Month: January 2017

Matty Thacker Shield

On 25th January, Winterfold hosted the annual Matty Thacker football tournament.  Twelve football teams journeyed to Chaddesley Corbett from Malvern, Worcester, Hereford, Birmingham and Wolverhampton to participate in the event. Both pools of teams were very close affairs, with tightly contested matches that could have gone either way in many cases.  Winterfold played some excellent […]

Discover History: Florence Nightingale

On 25th January, Yr 2 pupils had a very interesting Living History visit on Florence Nightingale. They learned about life in 1820, with a discussion about living conditions, use of fires and candles, outside toilets and jobs for children. The children looked at early life in the time of Florence, explored hygiene products and played […]

County Cross Country Championships

Congratulations to James, Cameron, Oliver and Lisette who represented Wyre Forest on Saturday 21st January in the County Cross Country Championships at Sanders Park, Bromsgrove. Competing in the championships were pupils who have qualified through school, then district competitions.  They subsequently took on the best in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire areas. We saw great runs from […]

The Bee’s Knees

Winterfold HS Key Stage 1 welcomed Shelia Lawes from the Kidderminster Bee Keeping Association on 23 January. Following an introductory talk on honey bees, the children looked at fruits and nectar, discussed pollination and were introduced to the term ‘colony’ and ‘hive’. After discussing the role of the Queen Bee, the pupils passed around some honeycomb […]

Help keep your child safe online – Tues 24th Jan 19.00pm Penryn Hall

Mr Paul Hay of PCLS Training will be holding an Internet Safety Evening on Tues 24th Jan, 19.00-20.30 pm in Penryn Hall. Mr Hay has been a Principal IT Consultant for over 25 years, working for some of the world’s leading software and services companies including Microsoft and Oracle. He now works as an independent […]

Winterfold Coffee Mornings

Winterfold coffee mornings are recommencing this Friday 20th Jan at 8.45 am in the Drawing Room at Winterfold House. Open to all parents of Winterfold Nursery at the Woodhouse, Pre-Prep and Prep Children, our coffee mornings are very friendly and informal.  We recommend the home-made biscuits! Looking forward to seeing you there!  

Netball v The Elms

Congratulations to Winterfold’s U10 netball team who in a floodlit game v The Elms triumphed 18-3.  The U11s lost 13-6, however both matches were played in very good spirit.  Well done girls!  

The Good Shepherd appeal

Lucy Davis from Father Hudson’s Society, the social care agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham gave a talk in assembly on Tuesday 17th Jan to Prep and Pre-prep pupils about the vital support they give to people in need to improve the quality of their lives. The assembly marked the start of The Good […]

Year 7 pupils at Shrewsbury Musical Theatre Day

On Friday 13th January, the Winterfold Drama department and Year 7 pupils were treated to a fantastic day of drama, music and musical theatre hosted by Shrewsbury School. Fifteen Year 7 children participated in acting, music and dance workshops alongside staff and Sixth form students from Shrewsbury during the day.  Lots of the children learnt […]

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