Month: March 2017

Special Guest Delights Winterfold South Africa Tour Party

On Tuesday 21st March, Winterfold House School’s tour party to South Africa welcomed a special guest to their final tour meeting.  Thinus Delport, the South African wing and fullback delighted the group with his experiences of South Africa. Thinus Delport made his senior debut in 1997 on the Springboks’ European Tour.  He started his career playing […]

Talented Winterfold Musicians Compete in the Regional Festival Series, CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Forty Winterfold House School Musicians performed on Thursday 16th March at the Regional Festival Series at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham.  Winterfold Chamber Choir, Groove Diggers and Senior Brass all took part in the competition this year. The children played exceptionally well and learnt a huge amount from the experience. They will hear later on […]

Winterfold Singers’ Success at Dudley Festival of Music, Drama and Dance

Congratulations to the talented singers from Winterfold who have achieved great success at the 57th Annual Dudley Festival of Music, Drama and Dance held at Dudley College of Technology. On Saturday 4th March, The Winterfold Girls’ Harmony Choir won the prestigious Coseley Male Voice Roseville Trophy. The girls sang two contrasting songs – ‘Crazy’ by […]

Classics Trip to Bath

Year 8 enjoyed a beautiful spring day in Bath, where they visited the Roman Baths as part of their classics curriculum.  The children had free-rein of the museum in the morning and were able to walk around the tour at leisure using the extremely informative audio-guides.  Following lunch in a nearby hall, and the now […]

Art Trip to Jackfield Tile Museum

On Tuesday 14th March, Year 5 pupils visited Jackfield Tile Museum for a tile decorating workshop. The children had spent time before their visit planning their designs which reflected their interests. These ranged from flowers, to animals and even emojis! The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the activity – it was surprisingly tricky squeezing the clay slip […]

Young Thespians Inspire

On Friday 10th March, Winterfold’s Year 5 & 6 pupils were treated to an afternoon with The Young Shakespeare Company, watching and participating in an active drama workshop on Hamlet. The actors, costumes, props and scenery were excellent as were the children’s contributions, both oral and dramatic!  

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