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What Really Counts When Choosing a School?

*Robert Yates, Headmaster at Eversfield Preparatory School, reflects on the changing environment of schools and what really counts when it comes to meeting children’s differing emotional and educational needs. Read more
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Play in a Week: Bard's Great Tragedy

To mark National Shakespeare Week, Form 5 have been observing a long-established Eversfield tradition – the staging of a Shakespeare play in just one week! This year’s performance of Macbeth comes as the culmination of just one week’s preparation: line-learning, blocking and intense rehearsal - as the children learn what it takes to get a play... Read more
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Eversfield’s Favourite Poems

Thursday 7th October marks National Poetry Day. This is a relatively recent tradition, launched in 1994, to celebrate all kinds of poems and poets. Read more
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Live from the Lab: Investigating the Heart

In a memorable and immersive science lesson, Form 6 dissected a sheep's heart which is the closest example to a human heart. They studied the structure and function, and identified the organs main vessels, values and blood flow. Read more
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Poetry is Fun

“That was so much fun!” These are some of the most gratifying words a teacher can hope to hear at the end of any lesson and, happily, they rang out frequently in Middle School last week as the children enjoyed their annual Poetry Week. Read more
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Whatever the Weather

Much has been said recently about the importance of fresh air. At Eversfield, we have been keeping windows open to improve ventilation and, where possible, we have tried to take our teaching and learning outside. On occasion, earlier in the year, it has certainly been a little bit chilly. Read more
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Feed the Birds

How many times have you been driven to distraction by squirrels stealing food from the bird feeders in your garden? They dart across washing lines, clamber up poles and perform extraordinary feats of gymnastics, all in an attempt to stuff their mouths with seeds and nuts intended for blue tits, sparrows and finches. Read more
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Gifts Fit For A King

We may not have had our usual nativities and carol concerts this year, but we still have the Christmas story, which the children have been studying in their lessons and assemblies. Read more
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Wired for Sound

When Mrs Sliney planned Form 6’s science lessons for this half term, she was delighted to include lots of practical exploration of electrical circuits. Practical lessons enable children to develop their investigative skills, work collaboratively and, above all, to have fun. Read more
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The Vikings Are Coming!

Why do people move from one country to another? What motivates them to pack up everything that is familiar and important, and leave their friends and family behind to travel to a different place of which they may know nothing? This question is as relevant today as it was more than one thousand years ago... Read more