Under 8s Cricket vs BMPS

Our 8s boys played Broughton Manor on Friday 18th May in their first ever school cricket match. Both teams played the game in the right spirit and everyone had an enjoyable afternoon. After some excellent batting and bowling, MKPS came out on top winning by 65 runs. Well done boys!

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Royal Wedding Celebrations at MKPS

On Friday 18th May MKPS celebrated the Royal Wedding in style with balloons, bunting, party food and games and even a chance to be photographed with the happy couple!

The pre-prep children came in their best clothes and there was a real street party feel in the pre-prep playground thanks to the fantastic efforts of the teaching staff with the decorations. The prep children had fun too rising to the challenge of designing and creating a wedding cake and floral arrangements, amongst other things, plus enjoying the live music provided by some of the senior prep children.

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The weather was beautiful and everyone loved eating and playing outside. Congratulations to the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex – we enjoyed celebrating with you!

Weymouth 2018

The 8s and 9s enjoyed a fantastic few days away in Weymouth where the sun shone down on us. Sand World and the Sea Life Centre were
our first ports of call where the children enjoyed learning how to make sand sculptures and got to look at the wide variety of underwater animals!

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We were even lucky enough to walk along the promenade and have a great time enjoying the sandy beach. The children challenged themselves at
the PGL centre and conquered some fears. They zipped down the zipwire; traipsed through the tunnel trail and built sea monsters on the beach
to name but a few activities…

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Lots of new found friendships were developed and memories made on this wonderful Weymouth trip!

Year 2 Trip to Cadbury World

The children in Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Cadbury World in May. They learned about the journey of chocolate – from bean to bar – and saw several of the processes used in the making of Cadbury chocolate bars.
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They particularly enjoyed writing their names with melted chocolate, learning how to temper chocolate and of course the taste tests!

Class 4 Trip to Pizza Hut

Earlier in May Class 4 had a lovely trip to Pizza Hut to experience first hand the joys of making their own pizza! The children had fun learning about pizza cookery and choosing their own toppings, plus of course polishing off the results for lunch.

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Chamber Choir visit Stowe

On Tuesday 8th May Chamber Choir participated in Stowe School’s Choral Festival. An intensive but enjoyable day of rehearsals culminated in performances of musical theatre songs in the Ugland Auditorium and three sacred works in a compline service in Stowe’s beautiful chapel.

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An intensive but enjoyable day of rehearsals culminated in performances of musical theatre songs in the Ugland Auditorium and three sacred works in a compline service in Stowe’s beautiful chapel.

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Poetry Slam – 22nd March 2018

Our annual Poetry Slam took place on March 22nd, with Mr Mark Niel, the Poet Laureate of Milton Keynes, hosting the event.  Year 6 pupils were involved in a masterclass with him during the day and had the opportunity to write and perform their poems based on the theme ‘Heroes and Villains’.

The children voted on their favourite performances, with eight pupils chosen for the final in the afternoon, in front of the preparatory department.  The quality of the poems and performances was excellent. Very well done to all finalists!

Sport Relief – March 2018

The children took part in a variety of sports activities today in support of Sport Relief.

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The Prep Department had a fantastic day battling their way through the inflatable obstacle course, scoring on the penalty shoot out, playing Lacrosse for the first time, competing in the Sports Quiz, improving their fitness with Miss Arnold in an HIT session, playing darts and boules. They also learned about the Commonwealth Games and took part in the 1 Mile Sponsored Run.

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The Pre-Prep department also took part in the fun with the inflatable obstacle course, the Penalty Shoot Out and the sponsored run and learnt and performed the Sports Relief dance. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable and active day!

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Year 2 Trip to Hamerton Park Zoo

On Tuesday 20th March Year 2 visited Hamerton Zoo Park near Huntingdon. This half term Year 2 have been studying “Families” and learning about different animal families.

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During the visit the children took part in a workshop called ‘Fur, Feathers and Scales’, which helped them to learn about some of the different animal groups and how to recognise them, based on their features.  They met an African Pygmy Hedgehog called Harry, a Conure Parrot called Alfie and a Corn Snake called Bo, which they were allowed to hold.  They saw many exciting animals including Siberian tigers, cheetahs, Canadian lynx, hooded vultures, meerkats, a variety of lemurs, gibbons, several different owls and an anteater.

It was a fantastic and informative day!

Ark Farm visits Class 4

On 20th March our Pre-Reception children enjoyed an exciting visit from Ark Farm who brought all sorts of small farm animals to school. The children had a lovely time petting the animals and learning about how to care for them.

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