Author: Tiffany Buirski

Chinese New Year

24th January 2020

In celebration of Chinese New Year on Saturday 25th January we had a Chinese themed lunch on Thursday 23rd January. The New Year brings a a host of superstitions that…

Barrow Hills Library Encourages Gaming!

24th January 2020

That caught the eye of a few people, not least any children reading the weekly newsletter I bet! Yes, the Barrow Hills’ Librarian welcomes children from across the Prep department…

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

24th January 2020

Children were learning about Parkinson’s last week. The awareness week was organised by the Head’s wife, Mrs Niki Oldroyd who was diagnosed with the condition at the age of 25…

Year 1 Paint Queen Victoria

24th January 2020

Year 1 have worked extremely hard to draw and paint pictures of Queen Victoria. It was definitely a challenge but they all had a go. Well done Year 1 your…

Bryanston Netball Tournament

24th January 2020

On Wednesday 22nd January, our U11 and U13 Netball Teams travelled to Bryanston School in Dorset to participate in a netball tournament against over 40 prep schools. The U11 team…

Mr Oldroyd – A Day in the Life of Year 1

24th January 2020

On Thursday, Year 1 had a very special visitor! Our Head, Mr Oldroyd, came to spend the day with us. He watched a PE lesson, a RWInc lesson and a…

School Council meet Head Chef

24th January 2020

The first School Council meeting of the year was eagerly attended by representatives from Junior Prep, Middle Prep and Upper Prep to discuss their thoughts on food with Andras, Head…


24th January 2020

Year 2 have enjoyed learning about the artist Wassily Kandinsky.  The children looked at his work and discussed the fact that he was one of the first abstract artists. They then…

Big Birdwatch!

24th January 2020

Years 5 and 6 have been getting ready to take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend. In our maths lessons, we have been making tasty treats to…

Annie Edwards – Teacher of Art

23rd January 2020

This January, Annie Edwards is to expand her current role as Teacher of Art at King Edward’s Witley, spending three days providing specialist tuition at Barrow Hills and two days…

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