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GRACIE'S GOALKEEPING SUCCESS

Gracie has been signed as a Goalkeeper for Stoke City Girls Regional Talent Club, Under 10s.

Gracie has been playing for her local team, Stone Dominoes, since the age of 6!  Excellent achievement…

September 23, 2020
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FORM 5 BIKEABILITY

Form 5 enjoyed a morning on their bikes as they took part in their Level 1 Bikeability course. The pupils had to make sure their bikes were 'road ready' by checking brakes and tyres for example.…

September 21, 2020
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WELL DONE HELENA ON YOUR MUSICAL SUCCESS!

Many of our pupils made use of the additional time at home to practise their musical instruments.  Well done Helena who passed her Grade 3 Piano and Grade 2 Clarinet with merit during the summer…

August 23, 2020
Leavers 2020

OUTSTANDING COMMON ENTRANCE RESULTS FOR FORM 8

Form 8 certainly have cause to celebrate with their outstanding exam results. With 38 A grades, 20 A* grades and 8 scholarships, exhibitions or awards between them, these are truly fantastic…

June 19, 2020
Yarlet 2020 Camps

SUMMER HOLIDAY SPORTS & ACTIVITY CAMPS

Steve Proud and his team are delighted to be running a series of Summer Sports & Activity Camps at Yarlet during the summer holidays for pupils aged 4+, with dates and contact information for…

June 18, 2020
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HOUSE PET COMPETITION A GREAT SUCCESS

During Clubs, pupils in Main School were challenged to send a picture of their animal that matched the following "cat"egories- Prettiest, Funniest and Most like its Owner.
We received a huge variety…

May 25, 2020
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FRUIT FUN LED BY FORM 1

Following their DT remote learning assignment to make fruit rockets, Elliott and Harry brought enough in for everyone to enjoy!

May 01, 2020
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LEARNING ABOUT VIKINGS REMOTELY

Logan and Finlay have both loved learning about vikings in their remote history lessons this week and sharing facts with each other. Great work and also working together!

April 30, 2020
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NOT SURE ABOUT MEDIEVAL FOOD

Inspired by a Middle Ages recipe from his remote learning on Medieval times in History, Fraser made a Roast using ingredients that would have been found in 13th Century England. As you can see from…

April 30, 2020
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FORM 4 HAVE FUN WITH SCARY MAYAN MASKS

Form 4 have started their remote learning on the Ancient Mayans, a civilisation based in Central America over four thousand years ago. They were tasked with making Mayan masks, seen as symbolic in…

April 26, 2020
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A LOVELY DAY FOR A FAMILY BIKE RIDE

It's as important as ever to keep fit at the moment and Isla's family decided to take a family bike ride - stopping off at a well known beauty spot!

April 26, 2020
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HUGS FOR ISOLATED GRANDPARENTS

In response to this week's remote assembly on kindness, Maisy and Reggie have thought of a way to send their isolated grandparents hugs. I am sure they will be warmly received and what a great idea!

April 24, 2020
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A BUSY WEEK IN RECEPTION

Reception have been busy with their remote learning from maths and English to den building, learning about their bodies, recycling and making human sundials!

April 24, 2020
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TAKE A LOOK AT OUR LOVELY LADYBIRDS

Kindergarten and Nursery have had a busy week online and at home and have wowed us by making this wonderful collection, ‘ a loveliness of ladybirds’. They have produced some fantastic pictures and…

April 24, 2020
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SUCCESS AT STAFFORD'S LITERATURE FESTIVAL FOR SCARLET!

Stafford’s very first literature festival was due to take place this April and many of Yarlet’s budding authors entered their writing competition. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the event to be…

April 15, 2020
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153 metres social distance!

The glorious weather has helped to make looking after the children of critical workers a pleasure this week and pupils took social distancing to a new level when they made a functioning tin can…

March 25, 2020
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YARLET CHILDREN REACH OUT TO THE COMMUNITY

Pupils thought it would be a lovely idea to reach out to the elderly community during this difficult time. The children were concerned that residents of care homes would be feeling the impact of…

March 25, 2020
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WHAT A WAY TO END THE WEEK!

We end the week as we started it - with fabulous news! This time we celebrate the tremendous achievement of Zoe, who has achieved a DISTINCTION in her Grade 1 Piano Examination. A first for a six…

March 20, 2020
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SHOW RACISM THE RED CARD WINNERS!

Pupils in Main School have been taking part in a competition to present their views on showing racism the "red card"- demonstrating that segregation and prejudice have no holding in schools and in…

March 20, 2020
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CASTLE WIN CHESS COMPETITION!

Yarlet's inaugural Inter-House Chess Competition took place on Thursday, and over thirty children took part to pit their wits against each other across the chess boards.
It was Castle House which…

March 20, 2020
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YARLET SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Following today's news, just to confirm that Yarlet has launched its Google Classroom platform! Lots of eager children raring to continue their excellent education, albeit online. Thank you for all…

March 18, 2020
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HISTORICAL EVIDENCE WORKSHOP FOR FORMS 7 AND 8

Form 7 and 8 were visited by Mr Mackridge, Head of History at Shrewsbury School.
Mr Mackridge led a very insightful and in-depth workshop on how to tackle the Evidence Essay, an essential component of…

March 16, 2020
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YARLET'S WORLD BOOK DAY EXTRAVAGANZA

Wednesday 11th March saw Yarlet celebrate World Book Day with a huge array of informative and entertaining sessions led by our resident storyteller, Alan Barrett. To kick us off, the children sat…

March 12, 2020
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MARBLE RUN MAYHEM!

Today, Forms 5 and 6, along with visiting Spanish pupils, were faced with a marble run challenge. Pupils were split into teams and their objective was to use the scrap resources available to them…

March 10, 2020
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OUR SPANISH FRIENDS

Pre-prep had a lovely time getting to know our Spanish visitors this afternoon. Embracing the British weather, we headed out in the rain on a nature scavenger hunt. Every Spanish friend was teamed…

March 10, 2020
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REPTON CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS!

We are so incredibly proud of the Form 6 children who ventured to Repton on Sunday to take part in the Repton Challenge – and won it! Competing against 7 other schools, the children were tasked with…

March 10, 2020
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FORM 8 SNOWDON CHARITY WALK

On Saturday the 7th we were planning to climb up Snowdon for our charity walk for Age UK. Unfortunately, we had to change our plan due to bad weather. Winds of 50 miles per hour were forecasted on…

March 09, 2020
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FORM 4 BAKE AND DECORATE THEIR OWN DELICIOUS BISCUITS

This term, Form 4 pupils have been completing a Biscuit design brief in DT.  During this brief they have been experimenting with different biscuit ingredients, taste testing and analysing a variety…

March 09, 2020
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FORM 3 HANGING AROUND

 

Form 3 just hanging around this morning in our beautiful grounds!

March 06, 2020
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KINDERGARTEN - PEOPLE WHO HELP US!

Today we had a visit from the ambulance service. We have learnt a lot about how paramedics look after people when they are poorly. We loved trying on the paramedics uniform and seeing the…

March 03, 2020
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FORM FOUR COMMON ENTRANCE CHALLENGE!

Today Form Four were set a difficult challenge in Geography; using a full sized Ordnance Survey map, they had to locate both four and six figure grid references and locations, set out in the Common…

Mar 02, 2020
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YARLET CHOIR 'GOTTA SING' AT STAFFORD GATEHOUSE THEATRE

Senior Choir members were delighted to take part in this year’s ‘Stafford’s Gotta Sing’ show at the town’s Gatehouse Theatre.  The choir’s repertoire was both challenging and varied and included a…

Mar 02, 2020
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PANCAKE RACES 2020!

The whole school met on our astro this morning for the much anticipated annual pancake races. Each of the children had to run and then flip their pancakes, only a few got lost in the wind! Knight…

Feb 25, 2020
Form 5 6 Recital Concert

FORM 5 & 6 RECITAL EVENING

On 31st January we had the pleasure in watching the instrumental pupils from Forms 5 & 6 confidently showcase their musical talents. There was a range of instrumental performances from Singing,…

Feb 25, 2020
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Yarlet School extends it bus route

Following a successful launch, Yarlet's first bus route to and from Newport will be extended to include Cosford and surrounding areas.

The bus will drop off and collect children from:

Cosford
Mere…

Feb 17, 2020
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HEART PROJECT DAY

What a superb day we have had! Children in Reception to Form 8 were put into mixed groups and then travelled around school to 9 very exciting activities that had been organised for them, all based…

Feb 14, 2020
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SHREWSBURY ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION SUCCESS


Huge congratulations to Harvey who won the category for Form 5 boys' in the essay writing competition. The children were tasked with writing a 500 word essay with the title, 'Is the greatest threat…

Feb 14, 2020
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FRIENDSHIP DISCO FUN

A great night was had by all in the Main School Friendship disco. The children boogied away to an array of music and had a fabulous time.

Feb 14, 2020
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F5 & F6 RECITAL EVENING

 

On 31st January we had the pleasure in watching the instrumental pupils from Forms 5 & 6 confidently showcase their musical talents. There were a range of instrumental performances from Singing,…

Feb 14, 2020
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PUPILS GO BACK TO THE 1980's and 1990's!

Today in Clubs pupils looked at some television shows from the childhood of some of our staff - including the Animals of Farthing Wood (a cartoon about wildland animals who had to find a new home…

Feb 12, 2020
Nursery Baking Feb 2020

LOVE IS IN THE AIR ....

Nursery children have been very busy making special chocolate cakes, complete with heart marshmallows to celebrate Valentine’s Day. They were all very keen to get involved and decided the best bit…

Feb 12, 2020
Big Band Day 2020

BIG BAND DAY AT SHREWSBURY SCHOOL

Shrewsbury School invited a selection of our instrumental pupils to take part in a ‘Big Band Day’. The children enjoyed a range of improvisation and musical workshops learning four orchestral…

Feb 12, 2020
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MOUNT RECEPTION ERUPTS!

Breaking news!  Mount reception erupted yesterday afternoon - the only casualties were the dinosaur population residing on the volcano!

Feb 11, 2020
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ENQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW!!

Form 1's science topic this half term has been Light and Dark and, whilst the children have loved learning the curriculum objectives, it has really sparked their scientific curiosity and we have…

Feb 10, 2020
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YARLET PUPILS 'FIND THEIR BRAVE'

This year's Children’s Mental Health Week is all about ‘finding your brave’, whether that be sharing worries, asking for help or just building confidence, self-esteem and looking after yourself.…

Feb 06, 2020
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FORM THREE SAXON SETTLEMENTS

Last week Form Three created their own replica Saxon Settlements in History. During the process of constructing huts, halls and churches, pupils learnt that villages were small, many people lived…

Feb 04, 2020
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RECEPTION'S PALAEONTOLOGISTS

Reception have been carefully digging for dinosaur fossils today. They’ve had to carefully use brushes and tiny sticks to remove the fossils from the rocks (chocolate chips from the cookies). They…

Jan 30, 2020
Form 6 trip to National Memorial Arboretum Jan 2020

FORM 6 HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL WORKSHOP

Today, Form 6 attended a Holocaust Memorial Workshop and tour at the National Memorial Arboretum.
They learnt about the value of respect and tolerance, and some of the ways in which genocide can…

Jan 28, 2020
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RECEPTION HAVE BEEN DINOTASTIC!

Reception have been Dinotastic! Miss Megan taught them all about dinosaur eggs and how big they could be, then she made dinosaur eggs from balloons and water. The children froze these eggs and…

Jan 27, 2020
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FUND RAISING NEWS

Check out our notice board for ways you can help us to establish a Forest School at Yarlet and develop the Pre Prep outdoor areas.

Jan 24, 2020
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NIGHT WALK AT DOWNS BANKS

It was a cold, dark and misty January night so boarders went for a walk in the woods at Downs Banks and had tremendous fun!

Jan 23, 2020
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YARLET HOST THE FARADAY CHALLENGE

On Wednesday 15th January we were invited to host this year's Faraday Challenge. Along with two teams from Yarlet, we invited four other teams to join us from Walton Priory and St Dominic's…

Jan 16, 2020

WELL DONE WILLIAM ON HIS SPORTS EXHIBITION SUCCESS!

Following a rigorous assessment at the end of last term, we have just heard that William Betteley has been offered a Year 7 Sports Exhibition to Denstone College. After much deliberation, William…

Jan 08, 2020
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FABULOUS CHRISTMAS FAIR

Thank you so much for all your contributions to the Christmas Fair, it was a great afternoon and with all your support it was very successful. We have made a little over £2800, which is incredible.…

Dec 12, 2019
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SOPHIE'S DENSTONE SUCCESS

We are delighted to announce that Sophie, our Head Girl, has been awarded a Sports Scholarship and Music Exhibition at Denstone. Very well deserved for such an 'All Round' young lady. We are very…

Dec 12, 2019
Ellen Clark

REPTON AWARD

Huge congratulations to Ellen on her Music Tuition Award on Flute awarded by Repton School. This is an amazing achievement and accompanies the CB Fry Scholarship Ellen was awarded last year. Well…

Dec 10, 2019
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CHRISTMAS CHRISTINGLE CREATIONS!

Today, Form Three learnt about the symbolism of a Christingle, a traditional Christian church creation. They made wonderful Christingles using a large orange, red ribbon, a candle and dolly…

Dec 10, 2019
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DROP AND SHOP ACTIVITY DAYS

Steve Proud and his sports team have organised a holiday sports club for the week beginning Monday 16th December.  If you would like to 'drop and shop' to enable you to do your last minute Christmas…

Dec 09, 2019
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FORM SEVEN MOCK DEBATE!

Form Seven delegates took to the podium in an informal Model UN style debate, to discuss and debate key issues in our world, the focus this time being overpopulation. With world figures set to rise…

Dec 03, 2019
Odd Socks Competition

ODD SOCKS COMPETITION!

Last week, Form 8 Prefects led a competition for pupils in Form 3 and Form 4 to design the most bizarre and creative pair of odd socks. 

Odd Socks were an essential part of Anti-Bullying week, and…

Nov 27, 2019
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ALTERNATIVE SPORTS FESTIVAL

Both Form 7 and 8 girls participated in a very different sports festival, which allowed them to experience boxing, curling, volleyball, basketball and ultimate frisbee. All the girls smiled and…

Nov 26, 2019
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SCARLET LEADS AWARENESS ASSEMBLY

Today, outstanding and confident Prefect, Scarlet, led an assembly in front of the whole school on the impacts of using palm oil, and the negative effects this has on the rainforests and their…

Nov 06, 2019
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FORM 6 HAVING A HOOT!

Form 6 were honoured to welcome four feathered friends to Yarlet School. Three species of owl, along with their carer, Andy, visited Form 6 to share his impressive knowledge about birds of prey.…

Nov 04, 2019
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'STOKE CITY' VS 'WELSHPOOL TOWN' FRIENDLY

Pupils in Form 7 and Form 8 took part in a friendly football match playing for their teachers' favourite teams; Stoke City for Mr. Shaw, and Welshpool Town FC for Mr. Pass.

The playing was fast…

Oct 24, 2019
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FOOTBALL MASTERCLASS WITH STOKE CITY F.C. LADIES

Yarlet School and all of the pupils were extremely pleased and very excited to welcome staff and players from Stoke City F.C. Ladies' football team for a coaching session on Monday the 21st…

Oct 24, 2019
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THE ALICE CHARITY'S 'PEOPLE'S PANTRY'

Many thanks to all parents for your wonderful support of the Alice Charity and their 'People's Pantry'. We were delighted to welcome Kayla Poole who visited on 15th October and spoke to Main School…

Oct 17, 2019
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CHAPEL BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED FOR HARVEST

The Chapel is looking beautifully autumnal, all ready for the Pre Prep Harvest chapel service and Form 3 and 4 Harvest Festival Service. Thank you to Mr Mike for his fabulous decorating efforts and…

Oct 16, 2019
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FORM 4 DISCOVER DIVERSITY OF HINDU BELIEFS

Yesterday, Form 4 visited the Balaji Temple near Birmingham, to experience the unique and very interesting culture and beliefs of Hindus in the area.
They visited various shrines across the temple,…

Oct 16, 2019
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DEN BUILDING SKILLS HONED IN SCIENCE CLUB!

In Science Club, pupils have been learning moreabout wildlife and nature and, after a visit to the school's wildlife pond, turned their hands to a spot of den building!

Oct 15, 2019
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FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF A FOUNDER...

Pupils in Form 5 and Form 6 delighted and educated their Main School audience with a dramatic recounting of the important acts of Jesus as depicted in the Gospels. Led by the Question Mark drama…

Oct 14, 2019
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OLD YARLETIAN CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY!

Four current Yarlet pupils had the privilege of meeting an Old Yarletian today. Sophie and Freddie, Head Boy and Head Girl, were accompanied by Monty and Annabel from Form 2 on a special visit to…

Oct 10, 2019
Crocodile Conservation Club

CROCODILE CONSERVATION CLUB

On Wednesday afternoon, pupils in Main School went "Down Under" to explore the wild and wonderful life of Steve Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter".
Famed for his intense love of animals, this larger than…

Oct 10, 2019
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A MAGNIFICENT MEXICAN FEAST FOR LUNCH!

The Yarlet Food Committee chose a Mexican theme for today's lunch and enthusiastically decorated the dining room in a complementary style. Huge thanks to Shirley and the team for providing a yummy…

Oct 08, 2019
Form 8 Telford Trip Sept 2019

FORM 8 FIELDWORK ADVENTURE

Last week, Form Eight pupils investigated the town of Telford as part of their Fieldwork studies in Geography. Each pupil had their own hypothesis on what they hoped to see / discover in Telford;…

Oct 01, 2019
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THE PAST COMES ALIVE!

How lucky we are at Yarlet to have such a wonderful historical resource in the form of Mr Mike. Form 1 were enthralled by Mr Mike's talk about his childhood toys and experiences. It is so hard for…

Oct 01, 2019
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WREKIN MATHS CHALLENGE

Yarlet attended the annual Wrekin Maths Challenge for Form 6 and entered two pairs into the competition; Robbie and Will with Eliza and Lily. Problem solving, fast mathematical calculation and…

Oct 01, 2019
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INSPIRED SCULPTORS

Form One have loved learning about the sculptor Michelle Reader. She uses found materials to create wonderful sculptures such as a jaguar made out of satellite dishes and remote controls, or a life…

Sep 30, 2019
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MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING

We had a fabulous time on Friday morning as part of the Macmillan ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Children and parents provided some delicious cakes and we raised a whopping £207!  Thank you to…

Sep 30, 2019
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A GLORIOUS GRANDPARENTS' AFTERNOON!

It was a pleasure to welcome so many grandparents this afternoon for what is definitely a favourite event in the Yarlet calendar. Luckily the weather held out and grandparents were able to watch…

Sep 25, 2019
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FORM 8 TEAM BONDING NIGHT!

Last Friday, all pupils in Form 8 took part in a series of team building and reflective activities designed to develop mutual respect, understanding and an appreciation of their school and senior…

Sep 23, 2019
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FORM THREE ROMAN FEAST!

Today, Form Three explored the unusual and often exotic eating habits of the Romans, as part of their learning on this topic in History.

The Romans were known to dine on flamingo brains, horsemeat…

Sep 17, 2019
Playground Buddies

PLAYGROUND BUDDIES UP AND RUNNING!

Playground Buddies is officially up and running this term! All our buddies have been trained and are excited to begin their duties to make our playground even more friendly and fun! 

Sep 05, 2019
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TENNIS COURTS LOOKING GOOD!

Adam has been busy during the holidays! Thank you for painting the tennis courts and getting them into tip top shape before the new term!

Aug 01, 2019
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CONGRATULATIONS JOSEPH!

Well done to Joseph Thorpe for being awarded the Headmaster's Cup at today's 2019 Prize Giving Ceremony and for his recent outstanding Common Entrance performance which has secured his place at…

Jul 05, 2019
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TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC FOR PRE-PREP

If you go down in the woods today...
Another year has whizzed by and the Pre Prep had a wonderful day on Wednesday celebrating the end of the school year. The whole of Pre Prep enjoyed a yummy teddy…

Jul 04, 2019
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YARLET'S WOMEN ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE

Year 6 girls were invited to a 'women in engineering day' at JCB academy. The girls took part in various activities including
making a crash seat for an egg to sit on a trolley and run down a ramp…

Jul 04, 2019
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FORM 2'S AMAZING PUPPET SHOW

Form 2 had a wonderful time this morning performing their yearly puppet show to the rest of Pre-Prep.

The children decided which characters they would like to be, then designed and made their own…

Jul 03, 2019
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A FABULOUS DAY AT THE CROCKY TRAIL!

 

Main School pupils have had a fantastic day in glorious weather at the Crocky Trail - a wonderful treat to end a wonderful year!

Jul 03, 2019
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FORM EIGHT GCSE STUDIES

Today, Form Eight have continued their learning in Religious Studies with sessions from a typical GCSE course, studying Prejudice and Stereotypes. They learnt that it is sadly all too easy to…

Jul 02, 2019
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FUN IN THE SUN FOR FORMS 1 & 2!

Key Stage One headed off for our annual jaunt to Ainsdale beach yesterday. We were thoroughly prepared for more of the wet weather with our macs and a back up plan for it being too rainy. Imagine…

Jun 20, 2019
Form 5 Trip to St Marys June 2019

FORM FIVE ECCLESIASTICAL EXPLORATION!

Today, Form Five visited St. Mary's Church in Stafford for a wonderfully interesting tour of this fascinating, 800-900 year structure, and to take part in a divergent host of activities, including…

Jun 18, 2019
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FORM 5 BUILDING BRIDGES AT ENGINUITY

On Monday, our Year 5 pupils visited Ironbridge to take part in the 'Build a Bridge Workshop' at Enginuity as part of their DT curriculum. The pupils had a very informative day, learning about how…

Jun 18, 2019
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BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FORM 3 & 4 PARENTS!

Form 3 and 4 pupils were excited to welcome their parents into the classrooms today and really enjoyed the opportunity to show off the outstanding work they have produced this year. 

Jun 17, 2019
Gardening Club June 2019

GREEN FINGERED GARDENERS IN GARDENING CLUB

Things are beginning to sprout (along with the weeds!) in our patches of garden. Some of the children have harvested their first radishes and although the rain made for soggy children, it is great…

Jun 06, 2019
Bake Sale

PREFECT BAKE SALE RAISES £162!

Just before half-term, the Prefects hosted a Bake Sale in aid of Katherine House Hospice. 

The variety of cakes baked and brought in was astounding and the Prefects thoroughly enjoyed helping…

Jun 04, 2019
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VISIT YARLET AT THE COUNTY SHOW - 29TH & 30TH MAY

Looking forward to seeing you at the County Show where a glass of Prosecco awaits you whilst fun activities are provided for your children. Thank you Mrs Barron for setting up the slime making…

May 29, 2019
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AN ELECTRIFYING TIME FOR FORM 2!

Form 2 had an electrifying afternoon yesterday making electrical circuits. The children were given wires, batteries, light bulbs, buzzers and switches. They worked in pairs with the instruction of…

May 22, 2019
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FORM 5 FIELDWORK FUN

Form 5 visited Trentham Gardens Shopping Village in order to find out more about this local attraction, as part of their studies on Local Investigations in Geography.
To discover how people view…

May 22, 2019
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ANNUAL POETRY RECITING COMPETITION

Wednesday 15th May saw the annual poetry recital take place in the school room and included every single member of the Yarlet community. There were many and varied poems recited on the day and the…

May 21, 2019
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FORM 6 MASTER LEVEL 2 BIKEABILITY TRAINING

Form 6 took to the roads of Stone to learn how to ride safely. The children learnt how to turn left and right at junctions, how to look for hazards and overtake parked cars.

After some initial…

May 21, 2019
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FORM 5 SOLAR SCRAP HEAP CHALLENGE

Form 5 were set a scrap heap solar challenge to make a car run by solar energy. We were joined by 12 pupils from Walton Priory Middle School. Mr Scott Walker, the Ogden trust leader from Keele…

May 14, 2019
Boreatton Park Arrival

OUTDOOR PURSUITS FUN FOR FORMS 4 & 5!

Day 1
After a short journey to Shropshire, we finally arrived at PGL - Boreatton Park. We were first introduced to our guide for the next two days, Holly. She took us on a tour of the site and then…

May 13, 2019
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PIANO COMPETITION SUCCESS FOR ZOE!

We are delighted to report that Zoe in Reception did extremely well in her piano competitions at the Alderley Edge Music Festival last Friday. Zoe, being the youngest contender, finished first in…

May 13, 2019
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PRE-PREP PUPILS DAZZLE DELIGHTED AUDIENCE

On Wednesday afternoon Reception, Form 1 and Form 2 dazzled their audience when they took to the stage to share what they have been learning in their instrumental and music lessons. Each class…

May 10, 2019
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FORM SEVEN EXPLORE A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Form Seven travelled to Derby to explore the multicultural environment and discover and examine the variety of faiths present here.

Form Seven were able to visit and receive educational and…

May 09, 2019
History Workshops

HISTORY WORKSHOPS FOR MAIN SCHOOL!

Mr Mackridge and Mr Walters, from Shrewsbury School, visited Yarlet to deliver two very entertaining and informative historical workshops to all pupils in Main School.
Mr Walters delighted Forms…

May 09, 2019
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CHORISTERS IN FORMS 4 AND 5 PERFORM AT REPTON SCHOOL

Thank you to Repton School for organising a marvellous choral day for our young choristers in Forms 4 and 5. Aside the enjoyment of participating in a great concert, we were treated to some…

May 03, 2019
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DENSTONE SUCCESS FOR YARLET PUPILS

More exciting news about senior school awards as Danielle wins her second scholarship to Denstone College; she now has an Art Scholarship to go with last term's Sport Scholarship. We are also…

Mar 29, 2019
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TWO YARLET PUPILS WIN REPTON AWARDS

Congratulations to Henry on being awarded a Headmaster's Exhibition to Repton School and Ellen Clark for winning a CB Fry Scholarship to Repton. These are hugely prestigious awards which reflect…

Mar 29, 2019
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SPAIN VS ENGLAND FOOTBALL MATCH!

The football match between Yarlet pupils and our Spanish visitors from Madrid has become quite a tradition and is a match that is full of friendly rivalry and played with enthusiasm. The match was…

Mar 26, 2019
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YARLET PUPILS SUPPORT WORLD DOWNS SYNDROME DAY

Pre-Prep have had a lovely morning raising awareness for World Downs Syndrome day 2019 by donning some super odd socks. They all also completed a challenge for 213 seconds which included press ups,…

Mar 21, 2019
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EASTER SPORTS CAMP AT YARLET

 

Steve Proud and the School of Tennis will be holding a sports camp at Yarlet during the Easter holiday, details of which are below:

Dates:     Monday 15th - Thursday 18th April

Times:   …

Mar 13, 2019
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FORM 8 - CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEONS OF THE FUTURE

Year 8 put their dissection skills to the test in this morning’s biology lesson when they investigated the structure and function of hearts and lungs - the first step into their journey as…

Mar 07, 2019
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BIG COOK, LITTLE COOK

Form 1 had a fabulous afternoon learning how to make Guacamole. They learned how to be hygiene food heroes and then practised a range of safety techniques to dice, slice, mush and stir all the…

Mar 07, 2019
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FORM 4 DIGEST THEIR SCIENCE TOPIC

Form 4 have had a lot to DIGEST at the start of our new science topic (Animals including Humans). All the children can locate the key digestive organs within their bodies.

Mar 05, 2019
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TUTBURY TUDOR TRIP

On Friday 15th February, Forms Seven and Eight visited Tutbury Castle to meet Elizabeth I, Tudor queen and pioneer of the famous Golden Age of England.
Pupils were immediately enthralled by the…

Feb 25, 2019
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FORM 4'S BAKETASTIC TIME

Form 4 had a baketastic time finishing off their cookies, complete with decorated box.

Feb 25, 2019
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HALF-TERM HOLIDAY SPORTS CAMP AT YARLET

Steve Proud and the School of Tennis will be holding a sports camp at Yarlet during February half-term, details of which are below:

Dates:     Monday 18th - Wednesday 20th February

Times:   …

Feb 11, 2019
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TREMENDOUS TRACTOR VISITS NURSERY

Nursery were very excited to welcome a John Deere tractor to Yarlet. Our topic has been 'On the farm' and we all had a go at sitting in the enormous tractor. A huge thank you to Mr Turner for…

Feb 07, 2019
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ALL THINGS STICKY FOR SCIENCE CLUB

Form 3 and 4 Science clubbers are investigating all things sticky this term. They have mended leaky cups and are currently making and testing glues. Later on, things will get very messy when we…

Jan 31, 2019
Form 3 Saxon Settlements

FORM 3 SAXON SETTLEMENTS!

Form 3 have been working hard in teams to create the ideal Saxon settlement, as part of their learning on the Anglo-Saxons in History.

The pupils had to decide on an ideal location to build a…

Jan 28, 2019
Form 7 Trip to Symphony Hall

FORM 7'S MUSICAL EXPERIENCE AT SYMPHONY HALL

Form 7 travelled to Birmingham's Symphony Hall and had the privilege of an up close experience with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra treated us to a varied performance…

Jan 21, 2019
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IZAAK'S CRICKETING SUCCESS

Many congratulations to Izaak, who found out just before Christmas that he had achieved a position in the Shropshire District cricket team - well done Izaak!

Jan 14, 2019
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ARTISTIC IMPRESSIONS

Form one have loved starting their new art topic - Landscapes and Cityscapes. It begins with us looking at the start of the impressionist movement and we have had a wonderful time exploring the…

Jan 09, 2019
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FORM 3 CHRISTINGLE MAGIC

Today, Form 3 created Christingles, a traditional Christian symbol associated with St. Nicholas and Christmas, as part of their learning on Symbols in Religious Studies. They carefully assembled…

Dec 11, 2018
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PREFECTS TEACH VALUE OF RESPECT

Last week was Yarlet School's Anti-Bullying week, and our Prefects gave a very informative two-part assembly on the dangers of spreading rumours, and the value and meaning of showing respect, a key…

Nov 28, 2018
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WELL DONE JONATHAN ON HIS DOUBLE SCHOLARSHIP!

Huge congratulations to Jonathan on winning an Art and Drama Scholarship to Ellesmere College! This is a tremendous achievement which reflects his determination and hard work. Well done Jonathan!

Nov 27, 2018
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FREYA'S OUTSTANDING HOCKEY SUCCESS

Freya has been selected for one of the three U13 county hockey squads that compete in tri county festivals against Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. What an incredible achievement as she is only 11!

Nov 26, 2018
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A MARVEL-OUS TIME!

Yesterday in Clubs, pupils honoured the late Stan Lee, creator of iconic characters such as Spiderman, Iron Man and Wolverine, by creating their own pop-up superheroes!
Lots of fun and their efforts…

Nov 15, 2018
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OY JOE BERKS NOMINATED FOR GOAL OF THE MONTH

I am very proud to let everyone know that OY Joe Berks has been nominated for Goal of the Month by League Football Education! Well done Joe and I am sure members of the Yarlet Community will want…
Nov 09, 2018
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MORE CRACKING CRICKET NEWS!

 

We are delighted to report that Sophie Beech has been selected for U13s County Cricket Squad and both William Betteley and Robbie Holmes have been selected for U10 District Cricket Team.…

Nov 08, 2018
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YARLET PUPILS REMEMBER

All of the children at Yarlet have played a part in producing this fitting tribute to those that have lost their lives to make our lives safer. Each child has made an individual poppy which our…

Nov 06, 2018
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CRICKETING SUCCESS FOR FRASER!

In the final week of half term Fraser D was selected for the U11 District Cricket Team. Huge congratulations Fraser on this tremendous achievement!

Nov 05, 2018
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FORM SIX TRENCH TOUR


Form Six were given a thrilling, lively and very informative tour of World War One and World War Two, including a fascinating glimpse into the past, and a chance to experience replica trenches,…

Oct 25, 2018
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SCHOLARSHIP SUCCESS FOR HENRY

Many congratulations to Henry P who has been awarded a Michael Palin Scholarship to Shrewsbury School. This is an All-Rounder Scholarship and Henry was assessed in Sport, Music, an interview, an IQ…

Oct 12, 2018
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FORM 4 VISIT THE BALAJI TEMPLE, BIRMINGHAM

Form 4 have had a wonderful time at the Balaji Temple near Birmingham. They have experienced Hindu beliefs and culture, and immersed themselves in the rich and diverse history of the religion!

Oct 10, 2018
Form 8 Fieldwork Trip to Telford

FORM 8 FIELDWORK FINDINGS

On Friday, 11 Form 8 pupils travelled to Telford Shopping Mall to conduct vital research for their fieldwork in Common Entrance Geography.
With their hypothesise in mind, each pupil had the aim of…

Oct 03, 2018
Form 8 Teambuilding

FORM 8 TEAM BONDING AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS EVENING

Form 8 recently participated in a special boarding night to develop their friendships and leadership skills.
Throughout the course of the evening, Form 8 pupils were thrust into situations where…

Sep 20, 2018
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MUSIC AND DRAMA SUCCESS

Once again our children have performed extremely well in their recent exams, a huge well done to all!

Henry - Singing Grade 1 - Distinction
Katie - Piano Grade 2 - Distinction
Freya - Drama Grade 3…

Sep 18, 2018
U9 Football 12 September 2018

EXCITING FIRST MATCH FOR U9 BOYS!

Yarlet 1-1 Packwood

For the very first match of the season the U9 boys travelled to Packwood.

In an exciting match that saw falls, feints and fantastic shots, Yarlet managed a respectable draw…

Sep 13, 2018
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AMAZING GCSE SUCCESS!

We are so proud of Zebastian who has achieved an amazing A* in his G.C.S.E Spanish at the age of 10; a first for Yarlet! Well done Zeb, a fantastic result!

Sep 11, 2018
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YARLET STILL IN BLOOM!

In this Autumnal weather, Yarlet still looks beautiful thanks to our dedicated grounds' staff, Mike and Adam. We just love these beautiful flowers by the Chapel and, moreover, their dramatic name…

Sep 11, 2018
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FORM 6 BUILD BRIDGES

Form 6 had a wonderful day at Engenuity, designing bridges using computer software. They then followed the plans and made their bridges and finally tested them until destruction! It was fabulous to…

Sep 11, 2018
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FORM SEVEN-OSOPHY!

Form 7 have begun their studies in new subject Theology, Philosophy and Religion with an investigation into the belief that we should provide the greatest good for the greatest number. 

Developed…

Sep 10, 2018
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YARLET COFFEE MORNING SUPPORTS MACMILLAN

Fabulous cakes and refreshments were available for parents this morning as a welcome back from the summer break. It was a perfect opportunity to do something charitable, so we linked up with the…

Sep 06, 2018
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DINNER WITH THE HEADMASTER GOES AL FRESCO

The traditional Leavers' Dinner with the Headmaster went al fresco this year as it was such a wonderful summer evening. The pupils were lovely company as always and this was another marvellous…

Jul 04, 2018
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PONY DAY FUN AT POPLARS FARM

The riders had a lovely day at the stables. Starting with catching their pony, then grooming and cleaning their tack and even some learnt how to apply bandages. Of course no pony day is complete…

Jul 04, 2018
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FORM 8 TAKE TO THE SKIES

Form 8 enjoyed a wonderful helicopter flight experience yesterday thanks to AA Helicopters at Wolverhampton Business Airport. All Form 8s took part in groups of 3, flown by expert pilot Captain…

Jul 03, 2018
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FORM 7 TEMPLE TRAIL TOUR

Religion can come in many forms, beliefs, practices and cultures as our investigative Form Seven's found out today in Derby.

They headed firstly to a Hindu mandir (temple) where they witnessed…

Jul 03, 2018
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BEACH FUN

What a wonderful way to end our fabulous team week. The sun was shining, the sea was glistening and the children had a superb time making sandcastles, running in the dunes and playing games on the…

Jul 02, 2018
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PASSPORT AROUND THE WORLD!

Today Reception to Form 5 children have been intrepid adventurers and travelled all around the world! With the essential passports in their hands they have visited: Hawaii to make grass skirts,…

Jun 28, 2018
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FINAL MATCH VICTORY FOR U9 CRICKETERS!

Yarlet 88- 71 The Royal

With the sun at our backs and the heat playing with our minds, the boys took to The Royal School yesterday to play against their U9 squad in their final match of the…

Jun 28, 2018
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INTER HOUSE RELAY FUN!

Main School have enjoyed a great morning competing in the Inter House Relay competition. The obstacle course was by far the favourite with nets, hurdles, javelins and footballs...all whilst…

Jun 27, 2018
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STREET DANCING AND TEAM BUILDING FUN

Main School enjoyed learning a fun street dance which they then performed in their houses. There was flossing and dabbing galore! Well done Bishop who won the 'Dance off'. The children also took…

Jun 27, 2018
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GOLDSWORTHY ART IN THE SUN

Main School children have shown their artistic flare this afternoon creating beautiful art in the style of Andrew Goldsworthy, using nature to inspire them.

Jun 25, 2018
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THE CIRCUS COMES TO YARLET

What a wonderful way to start the week with an exciting and hilarious assembly from Circusology! Main School children (and staff!) then had the chance to have a go at juggling, balancing diabolos,…

Jun 25, 2018
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FORMS 3 & 4 ENJOY AN AFTERNOON 'RELAX KIDS' SESSION

On Friday both Forms 3 and 4 enjoyed an afternoon of relaxation with one of Mrs Jones' Relax Kids taster sessions. At the end of the lesson there was a great deal of yawning, relaxed bodies and…

Jun 25, 2018
U9 Rounders 13 June 2018

U10 ROUNDERS TOURNAMENT AT PACKWOOD

On Wednesday 13th June, Yarlet's U10 girls had a break from exam week for the annual Packwood rounders tournament. With 4 matches played, the Yarlet girls went from strength to strength. Firstly,…

Jun 18, 2018
Swimming Gala 12 June 2018

U9 SWIMMING GALA SUCCESS

On Tuesday 12th June, the U9s went away for a swimming gala against Tettenhall College. Both our U11 and U13 narrowly missed out in their galas, so it was down to the U9s to bring home a win...…

Jun 18, 2018
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YARLET SUMMER ART EXHIBITION

Parents are warmly invited to attend a Summer Art Exhibition in the Art Room on Thursday 14th June between 5.30 pm and 8 pm.  On display will be the artwork of our talented Main School artists, but…

Jun 12, 2018