi Chefs

Holroyd Howe, our school caterers, ran a workshop this morning for Year 6 on how to make sushi, teaching them the best sushi rolling tips and etiquette. The pupils were really enthusiastic and made some impressive sushi which they enjoyed eating after. Consider your next party canapés covered!