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Year 6 Science Assembly

11th March 2020

This week is British Science week and we kicked off our investigations with a scientific assembly.  Year 6 children led house groups in a five minute experiment to investigate; dissolving, dancing raisins, floating oranges and colour changing milk.  Great fun, super observations and surprising results.

Art Jam – tile painting for the 160th Anniversary Mural

11th March 2020

Year 1 and 2 visited the Art Jam Studio in Caversham today.  They had great fun painting a tile to be included as part of our 160th Anniversary Mural depicting a forest scene.  The children loved customising their tiles and there was plenty of creativity on show.  They are really looking forward to seeing them as…

School Council News

11th October 2019

Our newly elected School Council Click here for more details School Council News

Hemdean House School Presents a “Victorian Heritage Fair”

21st August 2019

On September 22nd, as part of the UK Heritage Open Days scheme, Hemdean House School will be opening its gates to all. This will be a unique opportunity to see a Victorian School which is still actively used by pupils today.  Our “open house” forms part of a wider event that day – a Victorian Heritage Fair! …

How our pupils have been commemorating our 160th anniversary

20th August 2019

Hemdean House School has been busy this term, fulfilling their promise to achieve 160 hours of service within the community- to celebrate their 160th anniversary.  Please enjoy an extract from the school newspaper about what three of the year groups got up to, written by one of the Year 5 students. click here for more

A summer tea party to celebrate our 160th anniversary with old friends

30th June 2019

As part of the School’s 160th birthday celebrations, Hemdean House School held a tea party for its alumni on Saturday June 22nd. The day was a real success as we had over 40 alumni attend, one coming from as far as the US and many of them had fabulous stories to tell. (Did you know…

Admissions during Lockdown

Dear Prospective Parents,

Apologies but due to Lockdown, we will not be able to offer our personal school tours starting Thursday, 5th November 2020. This will be for the duration of Lockdown and will be reviewed once the Government announces what measures will be put in place thereafter.

In the meantime, it would be our pleasure to book a phone or video call with our Head Teacher Mrs Chalmers. Please contact Admissions to schedule.

Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to speaking with you.