St Margaret’s Prep School News

Announcement - New Head of Prep

We are delighted to announce that, following a rigorous recruitment process, we have appointed Mr Alex Hopkins, to succeed Mr Luke Bromwich, as the new Head of Prep School from September 2024.


Watch out, Year 4 Vikings about!

On Friday 9th February, Year 4 enjoyed a jam-packed day to kick off their new unit of learning all about the Vikings!


EYFS Celebrate the Year of the Dragon!

On Friday 9th February, our Nursery and Reception classes enjoyed a Chinese feast to celebrate the start of the Year of the Dragon!


Year 4 visit Noah's Ark Zoo

To support their recent areas of focus on classification in Science and Biomes in Geography, Year 4 enjoyed a day out at Noah’s Ark Zoo near Bristol.


First Lego League 2024

Matilda (Year 6) shares her reflections on the First Lego League 2024 - a challenging but fun experience for the Year 6 team of eleven.  This year the theme was ‘Masterpiece’ " to ‘imagine and innovate new ways to create and communicate art across the globe’.  


Panto Perfection from Years 3 and 4!

Congratulations to Years 3 and 4 for their two superb performances of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Camelot'. Years 3 and 4 delievered the show with confidence, joy and perfect comedic timing!


Year 2 Journey to a Faraway Land

Last week, Year 2 enjoyed a wonderful day of immersive learning to ignite their interests in their new unit of learning 'Journey to a Faraway Land'.  The children looked fantastic in their nautical outfits as they undertook a day of carefully planned activities designed to 'hook' them into their new unit.


Year 1 Kick off the Spring Term with a Roar!


Last week, Year 1 kicked off the new term and their new unit 'Dinosaur Detectives'. The children came to school dressed in their finest dinosaur and palaeontologist outfits and started their day with a dinosaur hunt around school.


The Appointment of Mrs Anne Wakefield

The Governors are delighted to announce, after a very thorough recruitment process, the appointment of Mrs Anne Wakefield as the new Headmistress of St Mary’s Calne and St Margaret’s Prep from September 2024, at the beginning of the next academic year.


Years 1 and 2 Deliver a Christmas Hoedown at St Margaret's Prep

On Wednesday 6th December, Years 1 and 2 delivered a fabulously sparkly performance of 'Prickly Hay'. The children treated us to a truly festive performance, jam-packed with fantastic singing, dancing and performance.